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Active Groups

Cabarrus Co.

Cabarrus County Champions Aktion Club
Meets: Monthly, 1st Tuesday
Time: 6:30-8:00 pm
Place: Cabarrus County Senior Center, 331 Corban Ave. SE Concord, NC 28025
Mailing Address:
12 Cabarrus Ave. East
Concord, NC 28023
Members: 30 Group President: Patrick Manning
Advisor: Steve Mcillwain,
(704) 261-1550 Ext. 202

Forsyth Co.

Piedmont Self-Advocates
Meets: Bi-monthly
Time: Times vary
Place: Activity locations vary
Mailing Address:
1306 Tonya Dr
Winston-Salem, NC 27105
Members: 11 members
and 2 facilitators
Facilitators: Warren and Lisa Bailey (336) 924-1635

High Point

One Vision Aktion Club of High Point
Meets: Monthly
Time: 6:00 pm
Place: Emorywood Baptist Church
Mailing Address:
153 E. Bellevue Drive
High Point, N.C. 27265
Members: 35 Advisor: Stephanie Antkowika

(336) 883-0650 x 230

Mecklenburg Co.

The Aktion Club of South Mecklenburg
Meets: Monthly, 2rd Friday
Time: 6:30 - 8:00 pm
Place: Central United Methodist Church /
6030 Albemarle Road

Mailing Address:
3900 Park Road
Charlotte, NC  28209
Members: 42

President: Jenny Tracey
Advisor: Steve McIllwain,

(704) 332-4535 ext.106

  Lake Norman Aktion Club
Meets: Monthly, 4th Friday
Time: 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Place: Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce
Mailing Address:
3900 Park Road
Charlotte, NC  28209
Members 22 Club President: Ron Morris
Steve McIllwain,
(704) 332-4535 x 106
Bill Russell
(704) 704 892-0964
  The Charlotte - Mecklenburg Aktion Club
Meets: Monthly, 1st & 3rd Wednesdays
Time: 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Place: Nevins Center in Charlotte
3827 Nevin Rd.
Charlotte, NC 28269
Mailing Address:
3900 Park Road
Charlotte, NC  28209

This Aktion Club is only open to individuals who attend the Nevins program.

  Club President:
Sandra Wilson  

Steve McIllwain,
(704) 332-4535 x 106   

New Hanover Co.

Cape Fear Power Club
Meets: Monthly, 3rd Thursday
Time: 6:45 pm
Place: Unity Christ Church
717 Orchard Avenue
Wilmington, NC 28403
  Members: 25 Group President: Tina Bragg
4913 Holly Tree Road
Wilmington, NC 28412
Home: 910/794-5681

Advisor: Joyce Bragg,
3316 Amber Drive
Wilmington, NC 28409
910-791-1171 (H)    
910-470-0665 (C)

Orange Co.

Advocates Unlimited
Meets: Monthly, 2nd Monday
Time: 6:00-7:30 pm
Place: Meeting location changes / contact Ellen Perry for location information
Mailing Address:
119 Fidelity Street, Apt. A5
Village Square
Carrboro, NC  27510
Members: 15 Group Officers:
President: Erin Montgomery
Contact: Ellen Perry
(919) 942-5602
  RANE [Real Advocates Now Emerging]
Meets: Monthly, 2nd Monday
Time: 6:00-8:00 pm
Place: Carrboro Town Hall
Mailing Address:
119 Fidelity Street, Apt. A5
Village Square
Carrboro, NC  27510
Members: 15 Group Officers:
President: Tim Ward
Contact: Ellen Perry
(919) 942-5602

Nash County

Citizens Together
Meets: Monthly, 3rd Thursday
Time: 1:30-3:30 pm
Place: 1150 Tarboro St., Rocky Mount
Mailing Address:
1024 South Franklin St.
Rocky Mount, NC 27803
Members: 20 Group Officers:
President: Randy Powell

Union Co.

Monroe Aktion Club
Meets: Monthly, 2nd Tuesday
Times: 7:00 - 8:30 pm
Place: Youth with a Mission
418 East Franklin St Monroe NC 28112

Mailing Address:
1653-C Campus Park Drive
Monroe, N.C. 28112
Members: 60-70 Group President: Jacob Plue
Advisor: Steve McIllwain
(704) 261-1550 Ext. 202

Wake Co.

