Judge Kim Best had to leave for court before being able to announce her candidacy for election to Superior Court.
Barbara A. Ratliff shared an announcement from Stephanie Sneed that she is a school board candidate for the District 4 seat representing East Charlotte and Mint Hill. Sneed’s campaign website is here.
The Mayor’s Youth Employment Program offers 6-week employments to teens who will be 16 by April 15. Applications are available in December, but registration for a mandatory virtual training to be eligible for the employment program closes Oct. 3. Details on mandatory Job & Career Readiness Training outlined here. Flier here. Dates for help sessions here. Crenshaw’s announcement with Internet links written out here. Questions go to Omar Crenshaw or the Career Development Coordinator (CDC) at the teen’s school.
Judge Rickye McKoy-Mitchell sent in a link to a video of her Sept. 1 retirement ceremony.
Sept. 10: “Coping and Managing Emotions: Anger, Anger Management and Coping with Grief,” a virtual mental health symposium, 10 a.m.-noon, free. Info and registration here.
Sept. 12: Training on Infectious Disease Prevention and Control with Emphasis on COVID-19, 1 p.m., virtual, free. Register.
Sept. 17: Charlotte Charter Chapter American Business Women’s Association’s Hattitude! Tickets: Pamela Bell, 704-763-8157.
Sept. 21: Training on Infectious Disease Prevention and Control with Emphasis on COVID-19, 9 a.m., virtual, free. Register.
Oct. 15: “Mental Illness: How to Recognize Mental Illness Behaviors,” a virtual mental health symposium, 10 a.m.-noon, free. Info and registration here.
Nov. 17: Schul Urban Institute Forum, afternoon, UNCC Dubois Center uptown.
Nov. 19: “Health Resources: Connecting People to Health Resources,” a virtual mental health symposium, 10 a.m.-noon, free. Info and registration here.
Candidates & Elected Officials
Gale Adams 9-2
Dimple Ajmera 9-1
Natasha Marcus 9-2
Joyce Waddell 9-5
Civility Localized 9-6
Nonprofits & Government
CaregiverTLC program 9-6
CharMeck Chronicle 9-1
Goodwill Industries 9-6
Knight Foundation 9-6
Read Charlotte 8-31
UNCC Urban Institute 9-1