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University City residents who support the food vendor ordinance being considered by the City Council are invited to have their neighborhood included in a speech by Winterfield resident Diane Langevin.

Langevin will address the council at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in Room A-258 of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Government Center. She will speak on the need for an ordinance to prevent food vendors from parking carts and trucks at the entrance of a neighborhood.

The following neighborhoods support Winterfield's call for the ordinance: Verdale Farms, Windsor Park, Eastway Park and Sheffield Park. To add a neighborhood to the list of ordinance supporters, contact Langevin at 704-536-7809 or

Area residents are invited to participate in the Mallard Creek High School Band 2008 fall garage sale.

The sale will be 7-11 a.m. Sept. 20 in the school's student parking lot, 3825 Johnston-Oehler Road. Sellers keep all profits. Cost per parking spot is $10; cars with trailers must buy two spots.

Registration forms are available online at Drop them off at the school office or mail them to MCHS Band Boosters, PO Box 481028, Charlotte, NC 28269-1028. Payments must be received by Sept. 15 to reserve a spot.

The band will sell food and drinks.

Details: Elizabeth Marsh, 704-992-1742.

Bradfield Farms

The Bradfield Farms Web site – – has a new community chat section. It replaces the old format this weekend. Residents can write their own advertisements and give feedback on the quality of work and service vendors provide. Residents must be registered to post comments.

Bradfield Farms residents are invited to participate in a communitywide yard sale Sept. 13. For details, visit

A Neighborhood Watch meeting will be 7:30-9 p.m. Sept. 16 at the clubhouse. For details, visit

The Clubhouse Committee needs volunteers to help plan renovations. To help, contact Bob Kline at 704-573-3461 or


Buckleigh's community block party will be Sept. 13. Volunteers are needed. To help, e-mail the social committee through the community Web site at

Davis Lake

Davis Lake will have a Labor Day celebration Monday with live music and activities for families all day. At “Sip and Sob” Tuesday, you can mingle with parents of other kindergartners and sip coffee or juice while sharing the experience of sending kids off to school for the first time.

The Davis Lake Go Green Committee is working to make the neighborhood more environmentally friendly.

Volunteers distributed recycling bins around the pool to collect aluminum cans and plastic water and soda bottles. Bins also were made available to residents at the clubhouse. Homeowners who would like a bin should contact the community director.

For information on the next Go Green meeting, visit


The Farmington Homeowners' Association Board of Directors will meet at 7 p.m. Sept. 15 at University City United Methodist Church. Community residents are invited.

Todd Hetrick has resigned from the Farmington HOA Board of Directors. He was recognized for years of service as a board member and president and for establishing the community Web site.Hester Kast-McClure is interim president.

Highland Creek

Highland Creek will start a flag football league for neighborhood residents this fall. The league is open to men 18 years and older. Games will be played Saturday mornings at Prosperity Park. Volunteers are needed as scorekeepers and officials. Details: Shawn Hawthorne, 704-875-6225 or