Media Advisory: Carolyn Curry to Speak at Growing Strong Brunch and Silent Auction Oct. 14

ATLANTA (Sept. 22, 2015) – Media are invited to attend the Growing Strong Brunch and Silent Auction, hosted by Breakthru House Inc. Funds raised will support Breakthru House’s residential treatment program for homeless women. The event will celebrate the stories of strong women who have impacted their community and highlight the transformative work of Breakthru House’s program.


Who:  Keynote Speaker: Carolyn Curry, author of Suffer and Grow Strong: The Life of Ella Gertrude Clanton Thomas (1834-1907)

Honorees: Hilda Johnson, Breakthru House Graduate and Founder and Executive

Director of Essence of Hope, Inc., a community committed to helping those in need achieve victory over addiction, homelessness, domestic violence, HIV/AIDS and mental illness.

Rev. Teresa Lilja, Pastor of Alcovy United Methodist Church in Covington, Georgia, a Community Leader and Advocate

What:  Growing Strong Brunch and Silent Auction Fundraiser to Benefit Breakthru House, Inc.

When:                  Wednesday, October 14, 2015

                                9:30 a.m. – Coffee and Silent Auction

                                10:00 am. – Brunch and Program 

*If you are unable to attend, pre-event interviews can be arranged upon request*

Where:                Dunwoody United Methodist Church, Fellowship Hall

1548 Mt. Vernon Road

Dunwoody, GA 30338

Download the Growing Strong Media Advisory here.

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