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* MeetingsMeetings

In Observance of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Florida House of Representatives State Representative Cynthia A. Stafford, District 109, Townhall Meeting, Ending Domestic Violence, Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014 at 6 p.m., at Charles Hadley Park-Carrie P. Meek Center, 1350 N.W. 50th St., Miami, Fla. For more info call (305) 953-3086.

* CeremonyCeremony

Join the Northwest Women’s Federated Club in conjunction with Pastor C.E. Glover and Commissioner Bobby DuBose for our bus unveiling and blessing ceremony, Friday, Oct. 3, 2014 at 11 a.m., at Northwest Women’s Federated Club, 2161 N.W. 19 St., Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Refreshments will be provided.

* Happenings at African-AmericanHappenings at African-American

The African-American Re-search Library and Cultural Center is located at 2650 Sis-trunk Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Call the Welcome Desk at (954) 357-6210.
Friday, Oct. 3, 2014 from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. the library will host an evening of cultural activities devoted to the tourist-friendly country of Ghana. Throughout the evening there will be prizes and surprises, the big giveaway for this event is an 8-day land package by a Ghana tour operator with Ebony Heritage Travel. You can order your ticket through Evenbrite ( This is an after-hours event for ages 21-plus.

* Voter Registration DriveVoter Registration Drive

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, Chi Psi Omega Chapter’s Connection Committee will sponsor a voter registration drive Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Wal-Mart Super Center, 3001 N. St. Rd. 7, Lauderdale Lakes, Fla. For additional info, contact the Connection Committee at (954) 410-6673,visit the chapter’s website, or on Face Book

* BreakfastBreakfast

The community is cordially invited to Bethel Missionary Baptist Church, Pastor Jimmy English in our annual Senior Citizen Prayer Breakfast, Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014 from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. and the Prayer program, from 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m., at 2211 N.W. Seventh St., Fort Lauderdale, Fla. For cost and additional info contact Deacon Kates at (954) 692-4458.

* EventsEvents

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Student Video Challenge Launches, as part of their continuing effort to teach students about fair and impartial courts, the Florida Coordinating Committee of the Informed Voters Project of the National Association of Women Judges is pleased to invite all Florida residents, especially high school, college and law students, to participate in its “2014 Florida Video Challenge.” Submission will be accepted through October 17, 2014. Visit

* DriveDrive

Shoe Drive, Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014 from 3 to 5 p.m., at Reigns and Pours Creations Company, 4600 N.W. Ninth Ct., #3 Plantation, Fla. Proceeds will benefit Reigns and Pours Creations Company; Adult Life-long Learning Service. Visit our website: For more info call (954) 484-4168.

* Happenings at African-AmericanHappenings at African-American

The African-American Re-search Library and Cultural Center is located at 2650 Sistrunk Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Call the Welcome Desk at (954) 357-6210.
AARLCC, hosting a Breast Cancer Awareness Session on two different Saturdays, Oct. 11 and 18, 2014 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The session will be led by two experienced nurses, Sandra P. Boyne and Roshanda Littlejohn. For more info call (954) 357-6224.

* WalkWalk

American Cancer Society Making Strides Against Breast Cancer 5K walk, Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014 registration begins at 7:30 a.m., walk begins at 9 a.m., rain or shine, at Huizenga Plaza Downtown Fort Lauder-dale, One E. Las Olas Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, Fla. For additional info contact Jen Appel at (305) 582-2367.

* LuncheonLuncheon

Sistah to Sistah Connection cordially invites all ladies to attend our life-changing 9th Annual Women’s Outreach Luncheon, Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014 at 10:30 a.m., at the Signature Grand, 6900 W. State Rd., Davie, Fla. Wear your favorite hat. Tickets can be purchased online at

* EventsEvents

Meet the Candidates Night, Monday, Oct. 13, 2014 from 6 to 9 p.m., at E. Pat Larkins Center, 520 MLK Blvd., Pompano Beach, Fla.

* Open HouseOpen House

Proposed Ordinance Revisions Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014 from 5 to 6:30 p.m., at City Hall, First Floor Commission Chamber, 100 N. Andrews Ave., Fort Lauderdale, Fla. For additional info contact Adrienne Ehle at or (954) 828-5798.

