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Hood Theological Seminary to hold Ruben L. Speaks Memorial Lecture Series This year’s featured presenter is the distinguished professor and author, the Reverend Dr. Arun W. Jones, the Dan and Lillian Hankey Associate Professor of World Evangelism, and Director of the Master of Theology Program at Candler School of Divinity at Emory University. The lectures, which are free of charge and open to the public, will be held at 7 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 5 and 10:10 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 6 in room 315 on the seminary, 1810 Lutheran Synod Drive.

Hood Seminary to hold mental health first aid training

On Oct. 15 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Hood Theological Seminary will host the mental health first aid training in the Aymer Center on the seminary’s campus. Hood Theological Seminary, in conjunction with Carolinas HealthCare System, will host this mental health training session which will give you the know-how you need to identify signs of mental illness and respond to someone experiencing a mental health crisis. Registration is free. To register, please contact Rev. Dr. Lamont Foster at foster.lamont@gmail.com.

Yadkin Path participates in International Peace Day

On Friday, Sept. 21, Yadkin Path Montessori School will participate in International Peace Day by joining schools around the world singing for peace at 9:30 a.m. This song of peace will be heard around the world for 24 straight hours.

Celebrations will continue at 6 p.mm with a Feast for Peace. The community is invited to enjoy a potluck-style dinner together, honoring those who have worked and are working for a more peaceful world while encouraging the next generation of peace-builders.

This week, Yadkin Path supports International Peace Day by reading  about peace, establishing peace corners in the classrooms, and learning the song, “Light A Candle.”

Overton to host Explore the Greenway 5k

The Overton Elementary PTA will host the Explore the Greenway 5k Thursday, Oct. 11. All funds go to sponsor special field trips for each grade at Overton Elementary School. The race will begin at 6 p.m. at Knox Middle School.

Pre-registration for adults is $25. Same day registration is $30. To be guaranteed a race shirt, participants should pre-register by Sept. 29.

For more information contact Rebecca Clement at 704-213-2507.

Register online at sportoften.com through 5 p.m. Oct. 10. Checks should be made payable to Overton Elementary PTA.

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