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Compassion Fayetteville, A night to Remember.

 

By: Sophia Dugwyle & Carlos Chicas

Photos: Compassion Fayetteville

The Fayetteville Town Center is the ideal venue for celebrations, appreciations, and social gatherings of all kinds. Saturday night, the local non-profit Compassion Fayetteville and their partners took the stage and filled the floor.

Compassion Fayetteville provides support, fundraising, and promotion for a great deal of altruism in our city. They put empathy into action and endorse interpersonal connection.   This diverse and devoted group gathered together to recognize various projects and organizations that they have worked with throughout the last year.

Left to right: Mayor of Fayetteville Lioneld Jordan, Marilyn Turkovich, Director, Charter Compassion, Denise Garner, Feed Communities.

Featured speaker, Marilyn Turkovich, from Bainbridge Island, WA talked about her experiences as the Director for the International Charter for Compassion.   Tricycle Farms, 7 Hills Homeless shelter, and Equestrian Bridges are just a few of the groups who shared about experiences, challenges and current projects.

The teams behind Black Lives Matter, Canopy and 7hills received recognition for their most recent achievements and involvement in the community.

Mayor Lioneld Jordan gave a powerful speech expressing his love for this city, as well as his hopes for its future.

Mayor of Fayetteville Lioneld Jordan speaks during Compassion of Fayetteville event.

The evening was filled with an abundance of gratitude and love.   Fayetteville is, indeed, a very compassionate community.

Compassion is defined on their website as, “Awareness of another’s suffering coupled with the wish to relieve it.”

Left to right: Bruce Garland Vice President Compassion Fayetteville, Kristina Andazola, Client Specialist, 7 Hills Homeless Center, Dian Williams, Board President, Compassion Fayetteville.

Through the works of people such as these and the support of their community, the city of Fayetteville will continue to progress and connect in a profound and positive way.

For more information about this organization, go to compassionfayetteville.org

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El Fayetteville Town Center es el lugar ideal para celebraciones, apreciaciones y reuniones sociales de todo tipo. El sábado por la noche, la organización sin fines de lucro local Compassion Fayetteville y sus socios subieron al escenario y llenaron el salon.

Compassion Fayetteville brinda apoyo, recaudación de fondos y promoción para una gran cantidad de altruismo en nuestra ciudad. Ponen la empatía en acción y respaldan la conexión interpersonal.

Marilyn Turkovich, Director Charter for Compassion speak to audience.

Este grupo diverso y dedicado se reunió para reconocer varios proyectos y organizaciones con las que han trabajado durante el último año.

La oradora principal, Marilyn Turkovich, de Bainbridge Island, WA, habló sobre sus experiencias como Directora de la Carta Internacional para la Compasión.

Judi Neal and Ellis Ralph of Good Medicine was the music entertainment of the night.

Tricycle Farms, 7 Hills Homeless shelter y Equestrian Bridges son solo algunos de los grupos que compartieron experiencias, desafíos y proyectos actuales.

Los equipos detrás de Black Lives Matter, Canopy y 7hills recibieron reconocimiento por sus logros más recientes y su participación en la comunidad.

El Alcalde Lioneld Jordan dio un poderoso discurso expresando su amor por esta ciudad, así como sus esperanzas para su futuro. La noche estuvo llena de una abundancia de gratitud y amor. Fayetteville es, de hecho, una comunidad muy compasiva.

La compasión se define en su sitio web como “Conciencia del sufrimiento ajeno junto con el deseo de aliviarlo”.

A través del trabajo de personas como estas y el apoyo de su comunidad, la ciudad de Fayetteville continuará progresando y conectando de una manera profunda y positiva.

Para obtener más información sobre esta organización, visite compassionfayetteville.org