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The Second Year of the Virtual Linking with the World


In2009 a Virtual Wreath Laying to commemorate Robert Burns wasestablished by Ayr Burns Club Scotland (ABC)and Simon Fraser Universityof Vancouver Canada (SFU). It is hoped that we again can reach acrossthe world and join in our events on or near the 25th January.It is alsohoped that we can... See Morealso establish links between all Burnsians throughout the year.Itstarted with an idea of linking places that have the Lawson statues ofBurns and moved to Universities, Colleges and centres of Learning.Nowwe have expanded and hope to include Burns Clubs, Caledonian and St.Andrews Societies, Clans, Scottish Country Dance groups, Individualsand anyone interested in Burns and Scotland. If possible in additionsend a photo of your event to Reg Tait for Ayr Burns Club. emailregtait@gmail.com And a message from Co-ordinator Dr Leith Davis: Ifyou are interested in participating in sending greetings around theworld on January 25 this year, all you'll need to do is send an emailto Leith Davis at leith@sfu.ca. You will be added to a mail-list andwill be able to send greetings to: burns-enthusiasts@sfu.ca and it willreach everyone who has signed up to participate. This year, we'll tryfor around 10am Pacific Standard Time on January 25 to send greetings.If you can't make it to a computer or hand held device at that time,just send your greetings whenever you like. If you know of other groupsor individuals to add to the list, please let us know and I'll includethem in the mail list. Wishing you all a happy upcoming Burns Day. Dr.Leith Davis,Director,Centre for Scottish Studies,Simon FraserUniversity,Greater Vancouver,Canada. http://www.sfu.ca/scottish

A warm Welcome!!!


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I shall forever support The Legend That is Robert Burns and The Hero That is Sir William Wallace - SCOTLAND THE BRAVE!!  FREEDOM!!!

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