Posted on 24 March 2010.
Watch this video of Davidson Mayor John Woods and Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx playing basketball and talking about the 2010 Census at Davidson College’s Belk Arena Tuesday, March 23, 2010.
March 23, 2010, “On court, mayors make a point about the C-E-N-S-U-S.”
Posted in Davidson and the World, Davidson College, Politics, Town Hall, Video
Posted on 23 March 2010.
Davidson Mayor John Woods (right) heckles Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx as he gets ready to shoot in a game of C-E-N-S-U-S Tuesday at Belk Arena (David Boraks/DavidsonNews.net photo)
Davidson Mayor John Woods and Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx, a 1993 Davidson College grad, filled out their Census forms and played a little game of C-E-N-S-U-S at the college’s Belk Arena Tuesday morning. The horse-play on the basketball court was their way of helping to make a serious point: Residents should take a few minutes to fill out their forms to ensure our area is properly counted and gets the federal dollars it deserves.
See a video report of this event, CLICK HERE> Read the full story
Posted in Beyond Davidson, charlotte, Photo of the Day, Town Hall
Posted on 15 March 2010.
Forms begin arriving this week; PO box holders may have to pick them up
By DAVID BORAKS
Census forms should begin arriving on local doorsteps this week as part of the nation’s once-a-decade accounting of the population. Community leaders say a little extra effort may be needed here in Davidson to make sure everyone is counted.
The town had a below-average return rate in 2000 for Census questionnaires – the first step in the count. Census questionnaires aren’t sent to post office boxes, where many residents get mail. And there are questions about how the Davidson College student population is counted. Read the full story
Posted in Business, Calendar, Davidson and the World, Davidson College, Neighborhoods, Planning & Development, Town Hall
Posted on 10 March 2010.
To the Editor:
We are writing to express just how important it is to our community to have ALL our residents fill out the Census. We are very concerned that major decisions affecting our area for the next 10 years (until the next census) will be drastically influenced by the traditionally-low response rate in the North-Mecklenburg/South Iredell area. Read the full story
Posted in Letter to the Editor, Nonprofit news