Email Announcements We Are Receiving Today: See What’s Going On Around The Community

Published Thursday, October 24, 2013 at 10:59 am

Click here to see our compiled list of emails for the week.

1) Acclaimed Cuban-American Author Speaks Nov. 4 and 5 at Appalachian

Jose Kozer, the 2013 Pablo Neruda Ibero-American Poetry Award winner, will offer a bilingual poetry reading on Tuesday, Nov. 4, and an author talk Wednesday, Nov. 5, both at 7 p.m. in Belk Library and Information Commons Room 114 at Appalachian State University. This event, sponsored by the Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures, is free and open to the public. For more information, contact the department at 828-262-3095.

2) Ecofeminist Carol Adams Discusses “Sexual Politics of Meat” Nov. 6

Ecofeminist Carol Adams, author of “The Sexual Politics of Meat,” will present a slide-illustrated talk Wednesday, Nov. 6, at Appalachian State University. The program begins at 7 p.m. in Plemmons Student Union’s Parkway Ballroom. A reception and book signing will follow. The public is invited to attend. Her presentation is sponsored by the College of Fine and Applied Arts, Department of English, Department of Sustainable Development, Department of Philosophy and Religion, Global Studies Program, Multicultural Center and the Office of International Education and Development. 

3) Bargerstock and Shagdaron Perform Nov. 4

Works composed during the early 20th century will be performed by violinist Nancy Bargerstock and pianist Bair Shagdaron Nov. 4 at Appalachian State University. The performance in Broyhill Music Center’s Rosen Concert Hall begins at 8 p.m. Admission is free. The program is part of the Hayes School of Music’s Faculty Performance Series and showcases Bargerstock’s and Shagdaron’s talents as a musical duo. 

4) Watauga County Parks and Recreation Receives Donation from Kelley Brothers Tire and Michelin

Watauga County Parks and Recreation has received $2,150 in donations and equipment from Kelley Brothers Tire and Michelin North Carolina. Over the last thirteen years, the Michelin Soccer Program has been able to donate funds and equipment because of committed dealers like Kelley Brothers Tire. These donations play an instrumental role in helping our youth stay in the game by funding scholarships, uniforms, field upkeep and other essentials. 

5) Holidays for Kids Program

The holidays are fast approaching and the High Country Caregiver Foundation needs your help again this year! We invite you to immerse yourself in the spirit of giving. HCCF’s Relatives as Parents Program (RAPP) offers support and services to grandparents raising grandchildren and other kinship caregivers. Our goal is to collect as many gifts as possible to help relieve the burden on our kinship caregivers during the holiday season. Please help us to identify kinship caregivers in your community so that all children can enjoy a beautiful holiday. 

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