Bahai News - Friend-2-Friend Weekend

Friend-2-Friend Weekend 2000

The Baha'is of Metropolitan Atlanta will be participating in the upcoming Friend-2-Friend Weekend, March 24-26, 2000. The Atlanta Friend-2-Friend weekend is jointly sponsored by the Friendship Force of Atlanta, The Christian Council of Metropolitan Atlanta, and The Atlanta Hawks. The purpose of the weekend is to bring people together in celebrating diversity through friendship. As participants in the weekend's activities, some of the Baha'is will be offering true Southern hospitality to someone from a different cultural, ethnic, racial and particularly Religious background, as well as going out to spend the weekend with someone of a different religious faith. The official media sponfor for Atlanta Friend-2-Friend is WSB-TV Channel 2. In addition to promoting the program, WSB will have its own Friend-2-Friend team led by Channel 2 Action News anchor, John Pruitt Through the support of the Atlanta Spiritual Assembly, plans are well underway for Baha'i participation in these activities.

This note is to invite all of the Baha'is of Metro Atlanta to participate in the Saturday night Basketball activity. You are invited to attend an Atlanta Hawks Basketball game on Saturday, March 25th. Please respond to me via email if you are interested in and will be able to attend the Basketball game. The evening will begin with a tour of Phillips Arena, and includes special seating for the Friend-2-Friend attendees, gifts, T-shirts and other focused attention will be given to those attending on behalf of the Friend-2-Friend weekend. The Atlanta Hawks tickets will be offered at a greatly reduced rate and may even be free.

Dear friends, please offer prayers for the success of the Baha'i participation in this exciting event, and I look foward to hearing from you about your attendance at the Hawks game.

©Copyright 2000, Josie Reynolds

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