Next week: No Forum: West Charlotte Recreation Center will be in use as a polling place. Please vote in your own precinct if you have not voted early.
Tommie Robinson announced that he now has cards for people who can’t remember that his artist’s studio is at 720 Tuckaseegee Rd.
Carlenia Ivory announced a fundraiser for the Harvey Gantt Center membership challenge and to mark Sarah Stevenson’s recent 89th birthday, to be held on Friday, Oct. 31 from 6:30-9 p.m. at 4329 Hyde Park Drive. Details here.
Levester Flowers 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.
Levester Flowers announced that the Mecklenburg Democratic Party is looking for more volunteers for early voting and Nov. 4 duty at the polls. To volunteer, call Flowers at 704-968-3391.
Ceretha Sherrill announced that voters on Nov. 4 must vote in their own precinct. Votes cast out of precinct will not be counted.
Bobbie Parks announced that the West Charlotte High School Class of 1961 will hold a balloon release fundraiser on Sunday, Nov. 9 at 3 p.m. Tickets are $5.
Ken Koontz announced that he has submitted to the Charlotte Post a tribute to Mo Collins, the former NFL lineman who was West Charlotte High’s football coach at the time of his death Sunday from kidney failure. Koontz said he would lobby for West Charlotte to name their new football field next year in honor of Mo Collins.
Joel Ford announced that he had additional copies of his North Carolina State Government Resource Guide. A copy is also here.
Charles Thomas sent in an invitation to the Innovation Challenge: Food finale event on Nov. 19 from 4:30-8 p.m. at Johnson & Wales University Hance Auditorium, 801 W. Trade St. Details here. Tickets for $25 plus $2.37 fee are here. Keynote speaker is Cary Neff. Info here.
Jaye Maxx Alexander sent in a copy of Rep. Ruth Samuelson’s Oct. 18 newsletter.
Jaye Maxx Alexander sent in a copy of Gov. Pat McCrory’s Oct. 20 newsletter.
Sylvia Grier sent in an announcement that Genesis Project 1 would receive the applications for free pairs of shoes to be given away to 400 children by AAA & Samaritan’s Feet. Grier asked for the applications by Dec. 1. An explanatory flier is here. The application is here.
Robert Dawkins sent in a list of tips on running an effective voter canvass.
Mark Jerrell sent in a Black Political Caucus invitation to volunteer at early voting polls.
Robert Dawkins sent in a summary of Monday’s City Council hearing on a proposed civil liberties ordinance. The note includes the text of an amended nondiscrimination ordinance approved Oct. 21 by the Raleigh City Council.