1349 West Peachtree Street NW
Atlanta, GA 30309
12:00 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013
"Mourning to Morning: A Book about Grief, Death, Heaven and Healing"
Istanbul Center and the Atlantic Institute are pleased to host Mayor Linda Blechinger in the Midtown Luncheon Series for a lecture and book signing. Linda Blechinger is the Mayor of the City of Auburn, GA. She and her husband Dan moved to Georgia in 1989 and raised their sons in the Auburn community over the past 18 years. Linda worked in the defense manufacturing field as a manager before settling down to motherhood. While raising her boys she earned certificates in Christian counseling through Light University. Deciding it was time to get involved with her city by volunteering for Parks and Recreation which she chaired. She then decided to run for city council. Serving for a year before she ran for the Mayor’s seat winning in 2007. The City of Auburn has seen quite a turnaround under Linda’s administration and is undergoing major redevelopment. The City of Auburn is located in both Barrow and Gwinnett Counties. Linda serves both counties as well as the state wide Georgia Municipal Association.Linda wrote and published her first book, “Mourning to Morning: A Book about Grief, Death, Heaven and Healing” which was rereleased in 2011. The book will make you laugh, cry and ponder life and death and life after death. This is a book that will challenge you to believe in more than you can see, feel and hear. People will experience all kinds of heartaches and disappointments in this world, pain and grief are a part of life however you can experience healing. "From Mourning to Morning" is an account of learning to trust God as He walks us through the deepest pain we could possibly imagine. It is filled with insight and truth. Poignant and sweet "From Mourning To Morning" will bless you with a story you will tell over and over again.RSVP is required to reserve your seat and tickets are $10 per person.*Lunch will be served and books will be available for purchase.*
10.00 Midtown Luncheon Series with Mayor Linda Blechinger 10.00