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How to be Happier

Want to learn the secret to happiness? Best selling author Sanjiv Chopra examines the topic of maximizing your personal happiness in his latest book, The Big Five. In the book Chopra closely examines 5 Simple Things One Can Do to Live a Longer, Happier Life.

Sanjiv Chopra is speaking at The Ocean House Hotel next Wednesday evening, July 12th starting at 5 p.m.. This event is a part of the Joyce S. Ahern Speaker Series, an annual fundraiser delivered by Literacy Volunteers of Washington County. It promises to be an inspirational evening where Chopra will explore and present the latest research behind happiness and discuss the connection between health, happiness, and living with a purpose. Chopra is a Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, and brother to Deepak Chopra. Together they wrote a best seller called Brotherhood,

Tickets are $75 a person and all proceeds go to support the mission of Literacy Volunteers of Washington County which improves the lives of others by providing programs and tutoring that promote adult literacy.

Literacy Volunteers of Washington County

Literacy Volunteers of Washington County assists adults interested in improving their literacy skills through free programs based on a participant’s individual goals.

Services include:
Adult Basic Literacy
English for Speakers of Other Languages
Citizenship Preparation
Financial Literacy
Workforce Literacy
GED or External Diploma Preparation

There are 3 locations:  Westerly, Kingstown and Block Island. The location closest to Green Hill is in Westerly and can be found at: Tower Street Community Center, 93 Tower Street, Units 25 and 26, Westerly, RI 02891. You may reach their Executive Director Jen Ross at (401) 714-4962.

How to Volunteer

There are many opportunities for volunteering with Literacy Volunteers. If you are interested in volunteering please contact the office directly for more information at (401) 596-9411.

  • Be a Tutor
  • Help in the Office
  • Assist with a Fundraiser
  • Serve on a Committee

2 Things You Can Do to Support Literacy

ATTEND THE SANJIV CHOPRA EVENT

> RSVP

VOLUNTEER WITH LITERACY VOLUNTEERS TODAY

> LEARN HOW

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