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The Charlotte post. (Charlotte, N.C.) 1918-????, January 25, 1996, Image 3

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m 3A NEWS/ The Charlotte Post January 25,1996 Community Notes Edelman comes to Charlotte meeting Brothers and Big Sisters of Charlotte will be on hand to provide information on the Big Brothers Challenge. casino trips. All money raised sup ports community and youth activi ties. Deposit of $120 is due by Feb. 15. For more infor mation, call 379- 0235. PHOTO/ PAUL WILLIAMS, Bertha Gilbert enters her new home in the Grier Heights community. She got the home with the assistance of the Grier Heights Economic Foundation and Wachovia Bank financing. • Marian Wright Edelman, president and founder of the Children’s Defense Fund, will be the keynote speaker at the Charlotte- Mecklenburg Education Foundation’s annual meet ing Feb. 7. 'The meet ing will be held at the • National Council of Negro Women Inc. Charlotte Section will host its annual broth erhood dinner March 2 at Ebenezer Baptist Church, 2020 Sugar Creek Road. Guest speaker will be U.S. Senate candi date Harvey Gantt. Donation is $20 and benefits NCNW’s commu nity service pro jects. For more information, call 536-0941. Edelman Charlotte Convention Center ballroom from 7:30-9 p.m. Tickets are $25. For more information, call 335-0100. • A Central Piedmont Community College group will celebrate black heritage next month. CPCC’s Council of the Southern Regional Conference on Black American Affairs will host its celebration Feb. 15 at 11:30 a.m. at Pease Auditorium on the Elizabeth Avenue campus. The Rev. Frank Madison III, senior pastor at Bethel AME Church in Baltimore, will be guest speaker, A reception will fol low. • Carolinas Association of Black Women Entrepreneurs will sponsor a health fair Saturday. The fair, to be held at the Public Library auditorium, 301 N. Tryon St., starts at 10 a.m. and will feature work shops addressing physical, psychological and spiritual health. Among the exhibitors expected are the National Cancer Society, Mecklenburg County Health Department, Sickle Cell Anemia Foundation and American Diabetes Association. Refreshments will be served. For more information, call Trasha Davis at 522-1237 or Charnetta Gading at 535- 8499. • Metrolina Food Bank will officially open its expand ed building Monday at 500-B Spratt St. The Food Bank will be re dedicated during ceremonies, which will include contribu tors to its building campaign. Ceremonies will start at 10 • A CPR class will be held at Central Piedmont Community College Feb, 3. The college will conduct the class from 9 a.m.-noon at Taylor Hall gym on Elizabeth Avenue. Instructors are certi fied by the American Heart Association. Registration is $10 and can be sent by check along with participants’ name, address, telephone number and Social Security number to Central Piedmont Community College, David Brown, HPER Department, P.O. Box 35009 Charlotte, N.C. 28235. Registration is limited to the first 200 people to enroll and ends Wednesday. For more information, call 342-6555 or 342-6937. • Focus on Leadership Inc. is seeking nominations for its annual Unsung Heroes Awmds. The awards are given to African Americans in Charlotte-Mecklenburg who have shown dedication and commitment in: arts; busi ness/entrepreneur; community service; education; human ser vice; media; personal achieve ment; politics; religion and youth. The deadline for nomi nations is March 3. For more information, call C3Tithia Sifford at 561-3043. • Hidden Valley Optimist Club will sponsor a trip to Atlantic City, N.J. in April. The trip costs $174 and includes tips, taxes and two • Portraits of Color is offering a 16-week cultural arts and development pro gram which started Tuesday. The program will explore African American art forms in dance, music and theatre through classes, workshops and performing opportunities. Curriculum will take place at Hawthorne Recreation and Community Center, 345 Hawthorne Lane. Youth ages 5-18 can enroll in dance and music; youth ages 7-18 can enroll in each discipline, although it is suggested par ticipants enroll in no more than two at a time. Enrollment fee is $85 per student for one discipline; $160 for enrollment in two. For more information, call Bridget Phifer at 535-3633 or 537-9787. Donations will fund scholar ships for Sigma Beta Club members and other deserving high school students. For more information, call Darryl Tyson at 554-0375. Braces For Children & Adults DR. PAUL A. McGILL, D.D.S., P.A. "Practice Limited To Orthodontics" iM (704)375-7005 1404 Beatties Ford Rd. Northwest Gateway Professional Center Suite 200 • Charlotte, North Carolina 28216 - .:rlj • Hoechst Celanese and Johnson C. Smith University will recognize leaders who make contributions to the community March 29, The Circle of Honor Awards Ceremony will be held at the Sheraton Airport Plaza Hotel. In addition to recognizing community involvement, JCSU will pre sent the Rufus Patterson Perry Award to recognize a graduate for his or her work in the community and on the school’s behalf. Tickets are $50 for individuals, $100 for benefactors and $125 for patrons and must be pur chased in advance. For more information, call June Sanders Grayson at 378-1025. • Nominations are being sought for the annual Police Community Relations Awards. The awards recog nize officers and work teams from Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police who have contributed to the improvement of police- community relations. Nominations may be made by citizens in the patrol area, Charlotte-Mecklenburg School personnel groups, fellow offi cers or their superiors. To nominate an officer, write the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Community Relations Committee, 600 East Trade St. Charlotte, N.C. or call the committee at 336-2424. Deadline for nominations is April 1. SATELLITE OFFICE SPACE FOR LEASE • Secretarial Service • Conference Room • Private Restroom AVAILABLE FEB. 1st Businesses & Organizations Conference and Seminar Rooms Available For Rent Call ,333-7031 rRA IT-IHAVia ATYIURS 2/16-19 Biloxi Casinos, Ms with New Orieans Mardi Gxas $169 3/9 Outlets of Pigeon Foige, Tn inds breakfast $32 3/29-31 Weekend Party Cruise - Tampa, FI ...Jtom $283 4/11-14 Disney Worid/Epcot or MGM - Orlando, FI S259/155- 4/12-14 NOAH & Amish CcMmtry Live on sta^ w/300 animals $199/166* 4/12-14 Outlets, Outlets, Lancaster, Ph - 2 nts & tour $159 4/27-28 Historic Savannah, Beaufort & Hilton Head Island $95 5/2-5 Biloxi Casinos, Ms with New Orleans Festival $179 5/3S Atlantic Qty Casinos - 2 nts boardwalk area $175 5/11 Smith Mountain Lake & Virginia Dare Cruise - Roanoke $55 5/18-19 Charleston, SC w/dty tour and Magnolia Plantatkxis $89 6/10-14 San Frandsco - Ind air4K>tel,bay cruise, F. l^^iarf area $715 6/13-16 Carnival Cruise "Fantasy” to Nassau iod port/taxes $419/344* 6/14-16 Williamsburg, Va & Busdi Gardens - 2 nts 1 admission $159/127* 7/3-7 New Orleans - Essence Music Festival avatlable.JrDm $275 IjA-l New Orieans - Essence Music Festival avail w/Air ftom *Doublc/Ouad (Outside 704) - 1 800 41-PRATr (77288) $399 Celebrate Your Heritage... • The Charlotte Alumni Chapter of Phi Beta Sigma fraternity will host its annual graduate chapter basketball game at Cochrane Middle School Feb. 2-3. The school is located at 6200 Starhaven Drive. Games will tip-off at 7 p.m. each day with teams repre senting Alpha Phi Alpha, Omega Psi Phi and Kappa Alpha Psi in addition to the host fraternity. Representatives from Big With invitations ^y^arlson The Heritage Collection "Designs For People Who Share An African Heritage." PAPERTOWN 4420 Monroe Rd* 342-5815 (Aooss From Oakfiurst SdMCl) Charlotte Country Day School LEADING THE WAY FOR 55 YEARS TO LEARN TO SHAPE TO LEAD TO SHARE TO BECOME Admissions Testing Saturday, February 3,1996 • 8:30am - 12noon Also accepting applications for grades Junior K-12 1996-97 school year Admissions Office, Charlotte Country Day School 1440 Carmel Rd. • Charlotte, NC 28226 • The Charlotte Local Organizing Committee of the Million Man March and Present Day Ministries will sponsor an African American History Month lecture series in February. The series, held each Friday at 7 p.m. at Present Day Ministries, 2730 Rozzelles Ferry Road, will consist of presentations, panel discus sions, question and answer sessions. Topics include: “The Nile Valley Civilization” (Feb. 2); “The Holocaust of Enslavement” (Feb. 9); “The Resurgence of the ‘60s” (Feb. 16) and “Where Do We Go From Here: Chaos or Community?” (Feb. 23). For more information, call 393-5474. And Choose MONTH CE> I EqUITYLINE We’ve always believed that good customers should get more from their bank. So once again we're offering more with great rates on a CD or EquityLine. It’s this simple. First, establish a banking relationship with us- a checking account, an ATM Card, and an order of checks. Then, sign up for additional services to earn a bonus rate on a CD or EquilyLine. The more services you use, the better your rate. It’s easy to get started. Easy to switch your accounts from another bank. 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