Midtown: Community

Club Notes, Sept. 9

Arthritis/Fibromyalgia support group

The Raleigh Arthritis/Fibromyalgia Support Group will meet at 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 10, at Heritage Senior Living, 1200 Carlos Drive, Raleigh. The speaker will talk about how to live a life with wellness. For more information, call Esther at 919-782-6784 or Carole at 919-871-0651.

Wake Forest Garden Club meeting

Wake Forest Garden Club will meet at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 11, at Wake Forest Community House, 133 W. Owen Ave., Wake Forest. Meetings begin with social time and refreshments, then a gardening program. Bring canned or boxed food for the Tri-Area Ministries food pantry. For more information, email wfgardenclub@gmail.com or call Mary at 919.761.1130.

Woman’s Club of Raleigh meeting

The Woman’s Club of Raleigh will meet at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 12, at The Woman’s Club, 3300 Woman’s Club Drive, Raleigh. The meeting will feature all volunteer experiences available through The Woman’s Club.

Lunch will follow in the ballroom. Pat Nathan, founder of Dress for Success Triangle NC, will speak. Dress for Success promotes the economic independence of disadvantaged women by providing professional attire, a network of support and the career development tools to help women succeed in work and in life. Tickets are $15 and are available at www.womansclubofraleigh.org.

Wake Forest Junior Woman’s Club

Wake Forest Junior Woman’s Club will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept .13, at Wake Forest Chamber of Commerce, 350 S. White St., Wake Forest. All women ages 18-45 in the greater Wake Forest area who are interested in bettering the community through service; bettering themselves through education and exchange of ideas; and forming meaningful lifelong friendships are welcome to join. For more information, contact wakeforestjuniors@gmail.com or visit www.wfjuniors.com.

Raleigh Newcomers Alumni Club

Raleigh Newcomers Alumni Club is seeking new members. The group includes book clubs, card groups, luncheons and speaker programs. For more information, email bas27613@yahoo.com

FemCity’s fall connection lunch

FemCity Raleigh will hold its first connection lunch of the fall from noon to 2 p.m. Friday, Sept. 14, at Sitti, 137 S. Wilmington St., Raleigh. Sarah Levitt of UNC’s Kenan-Flagler Business School will offer strategies to help attendees identify and launch their dreams. For more information, visit www.femfessionals.com or email raleigh@femfessionals.com.

Diabetes support group meeting

A diabetes support group will meet from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 15, at Milner Memorial Church, 1950 New Bern Ave., Raleigh. Dr. Ernest Daniels will speak on the topic What Do All Those Lab Results Mean? Lunch will be provided. For more information, call Mary Clark at 919-604-3519.

Prosser to speak

Fay Prosser, the WRAL Smart Shopper, will speak from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 18, at N.C. State University Club, 4200 Hillsborough St., Raleigh. She will discuss “It’s Your Money – Spend It Wisely!”

Inspirational speaker Meryl Bishop, originally from South Africa, will share the adventures and excitement she discovered when stepping out of her comfort zone. Free nursery with your reservation by Sept 11. Cost for the program and lunch is $16. For more information or to make a reservation, call Linda at 919-556-5440 or email rcwcreservations@gmail.com.

Fernandez to address women voters group

Kenneth E. Fernandez, director of the Elon University Poll, will speak at the Timely Topics luncheon of the League of Women Voters of Wake County at noon Friday, Sept. 21, at N.C. State University Club, 4300 Hillsborough St., Raleigh. Fernandez will discuss “The Elon Poll: Mission, Mechanics and Issues.” Cost is $16 per person. To make reservations by Sept. 17, visit www.lwvwake.org.

BPW offers program on transitions

Dr. Hope Hills will speak at the BPW Raleigh dinner meeting at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 25, at the Brier Creek Country Club, 9400 Club Hill Drive, Raleigh. Hills is the founder and president of Circle Consulting Group, a business led by psychologists in the field of leadership, development and organizational consulting. Her focus will be on navigating through transitions at work to ensure success. Cost is $20 for members and $30 for nonmembers. For more information, visit www.bpwraleigh.org.