Next week: Statewide judicial candidates; and CMS Supt. Heath Morrison.
Jackie Edwards Walton announced that Sarah Stevenson is doing well and resting, and that Vilma Leake is at home and doing well.
Laura McClettie announced that C.W. Williams Community Health Center and Enroll America will hold a press conference on Nov. 12 to kick off 2014 enrollment under the Affordable Care Act. Enrollment begins Saturday, Nov. 15 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Child Services Building, 601 E. 5th St.
Laura McClettie announced a fundraiser for the Harvey Gantt Center membership challenge and Sarah Stevenson’s birthday to be held on Oct. 31 from 6:30-9 p.m. at 4329 Hyde Park Drive. Details here.
Laura McClettie announced that the Tuesday Forum’s Christmas party would be held on Dec. 16.
Colette Forrest announced a free Kay Hagan campaign event on Wednesday, Oct. 22 from noon-1 pm. at Little Rock AME Zion Community Development Center at McDowell & 7th Sts. featuring U.S. Rep. Barbara Lee, D-Calif., on “what women in particular can do to make a difference in this race as we enter the early voting.” Register with Doug Wilson by e-mail or 336-706-2625.
Colette Forrest announced a free Kay Hagan campaign “Souls to the Polls” strategy session on Wednesday, Oct. 22 from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at C.N. Jenkins Memorial Presbyterian Church, 1421 Statesville Ave., featuring U.S. Rep. Cedric Richmond, D-La. Register with Doug Wilson by e-mail or 336-706-2625.
Colette Forrest announced a free early voting kick-off rally on Wednesday, Oct. 22 from 6-7 p.m. at the Excelsior Club, 921 Beatties Ford Rd. Details here.
Phyllis Perry announced that Precincts 210, 25 and 54 would hold a get-out-the-vote meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 21 at 6:30 p.m. at Rameses Temple, 4919 Beatties Ford Rd.
Pamela Lewis announced that the Charlotte Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. will host a candidate reception on Sunday, Oct. 26 from 2-5 p.m. at the Delta Center, 5408 Beatties Ford Rd. Details here.
Bobbie Parks announced that Mecklenburg Senior Democrats will hold phone banking on the first day of early voting on Thursday, Oct. 23 from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at 5501 Executive Center Drive, Suite 109.
Bobbie Parks announced that the West Charlotte High School Class of 1961 will hold a balloon release fundraiser on Nov. 9 at 3 p.m. Tickets are $5.
Carla Archie announced that her campaign for Superior Court judge will hold its final meet-and-greet on Tuesday, Oct. 21 from 6-8 p.m. at Philosopher’s Stone, 1958 E. 7th St.
Levester Flowers said the Mecklenburg Democratic Party has 300 volunteers ready for poll duties during early voting and on Nov. 4, and is looking for 200 more. To volunteer, call Flowers at 704-968-3391.
Ty Turner announced that the Pi Phi chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity will hold a candidate meet and greet on Saturday, Oct. 25 from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. at the Omega House, 3301 Statesville Ave. Food plates are $9.
Queen Thompson announced that Reeder Memorial Baptist Church, 3725 Beatties Ford Rd. will hold a candidate meet and greet on Friday, Oct. 31 from 11 a.m. and on into Saturday, Nov. 1.
Colette Forrest announced a voter rally and march at 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 23, from Little Rock AME Zion Church, at 7th & McDowell Sts., to the CPCC Facilities Services building at 1326 E. 7th St., where voting that day will continue through 7 p.m.
Elisa Chinn Gary announced that her Clerk of Superior Court campaign will host a volunteer drop-in and pick-up on Tuesday, Oct. 21 from 4-7:30 p.m. at the Carriage House at the Wadsworth Estate, 400 S. Summit Ave.
Ty Turner announced that Black Political Caucus sample ballots will be available Wednesday, Oct. 22 from 5:30-6:30 p.m. at the Caucus office in the Double Oaks Center, 1326 Woodward Ave.
Lucille Puckett announced that the Mecklenburg Democratic Party Precinct Chairs are sponsoring a 2014 get-out-the-vote blastoff on Saturday, Nov. 1 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Democratic Headquarters, 5700 Executive Center Drive, Suite 206. Tickets are $10.
Blanche Penn announced that the Silver Fox Cheerleaders would attend as many election-night celebration parties on Nov. 4 as they can.
Joel Ford left a copy of his North Carolina State Government Resource Guide, which he mentioned in a recent Forum presentation.
Robert Dawkins sent in a request for turnout at the Charlotte City Council community forum on a civil liberties ordinance, to be held Monday, Ot. 27 at 6 p.m. at the Government Center. Details here. A copy of the model ordinance is here.
Sharon Holm sent in an announcement that Hugh McColl will be honored with the Spirit of the Center Award during the Gantt Center’s Jazzy Holiday gala on Dec. 6 at the Charlotte Convention Center. Tickets for $175 are here.
Dena Diorio sent in a copy of her Oct. 20 Board Bulletin.
The Black Political Caucus sent in an announcement of a Kay Hagan campaign event on Saturday, Oct. 25 at 9:15 a.m. at the Big View Diner, 16637 Lancaster Highway, featuring Jon “Bowzer” Bauman of Sha Na Na. RSVP here.
Betty Howell Gray sent in a Greater Charlotte Alliance of Black School Educators flyer encouraging educators to vote.
LaWana Mayfield sent in a copy of her October newsletter.
The Black Political Caucus sent in an announcement of an “Election Night Watch Party” with free food on Tuesday, Nov. 4 from 7:15 p.m. at Slate, 200 E. Bland St.
Robert Dawkins sent in a link to his Oct. 21 Agitator Radio interview with Geneal Gregory about get-out-the-vote strategies.
Maria Macon sent in an announcement of a “Men and Their Sons HealthCare Affair” focused on “Racism and Your Health,” to be held Saturday, Nov. 8 from 9 a.m.-6 p.m. at the Latibah Collard Green Museum, 720 Tuckaseegee Rd. Details here. Registration required. Info: Macon at 980-202-9149.
Charles Thomas sent in an announcement of Queen City Forward’s Innovation Challenge Food Finale on Wednesday, Nov. 19 from 4:30-6 p.m. at Johnson & Wales University Hance Auditorium. Details here.