In 2012 Rachel Halder was in the midst of the worst year of her life, getting therapy for abuse she experienced as a child.
On a plane to San Francisco, she had a vivid dream of starting a blog for survivors of sexual violence to tell their stories. It didn’t feel like something she came up with on her own.
The 2013-14 line-up for the Afternoon Sabbatical series, featuring lectures, performances and special trips, has been announced by Goshen College. The series will kick off with a lecture and discussion titled “Protecting Our Children – a Broad Perspective” by Candy Yoder, president and CEO of Child and Parent Services (CAPS) in Elkhart.
Goshen College adjunct music instructor and tubist Roger Lewis will present a music recital in Rieth Recital Hall on Friday, Sept. 6, at 7:30 p.m.
Events in September 2013 include a Wailin’ Jennys concert, an Afternoon Sabbatical on child maltreatment and a gallery of art from the Michiana Pottery Tour.
This year Goshen College’s Center for Business and Entrepreneurial Education will continue its seven-week “Lunch and Learn” series with topics ranging from making a toast to managing a city court. The series is geared toward administrative support staff looking to improve their work habits and work environment through lunchtime seminars taught by experienced community leaders.
Merry Lea will host its annual Wilderness First Aid Workshop on Thursday and Friday, August 29 and 30, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Instructor Jacob Guiser, from the SOLO School of Emergency Medicine and Rescue in Conway, N.H., will teach the 16-hour course.
Trackside Community Garden, named for the proximity of the railroad tracks that run alongside it, was established in Goshen this summer with funds from the 2013 graduating class gift. The garden is located on Ninth Street between College and Waverly avenues.
Exhibit Date: August 12 through November 16, 2013 Exhibit Reception: September 8, 2013, 3-5 p.m. Location: Goshen College Good Library Gallery Cost: Free and open to the pubic Curators: Faye Peterson, Ann Hostetler, and Leonard Gross “(1928-2007),” opens in the Library Gallery on Monday, August 12. The works of art are organized around major themes that emerge in her unusual, colorful work. … Keep reading »