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Atheism program scheduled

Atheism program scheduledIllinois Valley Community College’s Diversity Team presents “Atheism: Biases, Myths and Realities” led by philosophy and religious studies instructor Dr. Jason Beyer from noon to 1 p.m. Monday, Oct. 16 in C316 in honor of Friedrich Nietzsche’s birthday.This event is free and open to the public. Contact Amanda Cook Fesperman at [email protected] for information.

Drug education program planned

Illinois Valley Community College’s Diversity Team presents a free Overdose Awareness educational discussion from 12:30 to 1:45 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 5 in rooms CTC124-125. The public is invited to attend the event sponsored by Buddy’s Purpose and Dare2Care, non-profit organizations dedicated to saving people’s lives and supporting addicts and their families in our communities. For information, contact Jill Urban-Bollis at (815) 224-0429 or [email protected].

One Room sets meetings

One Room, an IVCC club for students who were home schooled or who have a nontraditional primary or secondary school background, meets from 2 to 4 p.m. every other Friday in the Fireplace Lounge, Room B216.For information, contact faculty advisor Mike Pecherek, who also is an IVCC music instructor.