Laura McClettie announced that the Forum would celebrate Sarah Stevenson’s birthday on Tuesday, Oct. 25 following the morning’s Forum, at 700 Parkwood Ave. Refreshments available. Bring a card of your well-wishes that Sarah can savor after the event.
Oct. 28: Deadline 5 p.m. to apply for Wells Fargo-sponsored “no-repayment funding opportunity for diverse small business owners to purchase capital assets.” Grants range from $5,000-$25,000. Applications here.
Oct. 31: The City of Charlotte is surveying residents “to understand Charlotte-Mecklenburg residents’ attitudes towards cultural activities and how they value culture in their lives….” Online survey is here.
Oct. 20: Food giveaway & health fair, 5 p.m., school board candidate forum, 7-9 p.m., Little Rock AME Zion Church, 401 N. McDowell St.
Oct. 21: “Night Without A Bed,” a homelessness awareness event.
Oct. 22: “Vote Your Power” Block Party, 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m., 2901 Romare Bearden Dr.
Oct. 22: Bag exchange, plastic for paper for yard waste, 7 a.m.-2:30 p.m., 1200 Otts St.
Oct. 29: “Drug House of Horror (Learn the effects of drugs on the body and brain)”, $2, 6-9 p.m. 1406 Beatties Ford Rd.
Oct. 29: Pink Groove The Halloween Edition, 7 p.m.-midnight, age 21 plus, Oasis Shriners, 604 Mayes Place; $50-$600 tickets and info here. Proceeds and donations to support scholarships and community programs of Queen City Ivy & Pearls Foundation.
Nov. 15: MeckMIN Food for Thought: “Moving Beyond Myth: Indigenous Peoples Today,” 11:30, Covenant Presbyterian Church. Info and registration here.
Nov. 17: Schul Urban Institute Forum, afternoon, UNCC Dubois Center uptown.
Nov. 19: “Health Resources: Connecting People to Health Resources,” a virtual mental health symposium, 10 a.m.-noon, free. Info and registration here.
Nov. 22: Moving Beyond Myth: MeckMIN Justice-Centered Thanksgiving Service, 6:45 p.m., Little Rock A.M.E. Zion Church in Uptown Charlotte. Details.
April 10-14: Diamond Tours trip with Dr. Blanche Penn and Petronila Clark for Myrtle Beach Show Trip, $675.
Sept. 19-21: Diamond Tours trip with Dr. Blanche Penn and Petronila Clark for Pigeon Forge and Smoky Mountains Show Trip, $395.
Nov. 27-Dec. 1: Diamond Tours trip with Dr. Blanche Penn and Petronila Clark for The Ark Encounter and Creation Museum near Cincinnati.
Candidates & Elected Officials
Natasha Marcus 10-14
Carol Sawyer 10-13
Joyce Waddell 10-17
Civility Localized 10-18
Nonprofits & Governments
Knight Foundation 10-17
New Rural Project 10-12
Read Charlotte 10-12
UNCC Urban Institute 10-14
Vote Yes for City Bonds 10-13