UWG Hosts Oxfam Hunger Banquet Nov. 13

Friday, November 9, 2012

The University of West Georgia’s Center for Diversity and Inclusion will host the 2nd annual Oxfam Hunger banquet on Tuesday, Nov. 13, at 7:00 p.m. in the lower level of Z-6. It is free and open to the public.

Bill Bolling, Founder of the Atlanta Community Food BankThe Master of Ceremony will be UWG alumnus Mr. Bill Bolling, founder and executive director of the Atlanta Community Food Bank. He was recently recognized by Georgia Trend as the 2012 Georgian of the Year.

1 in 7 people worldwide now suffer from chronic hunger—more than one billion women, men and children. Oxfam America is an international relief and development organization which creates lasting solutions to poverty, hunger and injustice. The Oxfam America Hunger Banquet enables participants to become part of the movement to beat poverty and to experience firsthand how our decisions affect others in the world.

This event is co-sponsored by several UWG student organizations. Our community supporters are the League of Women Voters Carrollton – Carroll County, Carroll County Soup Kitchen and Opens Hands.

For additional information, please call 678-839-5400 or visit www.westga.edu/diversity.