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Algonquin By the People For the People Thursday, October 23, 2014
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SalvAide Project – Perth Campus

 

Algonquin College SalvAide Project

At the Perth Campus our students are taught that we must look at things from a local and global perspective.  Our Social Service Worker students do field placements in our local rural communities around Perth and in Ottawa and Kingston.  We raise money for the United Way and Big Brothers Big Sisters each year.  Our global commitment has been to rural people in El Salvador through our Algonquin College SalvAide Project done in partnership with the Ottawa based non- governmental organization SalvAide.  Part of this project involves a student delegation to El Salvador during break week and the following week.  The delegation works with youth, seniors, women, and war injured/war amputees.

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Departments Celebrate the Festive Season

Holiday Party Invitation

We have all seen evidence of holiday merriment in our departments – from plates of cookies to festooned offices.

We checked in with a few groups to see what their team was up to.

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Last Minute Gift Shopping at the Bookstore!

Have some last minute shopping to do? Check out the Bookstore for special sales happening each day till December 24.

Bookstore Sales Calendar for December

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By Chef Mark Steele

Gingerbread MenThe oldest and most loved recipe that exists in my family’s recipe vault is gingerbread. I’ve been eating (and baking) these cookies since I can remember, and it is the standard by which I judge all other gingerbread. I have since learned that gingerbread comes in all shapes, sizes, textures, firmness, etc, but in my mind, nothing can touch my grandmother’s recipe.

In my household, gingerbread is a year round favorite. We don’t wait for the holidays to break out the cloves, ginger and molasses. In fact, my five year old son has already mastered the art of cutting out gingerbread men, and as soon as they’re baked, eating all of their heads off!  But Christmas wouldn’t be Christmas without a few tins of gingerbread on hand to share with friends and neighbors.

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Christmas Shopping – On Campus!

Are you already stressed and pressed for time to get all of your Christmas and Holiday shopping done, and still have time to enjoy the season? Don’t worry! The First Class Bookstore and the New Technology Store, right on campus, have some fabulous and unique gift ideas to thrill everyone on your list, and save you time so that you can sip some punch with the neighbours.

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