E-Newsletter August 2012
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E-Newsletter August 2012

Bicycles, toothbrushes, books, birds: it's amazing the little things that can change lives around the world. We believe there are many tools that can make a difference—the important thing is making a connection. This month, you can watch Americans forming connections with Cubans in our new video to preview some rare experiences that await on our Cuba programs. And you can read about how brief encounters can have lasting impacts when travelers bring books to African students, associates arrange dental care in India, and the Next Generation Leaders foster an innovative fund-raising project in Tanzania.

Traveling for Change
Foundation News 

A Pet Project
Our Next Generation Leaders check in on the progress of our Tanzanian "Chicken Project."
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New Video on Location in Cuba
In this new video of our Cuba: A Bridge Between Cultures program, follow Grand Circle Foundation travelers through Havana as they meet artists, farmers, children, and senior citizens.
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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.

Greg Johnson
CEO, Bottom Line
Growing up in Connecticut, Greg Johnson always understood the value of education. What he didn't know then was that it would become his life's mission to help disadvantaged students get into college—and stay there through graduation. But that is exactly what he does through Bottom Line.
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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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Boston Service

Cycling for a Cure

Boston associates have very personal reasons for helping fight cancer through the Pan-Mass Challenge.

Worldwide Service

Brighter Teeth, Brighter Futures

Regional staff in India brighten smiles through two community service events.

Generous Traveler

By the Book

OAT travelers Carolyn and Lawrence Broeren involve their whole family in a Tanzania donation.