[HCCN] Fwd: COA hosting "Share Fair" at MDI YMCA

Matthew Baya matt at baya.net
Mon Oct 25 11:35:26 EDT 2010



Begin forwarded message:

> From: "Donna Gold" <dgold at coa.edu>
> Date: October 25, 2010 11:28:11 AM EDT
> To: "Cherie Ford" <FORD at coa.edu>
> Subject: COA hosting "Share Fair" at MDI YMCA
> 
> RELEASE
> COLLEGE OF THE ATLANTIC HOSTS SHARE FAIR
> Gathering at YMCA geared to beyond dollars sharing
> CONTACT: Donna Gold, Public Relations, 207-801-5623, 207-266-4470,
> dgold at coa.edu 
> 
> BAR HARBOR, ME-College of the Atlantic is hosting a Share Fair in the
> gymnasium of the Mount Desert Island YMCA on Sunday, Nov. 7 from 2 to 4
> p.m. 
> 
> According to organizer Matthew Doyle Olson, “A share fair is an
> opportunity for students, businesses, and community members to share,
> trade, and barter ideas, goods, and services. We can encourage creative
> economies, deepen existing relationships, and facilitate new connections
> by creating a space for sharing.”
> 
> The event is coordinated by COA students in Community Development, a
> course taught by Ron Beard, an extension educator with University of
> Maine Cooperative Extension and Sea Grant, as well as a member of
> COA’s board of trustees.
> 
> Adds Olson, “Bring yourselves, an idea to share, or a good or service
> to trade or swap. Stay afterwards for a student-facilitated conversation
> about the culture of sharing on Mount Desert Island.” 
> 
> The YMCA is located on 21 Park St. in Bar Harbor. For more information,
> contact Kandyce Bartee at kbartee at coa.edu or 540-560-1740.
> 
> 
> CALENDAR ITEM
> SHARE FAIR: Sunday, Nov. 7 from 2 to 4 p.m. at the gymnasium of the Bar
> Harbor YMCA. Bring an idea to share, or a good or service to trade or
> swap. Followed by a student-facilitated conversation. Contact Kandyce
> Bartee at kbartee at coa.edu or 540-560-1740.
> 
> 
> 
> Donna Gold
> Director of Public Relations
> College of the Atlantic
> 105 Eden Street
> Bar Harbor, Maine 04609
> 207-288-5015, ext. 5623
> 207-801-5623, direct
> 207-266-4470, cell
> dgold at coa.edu
> www.coa.edu
> 
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