Well-known author and political theorist Dr. William Bennett will be the keynote speaker at the 21st Annual MFI Fundraising Banquet on Friday, October 12th. Perhaps his best-known book, among the more than twenty that he has written or edited, is The Book of Virtues: A Treasury of Great Moral Stories. Planting good traits through stories, it is an encouraging book that helps families (re)discover some moral landmarks. The contents cover such virtues as self-discipline, friendship, work and loyalty among others. The book is a wonderful reference as well as a great family storybook.
Tickets for the banquet will be available soon. Please save-the-date of October 12, and watch upcoming editions of the Commonwealth Update for details on early bird ticket pricing.
Many of you asked if we would follow up on last week’s email about the drag show for teenagers in Newburyport. After pushback from parents and concerned citizens, the city assured the public that it would not be a drag show, but