It's that time of the year again for Alex's Virtual Lemonade Stand.  Dust
off those Polycom's and help fight childhood cancer!

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Patrick J. Clemins
Cyber Specialist, Vermont EPSCoR
Asst Research Professor, Dept of Computer Science, University of Vermont
23 Mansfield Avenue, Burlington, VT 05405-0215
Phone: (802) 448-2188 * Fax: (802) 656-2950
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From: Jennifer Oxenford <[log in to unmask]>
Date: Thu, Apr 23, 2015 at 10:49 AM
Subject: Register Today for the 2015 Alex's Virtual Lemonade Stand Project
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Please share the information below about this unique service learning
project opportunity for K20 schools and libraries around the world. We
would be delighted to include your school/library/university in the 2015
Alex's Virtual Lemonade Stand Project brought to you by KINBER and BlueJeans

Won't you join us to help end childhood cancers worldwide?

Thank you!!

*When life gives you lemons... make lemonade! *

*Dates:* Project Spirit Rally Kick-Off on* Thursday, May 7, 2015*; Project
Celebration Wrap-Up on *Thursday, May 21, 2015*
*Times:* 11 a.m. - 12 p.m. EDT (15:00 - 16:00 UTC)
*Target Audience: *Grades K-12, College and University, Libraries
*Cost:* FREE!
*Requirements for Participation:* NEW this year schools can join from
anywhere in the world using either their standard H.323 endpoint or via a
web browser using the new Blue Jeans Prime Time interactive/streaming
collaboration tool available for free to project registrants via KINBER.

*Please register by April 29 to ensure your participation

Inspired by the journey of Philadelphia-area hero Alex Scott, the Alex's
Virtual Lemonade Stand Project celebrates the idea that just one kid can
make a difference. Join schools from around the world to raise awareness
and money for pediatric cancer research, all while participating in
standards-based projects that make the process both inspiring and fun. It's
all about kids helping kids -- and we want you to get involved!

As part of this two week program,* each participating school will hold
their own lemonade stands* to help raise funds for pediatric cancer.
Schools can hold one big lemonade stand day or a series of lemonade stand
events throughout the two weeks. Schools will be able to communicate and
interact with one another through the* project blog*, *student-created
videos*, *optional contests*, and special *videoconference events*!

Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation <> is a
national organization with Greater Philadelphia roots. The organization
grew out of the front yard lemonade stand started by Alexandra "Alex"
Scott, a pediatric cancer patient. In 2000, at the age of four, Alex opened
her first annual lemonade stand with high hopes of raising money for
pediatric cancer causes. Every year thereafter, Alex held an annual
lemonade stand in her Pennsylvania front yard and inspired others to donate
money to her cause.

*If you're looking for a unique and meaningful service learning project for
your students, please join us on this incredible journey! *Be a part of our
9th year of the Alex's Virtual Lemonade Stand Project connecting students
around the world through videoconferencing to help raise funds and
awareness to end childhood cancers - one cup at a time...

*More Information/To Register:  <http://goog_2004788598>*

If you have questions about the program, please contact Community Services
Manager Jennifer Oxenford at [log in to unmask]

*Jennifer Oxenford  | **Community Services Manager *
Keystone Initiative for Network Based Education and Research (KINBER)
5775 Allentown Blvd, Suite 101
Harrisburg, PA 17112 <>

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