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Save a Book Project FLEX 20$ Challenge Project

521741_219155491541693_2084052664_nIn Arkhangelsk, Russia on  September 12, Arkhangelsk City Representative Yevgeniy Lapin ’13 supported by four alumni from Arkhangelsk and Severodvinsk organized the project Save a Book, a project funded by the FLEX $20 Challenge competition.  In cooperation with Arkhangelsk American Corner and the Dobrolyuv Public Library alumni arranged an outdoor book exchange.  Community members brought their old books and exchanged them for new ones.  The alumni conducted literature quizzes with the visitors and gave interviews to the Pomoriestate television and radio station, the regional newspapers Pravda Severaand Dvina-Inform.  Some of the articles can be found here and here.  Alumni also shared their experience on the FLEX program and upcoming testing dates with the community members who stopped by the stand.

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