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Sunday, October 5, 2008

MIAW Events-Charolettesvill, Sioux Falls, Tuscan

Several events are taking place this week in honor of Mental Illness Awareness Week (MIAW) that is held October 5-11, 2008. Sioux Falls, Charolettesvill and Tuscan among many other cities are celebrating MIAW. Go to the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) website at http://www.nami.org for information about events taking place in your area.

Today, October 5, 2008 Sioux Falls, South Dakota will host the free 16th Annual Candle Light Vigil and Walk at First Lutheran Church (12th Street and Minnesota Avenue) at 6pm in Christ the Victor Chapel. The program will begin with prayer and scripture followed by speakers and music at 6:30. There is an optional eight-block candlelight walk (http://argusleader.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20080922/UPDATES/80922026).

National Day of Prayer for Mental Illness Awareness Recovery and Understanding is Tuesday, October 7, 2008. Thomas Jefferson Memorial Church is hosting a prayer service from noon to 12:30pm in Charolettesvill (http://www.dailyprogress.com/cdp/news/local/article/mental_illness_focus_of_prayer_service/28946/). Tuscan, Arzionia is hosting two interfaith services at 6:30pm at 1) Catalina United Methodist Church located at 2700 E. Speedway Blvd. and 2) Mountain Shadows Presbyterian Church located at 3201 E. Mountainaire Drive (http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/local/98560.php).




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