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Re: Millenium Celebration

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Maggie White (mwhite)
Sat, 30 Jan 1999 08:07:20 -0800


Michelle H. Harrell wrote:

<snip>
> Here in Raleigh, there is a New Year's Eve celebration and this year,
> they plan to recruit the schools for the Millennium Celebration. <snip> The theme of Raleigh's Millennium Celebration is
> "Honoring our Past, Envisioning, our Future," "Millennium Trails," and
> "Share the Light, Ignite the Spirit."

Does it matter that the millenium doesn't begin until 2001? Why the
media continues to promote the year 2000--the turn of the century, still
a significant milestone--as the millenium is beyond me.

Michelle, I'm not trying to put a damper on your plans; I'm just playing
gadfly.

Maggie