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Brazilian Festival 2010
Saturday, October 16, 2010
presented by the
BRAZILIAN FESTIVAL DAY PROCLAMATION
Mayor Alan Krasnoff presents
Chesapeake Sister Cities President, Peter Wallace
with a proclamation declaring October 16, 2010
"Brazilian Festival Day" in Chesapeake.
The free event celebrates Chesapeake's long relationship with its Sister City, Joinville, in Santa Catarina, Brazil.
The festival will feature children's activities, music, fashion, food, and more. The first 150 people to attend will receive a gift bag of goodies from Towne Place at Greenbrier merchants.
"Brazilian Festival is a gift to the citizens of Chesapeake to show our appreciation of their support of the Sister Cities program," says the Festival chairperson, Cheryl Johnson-Stokes. "We hope everyone will come out, have fun, and learn more about our Sister City."
Festival Events include:
|Professional Ballroom Dancers
EVENTS FOR KIDS
FASHION SHOWS & SPECIAL GUESTS
|Exclusive Fashion Designers & Models
|Special Guest & MC
Sister Cities activities have included a Pen Pal program and teacher exchanges with Chesapeake Public Schools, medical exchanges, and bringing Brazilian visual and performing artists to Chesapeake.
Adult beverages will be sold by CHIP/Healthy Families Chesapeake to support their work to provide services for children, prenatal through age six, in the focus areas of health improvement, reduction of child abuse and neglect, and school readiness.
The Brazilian Festival is made possible with the assistance of the following:
|Towne Place at Greenbrier|
Towne Place at Greenbrier
CHIP [Childrens Health Investment Program] Chesapeake & Portsmouth
Providing cold beverages at
CHIP has been presenting the annual Chesapeake Rubber Duck Race. Proceeds help to provide services for children, prenatal through age six, in the focus areas of health improvement, reduction of child abuse and neglect, and school readiness.
CHIP is a charitable organization as defined under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
|Jersey Mike's Subs||Jersey Mikes Subs|
|Rubin Communications Group|
|Terebinth: A Sweet Treat
|Wachovia - A Wells Fargo Company
Greenbrier - Crossways Center
The Chesapeake Sister Cities Committee, Inc is a non-profit, volunteer organization, which is linked globally to create opportunities for the citizens of Chesapeake to promote lasting friendships through a variety of programs.