Next week: County commissioner at-large candidates. Oct. 23: remaining county races; Oct. 28: state judges.
Laura McClettie announced that open enrollment under the Affordable Care Act opens Nov. 15. C.W. Williams Community Heath Center is processing enrollments. Contact them at 704-393-7720 or see McClettie.
Robin Bradford announced that her House District 92 campaign will host a fundraiser on Sunday, Oct. 19 from 3-5 p.m.
Dianna Davis announced that the Black Political Caucus will have its Fall Fundraiser this Saturday, Oct. 11 from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at Renaissance Tyvola, 2800 Coliseum Centre Drive. A letter from Gloria Rembert is here.
Dianna Davis announced that Carolina Kid News TV Show and Generation Nation, the former Kids Voting, will host a forum on Tuesday, Oct. 14 at 7 p.m. at the Government Center Room 267 for County Commissioner candidates. Info: Davis at 704-777-9928 or by e-mail or Amy Farrell at 704-343-6999 or by e-mail.
Dianna Davis announced that Carolina Kid News TV Show is seeking new youth reporters for area schools, churches and organizations. Details: 704-777-9928 or by e-mail.
Pat Cotham announced that the Uptown Democratic Forum on Wednesday, Oct. 8 would host N.C. Sen. Josh Stein and N.C. Appeals Court Judge Mark Davis. The Forum is at noon at the Levine Museum, 200 E. 7th St.
Leonard Richardson announced an event for his District 1 Commissioners campaign on Monday, Oct. 13 from 6 p.m. in Plum Creek Huntersville, 12219 Wickson Court.
Ella Scarborough announced an event for her at-large Commissioners campaign on Tuesday, Oct. 7 from 5-8 p.m. at Bubble Charlotte in the Epicenter, 210 E. Trade St.
Ty Turner announced that the Black Political Causus will have a called meeting on Sunday, Oct. 12, with candidate introductions at 4 p.m. followed by endorsement votes. People must have their memberships in good standing by Oct. 11 in order to vote.
Ty Turner announced that Rep. Alma Adams would hold a Ministers Brunch at 11:30 a.m. on Oct. 7 at Little Rock AME Zion Church, 401 N. McDowell St.
Carrie Cook announced the Charlotte Chamber candidate reception on Thursday, Oct. 16 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at SMS Catering, 1764 Norland Rd.
Carrie Cook announced that the last day to register to vote in the November election is this Friday, Oct. 10. Early voting begins Oct. 23. Info here.
Dena Diorio sent in her Oct. 6 Board Bulletin.
Kim Roseboro sent in an announcement of an upcoming set of free mentoring sessions for girls in 6th-12 grades sponsored by Firm Foundations and held at the The Rock of the Kingdom in the Double Oaks School Building, 1326 Prince Hall Ave. Details here.
Jay Maxx Alexander sent in a copy of Gov. Pat McCrory’s Oct. 6 newsletter.
Jane Whitley sent in an announcement of the Oct. 8 meeting of Democratic Women of Mecklenburg County at 6:30 p.m. at the Asian Library, 1339 Baxter Ave. Details here.
Bill Anderson sent in an announcement of few tickets remaining for MeckEd’s annual Community Breakfast on Thursday, Oct. 9 at 8 a.m., keynoted by former N.C. Gov. Jim Hunt. Details here.
Malachi Greene sent in a link to Wallethub’s rankings of places to work for teachers, which ranked North Carolina 51st among the states and the District of Columbia.
Robert Dawkins sent in an invitation to remind him of days and times when small churches need van rides for seniors to vote early. E-mail him.
Joel Ford sent in a link to an article by Ron Davis that asserts that 2015 may be the year that N.C. Republican legislators abolish the N.C. income tax in favor of a consumption-based sales tax that would apply to food and medical care. The article is here.
Rachel Scott sent in an announcement that the Global Perspective Studies Program at West Charlotte High School will hold a spaghetti supper on Thursday, Oct. 9 from 5-7:30 p.m. to raise money to take 40 sophomores to the Dominican Republic at the end of the school year for a learning project working with orphans in Monti Christi. Tickets are $8 at the door. More here.
Meghann Stubel sent in an announcement that WFAE will host a panel discussion with NPR’s Michel Martin “to address changes to voters’ rights and voting legislation in North Carolina” on Monday Oct. 27 at 7 p.m. at McGlohon Theater in Spirit Square, 345 N College St. Tickets are $20. Details here.