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Please join us for the 2013 Tolerance Fair of Northeast Ohio March 10, 2-7pm at the I-X Center! It is free to the public and we are offering free parking! There will be many other great surprises available at the fair (such as free ice cream from Mitchells!)
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WHAT IS THE TOLERANCE FAIR ALL ABOUT?
At the Tolerance Fair, you will see over 100 charity and advocacy groups, all with the following goals
- Show the importance of understanding people's differences
- Highlight ways in which people can make a difference by giving back to their community
- Highlight resources available to people who need help to manage their differences
- Showcase that Northeast Ohio is filled with cities inspired to create tolerant and accepting living environments
Doors to the Tolerance Fair will open at 2:00pm on Sunday, March 10, 2013.
The schedule for the fair is as follows:
Fair hours: 2:00pm - 7:00pm
Interactive activities: 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Tables open: 2:00pm - 5:00pm
The Tolerance and Acceptance theater will have the following performances running throughout the day featuring:
2:00 YouthAbilities (see below for more details)
3:00 Singing Fingers
3:15 Dr. Lucene Wisniewski from the Center for Eating Disorders
4:15 Ronald McDonald
Featuring Mayor Susan Drucker to issue the Proclamations that March 10th is Tolerance & Acceptance Day!
Opening Speaker Elizabeth Voudouros, Business Volunteers
KeyNote Speaker Kyle Maynard
Kyle Maynard is a motivational speaker, author, entrepreneur and athlete. Despite being born with arms that end at the elbows and legs near the knees, Kyle's wrestled for one of the best teams in the Southeast, set records in weightlifting, fought in mixed martial arts, and most recently became the first man to crawl on his own to the summit of Mt. Kilimanjaro, the highest mountain in Africa.
His story has been featured on The Oprah Winfrey Show, Larry King Live, ESPN's Sportscenter, HBO's Real Sports, ABC's 20/20 and Good Morning America, and as a cover story in USA Today. He continues to inspire as the author of his book, No Excuses (2005), a New York Times bestseller.
Kyle's book, No Excuses will be available for purchase for $20 and Kyle will be signing books!
To learn more about Kyle, please visit his website
Ms. Voudouris provides consulting, training, management assistance, and executive coaching services to strengthen the governance and management of nonprofit organizations. Ms. Voudouris provides consulting services to businesses to establish and enhance strong community involvement and programs.
Ms. Voudouris serves on the boards of Laurel School and The Campus International School. She has also served on the boards of The Bright Side of the Road Foundation, The Center for Prevention of Domestic Violence, The Cleveland Art Association, and a founding member of the Tributaries, a Friends committee of the Chagrin River Land Conservancy.
Ms. Voudouris has a Master of Arts in history from Kent State University and a Bachelor of Arts in history from Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut.
Visible Lyrics featuring Crazy8theGreat, Meesa Figaro and DJ Phar-OutIndependent owned and based out of Cleveland, OH. Visible Lyrics Record Company is donating 100% of sales to the Cleveland Sight Center of a song they wrote and produced called “I See You in Beautiful”. This song can be downloaded worldwide on iTunes and numerous other sites.
Coming to the stage is the amazing, energy-packed and multi-talented sounds of Crazy8theGreat, Meesa Figaro and DJ Phar-Out. Also known as “Das Visible Haus”.
Ronald takes his audience on this adventure through music, magic, games and improvisation.
Endorsed by kids and parenting expert and author, Dr. Michele Borba, A Friendship Adventure with Ronald McDonald is a fun and magical show geared for all age groups.
How do I get to the I-X Center?
Follow this link for directions: http://www.ixcenter.com/dynamic/Directions
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What happens if I lose my ticket to the fair?
No worries! Just email firstname.lastname@example.org
How much does the Tolerance Fair cost?
Absolutely nothing! The event is free and open to the public!
Would you like to have a Tolerance Fair in your community, contact us!