Midtown: Community

Club Notes

Senior Democrats of Wake County meeting

Judges Linda McGee, Cressie Thigpen and Wanda Bryant will speak to the Senior Democrats of Wake County Wednesday, March 21, at the Crabtree Marriott Hotel on Glenwood Avenue. A Dutch lunch will start at 11 a.m. and the program will follow.

IREM chapter meeting

IREM Greater Raleigh-Durham Chapter 105 will meet at 3 p.m. Wednesday, March 21, at Carolina Ale House in Brier Creek, 7981 Skyland Ridge Parkway, Raleigh. To register, call 919-863-8057 or send an email to candimcdowell@yorkproperties.com. Cost is $40, which includes a selection of appetizers and two alcoholic beverages per attendee. Make checks payable to IREM Chapter 105, 4824 Wyatt Brook Way, Raleigh, NC 27609. For more information, visit www.irem105.org.

Dubis to speak on state budget

Melanie Dubis, a partner at Parker Poe, will speak at the Timely Topics luncheon of the League of Women Voters of Wake County at noon Friday, March 23, at the N.C. State University Club, 4200 Hillsborough St., Raleigh. Dubis will speak about how the state’s budget cuts in education, particularly in preschool education, relate to the Leandro case. Cost is $15 per person for lunch. To reserve lunch, call 919-783-5995, email lwvwake@bellsouth.net or visit www.lwvwake.org by Monday, March 19.

Autism and ADD support group

A support group for parents investigating biomedical treatments of autism, ADD and other challenges is starting from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, March 29, at Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Raleigh, 3313 Wade Ave., Raleigh. Talk with other parents looking to heal their children through the use of diet, supplements and other biomedical treatments. For more information or questions, call Beth at 919-539-4668 or email bsecosky@nc.rr.com.

Rheumatologist to speak

Rheumatologist Dr. Joseph Shanahan will address the Triangle Sarcoidosis Support Group from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, April 14. The group’s goal is to provide support, education and awareness on sarcoidosis, what it is and how to live well with it. Light refreshments will be served. For more information or to RSVP, visit www.meetup.com/Triangle-Sarcoidosis-Support-Group or email ncsarkies@hotmail.com.