* ForumForum

City of Fort Lauderdale Police Department, Community Police Forum, Wednesday, Oct. 15 and Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014, (formerly known as The Civilians Police Academy, Lauderdale Manors Recreation Center, 1340 Chateau Park, Dr., Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

* MeetingMeeting

Sickle Cell Disease Association of Broward County will hold their quarterly general meeting, Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014 at 7 p.m., at The Mizell Multi-purpose Center, 1409 Sis-trunk Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, Fla. General meetings are held every three month on the third Thursday.

* EventsEvents

Minority Enterprise Development Week, Medweek2014 32nd Annual Business Match-maker Conference & Award Gala, Thursday, Oct. 16 -17, 2014 at 3000 N.E. 151 St., North Miami, Fla. For time and additional info call (305) 576-7888 or 1-800-730-5581.

* WorkshopWorkshop

Broward Cultural Division will offer a grant application workshop for the Cultural Investment Program, Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014 at 2 p.m., in the Main Library, Seventh Floor, Cybrary, 100 S. Andrews Ave., Fort Lauderdale, Fla. For additional info contact Adriane Clarke at (954) 357-7530.

* Candidates’ ForumCandidates’ Forum

The Boynton Beach Commu-nity High School will host a Candidates’ Forum in the school’s state-of-the-art, 800-seat auditorium on Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., the school is located 4975 Park Ridge Blvd., Boynton Beach, Fla.
The forum will be monitored by the League of Women Voters of Palm Beach County. The following candidates have been invited and are expected to attend:
* Lois Frankel (D) and Paul Spain (R) U.S. House of Representatives District 22
* Alcee L. Hastings (D) and Jay Bonner (R) U.S. House of Representatives District 20
* Maria Sachs (D) and Ellyn Bogdanoff (Rep) Flori-da State Senator District 34
* David Ryan Silvers (Dem) and Bill Hager (R) Florida State House of Repre-sentatives District 89
For more information on the call (561) 306 5868; Email:

* FairFair

Health Resource Fair for National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Lauderdale Lakes Library Educational and Cultural Center, 3580 W. Oakland Park Blvd., Lauderdale Lakes, Fla. For more info call (954) 357-8650.

* ProgramProgram

I would like to invite all to come join us Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014 at 6 p.m., at the Women’s Federated Club Fort Lauderdale. For this lovely event, giving to Cancer Survivors, and paying tribute to those who are still going through “Fashion Show” includes food and entertainment, dressy casual attire. Pass this on to friends and family; especially; to those who maybe going through or know of those who went through; and to all our “survivors!”

* Celebration Celebration

A gospel celebration at St. Anne’s Church Centennial, guest speaker will be Dwight Stephenson on Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014 at 6 p.m., at the church, 705 N.W. First Ave., Hallandale, Fla. For more info call Bernard Dorsett at (954) 261-4095 or Everett Neely at (954) 851-3701.

* EventsEvents

An invitation , you are cordially invited to attend “A Supper Club Event, featuring Fine Dinning, Newest Fashion and entertainment”, Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014 at 6 p.m., at Mt. Hermon AME Church, 404 N.W. Seventh Terr., Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Rev. Henry E. Green, pastor. Presented by The Francis Ferguson Board of Mt. Hermon AME Church, Celebrating its 70th Year of Serivce. This is an adult event. For cost and additional info call (954) 463-6309.

* Happenings at African-AmericanHappenings at African-American

The African-American Research Library and Cultural Center is located at 2650 Sistrunk Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Call the Welcome Desk at (954) 357-62Moving4Words Productions presents Daddy’s Girl “When pain turns to unforgivenes,” Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014 from 2 to 6 p.m. Written by Stacy Goldsmith-Ison. For ticket and additional info call (954) 228-5536.

* Fish FryFish Fry

Dillard Comprehensive High School Class of 1970 presents Annual Fish Fry Scholarship Fundraiser, Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014 from 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., at the Black Firefighter’s Hall, 1612 N.W. Sistrunk Blvd., (SE corner of NW 17th Avenue and NW Sixth St.), Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

* Fashion ShowFashion Show

African Fashion Boutique Fashion Show on Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014 from 10 to 11 a.m. at 2000 N.W. 55 Ave., Laud-erhill, Fla. For cost and additional info call (954) 484-4168

* Celebration Celebration

Pat Casterlow and Friends present A Celebration of Life ‘5’ with a fashion show celebrating life of cancer survivors on Oct. 18, 2104 from 5 to 9 p.m. at the Northwest Federated Women’s Club (NFWC), 2161 N. W. 19 St., Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Proceeds to benefit the NFWC, The ministry of Missionary Janice Lewis and Lakeisha Daniels Hamilton Scholarship Fund. For more info call (954) 760-7519 or (954) 730-3442.

