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WW1 Centennial News

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It's about WWI THEN: 100 Years ago this week;
It's about WWI NOW: The Centennial and commemoration
It is fast, entertaining, wide ranging and informative.

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Sync Call for Wednesday November 09, at 12pm EDT

News at a Glance

1. Joe Curtin from the VA Provides update for Veteran support activities for Friday's Veterans Day

2. Last week's Central Region Meeting update

3. The close presidential election ---- 100 years ago!

4. Unknown Soldier video on C-span this weekend (preview on the site)

5. Memorial Hunter are Awesome - Update

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Read more: Sync Call Minutes 11-09-2016

Sync Call for Wednesday November 02, at 12pm EDT

News at a Glance

1. Georgia Commission Meeting update

2. Steven Taber Book - A Rainbow Division Lieutenant in France

3. 3-minute AND 7-minute commission promo video posted narrated by Gary Sinise
downloadable at ww1cc.org/video

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Read more: Sync Call Minutes 11-02-2016

Sync Call for Wednesday October 26, at 12pm EDT

News at a Glance

1. 8 new publishing partners building sites

2. Poppy Seed Project profile for states

3. Communications Advisory Board set up

4. Memorial Hunters Club preview for 100C / 100M
    and project profile for Ocean Springs American Legion Post 42

5. 3-Minute commission promo video narrated by Gary Sinise

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Read more: Sync Call Minutes 10-26-2016

Sync Call for Wednesday October 19, at 12pm EDT

News at a Glance

1. Commissioner Anderson sworn in

2.  Norman Prince memorial at the National Cathedral

3. Education Newsletter - October Edition publishes

4. 100 Cities / 100 Memorials Competition Briefing webinar

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Read more: Sync Call Minutes 10-19-2016

Sync Call for Wednesday October 12, at 12pm EDT

News at a Glance

1. Presentation of the activities in Tennessee by Deborah York

2.  Update on CountDownToVeteransDay and access to PSAs

3. Op-Ed from Joe's Weishaar’s middle school teacher, Vanessa Seward

4. New video from Mike Lent WW1 Dawn Patrol Rendezvous Video

5. Shout out to Alabama, Georgia and New Jersey from 100Cities / 100 Memorials  for mapping their memorials

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Read more: Sync Call Minutes 10-12-2016

Sync Call for Wednesday October 4, at 12pm EDT

News at a Glance

1.  MA launches Facebook Page

2.  New Central Region first meeting on Nov. 4-5 at the National WWI Museum in Kansas City

3.  Commemoration Partnership penned with USAA

4. DAR - Daughters of the American Revolution to Highlight WWI Activities

5. 100C / 100M Webinar on Wed. October 19, “Competition Briefing for Veterans Organizations”

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Read more: Sync Call Minutes 10-04-2016

Sync Call for Wednesday September 28 at 12pm EDT

News at a Glance

1.  Virginia vigil commemorates state's WW1 vets

2.  Announcing the formation of the Central Region under the auspices of the National WWI Museum

3.  Government of Belgium and Commission sign Memo Of Understanding for Centennial

4. Count Down To Veterans Day Launches - #CountDownToVenteransDay

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Read more: Sync Call Minutes 09-28-2016

Sync Call for Wednesday September 14 at 12pm EDT

News at a Glance

1.  Upper Mid-West Region success prompts call for more regional WWI Centennial organizations

2.  100 Cities / 100 Memorials web site, competition manual and submission portal all revised

3.  Report on @WW1CC Instagram activities

4. Report on the US WWI Memorial at Pershing Park

5. RG head comes on and we learn more about his new book on Boelke

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Read more: Sync Call Minutes 09-14-2016

Sync Call for Wednesday September 07 at 12pm EDT

News at a Glance

1.  Norwich University agrees to take on leadership of WWI commemoration in Vermont

2.  Halsey Hughes joins WW1CC staff

3.  WW1 Historical Association battlefield pilgrimage tour presentation

4. Defense News video interview on 100Cities/100Memorials & WWI Memorial at Pershing Park

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Read more: Sync Call Minutes 09-07-2016

Sync Call for Wednesday August 31 at 12pm EDT

News at a Glance

1.  New Jersey Site Goes Live

2. New WW1CC commissioner Ms Debra Anderson appointed

3. 100 Cities / 100 Memorials : Submission deadline extended to June 15, 2017

4. #CountDownToVeteransDay campaign launching

5. Upper Midwest Region Meeting ready for Sept. 13, 2016

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Read more: Sync Call Minutes 08-31-2016

Sync Call for Wednesday August 24 at 12pm EDT

News at a Glance

1.  NY events: Teaching Literacy Through History / Living History WWI Doughboys at Governors Island Nat. Monument

2. UMW event coming up - all invited via LiveStream

3.  369th experience Coca Cola Foundation Funding comes in

4. 100 Cities / 100 Memorials : Registration open for webinar #1 "Memorial Restoration 101"

5. American Legion Conference this week

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Read more: Sync Call Minutes 08-24-2016

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