Gather by the Avon: E Co-op student launches book commemorating stories from local history

Thursday, August 8, 2013

The Stratford Story ProjectLinsday Kroes, a student in this term's Enterprise Co-op class, has spent the last four months writing Gather by the Avon: the Stratford Story Project — an anthology of local history, recording the stories of local seniors from Stratford, Ontario.

After winning $4000 from the Norman Esch Enterprise Co-op Awards in May, Lindsay launched her business, Recollections Publications, through which she started the Stratford Story Project

The Stratford Story Project is an effort to gather and commemorate the stories of Stratford seniors by interviewing people between the ages of 70 and 98, and recording their tales in this anthology. 

The book launch was announced this week by Recollections Publications.

Read the Press Release here (PDF).


Recollections Publications will be holding a book launch party for Gather by the Avon: the Stratford Story Project, at the University of Waterloo Stratford Campus this Thursday, August 15th, at 7pm. 

Check out the launch party details.

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