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Be Passionate.  Be Courageous.  Be Your Best.  Tuesday, June 10th, 11:45am – 1:00pm, Senior Services Building, 4700 Dublin Ave, Midland.

On June 11, 2011, Congresswoman Gabby Giffords was shot in the head while meeting constituents in her home town of Tuscon, AZ.  Her husband, the astronaut Mark Kelly, immediately flew to be by her side.  In this emotional conversation with Pat Mitchell, the pair describes their lives both before and after the accident and describe their view on responsible gun ownership.

The nonprofit TED standing for Technology, Entertainment, Design, offers knowledge and inspiration from the world’s foremost thinkers in video presentations online for free.  Their Mission:  Spreading Ideas. Join educator Tom Lowrey on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month during lunch to watch a TED talk (typically 10-20 minutes each) and participate in lively discussion about the ideas presented. Call ahead to reserve your spot and register for lunch at 633-3700. Aim to arrive by 11:30am in Trailside and after your table is called, take your lunch into Room 160. Lunches are by donation to those over 60 or $5 for those under 60.