E-Newsletter July/August/September 2013
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E-Newsletter July/August/September 2013

As those of us in the Northern Hemisphere prepare for the winter months, our partners and friends in the Southern Hemisphere are getting ready to welcome the spring. We look up and down the globe in this issue, from the Americas and Russia to South America and Africa. We also take a look both forward and back, as we review last year's accomplishments and enjoy a sneak peek at the year ahead. We hope you enjoy this study in contrasts that also—like travel—shows us how much we all have in common.

Traveling for Change
Featured Village Update

A Chorus of Approval
Grand Circle Foundation continues its harmonious partnership with the St. Petersburg Music Boarding School.
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Foundation News

What's New?
News about our 2012 Annual Report, travel to Cuba in 2014, and new honors from Turkey and Costa Rica.
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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.

Emily Newman
You never know when you will come to the realization of how you should spend your life. For Emily Newman, Grand Circle's East Africa Area Manager, it happened when her mother remarked, "Have you ever thought that maybe you need to travel to change your surroundings?" Emily decided to take her advice. Learn more >>

Boston Service

Back-to-School Surprise

Two dedicated associates make equipping children for school a Boston office tradition.

Worldwide Service

Service Without Borders

Associates from Argentina and Chile team up to improve a local school.

Generous Travelers

Their Cup Runneth Over

Travelers Sandy and Michael Kilgore help make lunchtime a special time for Tanzanian schoolchildren.
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