September:


Lynchburg 101: Poverty to Progress, A Lynchburg City Initiative

With 24% of the city population falling into the poverty rate, the city is working to address this issue. Come and hear from John. H. Hughes, Assistant City Manger, about this Lynchburg, city-wide Initiative from the Mayor's Office.

Speaker: John. H. Hughes, Assistant City Manger

Date: Sept. 19th, 2017

Time: 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM

Location: Center for Multicultural Enrichment

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October:


Lynchburg 101: Foster Care

Ever wonder what happened to orphanages in the U.S.? Want to work with Foster Children? Come and heard from Lynchburg professionals about what working with this population actually looks like.

Panelists: Adam Pavao, Program Director Impact Living Services; Cameron Howe, Lead Case Manager Impact Living Services; April Watson, Family Servicees Supervisor Lynchburg

Date: October 31, 2017

Time: 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM

Location: Center for Multicultural Enrichment

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November:


Lynchburg 101: Nutrition Deserts, The Hunger-Poverty Nexus

Do we have neighbors going hungry in Lynchburg? Should we be concerned and what do we do? Come and hear from John Abell, Professor of Economics, Randolph College    about the Hunger-Poverty Nexus in Lynchburg.

Speaker: John Abell, Professor of Economics, Randolph College

Date: Nov. 28th

Time: 11:30 AM to 12: 30 PM

Location: Center for Multicultural Enrichment

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Lynchburg 101: Nutrition Deserts, The Hunger-Poverty Nexus

Do we have neighbors going hungry in Lynchburg? Should we be concerned and what do we do? Come and hear from John Abell, Professor of Economics, Randolph College    about the Hunger-Poverty Nexus in Lynchburg.

Speaker: John Abell, Professor of Economics, Randolph College

Date: Nov. 28th

Time: 6:00 PM- 7:00 PM

Location: School of Osteopathic Medicine

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January:


Lynchburg 101: Do We Need Another Non-Profit?

Have you ever thought of starting your own non-profit organization? Come and hear from Kris Shabestar, Executive Director of Meals on Wheels of Greater Lynchburg about how non-profits can best serve the community that they are in.

Speaker: Kris Shabestar, Executive Director, Meal on Wheels of Greater Lynchburg

Date: Jan. 30th

Time: 11:30 AM to 12: 30 PM

Location: Center for Multicultural Enrichment

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February:


Lynchburg 101: Prescription Drug Abuse

The U.S. has recently seen a huge rise of this epidemic and it has hit this part of Virginia harder than you might think! Come and hear about prescription drug abuse in Lynchburg and how you can be a part of the solution.

Topic: Prescription Drug Abuse

Speaker: TBD

Date: Feb. 27th

Time: 11:30 AM to 12: 30 PM

Location: Center for Multicultural Enrichment

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Lynchburg 101: Prescription Drug Abuse

The U.S. has recently seen a huge rise of this epidemic and it has hit this part of Virginia harder than you might think! Come and hear about prescription drug abuse in Lynchburg and how you can be a part of the solution.

Speaker: TBD

Date: Feb. 27th

Time: 6:00 PM- 7:00 PM

Location: CMHS 1014, School of Osteopathic Medicine

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March:

Lynchburg 101: Environmental Awareness, James River Association

A huge part of the history and current life of Lynchburg is connected to the James River. Who takes care of this river and how can we all be involved in the mission? Come hear from Rob Campbell, Upper James River Conservationist with the James River Association to learn more.

Speaker: Rob Campbell, Upper James Community Conservationist, James River Association

Date: Mar. 27th

Time: 11:30 AM to 12: 30 PM

Location: Center for Multicultural Enrichment

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Lynchburg 101: Sexual Assault Response Program

What is being done to help protect the children of our community from predators? What is contributing to this trend and what can be done to help? Come and hear from a panel of local professionals who are fighting back.

Speakers: TBD

Date: Mar. 29th

Time: 6:00 PM- 7:00 PM

Location: Mountain View Room, Law School

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