People We Are
Meets: Bi-monthly, 2nd & 4th Tuesdays
Time: 6:30-8:00 pm
Place: Hayes Barton Methodist Church
2209 Fairview Road
Raleigh, NC
Mailing Address:
People We Are
c/o The Arc of Wake County
343 E Six Forks Suite 370
Raleigh, NC  27609
Members: 15 Group President:
Darrin Frey
Advisor:  Tara Moore,
(919) 832-2660
  Aktion Club of Wake County
Meets: 1st Tuesday of every month
Time: 6:15 - 7:00pm
Place: 343 E. Six Forks Road, Ste. 320
  Members: 20 Group President:
Richard Johnson
Stacy Askew,
(919) 623-4975

Non-Active Groups


Murdoch Center Self Advocacy Program
Meets: Monthly, 2nd Thursday
Time: 4:00-4:30 pm
Place: Murdoch Administration Bldg.
Mailing Address:
1600 East C
P.O. Box 3000
Butner, NC 27509
Members: 35 Advisor: Taffy Chodorow,

(919) 575-1030

Durham Co.

Common Ground
Meets: Bi-monthly, 2nd and 4th Mondays
Time: 7:00-8:30 pm
Place: Pilgrim United Church of Christ
Mailing Address:
3500 Westgate Drive, Suite 303
Durham, NC 27704
Members: 35-40 Group Presidents:
Lisa Byrd & Sharon Youse
Tonya Merritt


Self Advocates
Meets: Monthly, 3rd Monday
Time: 6:30 pm
Place: The Arc of Greensboro
Mailing Address:
100 Revolution Mill Drive, Studio 4
Greensboro, NC 27405
Members: 45 Contact: Ginger Walton

(336) 373-1076

Lee Co.

Say So
Meets: Monthly, Last Friday
Time: 1:00-2:15 pm
Place: Lee County Industrial
Mailing Address:
2711 Tramway Road
Sanford, NC 27332
Members: 25-30 Advisor: _Donna Boykin,
(919) 775-3439

Lenoir Co.

Caswell Center Self Advocacy Council
Meets: Monthly, 4th Thursday
Time: 7:30-8:30 pm
Place: The Caswell Center
Mailing Address:
The Caswell Center
2115 W. Vernon Avenue
Kinston, NC 28504
Members: 35-40 Advisor: Kate Snodgress,
(252) 208-4231
  Lenoir County Self Advocates
Meets: Monthly, Last Thursday,
Time: 7:00 pm
Place: First Presbyterian Church



Mailing Address:
2101 N. Heritage Street
Kinston, NC  28501
  Group President: Malcolm Dudley
1313 McAdoo Street
Kinston, NC  28504
(252) 527-1510

Advisor: Brenda P. Jones
2317 Hwy. 11-55 S
Kinston, NC  28504
(252) 523-1148

Moore Co.

Aktion Club Of Moore County
Meets: Monthly, 3rd Tuesday
Time: 6:30-7:30 pm
Place: Sandhills Alliance Church in Pinehurst
Mailing Address:
The Arc of Moore County
P.O. Box 773
Southern Pines, NC 28388
Members: 40 Group President: Sam Elson
335 W. Connecticut Ave.
Southern Pines, NC 28387

Advisor: Susan Holmes
(910) 692-8272 ext.223


J. Iverson Riddle Development Center- Self Advocacy Council
Meets: Monthly, 2nd Tuesday
Time: 3:45 pm
Place: Gym location on campus
Mailing Address:
300 Enola Road
Morganton, NC 28655
Members: 30 Group President:
Advisor: Lana Gilliam,
(828) 438-6473

Pitt Co.

Aktion Club of Eastern Carolina
Meets: Monthly, 1st Thursday
Time: 6:00 - 7:15 pm
Place: Community Schools & Recreation Bldg.
4561 County Home Rd, Greenville NC 27858
  Members: 15 Advisor: Judy Miller
252 758-7474

Stanley Co.

Stanly County Challengers
Meets: Monthly, 2nd Wednesday
Time: 3:00 pm
Place: The Annex
734 Greenwood Street
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 2448
Albemarle, NC 28002
Members: 12 Group President: Reggie Adams
Advisor: Jeanette Wilhelm,

(704) 986-7234


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