Midtown: Community

Club Notes, May 1

Diabetes discussion at Lions Club

Ed Burt will discuss diabetes awareness at the North Raleigh Lions Club open dinner meeting at 6 p.m. Monday, May 6, at the Bayleaf Community Center, 11617 Six Forks Road, Raleigh. To register, contact Maggie Crisafi at 919-803-6222 or maggie.crisafi@gmail.com.

Lieutenant to address boating group

Lt. C. Lynn Dail will discuss marine coatings, paints, sealants and adhesives at a meeting of the Raleigh Sail and Power Squadron at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 7, at Knights of Columbus, 4301 Columbus Drive, Raleigh. The event will also include a Mexican dinner. The cost is $18 per person and $33 per couple. For more information, visit www.rsps.org.

Triangle Area Ostomy meeting

The Triangle Area Ostomy Association will meet at 7:15 p.m. Tuesday, May 7, in the Rex Surgical Center waiting room, 4420 Lake Boone Trail, Raleigh. For more information, visit www.raleighuoa.org.

Dress for Success at Soroptimist

Pat Nathan, founder of Dress for Success, will address the Soroptimist International of Raleigh at 6:15 p.m. Tuesday, May 14, at Hudson Memorial Church, 4921 Six Forks Road, Raleigh. Operations manager Katie Lowek and several other Dress for Success employees will also speak. For more information, contact contactus@soroptimistraleigh.

People We Are seeks members

People We Are, a group for self-advocates with developmental disabilities, is seeking new members. The group will meet from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays, May 14 and May 28, at the Hayes Barton United Methodist Church, 2209 Fairview Road, Raleigh. The group works to develop speaking skills in regards to matters of public policy, employment and housing and discusses the rights, issues and needs of people with developmental disabilities. For more information, call 919-832-8660 or email tmoore@arcnc.org.

Teen to Adulthood to discuss education options

Stacy Cash and Ke’pe Harrison, guardianship specialists with The Arc of Wake County, will hold a Teen to Adulthood session on guardianship from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Saturday, June 15, at the Millbrook Exchange Community Center, 1905 Spring Forest Road, Raleigh. The group is for parents who want to learn about transition services and issues for teens and young adults with disabilities. For more information, call 919-832-8660.

Raleigh Newcomers Alumni Club

The Raleigh Newcomers Alumni Club is seeking new members. The club holds weekly or monthly meetings of book club, game and card groups, plus luncheon and speaker programs. For more information on joining, email bas27613@yahoo.com.

Grief support group

Grief support group meetings will be held 6:30-8:30 p.m. each Tuesday in classroom 1008 at the Wakefield High School Ninth Grade Center, 931 Durham Road, Wake Forest. Participants will be guided through a series of discussions as well as explore tools to assist them through the grieving process. For more information, email Ami Miano or Meghan Petrie at wakefieldhealingacommunity@gmail.com.