Friday, November 21, 2008

Don't Miss It! Peace Education Center's Alternative Holiday Sale Nov. 22, 2008

The Peace Education Center's annual “Alternative Holiday Sale” will be Saturday, November 22, 2008, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Church, 855 Grove Street in East Lansing, Michigan, which is across the street from the East Lansing Public Library.

The “Alternative Holiday Sale” supports fair trade, causes of peace and justice, charitable organizations, and local artisans. The day will feature imaginative gifts and treasures from talented local artists, fair trade programs from around the world, and eclectic items for the difficult to please. Shoppers will discover gift selections beyond the same old choices at the mall! Everyone is invited to the sale to experience positive energy and diversity of the sale, as well as the opportunity to gather as a community. Everyone attending will celebrate in the spirit of the season and contribute to a world where progress comes from understanding and mutual respect.

Specific items for sale include crafts, glass artwork, jewelry, herbal balms, fine arts, hand-knitted items, progressive books, homemade soaps, organic apple products from local orchards, peace-and-justice merchandise, imported coffees, chocolate,baskets, textile goods and gifts of all descriptions from all over the world. All items are sold in support of fair-trade practices. Delicious and nourishing foods and breads, snacks and dessert items will be available for sale throughout the event.
-- Rico Thomas Rico

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