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  Pennies, Pencils, and Peace: A lecture by Greg Mortenson  
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Acclaimed co-author of "Three Cups of Tea" and Nobel Peace Prize nominee, Greg Mortenson, will speak about his international peace efforts. The theme for Mortenson's presentation is "Pennies, Pencils, and Peace." His Central Asia Institute promotes peace through community-based education. He is also a founder of the Pennies for Peace program to raise awareness and funds for schools, especially for girls, in remote regions of countries such as Pakistan and Afghanistan. There will be a book signing in Burruss lobby following the event and books will be available for sale. Tickets are free and available to the public at the Ticket Office in Squires on campus. People needing tickets from outside the area can send an email to Leah to reserve tickets at Will Call in Burruss Hall lobby the night of the event: leahw@vt.edu. Doors open at 6:30 PM on the night of the event.
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Location: Burruss Auditorium
Price: Free
Sponsor: Center for Student Engagement and Community Partnerships, Students for Non-Violence, IRO
Contact: Karen Gilbert
E-Mail: karen.gilbert@vt.edu
540-231-0691
   
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