â€œEducation: A Path out of Poverty,â€ will be the theme of an interfaith luncheon at First Presbyterian Church of Oak Ridge at noon on June 5. Chris Whaley, president of Roane State Community College, will be the guest speaker.
The cost of the noon luncheon is $5, payable at the door. The luncheon is open to the public.
Admission to the talk is free. To make a reservation, call the church office at (865) 482-1318 or send an email to [email protected].
In the international development community, it is well-known that education is one of the most effective ways to improve the economic growth and potential of a country, a press release said. UNESCO reports that an additional year of schooling will raise income by 10 percent. [Read more…]