Franciscan Center announces August events

Posted: Wednesday, July 31, 2019 by: Briana Peters | Category: Events


Friday, August 2 iDance Adaptive Performing Arts Center presents “Shine the Light on Abilities 2019: Blue Jean Ball” at 6:30pm. This event includes dinner, live music, silent and live auction and a surprise celebrity bartender. $50 in advance; $65 at the door. Proceeds from this event benefit iDance Adaptive Performing Arts Center. For more information call (419) 787-1552 or email iDance@bex.net. Thursday, August 8 The Sylvania Franciscan Village presents the Fr. James Bacik Lecture Series Bridging the Globalist-Nationalist Divide: Christian Perspectives, from 5:30pm to 7:30pm. This lecture examines the ambiguities of both the ongoing process of worldwide globalization and the new forms of nationalism in the United States. Catholic social teachings provide helpful perspectives for evaluating these trends and searching for common ground. $10 in advance; $15 at the door. To reserve tickets email franciscanvillage@sistersosf.org or call (419) 824-3515. Tuesday, August 20 & Tuesday, August 27 Wright Financial Group, LLC offers a free Adult Education course from 6pm to 7:30pm. This course will cover Core Values to help protect your money in good and bad times. Free and open to the public. For more information call (419) 885-0957 or visit www.wrightfinancialgroupllc.com. Thursday, August 29 Lifelong Learning presents its Fall Kickoff: A Discussion of Current Affairs with Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur at 11:00am. Lunch served at Noon. Congresswoman Kaptur is currently serving her 19th term in the House of Representatives, making her the longest-serving woman in U.S. Congress. Presentation is free and open to the public. $12 per person for lunch; lunch reservations requested by August 20. For more information call (419) 824-3707 or email lifelong@lourdes.edu. Saturday, August 31 Butterflies 15 hosts The Ball: Breaking the Chains of Human Trafficking, from 6:00pm to 9:00pm. Event includes dinner, silent auction and entertainment by “Overton Project” featuring Carmen Miller. Guest speakers Jessica Kollman and Shelbie Ortega are former residents of Butterflies 15. $15 in advance; $25 after July 31. For more information, call (419) 480-7800.

Press Release Contact Name: Briana Peters
Press Release Contact Email: bpeters@lourdes.edu
Press Release Contact Phone: 419.824.3814
Organization Name: Lourdes University