[Asis-l] ASIST PVC teams up with SIG III to help travel grant winners -- Reminder

Yin Zhang yinzhang at slis.kent.edu
Wed Apr 9 16:19:41 EDT 2003

The following event will take place in Alexandria Virginia on May 
15th. If you are in the area, please come and enjoy the 
"merrymaking." Ifyou can't come, please support it by credit card. 
See the announcement below. 

Sue O'Neill Johnson


Great announcement! The ASIST PVC Chapter is having an extraordinary 
"International Bazaar and Merrymaking Evening" for members and 
friends in an absolutely beautiful setting on a patio overlooking the 
Potomac River! International music will fill the air.

See our web site and buy your tickets now. 

We're teaming up with SIG III and raising money to have fun, and to 
help pay hotel/food expenses for six ASIST international travel grant 
winners to go to the Long Beach conference in October, 2003. Here's 
who they 

It's only $8.00 a ticket(!!!) for this very worthy cause (having a 
good time) and also enjoying the Bazaar; a raffle full of exciting 
prizes; and exciting international silent auction. Some of the items 
that will be sold to the highest "silent" bidder are:

Wooden giraffe sculpture from Kenya
Woven place mats and napkins from Guatamala 
Chinese-made wooden fish (with moving pieces)
Mongolian snuff bottle, about 4 1/2 inches tall that is hand carved 
from a Yak horn. 
Mongolian leather wall hanging with horses and horsemen painted on 
Handmade aboalone placements from the Philippines
Set of paper kimono coasters from Korea
Large ornate wall hanging from Spain
Ornate jewelry chest from Egypt
Earrings from Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA, USA
A weekend at a private cottage (with boat) on quiet lake Shannondale, 
West Virginia in July or August (50 miles from the Beltway)

Let us hear from you!
The International Bazaar and Merrymaking Evening Committee

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