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World Acadian Congress Adding Spiritual Component To Calendar of Events

| June 11, 2014

The World Acadian Congress is just around the corner. 57 days away in fact. We told you yesterday a little about a new event that’s being added to the already busy calendar of activities. Shawn Cunningham reports how this new addition will help unify thousands of people. Plans are underway for the upcoming World Acadian […]

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Tourism Summit Held at Nordic Heritage Center

| May 28, 2014

“Aroostook County has to do its fair share, and this is how you learn how to do what needs to be done,” said Steve Dobson, who owns both of the Aroostook Hospitality Inns. He says every year the state brings in more than five billion dollars in tourism and the county only gets one percent […]

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Quebec Communities Named Part of Grand Riviere Region…Now Will Share in Upcoming World Acadian Congress Celebration

| April 10, 2014

Excitement about the upcoming World Acadian Congress is building. Today a caravan of Canadian dignitaries were in Van Buren getting a preview of what other tourists will get when they arrive for the Congress this summer. They ARRIVED as tourists, and as Shawn Cunningham reports THEY LEFT entirely changed. Pleasantries and proclamations were exchanged as […]

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World Acadian Congress Unveils Women’s Summit

| February 24, 2014

On Monday here at the Madawaska Museum in Edmundston, organizers unveiled the program for an event that they consider to be one of the most important events in the upcoming World Acadian Congress – and that’s the 2014 Women’s Summit. Executive director of the World Acadian Congress Leo Paul Charest says, “it has been in […]

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Excitement Builds for World Acadian Congress Now Less Than 300 Days Away

| October 24, 2013

The excitement for the upcoming World Acadian Congress continues to build. President of the Maine Regional Coordinating Committee George Dumond gave folks an update on the congress at Thursday morning’s business breakfast at the University of Maine at Fort Kent. “We’re at a point now where the momentum is moving, people are excited, and they’re […]

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