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Wednesday, August 8, 2012

Around town...

Art & Bookfair News:
Donate Now, Shop in October!
Wondering what to do with some of the gifts or extra items purchased while posted overseas? Looking to lighten your load as you pack out? Consider donating items to the AAFSW Art & Book Fair 2012. In addition to art and books, other collectibles such as stamps and coins (old and new) are popular items.  

Donations are tax deductible and proceeds help support a number of Foreign Service youth programs, scholarships and other projects for the FS community. For shipping instructions, email bookroom@aafsw.org or call 202-223-5796.

The annual Art & Bookfair is a great place to do some early holiday shopping, too. If you’ll be in Washington October 12 -21, stop buy and pick out something special from all corners of the world!

The AAFSW Art & Book Fair 2012 will be held October 12 - 21 in the Harry S Truman Building (Main State).:
• October 12: 11-4 p.m. Art & BookFair open to building pass holders and their guests.
• October 13-14: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Open to the general public.
• October 15-19: 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. Open to building pass holders and their guests.
• October 20-21: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Open to the general public.

For more information about the annual bookfair, visit the AAFSW website at www.aafsw.org.

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