OLPC NYC/Bronx Brunch - TOPIC: East/West Africa - Sun July 25 Noon
holt at laptop.org
Wed Jul 21 16:04:08 EDT 2010
Great I've received over a dozen RSVP's for Noon Sunday (incl 3+
deployment people very recently returned from East/West Africa) but the
restaurant wants a more precise count -- plz RSVP to me now if you haven't!
> Marife Mago wrote:
>> can we include here our initial meet-up can be earlier before brunch
>> or after brunch?
> Yes, let's meet afterwards 2PM or soon after, for those serious about
> driving forward partic projects.
> I'm quite happy to improvise walking to a nearby park/cafe/oceanfront
> etc at that time -- Soundview Park is just a few min to the South, or
> we can follow others' suggestions...
>> On Wed, Jun 30, 2010 at 1:29 PM, Holt <holt at laptop.org
>> <mailto:holt at laptop.org>> wrote:
>> OLPC/Sugar community volunteers working in East Africa (Uganda,
>> Kenya, Tanzania, Ethiopia, etc) updating each/others working in West
>> Africa (Ghana, Togo, Benin, Burkina Faso, etc) on their progress.
>> The restaurant is a few blocks away from where the famous incident
>> of Guinean immigrant Amadou Diallo occurred. The restaurant building
>> is connected to the NYS Assemblyman Diaz clinic named after Diallo.
>> We might even allow discussion of Sao Tome & Principe from
>> http://bethstepsup.blogspot.com <http://bethstepsup.blogspot.com/> since Beth is in fact flying thru
>> NYC on her way back from Africa, exactly then :)
>> 12 NOON
>> Sunday July 25th
>> Fouta Food Corp Restaurant
>> 1762 Westchester Ave (Subway #6 Uptown Bronx St. Lawrence station)
>> Between Commonwealth & St Lawrence Aves.
>> Bronx NY 10472
>> Tel: 718 792 1700
>> Owner / Manager: Amadou
>> We've spoken to Amadou and he intends to provide West African's best.
>> The menu is very affordable. He'll be glad to know what would be
>> your favorite dishes, wishing the very best for our team!
>> Please forward as appropriate, joining our open-community conversation:
>> 1729 and Present Day Maps:
> [ http://www.waado.org/cgi-bin/Historical/MapOfWestAfrica_1729.jpg ]
> [ http://www.donparrish.com/images/EastAfricaMap.jpg ]
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