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The newsletter is published most Wednesday evenings during the academic
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U.Va. Sustainability: World Water Day (E-mail Headline)
March 22, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., South Lawn (E-mail Subheading)
The 2012 World Water Day Celebration will focus on the issues of water conservation and food security in the University, Charlottesville and global communities. We will have representatives from many local and University research and community groups, and one of them could be your organization.
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