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TORCH OF GLOBAL ENLIGHTENMENT AWARDS

May 15, 2014 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

$40

The World Affairs Council, in collaboration with the World Culture Club and the Penn State Hershey School of Medicine, is sponsoring the second annual Torch of Global Enlightenment Awards and will honor organizations and individuals for their work in helping to advance an appreciation for diverse cultures, religious tolerance and global peace. The dinner is sponsored by Penn State Hershey Dean’s Council of Diversity.

Dinner Keynote:

Philip Cook and Kristin Goss

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The World Affairs Council will select one individual and one organization from the nominees that advances global understanding, with preference being given to those in the Central Pennsylvania region.

2014 Nominees are:

Organizations:

The Center for Global Understanding and Peacemaking, Elizabethtown College

The Latino Hispanic American Community Center

Hope International

The Interreligious Forum of Greater Harrisburg

Lancaster Interchurch Peace Witness

Individuals:

Phil and Susan Wilmot, founders, Solidarity Uganda

Rev. Sandy Strauss, Pennsylvania Council of Churches

Dr. Richard Hughes, retired director of Boyer Center, Messiah College

David Messner, lay leader of St. Stephens Cathedral and organizer of Interfaith Sept. 11 commemoration

Diana Diaz, retired director World Culture Club

The individual and organizational winner of the Torch Award will be announced at the awards  banquet on May 15 at the Fitness and Conference Center of Penn State Hershey Medical School.

The Torch of Global Enlightenment Awards will promote the values of inclusiveness, diversity and multiculturalism in society; as well as openness to world travel and understanding of world history, faiths and cultures.

Details

Date:
May 15, 2014
Time:
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Cost:
$40
Website:
http://wacharrisburg.ticketleap.com/2014-torch-of-global-enlightenment-awards/

Organizer

World Affairs Council of Harrisburg
Email:
wacharrisburg@gmail.com

Venue

Penn State Hershey School of Medicine Conference Center
500 University Drive
Hershey, PA 17033 United States
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