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COA hosting “Share Fair” at MDI YMCA

Mon, Oct 25, 2010

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> From: “Donna Gold” > Date: October 25, 2010 11:28:11 AM EDT > To: “Cherie Ford” > 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@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@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@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@coa.edu > www.coa.edu >

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