Midtown: Community

Club Notes, Oct. 10

Woman’s Club candidates forum

The Woman’s Club of Raleigh will hold a forum with candidates at 11:15 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 10, at 3300 Woman’s Club Drive, Raleigh.

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 raleigh@femfessionals.com.

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 maggie.crisafi@gmail.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 Up…with 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.