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Opening of a Memorable Plate of the Nikopol's Spiritual Leaders in Nikopol

Monday, 11 October 2010

On November 01st, 2010 at 12 pm Chitalishte "Napredak 1871", Nikopol will officially open a Memorable Plate of the Nikopol's Spiritual Leaders , created with donations from residents of Nikopol, citizens and companies from the country. A year ago on October 02nd - World Smile Day - a Charitable Carnival "Give a Gift - be Blessed" was held in Nikopol. The organizers of the Carnival were the team of the project "Nikopols' Spiritual Leaders - the Big Capital of the Small Town" from Chitalishte "Napredak 1871" in the framework of the AGORA Platform's project "Activating Communities through the Chitalishta in Bulgaria", funded by America for Bulgaria Foundation.

The Carnival kicked off the fundraising campaign. The donations were used for the implementation of both initiatives under the project: supporting the design and creation of memorable plate of the Nikopol's spiritual leaders and renovating the children's section of the library. The donations amounted to 1 798 BGN, of them 798 BGN were used for the renovation of the children's section of the library, the rest 1 000 BGN were invested in the creation of the memorable plate. The library was enriched with 344 volumes of books amounting to 1 907 BGN and 105 items of music literature (118 BGN) donated by citizens and publishers.

The renovation works at the children's section of the library ended in the beginning of 2010. The design and creation of a memorable plate of the Nikopol's spiritual leaders was discussed in the community and the result of the fundraising campaign is visible a year later when the Plate will be opened on the Day of the Spiritual Leaders!

The information was prepared by Mrs. Nikolinka Hristova, Secretary of Chitalishte "Napredak 1871", town of Nikopol.

 



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