CORNELIUS – Fran Mathay, director of Hope House, a transitional home for women and children in Huntersville, will be the guest speaker Nov. 1 at the Acropolis Café & Grille in Cornelius.

The program begins at 7:30 a.m. Recent speakers have included Christopher Hailey, director of public safety and health continuing education at CPCC and David Marsh, Olympic coach and head coach for SwimMac.

For information, contact John Aneralla at 704-895-0586 or