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Jungian workshop slated Jan. 19

Jerry Ruhl, Ph.D., popular author, lecturer, and Jungian psychologist will present a workshop for the public at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church on January 19, 2008 from 9:30 to 1:30. Everyone is welcome to attend.  The topic is “Reconciling Life’s Painful Contradictions”.

Dr. Ruhl facilitates dream groups and classes in depth psychology, as well as conducting a private practice in Kettering. He has co-authored  these three books with the internationally revered Jungian analyst Robert Johnson: Living Your Unlived Life (2008), Contentment: a Way to True Happiness(1999), and Balancing Heaven and Earth (1998).

The workshop will include lecture, examples, and discussion. We will serve participants hearty snacks and good coffee throughout the day.

Registration begins at 9:10. The cost for the day is $45. ( or send $35 to pre-register by Jan 18 to Jung Association, 6399 Sweet Briar Lane, Dayton, Ohio 45459 or call Phyllis:433-1241 ). The workshop is presented by  The C. G. Jung Association of Miami Valley, a long standing non-profit organization serving Dayton.

MEEC seeks entries on peace and environment

The Marianist Environmental Education Center (MEEC) is seeking submissions for an upcoming art and education show on the theme of peace and the environment.

The exhibit will be held March 30 through April 27 at Gallery St. John in Beavercreek, Ohio.  

Each year MEEC hosts an art show to facilitate a deeper understanding of human impacts on ecosystems, and the important role that ecosystems play in maintaining life. This year the theme of the exhibit is “Peaceful Earth Works: An exploration of the relationship between peace and the environment.”

MEEC is calling for visual artists, writers, musicians, and educators to participate in the exhibit. Artists and educators may also wish to take part in a special exhibit that will concentrate on aspects of climate change and peace.  

For submission information, see the MEEC website at or call the MEEC office at (937) 429-3582.

Artemis Center Gala slated for February 23

Escape the cold and the snow and enjoy an “Evening in the Islands” at the 18th Annual Artemis Center Gala on Saturday, Feb. 23, at The Dayton Marriott from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m.  

The 2008 Gala features live music from the band CoCoNuts, dinner, dancing, a silent auction and live auction. Beach bums and parrotheads are encouraged to attend. Corporate sponsorship opportunities are available. Individual tickets are $125.  Attire is semi-formal.  Sponsors for the event include lead sponsor, National City Bank and co-sponsors Vectren, WHIO-TV and the Dayton Business Journal.  

Money raised from the Gala supports the adult and children’s programs at Artemis Center. “This is our largest fundraiser and provides critical operating dollars for Artemis Center.  We are so fortunate that the community sees the need and has continued to support this event for almost 20 years.  We truly appreciate National City’s ongoing support and partnership again this year,” said Patti Schwarztrauber, executive director of Artemis Center.

National City is the lead corporate sponsor for the gala.  “National City is proud to again sponsor this wonderful event to benefit Artemis Center,” says Jim Hoehn, President and CEO of National City Bank Southwest Ohio.  

“Artemis – like National City – believes in doing what’s right for the community it serves.  The services they provide to victims of domestic violence make the Miami Valley a safer place to live and work.”

The mission statement of Artemis Center is Leading The Community in its Commitment to End Domestic Violence.  Since 1985, Artemis Center has served more than 60,000 victims of domestic violence in this community by providing advocacy, hotline, court accompaniment, children’s therapy and other services designed to help victims and their children stay safe from violence in their homes.

For tickets or event information, contact Artemis Center at (937) 531-5709.

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