Midtown: Community

Club Notes

Senior Democrats program on water

Mike Schlegel, program director for Water Resources with the Triangle J Council of Governments, will speak about “Water Supply, Drought, and the Triangle Region” at the Senior Democrats of Wake County meeting at 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 16, at the Crabtree Marriott Hotel on Glenwood Avenue in Raleigh. A Dutch lunch will be served before the program begins.

AARP Raleigh meeting

David Sexton will speak during the May luncheon meeting of AARP Raleigh-Wake County Chapter 3689 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, May 17, at Abbotswood at Stonehenge, 7900 Creedmoor Road, Raleigh. Sexton, an administrator with Abbotswood at Stonehenge Senior Living, will speak about senior housing options. Cost for lunch is $7. Members are welcome to attend and not eat. For more information, call 919-848-9122.

Substitute Teachers Association

The Substitute Teachers Association of Wake County will meet from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, May 17, at St. Timothy’s School, 4523 Six Forks Road, Raleigh. To RSVP, email stawakecounty@gmail.com.

FemCity connection lunch

FemCity Raleigh, the local chapter of Femfessionals, a nationwide network of women who are passionate about helping other women succeed in business and in their communities, will host its May Connection Lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Friday, May 18, at Coquette Brasserie, 4351 The Circle at North Hills in Raleigh. The event aims to help women build personal and business connections and to increase brand exposure among local, professional women. Business owner, trainer and Dale Carnegie Business Consultant Connie Catalano will speak. To register, visit www.femfessionals.com/FemCities/Raleigh. For more information, visit www.femfessionals.com or email raleigh@femfessionals.com.

Diabetes conference and health fair

The Diabetes Support Group will attend the Diabetes Conference and Health Fair from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, May 19, at the Raleigh Convention Center, 500 S. Salisbury St., Raleigh. Meet at the main entrance of the convention center at 8 a.m. to register. Lunch will be provided. For more information, contact Mary Clark at 919-803-3119, 919-604-3519 or msndukecns@aol.com.

IREM meeting

IREM Greater Raleigh-Durham Chapter 105 will meet at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 22, at Durham Bulls Athletic Park, 409 Blackwell St., Durham. Cost is $30 for guests, payable in advance. Make checks to IREM Chapter 105 and mail to 4824 Wyatt Brook Way, Raleigh, NC 27609. To RSVP or register, contact Candi McDowell at 919-863-8057 or candimcdowell@yorkproperties.com.

Speed networking for professional women

Business and Professional Women of Raleigh will hold a Member Mingle beginning at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 22, at Brier Creek Country Club, 9400 Club Hill Drive, Raleigh. Speed networking will begin at 5:30, and dinner will follow. Cost is $22 for members and $30 for nonmembers.

For more information or to register, visit www.bpwraleigh.org.

Jefferson-Jackson breakfast

Democratic Women of Wake County will host the 43rd annual Jefferson-Jackson Breakfast at 9 a.m. Saturday, June 16, at the Raleigh Convention Center in downtown Raleigh. Registration begins at 8.

Rep. Maxine Waters of California and state Sen. Nina Turner of Ohio will speak. Proceeds from ticket sales and sponsorship packages will be used to help fund Democratic candidates in 2012 and 2013 elections. For the ticket/sponsorship registration form, visit www.dwwc.net.

For more information, contact Carolyn Mayo at carolynemayo@yahoo.com or Judy Austin at 919-696-4287 or jcaustin@nc.rr.com.