Marilyn Van Derbur: She will speak at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the Alumni Hall of The Carolina Club at UNC-Chapel Hill. The event is free.
The UNC Horizons conference: "Hope and Understanding: A Multidimensional View of Trauma and Other Factors That Affect Women With Substance Abuse Issues and Their Children," will be held from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday at The Friday Center. Registration is $65. Call 966-9803 by noon Tuesday to register.
Online: To learn more about Van Derbur's story, or to contact her, visit www.missamericabyday.com.