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10th Annual Ten Thousand Villages sale at Moira Secondary School

Moira Secondary School students are proud to support fair trade practices. The 10th Annual Ten Thousand Villages sale is scheduled for the end of the month. This student-led and run event raise funds and awareness for the development of responsible consumerism.

Dates and times
• Thursday, November 24 from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
• Friday, November 25 from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
• Saturday, November 26 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
• Sunday, November 27 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Location: Moira Secondary School [1], 275 Farley Avenue, Belleville

THIS EVENT IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

Now in its 10th year, the Ten Thousand Villages sale offers a fair-trade and ethical shopping experience. The sale provides artisans of the developing world with a place to sell their goods at fair prices. Numerous crafts and Christmas decorations will be available, as well as coffee, chocolate and other treats.

Fabulous goods from around the world will be on sale. Purchasers can feel good knowing that the global artisans are fairly compensated for their creativity and hard work through the Ten Thousand Villages organization. All proceeds go to supporting people in developing countries.

Ten Thousand Villages Sale is coordinated with Moira’s Avenue M Talent Show Evening, which will take place on Thursday, November 24, 2011 beginning at 7:00 p.m. Admission is $5. The Ten Thousand Villages Sale will be open to the public before the show and during intermission.

Ten Thousand Villages is an international organization that began in 1946. It works directly with artisans in countries around the world and has a philosophy of building sustainability in some of the world’s most needy communities. It markets products that have been fairly traded, ranging from jewellery to food products to musical instruments.

For more information, please contact Moira Secondary School at 613.962.8668.

 

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