12th Annual Ecumenical Benefit Brunch to be held Oct. 7

Plan to attend the 12th Annual Ecumenical Benefit Brunch, Saturday, Oct. 7, in the Fellowship Hall of St. Peter Cathedral, 1243 N. Church St.

Jointly sponsored by Catholic and ELCA Lutheran women, this year’s event will feature John McNamara, vice president for development at Rockford College and former Rockford mayor, speaking about “Our Common Work.”

Registration will be at 9 a.m., brunch at 9:30. Cost is $12 plus a gift for The Carpenter’s Place of either money or some basic necessityneeded by homeless men and women. Make reservations by Sept. 29 with Angie Kelly, (815) 964-4282, or Pat Anderson, (815) 399-5776.

From the Sept. 6-12, 2006, issue

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