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Local Patriotism: The Goliath of national dysfunction vs. The David of loca...

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St. John's Episcopal Church

211 North Monroe Street

Tallahassee, FL 32301

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The first dinner in our 2019-20 Village Square Dinner at the Square Season:

The Year of Living Locally: Why one solution to the partisan divide might be right under our feet.

Local patriotism is the best antidote for the rising tribal nationalism that’s overtaking the Western World. Communities are the only ground where deep relationship takes root, where common cause and simple mutual respect grows, where you can grab a beer after work or borrow a cup of sugar. Localists don’t become nationalists — they don’t go on shooting sprees or die of opiate overdoses. They’re just too darn busy. Local patriots know too many people who disagree with them politically to hate them or to build mail bombs for them.

Here is where “those people” don’t look like the enemy, they look like us. Here is where we don’t have to wait around for anyone in Washington to fix it, because they won’t. It’s even possible that the great lesson of our time is that we’ve been looking in the wrong direction for help for a very long time.

We welcome our panelists:

Stephen P. Kiernan, Author, Authentic Patriotism

Sally Bradshaw, Owner, Midtown Reader

Facilitator: Jovita Woodrich, Board of Directors, The Village Square


Dinner Menu:

Main: Shredded Barbeque Chicken on Whole Wheat Buns
Vegetarian Main: Shredded Barbeque Portobello Mushrooms
Triple Cheese Macaroni
Slaw
Tomato, Cucumber & Onion Salad
Dessert: Mint Brownies and Pecan Bars


Season Tickets are the best deal! Find the full season of programs and season ticket pricing HERE.

Many thanks to our sponsors Johnson + Blanton, NAI TALCOR, Urban Tallahassee, Red Bird Realty and The Tallahassee Democrat. We couldn't do this work without your support!


*** Note that you can pay by check (ticket price only, no system processing fee) by emailing leslie@villagesquare.us to reserve your ticket(s), and then simply MAIL YOUR CHECK NO LATER THAN MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 23 to: The Village Square, PO Box 10352, Tallahassee FL 32302.

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