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William Peace University Continues Lunch and Learn Series with Local Nonprofit the Green Chair Project on Feb. 12

Co-Founder of Raleigh-Based Nonprofit Organization to Speak at Local Four-Year Baccalaureate

Raleigh, NC, February 09, 2014 --(PR.com)-- William Peace University (http://www.peace.edu), a private four-year university located in downtown Raleigh, has announced that the next installment of its 2013-2014 Lunch and Learn Series will feature The Green Chair Project. Founded in 2010 by Jackie Craig and Beth Smoot, the local nonprofit assists Wake County individuals and families that are transitioning from homelessness, disaster or crisis create well-equipped, sustainable homes by using donated furnishings from the community. The event will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014 from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the Main Parlor building on campus. Craig, who is also Executive Director of the organization, will share its mission of “reusing furnishings, renewing lives.”

Throughout the academic year, the William Peace University Lunch and Learn Series features presentations from both resident and visiting faculty, as well as guest researchers, lecturers, and experts from across multiple majors, topics, and industries. Students, faculty, staff, alumni and the greater Raleigh community are welcome to attend. Tickets cost $10 for adults and $5 for students. For more details on the event and to purchase tickets, visit: https://wpeaceu.wufoo.com/forms/lunch-learn-the-green-chair-project/.

“We are honored to have The Green Chair Project for February’s session of the Lunch and Learn series,” said Debra M. Townsley, Ph.D., president of William Peace University. “Jackie and Beth have created an organization that is truly impactful in helping our community and the people within it. Our students, faculty, staff, and the public have a great opportunity to learn about their cause.”

For more information on The Green Chair Project, visit: http://www.thegreenchair.org/.
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