[Toronto-dev] Sun Sept 18: Canada's Own OLPC Community BBQ!
gb at gravelwatch.org
Sat Sep 17 12:42:50 EDT 2011
On 9/17/2011 11:17 AM, Holt wrote:
> Many have asked if they can bring food/drink-- NOT required! Sure if
> you want, but far more useful would be a *LARGE* old travel bag or 2
> to carry donations to Haiti!
We only can use one or two...so RSVP if you have one and we'll check
Bring some change for our TOONIE jar as well! :-)
> (Perfect weather's expected for Sunday's Garden BBQ tomorrow, just
> bring Haiti/Kenya questions & see ya soon =)
> On 9/16/2011 12:36 PM, Holt wrote:
>> /Hope to see you all Sunday 4-9pm, when it looks like we may have 30
>> or more in the end!/
>> (Rides are indeed available from Toronto and Waterloo -- please reply
>> ASAP if you did not receive the map I emailed to all who RSVP'd)
>> On 9/1/2011 11:59 AM, Holt wrote:
>>> We have 25 RSVPs already, I can't wait to meet so many Canadians
>>> committed to giving others a fighting chance!
>>> REMINDER: if you'd like a full invitation with address and
>>> directions, the volunteers who are organizing and paying for our
>>> Elora Garden BBQ just request you send me a bit more about your
>>> interests in OLPC.
>>> Two sentences in a private mail suffice!
>>> Background/interests/talents/whatever. (Whether or not you are
>>> interested in volunteering overseas or in person, that is OK. Of
>>> course if you are interested, don't hesitate to send your resume to
>>> volunteer at laptop.org <mailto:volunteer at laptop.org>)
>>> PS I'd also ask you please send me your phone number and rough
>>> location privately, as we are organizing rides from Toronto and
>>> Waterloo, thanks :)
>>> On 8/23/2011 3:09 PM, Holt wrote:
>>>> A quite unbelievable group of OLPC social entrepreneurs and
>>>> volunteers working in Kenya, Haiti, South American, Central America
>>>> (and Canada!) have clustered around Toronto and Southern Ontario in
>>>> recent years, and are now coming together to discuss the very
>>>> latest around all 3 "current" generations of laptops (XO-1, XO-1.5
>>>> and XO-1.75).
>>>> And of course the latest insider rumors on the upcoming XO-3 tablet!
>>>> What an important time for Canada's Best to kick back and reflect
>>>> on what's really emerging from our almost-4-year-effort now,
>>>> providing free and open software making exploratory learning
>>>> happen. Among the world's poorest chidren, inside schools and far
>>>> beyond -- across so many nations, one kid at a time... SAVE THE
>>>> DATE SUNDAY SEPT 18!
>>>> All are most welcome to join us if you reply -- that means
>>>> everyone, Intl Development specialists, curriculum experts,
>>>> and...teachers into technology especially!/ We just ask you to
>>>> RSVP for the address of the private garden and farmhouse where this
>>>> will be hosted, thanks =)/
>>>> OLPC Community BBQ
>>>> Sunday, Sept 18
>>>> Elora, Ontario
>>>> That's 1+ hr West of Toronto, or 15+ min drive NE of Waterloo, or
>>>> 15+ min drive NW of Guelph. Thanks and hope to see you there!!
>>>> Help kids everywhere map their world, athttp://olpcMAP.net
> Help kids everywhere map their world, athttp://olpcMAP.net !
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