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YES Alumni in Macedonia Team Up with American Corners to Share Thanksgiving Holiday

December 29, 2011
YES alumni, American Corner interns and other guests discuss the Thanksgiving holiday and the many ways alumni celebrated in the U.S. This November, YES alumni in Macedonia, inspired by their fond memories of celebrating Thanksgiving in the U.S., decided to work together with local American Corners to organize activities for ...

Alumni Share YES Experience on Albanian Morning Show

December 29, 2011
On November 17th, “Ora News”, one of the most prestigious television stations in Albania, hosted YES ’11 alumnae Ilva Hamzaj and Kristina Marku on their Morning Show.  The Morning Show’s Kozeta Marku asked the alumnae about their experiences with the YES program, from the criteria to be an applicant, to ...

A-SMYLE Alumni Promote Science Through Interactive Fair

December 28, 2011
Two young scientists perform a chemistry experiment entitled “ghost from a bottle” for a classroom full of enthusiastic onlookers. On November 26th, students and teachers from high schools in Belgrade, Nis, Pirot, Vrsac, Sremska Mitrovica, Kikinda, Kragujevac and Leskovac gathered in the Leskovac high school for a science fair organized ...

YES Alumni Share Thanksgiving Spirit in Kosovo

December 19, 2011
Alumni on their way to the SOS Children's Village This year, YES alumni in Kosovo used the Thanksgiving holiday as an opportunity to reach out to some of the youngest and oldest members of their communities. On November 24th , five alumni from Kosovo brought Thanksgiving to the SOS Children’s ...

Alumnae in Bulgaria Show Peers the Importance of the Fourth Thursday in November

December 19, 2011
This November, two YES alumnae decided it was time to bring Thanksgiving to Bulgaria. “Thanksgiving is a wonderful time to be spent with your family, thinking and sharing what you are grateful for and having some really delicious meals together,” Gabriella Veleva ’11, alumni coordinator in Bulgaria, recalled of her ...

RECYCLETON2011 Concludes with 18,620 kg of Electronic Waste Recycled

December 1, 2011
Throughout the RECYCLETON2011 project, volunteers, such as those pictured here, assisted community members in delivering their e-waste to collection centers and monitored donations. On the 11th of November, members of Association Think Big Team concluded their nationwide project RECYCLETON2011 with a certificate award ceremony at Belgrade’s American Corner, where RECYCLETON2011 ...