eNewsletter January 2012
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eNewsletter January 2012

Like most people, we find January to be a great time to reflect on where we're heading next. As we look ahead to 2012, we are heartened by the young people we meet, who are just setting out in pursuit of their dreams. Young people like our "Next Generation Leaders," who you can read about in this issue; and the schoolchildren in Tanzania who have inspired so many of you to give back, both through Grand Circle Foundation and on your own. As always, we are humbled by your generosity and thank you for helping us give the gift of hope around the world.

Traveling for Change
Foundation News
Cuba—New Dates Announced

We recently announced September-December departures of our People-to-People journey, Cuba: A Bridge Between Cultures. Learn about this program, which focuses on cultural exchange with the people of Cuba; and view available departure dates and prices.
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Next Generation Leaders Reunite

Graduates of Grand Circle Foundation's groundbreaking Next Generation Leaders program gather to share their experiences and advice.
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Recognizing Gutsy Leaders

We believe that true leadership can come from anywhere—from boardrooms to classrooms, from City Hall to city streets. It takes guts to change the world … and our leaders are helping to do so, each in their own unique way.

Roger Clulow

Regional General Manager, Africa, Grand Circle Corporation
The person in charge of Grand Circle operations in Africa didn't know what he wanted to do in life, so he decided to try out a career in travel. That was 20 years ago, and today, not only is he a gutsy leader professionally, he is also the driving force behind the region's community service efforts.
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Join Us

We want to hear from you! "Like" us on Facebook and share your experience with Grand Circle Foundation. This month, we're asking:

Have you visited a Grand Circle Foundation-supported school or village? Tell us your story.

We also want to see more of your experiences through your photographs of Grand Circle Foundation visits. Email us your .jpeg files, and you could be featured on our website or in our promotional materials.

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Featured Project Update 
Improving a Costa Rican School

Since we began our partnership with the Sonafluca School, which serves 209 students, we've donated $23,559 to support several projects—including structural repairs and furniture upgrades. Read about what we've done, and where we're going next.
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Generous Traveler

Africa: It's Always on Her Mind

Traveler Marie Talian gives back to schoolchildren in Tanzania, her spiritual second home.

Community Service

Food for Thought

Boston associates donate enthusiastically toward an annual food drive benefiting the Greater Boston Food Bank.

Holiday Compassion for Earthquake Victims

Associates in Turkey respond to a national crisis at the busiest time of the year.