Iâ€™ve written many times about my two trips to Afghanistan: The impact those experiences had on me was life-altering. And although the security situation has prevented me from returning, at least for now, it has not lessened my commitment to continue assisting the women entrepreneurs of Bpeace in whatever way I can.
That is why I, along with many others in the Lehigh Valley, including Cedar Crest College, Steel Valley Raymond James Investment Group, Inc, and my co-host, Attorney Eleanor Breslin, are sponsoring a very special evening event on Wednesday, March 31, in the Samuels Theatre at Cedar Crest.
The benefit screening of the documentary â€œThreadâ€ about five Afghan women who are bravely trying to improve their lives and their country will help Bpeace to continue itâ€™s work in both Afghanistan and Rwanda. The film is an inspiring story of courage and determination that I promise will change your perspective.
The showing of the film will be preceded by a wine reception, and followed by a panel discussion featuring the filmâ€™s director and producer, the CEO of Bpeace, and a very special guest, Palwasha, one of the Afghan women featured in the film and the young woman whose photo is above.
Tickets for the film, panel discussion, and dessert reception are a tax deductible contribution of $45. Tickets for all of the preceding, plus the wine reception are a tax deductible contribution of $75. All tickets may be purchased online at www.Bpeace.org/Thread
Further information and a copy of the invitation to this very special event, are available on this blog by clicking â€œSpecial Eventsâ€ in the top menu bar. Then click on the invitation to enlarge.
I hope to see you on March 31 at Cedar Crest College. Your support will mean so much to so many.