Rosemarie Gelber, Photographer
Photographer, ESL Director, and Summit resident Rosemarie Gelber majored in Liberal Arts and Art History at Syracuse University.   After several years of 'temp work' and volunteer work, she pursued a master's degree in Hospital Administration at George Washington University. She began work as an intern and eventually became Vice-President of Administration at Holy Cross Hospital in Washington, D.C.

Reverend Greg Davis, Youth Minister
Rev. Greg Davis, Minister to Youth at Fountain Baptist Church, received a Master of Divinity at Drew University after a varied career in product marketing and sales.  Rev. Davis received his undergraduate degree in management, and worked as a stockbroker and in sales with companies including Merrill Lynch, AT&T, and Reebok, before pivoting to youth ministry and mentoring youth through the Pride in Education (P.E.P.) Program in Summit.  

00:20: Dr. Betty Adams, historian, author of "Black Women's Christian Activism
14:50: Susan Permahos, Director, Summit Free Public Library    

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1. What were the first 4 US presidential cabinet positions, and in which year were they established by law?

2. When and how was Inauguration Day moved from March 4 to January 20?

3. When and on what day do new terms of US senators and representatives begin?

4. When is Election Day, 2017?

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The papal encyclical, Laudato Si', provides a deeply coherent basis for understanding society, ecology and the environment. Enjoy key words and phrases below. 

Powerful phrases from Laudato Si'
The lessons of the global financial crisis have not been assimilated, and we are learning all too slowly the lessons of environmental deterioration." [109]  Read more

Word Counts 

  • economic/economy      81
  • wealth/wealthier           4

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