Johanna Young, diaconal candidate in the Episcopal Church of NH, will be swimming Pleasant Lake, a 1.8 mile swim, in New London on Saturday, August 29th, at 10 am. The swim is to raise awareness of the importance of preserving God's precious gift of lakes, and to raise funds to provide swimming lessons for adult New Americans in Concord. A rain date of Sunday, August 30th, at 2 pm, has been scheduled.
Donations to support this effort can be sent to the Concord, NH Parks and Recreation Director, attn: Dave Gill, Concord Parks and Recreation Department, 14 Canterbury Road, Concord, NH 03301 (Please put in memo: for swimming lessons –adult refugees).
Johanna is a member of Epiphany, Newport and has been an intern this year at St. Andrew's, New London. She teaches refugee adults at Ascentria Care Alliance, Services for New Americans in Concord. For more information, you may contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org.