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Bill Gates to receive Louis Braille Award

From: Joe Clark <joeclark@joeclark.org>
Date: Mon, 19 Aug 2002 18:00:21 -0400
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Microsoft Canada to host Bill Gates innovation visit to Toronto

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Aug. 1 /CNW/ - Bill Gates, Chairman and Chief 
Software Architect of Microsoft Corp. will visit Toronto on August 
20, 2002 to participate in a series of activities. Media will have 
the opportunity to attend the following events:


[range of plutocratic business events elided]

     7:00 p.m.             CNIB Louis Braille Gold Medal Presentation

                           Capitol Event Theatre, 2492 Yonge Street

                           1. Presentation of the international Louis Braille
                           Gold Medal to Bill Gates by Dr. Euclid Herie,
                           Past-President, World Blind Union and Chair,
                           Louis Braille Museum Committee, WBU

                           2. Bill Gates and a blind child, demonstrating
                           the Children's Discovery Portal -- the world's
                           first portal for blind children, sponsored by
                           Microsoft Canada

                           PHOTO/CAMERA OPPORTUNITIES

                           - Pool feed available
                           - Designated area for media
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I'm sure the full release is up at Newswire somewhere, but they 
cunningly fail to provide a search engine.

En tout cas, see press release: 
<http://www.cnib.ca/eng/about/news/braille_medal.htm>

I'll be there, by the way-- with bells on!
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