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Lunch with the League: NC Social Justice Poets Barbara Conrad and David Radavich

Wednesday, October 11, 2023, 11:30 AM until 1:00 PM Eastern Time (US & Canada) (UTC-05:00)
Myers Park Baptist Church Conference Room 250
1900 Queens Road, Suite A
Charlotte, NC  28207
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Event Contact(s):
Sara Baysinger
Pamela L Liebman
LWVCM Hosted
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The October Lunch with the League meeting will feature two North Carolina poets for selected readings of their poetry focusing on Social Justice. The event will be held in Conference Room 250 in the Education Building of Myers Park Baptist Church at 11:30 a.m. 

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Barbara Conrad, a League Member of the LWV-Asheville Buncombe County chapter, writes poetry--some of which focuses on the “hard truths of Social Justice.” In addition to her work as a poet, she teaches workshops, conducts readings, and writes books and articles. Her books are Wild PlumsThere Is A Field, and The Color Of Gravity. Her latest book, in process, is Never Live Under A Tulip Poplar.
David Radavich is a socially committed poet, playwright and essayist. He has served as president of the Thomas Wolfe Society, Charlotte Writers Club and North Carolina Poetry Society. David currently administers the Gilbert-Chappell Distinguished Poet Series. His poetry collections include two epics, America Bound (2007) and America Abroad (2019), Middle East Mezze (2011) and The Countries We Live In (2014). His latest book is Unter der Sonne/Under the Sun: German and English Poems. (Deutscher Lyrik Verlag, 2021). David and his wife, Anne, live in Charlotte and are members of LWVCM.

All are welcome to join!

Attendees have the option to bring their own lunch or order with the group. For those who would like to order their lunch, please contact Mary Condon, Membership Engagement Chair will your selection via email: Box lunches will be $15, and the options are as follows:

"Sandwiches with Side"

Turkey, Roast Beef, Chicken Salad, Chicken Breast, Ham, Tuna, Veggie-

Sides: (1)
Cole Slaw, Pasta salad, Potato Chips, Fruit

Pie: Cherry, Pecan Choc Apple, Lemon, Banana, Blueberry,
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