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Sharing Your Bearings: Travel with Purpose

Presented by Jeff Blumenfeld

"My experience as a voluntourist taught me that voluntourism doesn't take a particular outdoor skill - just plenty of sweat and the desire to see the world and leave it a better place," states Jeff Blumenfeld.

Jeff will take us on a journey during his talk, and share his volunteer work that has taken him from Nepal to Antarctica to the corners of America.  His experiences have led to the creation of a new book entitled, "Travel with Purpose - A Field Guide to Voluntourism."

What is "voluntourism?"   The Oxford Dictionary describes it as a form of tourism in which travelers participate in voluntary work, typically for a charity.  Jeff, who chairs the Rocky Mountain chapter of New York-based The Explorers Club, and is a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society, will share his personal experiences, as well as describe how easy and fulfilling it is to incorporate volunteering into most any travel plans.

Please join us for this inspiring talk!

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Event Coordinators: Vicki and Wilson Wiedenheft, Anita Bauer
Contact us at

Tuesday, August 20, 2019, 3:00 PM until 4:30 PM
Boulder Public Library - Main Library
Boulder Creek Room
1001 Arapahoe Ave
Boulder, CO  80302

(303) 441-3100
BNC Sharing Your Bearings
Educational Event
Registration is required before Tuesday, August 20, 2019 at 12:00 AM
This event has 2 parts, the presentation at the Boulder Library, then Happy Hour / Dinner at a nearby restaurant. You may sign up for either or both parts. EACH PART MUST BE SIGNED UP FOR SEPARATELY.

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