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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 August 17 at 12pm EDT

News at a Glance

1. Alabama Launches WWI Centennial Web Site ww1cc.org/al

2. State outreach call now on GoToWebinar - Please register once

3.  New issue of education resources newsletter - Global Effects of WWI

4. 100 Cities / 100 Memorials Announced three support webinars

5. WW1CC heading off to the American Legion Convention in Cincinnati

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Read more: Sync Call Minutes 08-17-2016

Sync Call for Wednesday August 10 at 12pm EDT

News at a Glance

1. Texas Planning conference 8/12 - UMC conference 9/13 - Lots of other news from states

2. Ambassador Tod Sedgwick was sworn in as Commissioner

3.  New website feature - ww1cc.org/tools

4. 100 Cities / 100 Memorials launches blog

5. Carrie Phillips from PBS' American Experience introduces "The Great War" PBS Flagship Series coming up

6. PMML and  Library of Congress Events

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Read more: Sync Call Minutes 08-10-2016

Sync Call for Wednesday August 3 at 12pm EDT

News at a Glance

1. Camp Sherman Dig Reveals Surprises

2. Coca Cola Foundation grant to the 369th Experience

3. "The Great War" PBS series to premiere April 2017

4. Black Tom Explosion from German Saboteur - Centennial commemoration

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Read more: Sync Call Minutes 08-03-2016

Sync Call for Wednesday July 27 at 12pm EDT

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News at a Glance

1. A day of Free Professional Development sponsored by the U.S. World War I Centennial Commission and the WWI Centennial Committee for New York City

2. WWI Historical Association Bay Area Chapter is hosting a special presentation at San Jose State University on August 13 at 10am

3. "The Osh-16 Adventure Gallery” - a pictorial diary at ww1cc.org/osh16

4. New promotional video titled "Lest We Forget: Lessons From The Forgotten War” at ww1cc.org/video

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Read more: Sync Call Minutes 07-27-2016

Sync Call for Wednesday July 20 at 12pm EDT

News at a Glance

1. Honoring Ceremony for Six World War 1 Veterans of the Passamaquoddy Tribe in Maine

2. WWI tunnels rediscovered in France with carvings in wall

3. !00 Cities / 100 Memorials launched over the weekend to great interest

4. Special Commemorative Merchandise Being Created for Oshkosh 2016 AirShow

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Read more: Sync Call Minutes 07-20-2016

Sync Call for Wednesday July 13 at 12pm EDT

News at a Glance

1. Michigan WWI Centennial and Veterans Tribute Train event

2. Update on activities of Hawaii World War I Centennial Task Force

3. President Obama notes U.S. WW1 legacy in NATO speech

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Read more: Sync Call Minutes 07-13-2016

Sync Call for Wednesday July 06 at 12pm EDT

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News at a Glance

1. Virginia World War I and World War II Commemoration Commission gets busy!.

2. 100 Cities / 100 Memorials set to debut July 15.

3. Ellouise Schoettler's one woman show is the true story of 64 professional Maryland nurses who went to WWI

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Read more: Sync Call Minutes 07-06-2016

Sync Call for Wednesday June 29 at 12pm EDT

News at a Glance

1. West Virginia World War I Centennial Commission created by Governor Earl Ray Tomblin.

2. Maryland state's secretary of planning, David Craig, will step down next month from his current position in order to lead the Maryland World War I Centennial Commission

3. "Remembering the Women of WWI" OpEd penned by Commissioners Libby O'Connell and Monique Seefried.

4. National Maker Faire in DC pilots WWI Activities for kids

5. French Delegation meet with WW1CC in Washington DC

6. American Legion Magazine features Q&A in Joe Weishaar and Sabin Howard

7. Special donation appeal video for 4th of July

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Read more: Sync Call Minutes 06-29-2016

Sync Call for Wednesday June 22 at 12pm EDT

News at a Glance

1. Upper Midwest Region meeting announced

2. Hew Strachan, recipient of the 2016 Pritzker Military Museum & Library Literature Award for Lifetime Achievement in Military Writing

3. New Website section ww1cc.org/memorial

3. Chronology of WWI aviation and new segment for Sync-Call launch - the Great War In The sky

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Read more: Sync Call Minutes 06-22-2016

Sync Call for Wednesday June 15 at 12pm EDT

News at a Glance

1. Commission Libby O'Connell and Lora Vogt on the Education Newsletter

2. Illinois State website launches

3. American Legion carries article on the National WWI Memorial at Pershing Park

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Read more: Sync Call Minutes 06-15-2016

Sync Call for Wednesday June 8 at 12pm EDT

News at a Glance

1. New Online blog called “Pennsylvanians at War”

2. The Lynn Meadows Discovery Center in Gulfport receive award from Michelle Obama

3. President Barack Obama announces Tod Sedgwick appointment to WW1CC

4. Education Resources Newsletter Announced

5. Participation with EAA AirVenture 2016 air show announced

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Read more: Sync Call Minutes 06-08-2016

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