50s fundraiser slated

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Teresa Davis, president of the Charlotte Business Guild, will celebrate her 50th birthday, along with board member Jai Taylor, at a fundraiser for the LGBT Community Center of Charlotte will be held on May 25, 7 p.m., at the center, 2508 N. Davidson St.

The event is open to the public. Admission is free.

Promoters suggest that a tax-deductible contribution be made to the center in lieu of cards and gifts. Enjoy dancing, food and beverages while joining in the revelry. Beer, wine and soft drinks will be available for purchase or attendees may BYOB.

info: charlottebusinessguild.orggaycharlotte.com.

‘Catch Me’ musical comes to Queen City

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Blumenthal Performing Arts Center’s Out on the Town LGBT theater group club will be getting together on June 7, 8 p.m., for a showing of the “Catch Me If You Can” musical at Belk Theater, 130 N. Tryon St.

Afterward there will be a post-show party at BlackFinn American Saloon, 210 E. Trade St.

Tickets purchased through group membership include a $15 savings and are available online at blumenthalarts.org. To RSVP for the party, email bcarter@ncbpac.org.

To learn more about Blumenthal’s Out on the Town affinity group, visit blumenthalarts.org/default.asp?id=50&objId=17.

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Does your organization or special interest group have events or great information to share with our readers? If so, be sure to send in your information to specialassignments@goqnotes-launch2.newspackstaging.com. In the upcoming months, we’ll feature one of you in our news notes section in each issue. Are you a part of a Meetup, Yahoo or Google group and do you do something that’s really newsworthy? Do you provide a service for the community or hold fundraisers for worthy causes? Do you educate the public about LGBT issues or concerns? Of course, this is only a sampling of things we are interested in. It’s the aim of these pieces to inform, enlighten and educate our readers about what we’re doing here in the Carolinas to champion LGBT rights, as well as offer resources for those who may be interested in what your group is doing.

Lainey Millen

Lainey Millen was formerly QNotes' associate editor, special assignments writer, N.C. and U.S./World News Notes columnist and production director from 2001-2019 when she retired.