Press Release

Altrusa International of Greater Bangor to host District 1 Conference

BANGOR, Maine — Altrusa International of Greater Bangor will host the District 1 Conference from Friday-Sunday, April 26-28, 2013. More than 100 people from District 1 (New England, Quebec, and Bermuda) plan to attend the three-day event. The Bangor Altrusa club believes strongly in engaging with other Altrusans to share knowledge. Altrusans are dedicated to promoting literacy and community service.

The theme of this year’s conference is Conversations – Exploring the Possibilities. It promises to be an exciting Conference with Silvia Silverman, Altrusa International Vice President as our International visitor from her home club of Montgomery, Maryland. This year’s conference will feature speakers on a variety of topics, including David Butler and Dianne Stallone will be our Keynote speakers.

The conference features a silent auction with proceeds supporting the scholarship funds and Altrusa International.

Altrusa International of Greater Bangor is a volunteer organization working to make our community better through leadership, partnership and service.

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