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Law Org Takes Root in N.C.

Carolinas News Notes

Over the last year, a group of attorneys across North Carolina gathered together to establish a new organization, The Pauli Murray LGBTQ+ Association. Now it has become a state-wide entity for legal professionals to obtain support, provide opportunities, promote LGBTQ practices, maintain and more.

Hope Rings Out Through Community Resolutions

Thoughts on 2021 and Going Forward

If the new year is anything to us all, it’s the opportunity for a reset from the year prior and to allow us to see how we would like to see our lives going forward. … Amidst all of this, community leaders and members across the Carolinas have begun to chart a new course for 2021. Here are some of those voices who have shared their resolutions for a brighter, better year ahead.

A Commitment to the Queen City

Connie Vetter, QNotes 2020 Person of the Year

Since coming to Charlotte in 1993, Connie Vetter has served in nearly 20 community organizations in a board or committee member role, not to mention the countless times she has volunteered her skills as one of the city’s most recognizable LGBTQ attorneys.

Chamber Hires First CEO, Unveils Future Plan Path

Chad Turner Assumes Helm of Charlotte LGBT Chamber of Commerce

At the 2020 Annual Meeting the Charlotte LGBT Chamber of Commerce on Dec. 15, it was announced that after serving three terms as president, Chad Turner was unanimously selected as the chamber’s first staff member in the role of chief executive officer.

2020 CLGBTCC Annual Meeting

Join your fellow chamber members as we take a look at 2020 successes and preview the 2021 plan! Meet the newly elected board members and learn about the newest corporate partners.

Holiday Wish Lists Needs Support Community

Agencies, Orgs and More Share Hopes for the Season

qnotes reached out to a number of churches, service organizations and agencies, AIDS support groups and community centers, among others, to see what their needs were for the 2020 holiday season.

In Memoriam: Dan Mauney

Charlotte Business Owner and LGBTQ Advocate Dies at 49

“Now I’m stronger than yesterday; now it’s nothing but my way.” Those lyrics from the 2000 hit song “Stronger” by Britney Spears closed out the touching graveside service for Dan Mauney on July 15.