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Past Events and Activities
Chesapeake Sister Cities has been busy with many activities designed to teach people about our sister city, Joinville, Brazil.
Chesapeake Sister Cities Joins “Hope Filled Walkers” Team
Walk to Defeat ALS Event in Va. Beach April 25, 2015
Chesapeake Sister Cities made a donation to the Chesapeake Team “Hope Filled Walkers” lead by Mr. Forrest Winslow which was part of the “Walk to Defeat ALS” event held in Va. Beach on April 25th, 2015. Members of Chesapeake Sister Cities Committee presented the check to Mr. Forrest Winslow’s Team and they also took part on the walk. See details and photos.
Visit by Brazilian Teacher
Ana Paula Beato Canato – January 2006
Ana Paula Beato Canto is an English teacher from Chesapeake's Sister City Joinville Brazil. She came to Chesapeake to learn more about the Pen Pal program and how it can be expanded. Following her trip, Ms. Canato wrote a letter to the committee, describing her trip this way, “I can proudly and gratefully say that what was supposed to be a part of my doctoral research and a tentative expansion of the pen pal project among our cities became one of the best experiences I have ever had, a time for sharing, learning and meeting new friends...”
Bowl a Strike for Brazil – Annual Event in March
|2010 Bowling for Brazil|
Brazilian Festival – Annual Event in October
2010 Brazilian Festival
Photos from 2010 event »
2011 Brazilian Festival
Trip to Joinville, Brazil – November 2005
Exchanges in culture, education, medical care
Please view previous newsletters to learn more:
December 2003 – read more about the early activities of Chesapeake Sister Cities
Special Photo Edition featuring the Joinville Jubilee – a day of fun and education about Brazilian music, culture and food.