Chebucto At Word On The Street 2001
Word on the Street 2001 Page
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Word On The Street
An estimated 45,000 people came to this year's indoor Word On The Street
literacy festival, up more than 5,000 from 1999, the previous best year.
sets attendance record!
Chebucto was well represented by volunteers and Board members. The day
began early, with volunteers helping to move computers and equipment at
Presentations promoting Chebucto Community Net and some of the many groups
and businesses who are part of our online community were shown. Members of
the Chebucto Community Net Board spent the day talking with festival
visitors and answering their questions. There were demonstrations about
the Internet and a working computer being disassembled, and Chebucto
These presentations are done in Microsoft PowerPoint. A PowerPoint file
viewer is available free from Microsoft
For those unable to access these files, we also have web page versions,
both graphical and text. The Chebucto Presentation requires this
font. Download and save it to your c:\windows\fonts folder.
Neighbourhood Accounts Presentation
on the Street fair promotes books, literacy and learning in cities
across Canada. Chebucto Community Net has been part of the celebration for
the last three years, celebrating
our 5th birthday in our own tent two years ago and getting rained out last
year. In no small part because of the festival's history with
inclement weather, it was held indoors at Pier 20 this year instead
of out in the open on Spring Garden Road. Of course, this year the weather
was flawlessly sunny.
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