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February 27, 2024 - February 28, 2024
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Tuesday, February 27, 1:00 - 4:00 PM Wednesday, February 28, 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Columbus Convention Center
801 Front Avenue

Columbus, GA 31901

Athenian Dialogue: The Lighthouse Effect

Tuesday, February 27, 2024

The Lighthouse Effect: How Ordinary People Can Have an Extraordinary Impact in the World by Steve Pemberton Facilitated by Denise Jordan, MMC, City Clerk, Gainesville, GA. This Athenian Dialogue is a part of the Region III Conference Mail checks with registration form to GMCA 201 Pryor Street SW, Atlanta, GA 30303 Attn: Rodline

Our polarized, divisive culture seems to be without heroes and role models. We are adrift in a dark sea of disillusionment and distrust and we need "human lighthouses" to give us hope and direct us back to the goodness in each other and in our own hearts.

Steve Pemberton found a lighthouse in an ordinary man named John Sykes, his former high school counselor. John gave Steve a safe harbor after Steve escaped an abusive foster home and together they navigated a new path that led to personal and professional success. Through stories of people like John and several others, you will identify how the hardships you have overcome equip you to be a "human lighthouse," inspiring those around you.

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