The BR Capital City Rotary Club, BREC and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana invite the community to join them for a Global Community Day Celebration on Sunday, October 7 from 1 – 6pm at the BREC Community Park at 14024 Highland Rd. Everybody is invited, especially the children, to explore cultural exhibits from around the globe, identify international flags and try ethnic foods. Visitors will get a free World Visitor Pass to travel from country to country to learn about different cultures and get the passes stamped. Members of Baton Rouge’s international community, dressed in colorful clothes, will perform traditional ethnic dances from around the world. The event is free and open to the public.
Countries invited include, but not limited to: Cameroon, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, France, Honduras, India, Italy, Ireland, Lebanon, Nepal, Nigeria, Pakistan, Philippines, Russia, Scotland, Swaziland, Turkey, Palestine, Venezuela, Ecuador, Panama, Israel, Uganda, Israel, Burundi, Greece, Republic of Chad and Ukraine. Interested persons may contact us for participation.
Mayor Sharon W. Broome will proclaim October 7 as “Global Community Day.” The Henry Turner, Jr. and Flavor band and other entertainment make this event too exciting to miss.
We enthusiastically invite your participation to make this event a success and take one small step toward achieving peace and non-violence in our community and around the world.
Sponsors include BREC, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana, WAFB TV, Gerry Lane Chevrolet and Gerry Lane Buick-GMC, Bath Fitter, Francis Nezianya/Subway, Visit Baton Rouge, Baton Rouge Chapter of The Links, Inc., Capital City Rotary Foundation, Inc. Other sponsorship opportunities are available.
Rotary International began as an idea more than 100 years ago. Today, Rotary flourishes worldwide with 1.2 million members in more than 200 countries and geographical areas. The mission of Rotary International is to provide service to others, promote integrity, and advance world understanding, goodwill, and peace through its fellowship of business, professional, and community leaders.