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Nr. 79 - March 2005  
Alkyoni - The Aegean Wildlife Hospital
In June 2000 the Alkyoni, the first Wildlife Hospital in Greece that was specially designed and constructed for this purpose, opened its gates. For director Mario Fournaris, who had been running the operation in his own house and back yard since 1995, a vision had come true.
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What's on in March
Schedule of events - March 2005
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Photo Gallery
A scene from the past and a scene from the present.
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The Music Man
The performances of Orfeas and his Vocal Ensemble have become one of the most talked about events in the Paros calendar. Since he began teaching here two years ago his talent for finding people who enjoy making music, encouraging them and helping them find the confidence to sing in public has become gradually better known and more acclaimed on the island.
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A Review by Jeffrey Carson
Jeffrey Carson reviews the Martha Fritzila concert held at the Archilochos Hall in February.
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International Women's Organization of Paros
Summer Fund-Raising Event - May Day celebration at Kolymbithres, and Exotic Cook-in.
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All is Well
Nissim Amon of the Tao's Center in Ambelas writes about achieving an "All is Well" state of mind.
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It's All Greek to Me!
Iris Papathanasiou does this month's summary of the latest news in the local Greek papers.
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Building on Paros?
If you've purchased land on the island and are planning to build a home but would like to understand more about the different techniques and processes involved in construction, British architect Robin Barry has written a series of books that might be just the thing you need.
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Birth & Death in Orthodoxy
Katherine Clark explains the practices and sacraments associated with birth in the Greek Orthodox Church.
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Back from the Brink
In September 2002, Eleanor & Alan Weatherspoon (from North Wales) bought a small apartment in Ambelas. The following March, on the final day of their first real break there, Alan suffered a heart attack. He survived to tell this story...
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Peter's Computer Corner
PC Pete on hoaxes, urban legends and frauds circulating on the Internet.
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Beachcomber Becomes Secondhand Shop
Re-opening from 1st April in a new location next to Apollon Garden Restaurant at the far end of Market Street, Paroikia, Beachcomber will now sell many other nearly-new items in addition to the large selection of paperback books in 19 languages.
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Animal Talk
The PAWS (Paros Animal Welfare Society) Annual General Meeting took place at the Archilochos Hall on Sunday, 20th February and a new committee was elected.
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Goodbye & Thank You to Trudy, Drawing Lessons, New Year 'Pita' Celebrations, Paros Tennis Club, "School for Parents", Gymnastics-Athletics Association.
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Carnival & Dance in Naoussa
The Folkdance Group of Naoussa (XON) celebrated the beginning of Carnival on Sunday 20th February at the Nireaus Hall in Naoussa.
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