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Sister Judy Byron Leads Approval of Gun Safety Shareholder Resolution

May 22, 2018, Seattle, Washington – While gun violence continues, particularly in U.S. schools, Sister Judy Byron, OP, and other faith-based investors have led successful efforts to urge gun manufacturers to improve gun safety. As stockholders in gun manufacturer Sturm Ruger, Sister Judy and other faith-based investors proposed a shareholder resolution calling on the company to be transparent in the use of its guns in gun violence and in the company’s efforts toward gun safety. In spite of the company’s opposition, the resolution passed. Sister Judy is the director of the Northwest Coalition for Responsible Investments and a consultant for the Adrian Dominican Sisters’ Portfolio Advisory Board. Read the entire article by Danny Westneat in The Seattle Times.


Workshop at Weber Center Walks Participants through Process of Writing a Memoir

May 18, 2018, Adrian, Michigan – Writing a memoir is not a process reserved for movie stars and politicians. Writing a memoir enhances our lives by helping us to understand more deeply the life and interactions we’ve lived and, in the process, brings healing and inner peace.

Sister Tarianne DeYonker, OP, a certified Amherst Writers and Artists leader, will lead participants in a two-session series designed to help them begin the process of writing their memoirs. The sessions will be held from 10:00 a.m. to noon Saturdays June 2 and June 9, 2018.

The cost is $40 and registration is required. To register, visit www.webercenter.org and click on “programs.” Registrations may also be made by contacting Weber Center at 517-266-4000 or webercenter@adriandominicans.org.

Weber Center is on the campus of the Adrian Dominican Sisters’ Motherhouse, 1257 E. Siena Heights Drive, Adrian. Enter the Eastern-most driveway of the complex and follow the signs to Weber Center. For information, call the Weber Center at 517-266-4000.

 


 

 

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