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The Charlotte post. (Charlotte, N.C.) 1918-????, September 19, 1985, Image 1

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*r* tow" ■,,T f^.i ff m I ADVMTISIKO MIMA JL If |J I IN THI LUCRATIVE ^ * MACK MARK IT Community wu w*-om THE CHARLOTTE POST - Thursday, September 19, 1985 " " Price- 40 Ce Potts’T fiancial Problems Resolved _Jr 1 j - If. * mm *■ mmt&fr' Some people pray for more thing* th—Onytr* willing to work for. bought supplies to repair the Potts’ home, the labor being provided free by the West Charlotte Optimist Club and with the remaining funds, we (board of directors) will place the remaining money in an interest bearing trust fund.” ’' . "In addition to the 134,000 raised we’re also looking for an additional 96,000 to come in from pledges that were made at the time of tbs radio thon,” figured Thornton. Thornton also commented that people are still coming off the streets every day with pledges. “This project was a true community effort." Explaining that the trust fund will be designed to supplement what the Potts’ fixed income and social ser j vices does not take care of, Thornton added^’Due to the money raised, the Potts shouldn’t have to worry about money anymore. They won’t p Wth the financlal^needs of the •ttove to have'^Jte \ .c rtionist because the records are open to the public.” Pulling off a venture of this magnitude took a lot of Assistance from people who cared aud those assisting Thornton and who mads up the board of directors included: Phyllis Lynch. Dr. JdUdred Baxter Davis, Rev. Bob, Walton, State Re presentative Jim Richardson, City Council Ron Deeper, radio persona lity Ray Gooding. Chatty Hatty, Jo Ann Graham. Tom Sowell, William Ferguson, and Pete Cunningham. Data on the educational attain ment of the labor force are bnaed on information collected In the Current Population Survey. The GPS Is a monthly nationwide sample survey of households In which respondents K* asked about the employment •ptua of each person M years old and over in the honsshatd. The March data sariea on educational attainment are tabulated for the population 33 to M years of age by ' the number of years of formal schooling completed. Other Mgh ^^^■^ta for the im * By Jalyne Strong Post Staff Writer Planning to graduate in 1966, Lisa Midgett, a senior at UNCC, says the prospect of life after college “doesn’t frighten" her. “I’m al ways trying to think cfriead any way," she assures. "I know there will be more obligations put upon me but I’m really looking forward to seeing what I can do. It’s going to be a challenge,” she acknowledges, “and I love challenges.” That’s not Idle chatter from this 20-year-old coed from New York City, who’s handling the double majors of accounting and business at college. Lisa is an objective oriented young lady with thought out goals in step ladder sequence. Beginning with her desire to earn straight A’i this semester, her goals build on themselves. As she de scribes, “I plan to attend graduate school for an MBA. Then, I’d like to work for a prosperous accounting firm. Finally, my long range goal is to own a business. “ Lisa came by this achiever at titude through the encourage ment of her mother, Dorothy Midgett, the person Lisa says she most admires. “Every goal I’ve heard my mother set, she has gone on to accomplish," Lisa relates. “Nothing stops her from reaching her objectives. But she doesn’t run over anyone in the process, which is importaaL She’s always done anything she’s set her mind to do without neglecting any of her other responsibilities, such as her fami ly.” . r ’ what also propels Lisa to suc ceed is the thought at phasing her father. Cedi Mdgett, a man whom she describes as apt much for talking about Ms emotfom How ever. "his feelings come across,V says Lisa, "and he’s a reason I try So hard. To see Mm saOe makes it all worthwhile." Aside from her parents, Lisa taams surrounded by support net works. She mentioap-that her oldor brother, Emery Rirtse. and sister, Cynthia Part#e,4an be counted on to lend theta- glhiemnsp "We've al ^/VaSa^iblt’Mn^ sr also.Xisa has bar sorority iletup,' Jfce became a member at Delta Mgma Theta Sorority soon after arriving at UNCC and Usa says that step smoothed ovor bar transition to college life. "Throt*! the organ!sa il on, I’ve met so many unique girls at school and also older women outside the community who have impressed me," she claim* "When 1 jollied the sorority. I became more Involved in events at school and more interested In extra activities. Plus, Deltas are doing things beyond the college level. I plan to be active In the sorority for the rest of my life.” Lisa contends that the Deltas additionally helped her learn to communicate more effectively. “I'm better able to express my self and show my feelings,” she explains. “Also, I've become more open.” In describing herself, Lisa does confess to essentially still being “shy and very private." Her most positive quality, she’s decided, is “my ability to accept people for what they are and seeing them for what they can do.” For enjoyment, this week’s beauty listens to music, “every opportuni ty I get ” Lisa emphasizes. “Prince is ffly ravbrite artist,” she notes. Prince’s lyrics set to his unique type of music is what Lisa finds most Intriguing. "Earth, Wind and Fire is my all time favorite group,” she adds, noting that the older record ings of this band are the type