Speakers address Rwandan hope

Rwanda Today: Hope after Tragedy, at the Monterey Recreation Centre Oct. 14.

Oak Bay Rotary is hosting Rwanda Today: Hope after Tragedy, at the Monterey Recreation Centre Oct. 14.

Speakers include Maj. (Ret) Philip Lancaster, a military assistant to Gen. Romeo Dallaire during the 1994 Rwandan genocide; John Nsabimana, a UVic grad and genocide survivor, and Oak Bay Rotarian John Jordan, who helped create sustainable living for hundreds of Rwandan widows and orphans.

African drumming, music and Rwandan food start the evening at 6:15 p.m., followed by the forum from 7 to 9 p.m.

Tickets are $15, available at Global Village in Market Square and Ten Thousand Villages stores at 1976 Oak Bay Ave. and in Broadmead Shopping Centre.