* Conference Conference

Special Ministry to Women Conference, Wednesday, Oct. 15 thru Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014 at 8:15 a.m., at Judah Worship Ministries International, 4441 W. Sunrise Blvd., Plantation, Fla. Dr. W.L. Mitchell, senior pastor. Prophetess and recording artist Jekalyn Carr of West Memphis, AR. Conference speakers will include Dr. Ane Mercer and Pastor Erika Toney of Jacksonville, Fla. For more info call the church at (954) 791-2999.

* ForumForum

Education Not Incarceration Community Forum, Monday, Oct. 20, 2014 at 6:30 p.m., at Mount Bethel Baptist Church, 901 N.W. 11 Ave, Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Dr. Rosalind Osgood- District 5 Broward School Board Representative and Marsha Ellison- President, NAACP of Broward County will host an impressive panel of activists and professionals dedicated to keeping our kids from being arrested and discussing the essence of education over incarceration. Why: It has been reported that the Broward Public School District had 1,062 school-related arrests during the 2011-2012 school year, in which 71% were for misdemeanor offenses. In addition, across the country, students of color, students with disabilities and LGBTQ students were disproportionately impacted by school-based arrests for the same behavior as their peers.

* ForumForum

Skanska/Broward Health Local, Small and Diverse Vend-or Breakfast Forum, Monday, Oct. 20. 2014, from 8 to 10 a.m., at Broward Health North Conference Center, 201 E. Sample Rd., Deerfield Beach, Fla. (Off I-95 & Sample). To register and for more info or call (588) 639-6424

* EventsEvents

The Broward County HIV Planning Council Community Empowerment Committee (CEC) presents Transgender Education 101, Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014 at 5:30 p.m., at ArtServe, Art Gallery, 1350 E. Sunrise Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, Fla. With special guest Duane Cramer, Renowned Photograher & HIV Activist. Come join us as we celebrate the trans-gender community, discuss the impact of HIV/AIDS and community resources available.
For more info contact BrithneyJohnson at (954) 561-9681 x 1345

* EventsEvents

The Bowles-Strachan House, Inc., and Sheila Strachan-Powell present “Carver Ranches Remembered”, Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, Meet & Greet reception from 7 to 8 p.m., and Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014, Meet & Greet reception from 2 to 3 p.m., at Carver Ranches Elementary School, 2201 S.W. 42 Ave., West Park, Fla. For more info call (954) 963-1063.

* WorkshopWorkshop

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, Chi Psi Omega Chapter and The Friends of Tyrone Bryant Library will host a Financial Literacy workshop for seniors. The presentation will be moderated by Cynthia Martin, former president of The Friends of Tyrone Bryant and were the event will be held in the multipurpose room at 2230 NW 21 Ave., Fort Lauderdale on Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. For more info call Jean Curlee-Gordon at (954) 733-9749 .

* FairFair

Handmade gifts will be ready and waiting for you at our 40th Annual Mission Team Craft Fair, Friday, Oct. 24, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Saturday, Oct. 25, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., at First Church of Coral Springs, 8665 W. Sample Rd, Coral Sprigs, Fla. For additional info call (954) 304-6136.

* LuncheonLuncheon

People Helping People Outreach Ministry 17th Annual Appreciation Luncheon, Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014 from 12 noon to 4 p.m., at Delevoe Park 2520 N.W. Sixth St., Fort Lauderdale, Fla., “we need your support and donations. For more info call Sis. Patricia Hankerson, founder (954) 527–0414.

* BrunchBrunch

The LampLighter’s Aglow Inc., North Dade Chapter cordially invites the community annual Prayer Brunch, Honoring Mrs. Patricia Carter, Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014 at 9 a.m., J.C. Sams Multi-Purpose Room, Florida Memorial University 15800 N.W. 42 Ave., Miami Gardens, Fla. Speaker Dr. Rev. Carl Johnson. There is a donation fee.


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