of See MIDCETT On Page 4A Culp Predicts: “Hot Mayoral Contest” To Effect Turnout By Audrey C. Lod&to Post Starf Writer Tuesday, September 24, is pri mary time in Charlotte. Although elections supervisor Bill Culp does not make official voter turnout pre dictions until after absentee ballots are tabulated, he was willing to make a general prediction on Tues day’s primary for The Post. “We anticipate somewhere in the neighborhood of 15-20 percent of registered Democrats, and 20-25 percent of Republicans will vote in the primary,” he stated. He attri buted the difference in party turn out to the ‘hot mayoral contest” for Republicans and to the fact that they have three District races to be decided. If you are registered as either a Democrat or a Republican, you are eligible to vote in that party’s pri mary. Unaffiliated voters may not vote in party primaries. Democrats will have three con tests to decide: who their mayoral candidate will be, their 4th District City Council candidate, and four at large City Council candidates. Republicans will choose a mayor «* coiiuiuaic, aiiu uiiy Louncu can didates for Districts 4, 5, and 7.’ In the mayoral race. Democrats have incumbent Mayor Harvey Gantt and his opponent, southwest Charlottean James Baldwin, who describes himself as •‘the voice of a political minority." Tuesday will show how well Baldwin was able to organize a grassroots campaign against a popular incumbent-a tough battle for anyone. Democratic candidates for the 4th District are Roy Matthews and Huey Rowe-Anders on. The five at-large Democratic candidates, of which four will be chosen, are A1 Rousso, Cyndee Patterson, Ricky B. Reed, Vic Bell, and Mike Stenhouse. The Republicans will choose be tween Sue Myrick and Dave Berryhill for their mayoral candi date to face the Democratic winner in November. In the 4th District, Dennis Beasley and Jim Hawks are the two choices. The 5th District will decide between Ann Hammond and Stan Campbell, while 7th District voters'will choose between Paul Juneau and Gloria Fenning. ,y Because only four Republicans are running (or at-large seats, there will be no primary needed to eli minate any. If you’re like me, you may know Democrats seek Funds To Meet Two-Party Challenge ft Dig pusn ior me parry rignr now 81 h*ndrSe2orTh-,deri2»m«rt'n English ( course sort completed, Slman comes to the Job with verve to __ j Basically, the Renaissance Chib will provide income through Its SlOO rnembership dues, tor which mem bars will be wined end dined at dinners and receptions several times throughout the year. SUM* hopes to draw high-ranking Demo crats in government to those re ceptions The Raatiasanca Club is slated to gel off the ground with a See DEMOCRATS Om Page >OA where you go to vote but not what precinct number or district you belong to. If that’s the case, this listing of voting placings should help. DISTRICT! Cochrane Junior High, Precinct 3; See CL'LP PREDICTS On Page I0A r Mayor Harvey Gfcntt -Seek* reelectlon Lk*. And Mrs. Webber To Host Reception For Mayor Gantt By Audrey C. Lodato Pott Staff Writer A reception honoring Mayor Har vey Gantt will be held Saturday, September 21, from 5-8 p.m at the home of Dr Spurgeon Webber, 4200 Hyde Park Drive. .Al Glover, coordinator of the affair, is enthusiastic about the sup port Gantt is receiving. "Everyone is making themselves a committee of-one to help Mayor Gantt,” Glover reports. "Black leaders are all rallying to support him.” But support for the Mayor has a broader base than Just the Charlotte black community. Featured at the reception will be a guest appearance by State Attorney General Lacy H. Thornburg and his wife; a performance by pianist Carl Moore, who is flying in from New York on Saturday (he will be on tow at the Charlotte City Club); a three piece jazz combo; and comestibles by Beverly Pagan, who recently catered a reception for Governor Jim Martin. The menu will include such good ies as carved tenderloin, crab and shrimp molds, and an assortment of cheeses, among others. uonauons tor tne event, by which Glover hopes to raise $6,000 for Gantt’s campaign, are $15 a person Among the sponsors of the recep tion are Rep. and Mrs. Howard Barnhill, Councilman and Mrs. Charlie Dannelly, Councilman and Mrs Ron Leeper, Senator and Mrs. Melvin Watt, at-large candidates Vic Bell and his wife, Mr. and Mrs. „ D G Martin. Vivian Williams. Mr. and Mrs James Wall, Michael Todd, Dr. and Mrs. Michael Stout, Dr. Parthenia B Richardson, James K Polk, Mr and Mrs John Mc Donald, Mr. and Mrs, Prank McCain, Mattie Mitchell. Regan Miller, Nasif Majeed, Dr. and Mrs. Thomas Mack, Bill and Tina Jordan Nelson, Mr. and Mrs. Sam Jones. Mr. and Mrs. Edmond Jolwaon, Mr. and Mrs. Ronald L. Harper, Mr. and Mrs. Zoel Hargraves, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Griffin, Linwood Fount, Mr. and Mrs. James Ferguson, Theree saa Elder, Dr. Gloria Duv„n Rev and Mrs. C. E. Dewberry, Dr, ' Mildred Baxter Davis. Mr. and Mrs Joseph Crosby, Dorothy Crockett, Dr. William Crawford, Mr. andP* sSSzjEr,? ■ J>w. Jlawrtght •alma Baptist Church To Colobrato Its 111th Story On Page «A L ■> • « f' W, ' ' *“** •'*■' •" >,r." .' fc/^i-xTiy jp y ■/‘rf ,*j i v " What Qualities Do t ^* /* *** •?, ItMBifc. , •. »je^4 You Like Ih A Friend? Story On Page 13A Agree On The Best Maces Te Meet ilnaU Warn AM -;V Y® V,'. 4 Story On Page 4A .■ ■■ ■ - ___ Bernard lOn^^B

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