Charlotte: Queen City is playing bingo

Carolinas News Notes

by Lainey Millen  Special Assignments  specialassignments@goqnotes.com
Published: August 30, 2013 in Carolinas News Notes

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Back to School Bingo will be held on Aug. 31, 7-10 p.m., at the LGBT Community Center of Charlotte, 2508 N. Davidson St.

Doors open at 7 p.m. and games commence at 7:30 p.m.

Host for the evening will be Lana Cane.

Tickets are $20 at the door and includes nine games of bingo, bingo dauber and a sheet for the grand prize jackpot. Monies raised go to support the work of the center.

In other news, the center is seeking volunteers to help sustain the work that it does for the community.

Slots are available for those who want to help with fundraising, programming and special events. This is a good way to network with others, learn new skills, gain non-profit experience and support the center’s work.

Specifically, they are looking for a front desk person who can work Monday-Thursday evenings from 5-8 p.m., 10 a.m.-1 p.m. on Friday and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. on Saturday.

They also need 10 volunteers to help with bar tending for the White Party slated for Sept. 21 at 7 p.m. One does not have to be an expert in mixology to participate.

info: gaycharlotte.com.

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