The subject of the next Soup with Substance lecture is refugees.

Richards talks about refuges

MOUNT DESERT — Steve Richards will provide the June Soup with Substance lecture at the Seaside Church of Christ in Northeast Harbor on Tuesday, June 13, beginning at 5 p.m. During this lecture and discussion, Richards shall present and lead a discussion on refugees.

Richards, of Mount Desert, served as executive vice president and chief operating officer of the International Rescue Committee, the head of delegation (Moscow) of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies and the acting president of the American Red Cross.

The Soup with Substance Series aims to create conversation and dialogue around issues of particular concern for Mount Desert Island and its role within our global community.

The simple catered meal begins at 5 p.m. with the program to follow at 5:30 p.m. in the Seaside Parish Hall, 21 Summit Road. Childcare is provided.

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