Our guest speaker, Elaine Neil Orr, is a writer of fiction, memoir, and literary criticism. With stories set in Nigeria and the American South. She is an award-winning Professor of English at North Carolina State University and serves on the faculty of the low-residency MFA in Writing Program at Spalding University. Orr was born in Nigeria to medical missionary parents and spent her growing-up years in the savannahs and rain forests of that country. Her family remained in Nigeria during its civil war. She left West Africa at age sixteen and attended college in Kentucky.
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CCNC House Salad with Grilled Chicken Breast
Quiche Lorraine with side of House Garden Salad
Fresh Fruit Cup
Classic Crème Brulee with Whipped Cream and Fresh Berries
Assorted Rolls and Butter
Water Tea and Coffee Service
*** Special Dietary need ( Chef's choice) Vegan or Gluten
Open Bar ( with CCNC committed to " responsible alcohol management")