Larken Egleston announced that Young Democrats of Mecklenburg County will host a free Fundraising 101 candidate training on Tuesday, Oct. 20 at 6:30 p.m. at the Asian Library, 1339 Baxter St. Open to all.
Nakisa Glover announced that “Exploring Solutions: Climate Justice, Green Jobs and Ending Poverty,” a town hall on Saturday, Oct. 3 drew a crowd of more than 100 people and was the first of 100 towns halls to be held nationwide by Justice Action Mobilization Network.
Maurice Jones announced that the Anita Stroud afterschool STEM program at Ivory Baker Recreation Center on Mondays and Wednesdays from 4-6 p.m. would be focusing on “atoms, protons, neutrons and what E=mc² really means.”
Laura McClettie announced a fundraising event Sunday, Oct. 25 at 2 p.m. at Johnson C. Smith University, marking Sarah Stevenson’s 90th birthday, to raise money to give two students from South Africa a semester at Johnson C. Smith University. Details here.
Betty Howell Gray sent in a flier for a Youth Economic Empowerment Conference on Saturday, Oct. 17 from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Friendship Missionary Baptist Church, 3400 Beatties Ford Rd., aimed at “empowering African-American youth, expanding their horizons, and equipping them with the tools for leadership, financial and professional success.” Flier here.
Robert Dawkins sent in an announcement of “Rise Up October,” a party at Vibrations Night Lounge, 5237 Albemarle Rd. on Thursday, Oct. 8 from 7:30 p.m. to raise money for 100 families attending the Rise Up October event in New York City. Admission $10. Flier here. YouTube here.
Blanche Penn sent in an invitation to Pamper Me Time Spa Day on Saturday, Oct. 10 from noon to 2 p.m. at Wallace Pruitt Recreation Center, 501 S. Bruns Ave. Admission $2 for mani, pedi and facial demos. RSVP Penn at 704-432-6775.
Sharon Holm sent in the October Friends of Gantt Arts + Culture Digest.
Sharon Holm sent in an invitation to Gantt After Dark on Oct. 29, featuring A Sign of the Times. Details here.
Tom Bowers sent in an announcement that the League of Women Voters would host “CMS Student Assignment: Guidelines & Opportunities” on Saturday, Nov. 7 from 10-11:30 a.m. at the YWCA, 3420 Park Rd. RSVP appreciated to Mary Klenz at 704-542-9858 or by e-mail.
LuAnn Ritsema sent in an announcement that the Council for Children’s Rights will co-sponsor a free Survival Skills for a Successful School Year training on Saturday, Oct. 17 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Park Road Baptist Church, 3900 Park Rd. Flier here. RSVP by e-mail. More info here.
Joyce Waddell sent in her Oct. 5 Waddell Weekly Bulletin.
Colette Forrest sent in her correspondence with school board member Paul Bailey.
Dena Diorio sent in her Oct. 5 Board Bulletin.
Delores Hurt sent in an announcement that the National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women’s Clubs, Inc., Charlotte will hold a candidate forum for school board, City Council and Charlotte mayor candidates on Saturday, Oct. 24 from 3:30-5 p.m. at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church, 517 Baldwin Ave. The ballot question on four-year terms for county commissioners will also be discussed. Info: Valerie glen by e-mail or 704-595-9473.
Henry Rock sent in an announcement that his City Startup Labs would become associated with Ventureprise on the UNCC campus as a Center of Excellence, continuing to its focus on “reimaging young black men as entrepreneurs.” Details here.
Sharon Holm sent in an announcement that the Gantt Center would hold a screening of “I’m Walkin’ For My Freedom: The Selma March and Voting Rights,” a Steve Crump documentary, on Friday, Oct. 9 at 6 p.m. at the Gantt Center, 551 S. Tryon St. $10 tickets for nonmembers here. Details here.