Meet CMPD Chief Monroe
A “Meet the Chief” meeting for the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department's University City Division will be from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Vance High School, 7600 IBM Drive.
Chief Rodney Monroe will discuss community issues. Residents, community groups and neighborhood organizations are invited.
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Details: Sgt. Joy McGraw, 704-432-3900, or firstname.lastname@example.org. Stacey Hunter
The NorthEast Coalition will host a back-to-school forum at 3 p.m. today at the University City Regional Public Library, 301 East W.T. Harris Blvd. Charlotte-Mecklenburg school board member Trent Merchant will answer questions from the public. The coalition will host Charlotte City Council member Michael Barnes Sept. 21. Stacey Hunter
Coalition meeting Tuesday
The West Boulevard Neighborhood Coalition will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department's Westover Division office, 1540 West Blvd. Representatives from Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation will speak, and there will be a discussion of the city's 2008 Neighborhood Quality of Life report. Karen Sullivan
Discussing youth violence
Girl Talk Foundation expects nearly 200 girls and boys at its next Teen Summit from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the Bette Rae Thomas Recreation Center, 2921 Tuckaseegee Road.
The summit will be the third in a series focused on youth violence. Panelists include Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Detective Gary McFadden and members of the department's domestic violence unit. Details: 704-335-5885. Karen Sullivan
Outlining state of UNCC
UNCCharlotte Chancellor Philip Dubois will outline the state of the university at its convocation at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday to open the new academic year. Provost Joan Lorden, student body president Tim Ernst, staff council president Margo Gross and faculty president Sonya Hardin also will speak. David Perlmutt