Carolinas News Notes
Post-DOMA workshop slated
DURHAM, N.C. — Life After DOMA, What You Should Know and Why You Should Care will be presented on Dec. 11, 7:30 p.m., at Imani MCC, 3602-C View St.
The first presentation on Nov. 6 resulted in a standing room only audience at the LGBT Center of Raleigh, 411 Hillsborough St.
Angela Hass, J.D., Carla Daniel, E.A., and Lorraine Johnson, CFA, CFP® will serve as the presenters.
Hass is an attorney, certified mediator and senior partner with Haas & Associates, P.A. Daniel is a principal of Blackman & Sloop, CPAs, P.A. Johnson is an accredited domestic partner advisor and president of Triangle Financial Advisors, LLC.
Some issues and more to be addressed at the program include: What is DOMA and how has it changed? What are some of the ramifications for those who live in N.C.? How is Social Security affected?
The event is open to the community.
info/registration: 919-789-3098. firstname.lastname@example.org.
Kickball team to host holiday party
RALEIGH, N.C. — The Stonewall Kickball – Raleigh will host a season wrap and holiday party on Dec. 14, 6 p.m., at Solas, 419 Glenwood Ave.
Proceeds will benefit the LGBT Center of Raleigh, 411 Hillsborough St.
Hors d’oeuvres and desserts from Bida Manda, 222 S. Blount St., and Bia Restaurant, 419 Glenwood Ave., will be served, along with complimentary champagne punch.
The Team Miss Congeniality Award will be announced at 9 p.m. Online ticket purchases go toward totals for the award.
Tickets are $5 online and are available through Dec. 15. Door price is $10. Online purchases entitle the ticket holder to free admission to Legend’s Nightclub, 330 W. Hargett St., after the holiday party.
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