Southeast Regional Tennessee Conference On Social Welfare Holds Annual Conference

Thursday, October 03, 2013

The Southeast Regional Tennessee Conference on Social Welfare (TCSW) will be holding its annual Fall Conference on Nov. 15,  from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Brainerd United Methodist  Church.  

This year’s theme is 99 Years and Counting: Past, Present, and Future.  The conference includes four tracks with concurrent sessions include topics on Communities and Neighborhoods, Health and Wellness, Public Policy and Planning, and Family Systems.   

The Keynote Speaker this year is State Representative JoAnne Favors at 8:30 a.m. and the luncheon speaker will be Mayor Andy Berke at 12:15 p.m.

Organizers said, "Please join us in our efforts to educate and inspire community members on hot topics surrounding social change. There will be something for everyone. 

Continuing education hours and contact hours will be available. 

For registration information, contact Eve Night at 865 934-9033 or by email at enite@mhc-tn.org. To register online, go to info@tn-conference-on-social-welfare.ccsend.com.


 


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