Multi-faith Panel: Raising Children in Chattanooga
Sunday, April 22 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Understanding the similarities and differences of our neighbors and how those qualities can bring us together within the community is very important. Join us for our first ever Multi-faith Panel as we hear from representatives from a variety of faiths talk about their experiences raising children in Chattanooga.
This panel is designed for parents, teachers and other interested adults and teens. Participants are invited to come for pizza before the program and Museum staff will provide childcare and facilitated activities for children ages 3-11.
Timeline of activities:
• 5:30-6 p.m.: Registration and pizza dinner for everyone
• 6-7 p.m.: Multi-faith Panel in the Auditorium. Staff-led activities for children throughout the Museum.
• 7-7:30 p.m.: Dessert reception for adults and children
Meet our Panelists:
Sheila Boyington, MS, PE is co-Founder and President of Thinking Media in Chattanooga. She has two daughters and will be sharing her experiences raising children in the Hindu faith.
Alison Lebovitz hosts The A List with Alison Lebovitz, an engaging one-on-one weekly interview series for PBS that features a diverse array of local and national personalities. She has three sons and will be sharing her experiences raising them in the Jewish faith.
Edisa Razic is a salon owner and hairstylist in Chattanooga and she serves as the Community Engagement Coordinator for America to Zanzibar: Muslim Cultures Near and Far for Creative Discovery Museum. She has two daughters and will be sharing her experience raising them in the Muslim faith.
Jospeh Wingfield is President of Wingfield Scale Company, one of the largest independent scale dealers in the county providing industrial scale and weighing systems. Joseph is a member of the Chattanooga Area Leadership Prayer Breakfast Task Force. He is the father of five boys and will be sharing his experience raising them in the Christian faith.
This is a free event, but registration is required. Only 100 spaces are available for adults.
For more information, please contact Jayne Griffin at (423) 648-6064.
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