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The Staff, Officers, Directors, and Friends of
SABRE FOUNDATION
hope that you will come help celebrate the Grand Opening of the new
BOOK DISTRIBUTION CENTER
in the hospitable City of Lawrence
in the beautiful Merrimack Valley
 
Reception, Friday, May 31, 2002
From 4 to 6 p.m.
5 Franklin Street, Lawrence (driving directions enclosed)
 
Honored Guests·Book displays
Refreshments·Music
Not too many speeches·Easy Parking
 
Since 1986, Sabre Foundation has shipped close to 5 million new books, donated by more than 200 publishers, to libraries, universities, schools, and hospitals in Africa, the Caribbean, Latin America, Central and Eastern Europe, the former Soviet Union and Asia.
 
Please reply by May 22: by phone to 617/868-3510, or email to sabre@sabre.org

Book Distribution Center Photo Gallery

 
 
 
Grand Opening of the new
BOOK DISTRIBUTION CENTER
Lawrence, Massachusetts
 
Friday, May 31, 2002
 
Program:
 
WELCOME
Kenneth G. Bartels, President, Sabre Foundation
 
 
INTRODUCTIONS
Tania Vitvitsky, Executive Director, Sabre Foundation
 
 
GUEST SPEAKERS
Robert Amoako, Executive Director, Ghana Book Trust
 
Olia Isaievych, Executive Director, Sabre-Svitlo, Ukraine
 
Ladislav Venys, Executive Director, Center Democracy & Free Enterprise, Czech Republic
 
Helena Pavic, Executive Director, Sabre-Zagreb, Croatia
 
Jeff Spurr, Curator, Islamic Art
Andras Riedlemayer, Bibliographer
Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture
Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University
 
 
READING OF GREETINGS
Kenneth G. Bartels, President, Sabre Foundation

Comments

"Congratulations!"
  D. Badarch
President, Mongolian University of Science and Technology
Chairman, International Institute for Higher Education
 
"The Sierra Leone Book Trust wish to congratulate Sabre Foundation for another big achievement in the history of the organisation."
  Sallieu Turay
Executive Director, Sierra Leone Book Trust
 
"[I] know that your hard work will be rewarded and your plans will meet with great success."
  Edward M. Kennedy
United States Senator
 
"I congratulate everyone associated with Sabre for its continuing triumphs."
  Michael E. Capuano
Member of Congress
8th Massachusetts
 
"The City Council go[es] on record congratulating the Sabre Foundation in opening its new Book Distribution Center."
  City Council
Cambridge, MA