Jane Clementi will visit Hickory, N.C.’s Outright Youth of Catawba County.

HICKORY, N.C. — Outright Youth of Catawba County and Stand Up Speak Up will welcome Jane Clementi as their guest on Oct. 3, 6:30 p.m., at the Crowne Plaza, 1385 Lenoir Rhyne Blvd. S.E.

Jane Clementi, who will share her heart-wrenching story with attendees, is the mother of Tyler Clementi who took his own life due to bullying. Upon his death his mother formed and co-founded with her family the Tyler Clementi Foundation, which dedicates itself to ending online and offline bullying schools, workplaces and faith communities.

Tickets are $25 which includes a buffet dinner and are available online.

The event is sponsored by Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams and Catawba Valley Medical Center.

info: outrightyouthcv.org. standspeak.org.

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