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CUSO - Information Session

Mainstreet2013a.jpgInterested in travel and doing work that helps others around the world? CUSO is holding an information session this evening where Islanders who have done work placements will share their experiences.  Volunteers Jan Link and Charity May dropped by our studios.

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Mainstreet on the Map - Kara Cousins

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She's from Shepard's farm, an organic farmstead in Pisquid PEI -- now working as a volunteer in Rwanda. Kara Cousins is working with a charitable organization, the Wellspring Foundation for Education. Karen reached her in Kigali, where the red dirt roads remind her of PEI.

If you know someone living, working or travelliing off Island - let us know and we'll add them to Mainstreet on the Map.
 
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Geoff Ralling's Viking Voyage

GeoffRallingVikingVoyage.jpgMore than a thousand years ago Vikings sailed into the Gulf of St. Lawrence from where they overwintered at the tip of Newfoundland's great Northern Peninsula - the spot now known as L'Anse aux Meadows.

This Sunday, Geoff Ralling, an Island sailor will be talking about his plans to replicate the Viking voyage, sailing from PEI to L'Anse aux Meadows in July. Geoff sails a 32 foot boat called Be Faithful 2. He joined Karen Mair to discuss his April 6th talk which takes place at 7:30 at the Irish Cultural Centre.

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