A Virtual Walk in South End with Dr Tom Hanchett, Historian

Hybrid: In-Person at PUMC & via Zoom 2810 Providence Rd, Charlotte, NC

Today Charlotte's South End is exploding with new apartments, restaurants and offices. But look close and you’ll find century-old Victorian homes and factories from the era when nearby Dilworth was Charlotte’s first "streetcar suburb.” Historian Tom Hanchett takes us on a virtual walking tour. BIOGRAPHY: Dr. Tom Hanchett is a popular community historian in Charlotte. […]

Making a Collective Impact for Change and a Sustainable Future with Mr. Kieth Cockrell

Hybrid: In-Person at PUMC & via Zoom 2810 Providence Rd, Charlotte, NC

TOPIC: Making a Collective Impact – the importance of coming together to implement change and build a sustainable future for the Queen City. Mr. Cockrell will share his views on Bank of America's responsibilities to its headquarter's community of Charlotte.  He will discuss its continued role as a catalyst of change working with other community leaders. […]

Lunch Bunch – Oct 21

Leo's Italian Social 4720 Piedmont Row Dr, Charlotte, NC

Join your fellow members for some lunch social time. Please register via email to BG Metzler

The State of Our City Center with Michael Smith

Hybrid: In-Person at PUMC & via Zoom 2810 Providence Rd, Charlotte, NC

TOPIC: The State of Our City Center Charlotte Center City Partners President & CEO Michael Smith will share the latest data and trends regarding the vibrancy of Charlotte's Center City, including Uptown, South End, and Midtown. Biography Michael J. Smith is the President and CEO of Charlotte Center City Partners, an organization that envisions and […]

Veterans & Communities – Be the Bridge! with Mr. Blake Bourne

Hybrid: In-Person at PUMC & via Zoom 2810 Providence Rd, Charlotte, NC

TOPIC: Veterans & Communities - Be The Bridge! Communities across the country send young men and women to service in the military... how well do we reintegrate them? VBH Exec Director and Army Veteran, Blake Bourne, will provide an indepth look at how the "Sea of Goodwill" changed our country's approach to Veteran reintegration, how […]

New Member Orientation – Friday November 11

Zoom Registration Required

All members old and new are invited to attend (join us on Zoom) our monthly New Member Orientation meeting. Learn more about the organization including how to meet people, join events and how you can help the organization - the best way to meet new people!

Love in the Shadow of White Privilege & Racism with Judy Goldman

Hybrid: In-Person at PUMC & via Zoom 2810 Providence Rd, Charlotte, NC

TOPIC: Love in the Shadow of White Privilege and Racism Judy Goldman will talk about how she came to write CHILD: A MEMOIR, which tells the story of Mattie Culp, the Black woman who worked for her family, lived in, helped raise her — the unconscionable scaffolding on which that relationship was built and the […]

Living with an Aging Brain: A Survival Guide with Dr. Charles H. Edwards II, MD

Hybrid: In-Person at PUMC & via Zoom 2810 Providence Rd, Charlotte, NC

TOPIC: Living with an Aging Brain: A Survival Guide In this talk, Dr. Edwards will explore themes of adaptation and growth as our brains change, and how to embrace those changes with positivity and flexibility.  A masterful storyteller, Dr. Edwards blends his own experience with stories of patients and the scientific context for cognitive changes […]

Charlotte’s McCrorey Heights with Historian/Author Tom Hanchett

Friendship Missionary Baptist Church 3400 Beatties Ford Rd, Charlotte, NC

TOPIC: Charlotte’s McCrorey Heights A Joint Presentation of Senior Scholars & Friendship Missionary Baptist Church Join us as Dr. Tom Hanchett, a Charlotte Historian and Author, explores the fascinating story of McCrorey Heights, a tiny neighborhood in Charlotte that, since the 1940’s, has had enormous impact on the economy, religion, education, politics, government leadership, and […]