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
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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! 


 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 blogstudent-created videosoptional 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:

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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