[Imc-chicago] Will you attend? - Elizabeth I. Benson Awards - October 18, 2008

Wellington Avenue UCC waucc at sbcglobal.net
Wed Oct 1 13:30:53 PDT 2008


(The following invite is also attached to this email, if you can't see it below.)


Will You Attend 

The 4th Annual Elizabeth I. Benson Awards

Honoring Francis of Assisi House

Saturday, October 18, 2008

Wellington Avenue United Church of Christ

615 W. Wellington Avenue, Chicago (Lakeview)

6:00 PM Reception

Kombucha tea and hors d'oeuvres

Learn about Kombucha's history, lore, and properties of healing

7:00 PM Program

$15 Suggested Donation

This event celebrates and raises funds for Francis House.

Can't afford $15.00? Give what you can.

ALL are welcome. No one will be turned away!

 

Program Includes:

Introductory Remarks by

Kathy Kelly, Co-Coordinator, Voices for Creative Non-Violence

David Stein, former Worker, Guest and Friend

Testimony and Witness by

Lucky Marlovitz, Worker

Ron Durham, Worker

Music by

Anna Stange, Folksinger, Peace and Justice

and . . .

Uptown Trilogy, Part II: Francis's House

A one-act play written by playwright Jacob Juntunen and

performed by Scrap Mettle SOUL, a theatre company

that transforms community through the arts

This comedy playfully adapts true stories about

St. Francis House as told by Chicago's Uptown residents

Scrap Mettle SOUL was founded in 1994 ... to heal troubled communities with the magic of theater -- and the gift of new hope."

 - People Magazine

 

What Do I Need to Do?

Sponsor this Event!

This event is Francis House's annual fundraiser, and they are celebrating 34 years! Please give generously if you can. 

ALL proceeds go directly to Francis House.

To become a sponsor, visit www.waucc.org.  You can make a donation on line or write a check made payable to Francis of Assisi Catholic Worker, and send the check to 

4652 N. Kenmore Ave., Chicago, IL 60640.

Donations for tickets also may be made online (www.waucc.org), given at the door, or sent by mail to Wellington Avenue United Church of Christ, 615 W. Wellington Avenue, attention Vince. 

Please note in the memo field

that the donation is for "Benson Awards/Francis House".

 






Photo: Catholic Worker founder Dorothy Day faces off with police 

at a United Farm Worker picket line. - Lamont, CA, 1973
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