The Forum will NOT meet on Election Day, Nov. 7. The next Forum will be Nov. 14 at 8:30 a.m.
Sarah Stevenson thanked Forum attendees for their remembrances and “the love and the prayers” on the occasion of her recent birthday.
Yolanda Holmes announced a blood drive to help sickle cell patients on Saturday, Nov. 4, or at other times at Community Blood Center. More info: See Holmes.
Brenda Robinson described benefits youths receive from attending Aviation Camps of the Carolinas, and asked help letting parents know about the opportunity. Info here.
Jarrod Jones announced that Ranson Middle School will hold a first-ever homecoming football game on Wednesday, Nov. 8 from 5-8 p.m. at the school, 5850 Statesville Rd. Flier here. Details on Facebook.
Jarrod Jones announced West Charlotte High School is looking for volunteers to present at a career fair focused on STEM that will beheld in January. Inquiries: Jones by e-mail.
Levester Flowers announced that his campaign committee will compensate poll workers on Election Day and provide lunch. Details: Flowers at 704-968-3391.
Burch Walker announced a Charlotte Area Fund 25th Annual Career Expo & Healthcare job fair on Thursday, Nov. 2 from 9:30 a.m-1:30 p.m. at Arbor Glen Outreach Center, 1520 Clanton Rd. Details here.
Burch Walker announced that C.W. Williams Community Health Center is accepting financial donations to support a turkey giveaway for patients, to be held on Nov. 20 at 3333 Wilkinson Blvd. Online donations here.
Bobbie Parks announced that Mecklenburg Senior Democrats would meet Friday, Nov. 10 at noon at 5700 Executive Center Dr., Room 206.
Rodney Moore announced that the Mecklenburg Legislative Delegation’s Black Caucus will hold a town hall about jobs and economic opportunity on Thursday, Nov. 9 from 7-8:30 p.m. at Mayfield Memorial Baptist Church, 700 W. Sugar Creek Rd.
Alan Primack announced that the One Million Cups entrepreneurial community will begin meeting at CPCC. One Cups Community invites entrepreneurs, nonprofits and minority-owned businesses to present at their meetings for free, then receive advice and feedback on business challenges. Info here.
Ceretha Sherrill announced that United Voices would endorse at-large candidates in the next school board election.
Queen Thompson announced that she and Maxine Eaves are working to “address this issue of failing, low-performing schools designated to a certain group of students. Brochure on Thompson’s District 4 school board candidacy here.
Dena Diorio sent in her Oct. 30 Board Bulletin.
Debbie Snowdon sent in an announcement that James Ford will review actions on the Opportunity Task Force recommendations at a League of Women Voters meeting Wednesday, Nov. 8 from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at 1817 Central Ave. Room 110. Details here.
Colette Forrest sent in a list of early voting locations.
Arthur Griffin sent in an update on the Vote Yes for School Bonds campaign.
Devonya Govan-Hunt sent in a flier for a town hall meeting about equity and education in CMS, to be held Thursday, Nov. 30 from 6-8 p.m. at Uplift Christian Ministries, 5600 Rocky River Rd.
Elise Esasky sent in the Oct. 25 Read Charlotte newsletter.
Sylvia Grier sent in the family registration form for Toys for Tots. Registration available Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. through Thursday, Nov. 16 at 5104 Reagan Dr. Suite 5.
Carla Cunningham sent in her Oct. 25 newsletter.
Monika Rhue sent in an announcement of “Preserving Us: A Digital & Photograph Preservation Workshop” on Sunday, Nov. 12 from 2-3:30 p.m. at Beatties Ford Road Library, 2412 Beatties Ford Rd. Many details here. RSVP here.
Campaign materials received since last Announcements:
City Council At-large: Ajmera Ajmera Ajmera Ajmera Ajmera Ajmera
City Council District 2: Harlow
School Board District 4: Thompson