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Word On The Street 2002!
Well, it's over for another year. The 2002 Word On The Street
book festival held on Pier 20, Sunday September 29th drew an estimated
This year, as in previous years, Chebucto volunteers were on the job by 7
am Sunday morning, loading cars with all the various computer gear and
sundries and setting it all up in time for the fair's start time of 11 am.
It didn't take long for the crowds to come and fill Pier 20 with sound and
Colourful presentations, free technical help, new brochure handouts and
T-Shirts helped draw people over to the Chebucto booth, as did mousepad
giveaways and the draw for a free one year Chebucto Plus membership.
Chebucto Chair Marilyn MacDonald and Board members Mark Rushton, Bill
Matheson, Bernie Hart and John McKay tirelessly greeted dozens of people,
long time members and new users alike.
Chebucto volunteers wearing special Chebucto Community Net T-Shirts from
left to right, Board member Mark Rushton, Chebucto Chair Marilyn
MacDonald, Board member Bill Matheson, UserHelp head Norman De Forest and
Chebucto freelance technologist Chris Wood. Also contributing to the
success of the day were Board members Bernie Hart, Mark Alberstat, John
McKay and Andrew D. Wright and Chebucto part time technical staff and
volunteer Johnathan Thibodeau.