YWCA Knoxville & the Tennessee Valley ‘Talk and Toast’ with Ellen Reid
Pulitzer Prize-winning composer and native Oak Ridger Ellen Reid will share excerpts and discuss her award-winning opera p r i s m, which confronts the difficult topic of sexual and emotional abuse. Immediately following, YWCA Knoxville & the Tennessee Valley CEO Alizza Punzalan-Randle will moderate a panel discussion with YWCA staff and victim advocates on the topic of domestic violence. This Talk and Toast event is one of several events being hosted by YWCA in October for Domestic Violence Awareness Month. The $35 ticket includes heavy hors d’oeuvres and drinks. All proceeds will benefit YWCA’s life-saving programs and services in Oak Ridge and Anderson County.