|Help others, find gifts at expo|
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|Sunday, November 11, 2012 4:17 PM|
The third annual International Fair Trade Expo, Change the World . . .
One life at a Time, will take place from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. Friday, Nov.
30, and from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1, at Agner Hall,
Lawrenceburg Fairgrounds, U.S. 50, across the street from Hollywood
The expo, hosted by Community Fellowship Church,
Lawrenceburg, will have an expanded amount of products being sold this
year with over 16 vendor organizations representing artisans from 27
A world of art awaits, showcasing fair trade
products from around the globe. Shop for unique items including jewelry,
purses and handbags, native handcrafts, scarves and accessories,
decorative items, coffee and more. The products are created by artisans
who are based in Central and Southeast Asia, Africa and Central
Friday evening there will be live music, and Friday and
Saturday there will be coffee and desserts to purchase with all benefits
going to International Justice Mission, a human rights organization
that secures justice for victims of slavery, exploitation and
Make a difference! Help those who have been
economically disadvantaged and/or previously enslaved. Because these
artisans receive a fair wage for their work, they are able to improve
their lives by providing basic needs for themselves and their families.
Artisan countries include Bangladesh, Cambodia, Cameroon, Chile, Dagestan, Ghana, Guatemala, India, Indonesia, Jordan, Kenya, Mali, Mexico, Morocco, Nepal, Peru, Philippines, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Swaziland, Thailand, Togo, Uganda, USA, Vietnam, and Zambia.