Support the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society by participating in the Light the Night Walk at 6:30 p.m. Saturday starting at the Wachovia Atrium (301 S. Tryon St.). Register at www.lightthenight.org or starting at 5 p.m. the day of the event. The event raised more than $260,000 last year.
Neighborhood leaders are still looking for residents' suggestions for fighting crime in the neighborhood. Go to www.plazamidwood.org and click “Chat with Neighbors” to submit your idea.
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The World Affairs Council of Charlotte and Keane Capital Management will host Tim Weiner, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, National Book Award winner (2007) and author of “Legacy of Ashes: The History of the CIA” at the WACC Speaker Series Luncheon, noon Sept. 30 at the Westin Charlotte. $40 for members and $50 for non-members. Reservations: www.worldaffairscharlotte.org or 704-687-7762.
The Charlotte Concert Band will present a program of concert band classics, marches, Broadway selections and jazz standards at its 8 p.m. concert Saturday at Dana Auditorium on the Queens University of Charlotte campus. Free. The Charlotte Concert Band is a volunteer adult community band founded in 1969.
Your Voice, Your Vote forum and voter registration drive is noon-4 p.m. today at the Levine Museum of the New South, 200 E. Seventh St.
Dwight Butler will be awarded the “Soldiers Medal for Bravery” at a ceremony today at the U.S. Army Reserve Headquarters, 108th Division, 1330 Westover St..
A native of west Charlotte, Butler joined the Army at age 15, was a paratrooper in Korea with the 11th Airborne Division and served three tours of duty in Vietnam. He has been awarded approximately 25 medals over his 20-year military career, including the Purple Heart.
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