November 10, 2016 – General Meeting in Matthews!

Our regular second Thursday meetings will now “permanently” meet at the BBB’s new office in Matthews. The location is 9719 Northeast Parkway, Suite 300, Matthews. (see the map at the end of this newsletter)

Special “Catch Our Breath” issue

Your regular correspondents have just finished two weeks of working up to 12 hours a day through Nov 5 helping out with early voting. We are getting ready to work up to 18 hours out of 29 starting Monday evening at the election-day polls.

Come vote and make our effort worthwhile.

And, next month go to your county’s Board of Elections website and volunteer to join us at upcoming elections. In Mecklenburg, assistants are needed in every position; especially the computer-savvy.

A Message from the Common Table

November 6, 2016

Our new home at the BBB in Matthews is ready. I hope to see all of you this Thursday.

Bill B and I are exhausted. We both have been working at an early voting site. I was at the University City Public Library for 11 days and Bill was at UNC-Charlotte Bonnie Cone Center. The two sites are less than 1 mile apart. I processed thousands of voters and signed my signature thousands of times. My signature may never be the same again. If you have already voted early, thank you. If you read this before this Tuesday, please GO VOTE on election day. On election day you will have to go to your local precinct to vote. For more information: The Mecklenburg election board website is . Some of you are not in Mecklenburg County, so please look up your local board of elections with a web search.

We have planned to talk more about Windows 10, in particular the Anniversary update. I also found an article on 10 popular programs that have a built in counterparts in Windows 10 that we can discuss.

Look for where the BBB is in this newsletter or online at

Holiday Party Update

In December we will have our Holiday Party at Kickstand Restaurant on Central Avenue. They have a semi-private room that we can use. My neighborhood association has get togethers there and they can accommodate us very well. We are looking at this as “dutch” affair, so you can order what you want to eat including beer, wine and spirits. Check them out at We will provide more details next month.

See you Thursday.
Galen Bolin, President PCCC

Our new, hopefully long-term, home will be at the BBB, now in Matthews. The location is 9719 Northeast Parkway, Suite 300, Matthews. Northeast Parkway runs behind Windsor Square Shopping Center on Independence Blvd. The BBB is in a new office condo which may not be well marked; approximately across from Kohl’s back entrance. As of this writing, the address is in Google Maps, and Mapquest.



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