[Hpn] COTS/Burlington, VT Event: National Hunger & Homelessness Awareness Wk; 11/19/03

Morgan W. Brown morganbrown@hotmail.com
Mon, 10 Nov 2003 14:02:21 -0500


Informational Summary:

What: Committee on Temporary Shelter (COTS) sponsored Speaker’s Panel:
http://www.cotsonline.org/nhhaw.html

Featuring:

* Donald Whitehead, Executive Director of the National Coalition for the 
Homeless

* Rita Markley, Executive Director of COTS

* Jerry Weinberg, owner of Five Spice Café

* Bob Duncan of Duncan-Wisniewski Architecture.

Focus:

Bring America Home; A National and State Perspective on Homelessness:
http://www.bringingamericahome.org/

As part of National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week:
http://www.nationalhomeless.org/awareness.html

When: Wednesday, November 19, 2003 at 12:00 PM [EST]

Where:  First Congregational Church, 38 S Winooski Ave, Burlington
First Congregational Church Website: http://www.firstchurchburlington.org/

Cost: Free

Seating is limited, so please call to RSVP - (802) 864-7402

Parking: 2 hours of FREE parking in all City garages.

This event is sponsored by COTS with generous support from Saint Michael’s 
College.

COTS Website: http://www.cotsonline.org

Additional information follows below.

Morgan <norsehorse@hotmail.com>
Morgan W. Brown
Montpelier Vermont USA
Norsehorse's Home Turf: http://nht.blogspot.com

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Found online at:

Committee on Temporary Shelter (COTS); Burlington, Vermont:
National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week page:
http://www.cotsonline.org/nhhaw.html


National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week
November 16 - 22, 2003

National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week is a national endeavor to 
promote education, action, and awareness about hunger and homelessness. COTS 
is sponsoring this important effort in Burlington.

Bring America Home; A National and State Perspective on Homelessness

A Speaker’s Panel featuring Donald Whitehead, Executive Director of the 
National Coalition for the Homeless; Rita Markley, Executive Director of 
COTS; Jerry Weinberg, owner of Five Spice Café; and Bob Duncan of 
Duncan-Wisniewski Architecture.

Wednesday, November 19th - 12:00 pm FREE - First Congregational Church, 
Burlington

Join local and national experts as they discuss the complex issue of 
homelessness and what can be done to make a lasting difference. Speakers who 
have experienced homelessness themselves will talk about life on the 
streets, while policy makers and housing developers will discuss innovative 
solutions to ending homelessness nationally and here in Vermont.

Seating is limited, so please call to RSVP - [802] 864-7402

PARKING: We recommend that you take advantage of the 2 hours of FREE parking 
in all City garages.

This event is sponsored by COTS with generous support from Saint Michael’s 
College.

Children’s Art Show at the Fletcher Free Library

Children from area shelters display their work all month at the Fletcher 
Free Library. The artwork is done by children who let their imaginations 
flow. Often the thoughts of home, comfort and love are what they most 
express in these beautiful pieces.

Special Storytime about "Home" at the Fletcher Free Library

Thursday, November 20 - 10:00 am

The Fletcher Free Children’s Library will offer a special storytime in 
recognition of National Hunger and Homelessness Week. Kids will listen to 
stories about “home” and work on a special project. Contact the Fletcher 
Free Library for more details - [802] 865-7216.

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Morgan <norsehorse@hotmail.com>
Morgan W. Brown
Montpelier Vermont USA
Norsehorse's Home Turf: http://nht.blogspot.com

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