Published: Thursday, January 27, 2005 at 6:01 a.m.
Last Modified: Wednesday, January 26, 2005 at 11:09 p.m.
Iraq to be discussed
The event will be held at 7 p.m. Friday at Emmanuel Mennonite Church, 1320 W. University Ave. in Gainesville. It is free and open to the public.
The speakers are Mike Miles, who has been to Iraq three times; Dave Lippman, who traveled to Palestine and Israel in summer 2004 and Bill Hill, who served during Vietnam and travels the world to work on behalf of the poor.
For more information, call the church at (352) 377-6577 or (352) 371-6772.
Newcomers will meet
It will be held at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at Holiday Inn West on Newberry Road. A police officer with the Gainesville Police Department will discuss identity theft. Visitors are welcome.
Reservations are required. Call (352) 335-7565 or (352) 331-3639.
Group selling ID kits
The Sea of Faces Foundation, a non-profit that provides financial assistance to adopting families, will be selling KidSafe ID kits that provide ID cards containing current physical descriptions and a full-color photo.
The kits will be available from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday and Saturday, Feb. 5. at a tent outside the main gate of the Hoggetowne Medieval
Festival at the Alachua County Fairgrounds.
For more information, call director Jennifer Cunningham at (386) 462-2199.
Center has open house
It will be held from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, and is free and open to the public. There will be tours, refreshments and door prizes.
The center is at 5301 NE 40th Terrace, in the industrial park of Waldo Road.
For more information, call Pamela Easterling at (352) 377-2555 ext. 324.
Chorus hosts benefit
A fund-raising concert will be held at 7:30 p.m. Saturday in the auditorium of Glen Springs Elementary School.
Featured will be an evening of entertainment, gourmet coffee, tea and desserts. The cost is $20 and all proceeds will help send the group to Ireland this summer.
For more information, call (352) 373-2400.
An afternoon of French
The activity will be held at 5 p.m. Friday and 3:30 p.m. Saturday. To RSVP, call Judy Charudattan at (352) 332-8198.
Reader comments posted to this article may be published in our print edition. All rights reserved. This copyrighted material may not be re-published without permission. Links are encouraged.
Comments are currently unavailable on this article