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Name Women's Society of Lesbos

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CIP 1970-1972.03 - Community Improvement Projects

The Women's Society of Lesbos, Mytilini, Greece, Community Improvement Program project, 1970-1972, was to help rehabilitate the community after suffering the economic fallout of a poor olive harvest. To successfully complete this project, the Women's Society of Lesbos depended on donations from within the community and assistance from local businesses. With this cooperation the club accomplished numerous acts of charity such as sending the ill to Athens for medical aid, providing children with clothing and toys, and providing entertainment for the elderly and disabled. The club was also instrumental in the creation of an intellectual movement, resulting in the development of musical and