Cunningham to address Democrats
Cal Cunningham will address the Wake Democratic Men’s Club on Monday, Oct. 8, at the Clarion hotel, 320 Hillsborough St., Raleigh. Cunningham will draw on his many experiences as an Army Reserve captain, state senator, candidate for U.S. Congress and spokesman for Veterans for Obama. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org. Doors open at 6 p.m., and dinner will be served at 6:30. The program will begin at 7 p.m.
Autism meeting for grandparents
A meeting for grandparents of children with autism is set for 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 9, at the Autism Society of North Carolina, 505 Oberlin Road, Suite 230, Raleigh. TO RSVP, email Maureen Morrell at email@example.com.
Candidate meet and greet
The Northern Wake Republican Club will hold a candidate meet and greet and pep rally from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 11, at Events at Newton Square, 230 Newton Road, Raleigh. Each candidate will have a few minutes to speak.
Cost for dinner is $18; people are welcome to attend but not eat for $6.
FemCity connection lunch
FemCity Raleigh will meet for its October connection lunch from noon to 2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 12, at Brio Tuscan Grille at Crabtree Valley Mall, 4325 Glenwood Ave., Raleigh. Sheila Ogle of Ogle Enterprises will discuss how women can find, use and be successful mentors. Cost is $29 for members and $39 for nonmembers. For more information, visit www.femfessionals.com or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Lions Club Dinner Meeting
North Raleigh Lions Club is having an open dinner meeting at 6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 15, at the Bayleaf Community Center, 11617 Six Forks Road, Raleigh. Greg Traylor from AAA will speak about driver safety. For more information, contact Maggie Crisafi at 919-803-6222 or email@example.com.
Diabetes support group meeting
A diabetes support group will meet from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, at Milner Church, 1950 New Bern Ave., Raleigh. Suzanne Hixson, a geriatric nurse practitioner, will speak on body mass index. Lunch will be provided. For more information, call Mary at 919-604-3519 or 919-803-3119.
BPW names Career Woman of Year
BPW Raleigh will recognize its Career Woman of the Year, Lynn Davis Minges, at a luncheon at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 24, at the Hilton RDU. Minges is the assistant secretary of tourism, marketing and global branding for the N.C. Department of Commerce. She is the chairwoman of the National Council of State Tourism Directors and was recently elected secretary of U.S. Travel’s Executive Committee. Minges also serves on the Business Advisory Council of the John A. Walker College of Business at Appalachian State University.
For more information, go to www.bpwraleigh.org.
Fashion show for Dress for Success
The Woman’s Club of Raleigh will hold “All Dressed Upwith places to go,” a fashion show luncheon and auction featuring winter and holiday fashions from Saks Fifth Avenue on Friday, Nov. 2.
Tickets are $50 and can be purchased at www.womansclubofraleigh.org. Proceeds will benefit Dress For Success and other club projects. For more information, call 919-510-5015.