2010-09-30 / About Town

Baptist church announces forums

Central Baptist Church has announced its fall schedule of Sunday forums. All forums are held at 11 a.m. at the church at 99 Narragansett Ave.

• Oct. 3: Local wind power. Long-time islander William W. Smith III will speak about experiences with his own wind turbine and the town’s current wind-power proposal.

• Oct. 17: Trip to Ramallah. Sharon Rallis, Dwight W. Allen distinguished professor in education policy and reform at UMass Amherst, will return to CBC to talk about her recent travel to the West Bank.

• Oct. 31: Representing seniors through AARP. Islander Philip Zarlengo, recently elected chair of AARP’s national board, will discuss issues confronting today’s senior adults.

• Nov. 14: Serving others. Ellyn Gerrmann, development and communications director for South Providence Neighborhood Ministries, will speak about the organization’s mission and services and ways CBC can help.

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