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Central America Night is Tuesday at the Speakeasy

DAILY NEWS STAFF REPORT

BRECKENRIDGE The Speakeasy Movie Theatre in Breckenridge is teaming up with Amazing Grace Natural Foods for a series of cultural events, dubbed Speaking of Grace.The first event on Tuesday, Central America Night, will feature photos and words from medical, educational and photography projects in Guatemala and Honduras presented by locals Doc PJ, Bob and Susie Nothnagel and Guy Natanel.The Honduras slide show tells the story of 18 Summit County residents who traveled to the village of Sula, Honduras in October 2006. Among these volunteers were local doctors, nurses, paramedics and EMTs. The group set up a medical clinic for one week and provided much needed health care to over 300 villagers. The slide show captures the people and the whole range of emotions that they experienced while involved with the clinic.The second slide show to be presented during the evening is about the volunteer work of Guy Natanel teaching children in the indigenous community of Santa Maria de Jesus, Guatemala. This educational program included a photography project in which the local children documented their environment and community using disposable cameras.The Speakeasy wants to give locals the opportunity to share their inspiration with the community through the different volunteer work they are involved in both locally and internationally through the series.The Tuesday event at 7 p.m. is free and open to the public. Donations are accepted.Call the Speakeasy at (970) 453-7243 for more information.


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