Upcoming Programs

Date & TimeFocusProgram
January 23, 7:00 amGeneralThe meeting will feature a conversation with Home Builders Association CEO Bob Filka and Owner of Mayberry Homes Bob Schroeder. The conversation will focus on how revitalization affects a community as well as what makes a community attractive for investors to develop.

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February 27, 7:00 amHealth & WellnessThis meeting will feature a presentation by four panelists involved in various ways with programs addressing the health and wellness needs of youth in Charlotte.

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March 27, 7:00 amBasic NeedsThis month the meeting will focus on basic needs in the community. Panelists include Denise Cornelius, executive director of Housing Services Mid-Michigan, and Kalli Dempsey, a social worker at Hayes Green Beach Memorial Hospital.

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April 24, 7:00 amNeighborhoods and CommunityApril's focus on neighborhoods and communities will involve attendees in a discussion about neighborhood infrastructure: streets, sidewalks and parks. Ellen Dreps will be discussing the Safe Routes to Schools initiative currently underway while Amy Gilson will be providing updates on planning for improvements to streets and parks.

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May 22, 7:00 amEconomyThe meeting will feature updates from CharlotteRising and the Lansing Economic Area Partnership.
June 26, 5:30 p.m.Story TellersCanDo! Storytellers returns for a third year.
July 24, 5:30 pmArts and CultureJoin your neighbors for a fund evening in Charlotte's new pocket park.
August 28, 7:00 amEnvironmentFind out about connections between farming and a thriving natural environment.
September 26, 7:00 5amEducationGreat local initiatives connecting students to future careers will be featured.
October 234, 6:00 pmCharlotte SoupCharlotte Soup returns for a third year. Dream up a project and compete for a mini-grant to fund it.
November 27, 7:00 amVisioning SessionCanDo!’s general meeting each November is devoted to developing a vision for the community and the organization for the coming year. Attendees this year are invited to share their thoughts and ideas regarding our CanDo! Pillars and Committees. We will develop a Vision as it relates to CanDo!’s Youth, Entrepreneurship, Leadership and Philanthropy Pillars as well as CanDo!’s Step by Step and Marketing Committees.

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