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WASHINGTON, DC (USA) JOINS CITIES IN OVER 50 NATIONS AROUND THE WORLD IN OBSERVING 2011 INTERNATIONAL MEN'S DAY

Under the leadership of MATT VOSSLER and MICHAEL STILLWELL of DC Metro Dads (http://www.dcmetrodads.com), the metropolitan area of Washington, D.C. in the United States will join cities in over 50 nations around the world in the observance of 2011 International Men's Day  (http://www.international-mens-day.com) under the theme "Giving Boys The Best Possible Start In Life" on Saturday, 19 November 2011.   International Men's Day was founded in 1999 by Jerome Teelucksingh, Ph.D., a faculty member in the History Department at the University of West Indies in Trinidad and Tobago.  International Men's Day celebrates the contributions and sacrifices that Men from all Walks of Life make to our families, our communities, and our world and shares a 48-hour partnership with Universal Children's Day which is celebrated on 20 November of each year and is endorsed by the United Nations.

Messrs. Vossler and Stillwell have accepted an invitation to serve as the Washington DC Metro (USA) Regional Coordinators for 2011 International Men's Day. Organizations and individuals interested in raising awareness for and participating in 2011 International Men should contact Matt Vossler via e-mail at: mattvossler@comcast.net and Michael Stillwell via e-mail at:  fleetsuper@msn.com.


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