University City

Briefly

Derita

Board meeting: The Derita-Statesville Road Community Organization board will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday at Derita Church, 2230 W. Sugar Creek Road. It's open to the public. Community residents can contact the board for help with neighborhood concerns. Email Bernie Samonds at deritarep@aol.com.

Reedy Creek

Summer camps: Register your child now for Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation summer camps at various locations. Programs are available in outdoor exploration, wildlife education, motorsports and other areas. Details: Get Going Guide, charmeck.org/mecklenburg/county/parkandrec/pages/default.aspx.

University City

Social skills: The University City YMCA will have a youth etiquette class for ages 7-13 6:30-7:30 p.m. Feb. 16-March 15, 8100 Old Mallard Creek Road. It's intended to help children understand social, dining and online etiquette, public speaking and health topics.

The cost is $50 for Y members and $70 for others. For more information call 704-716-6700 or register at the YMCA.

UNC Charlotte

Donor is a winner: Wesley Parrish, a senior sociology major at UNCC, won an Apple iPad2 in a drawing after he gave blood at the 49ers For Life blood drive for the American Red Cross.

Summer camps

Camps list: The 2012 summer camps list will be published in Community News and Neighbors sections on March 4. If you would like your camp included in the print publication, go to www.charlotteobserver.com/living and type your information in the summer camps form. The print deadline is Feb. 17.

Details: 704-358-6048 or charrington@charlotteobserver.com.

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