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International Student Welcome Party Set

Tuesday, September 15, 2015 @ 3:54 AM

Prince George, B.C.- Students from all over the world who are studying in Prince George  are once again invited to a special  welcoming event  on the front lawn of City Hall.

This will be the 6th  time the event has been held to put out the welcome mat  for  visiting students.

This year the  party is set for Friday the 18th  of September, from 3-5 pm.

The  two hour event offers  tours of City Council Chambers,  photo ops with the Mayor,  cultural entertainment,  a ceremonial cake cutting,  bus tours of the City, and a bar b q.

The international student population in Prince George  is growing every year.  “It’s about the contribution they make in a cultural perspective and in an economic  perspective”  says organizer Anne Harris.  In 2012 International students are credited with  contributing  about $25 million to the  region’s gdp.



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