Thanks to all who made the 2019 Sister Cities International Breakfast a success, especially our guest speaker Mr. Jae Sinnett, SCNN Board President Katie Stodghill and the 200+ supporters of Sister Cities who donated and attended!
Enjoy pictures of this year's event below:
JAZZ - The International Language
Friday, June 7th
8 AM @ CNU's
David Student Union Ballroom
with featured remarks by
Jazz Musician and Educator, Jae Sinnett
Thanks for making SCNN's 2018 Breakfast was a success!
Thanks to all who joined us Friday, June 15, 2018 to enjoy remarks by Captain Spedero and Merrill Eisenhower Atwater honoring U.S. President Dwight Eisenhower, founder of People to People International and, the father of the Sister Cities Movement.
Our 2015 International Breakfast was SOLD OUT with over 214 guests attending to hear remarks by Maurice A. Jones, VA’s Secretary of Commerce & Trade. With the support of our sponsors, over $6,200 was raised to support Newport News' Sister City programs (pictures below).
Sine 2007, SCNN's Annual Fundraising Breakfast has generated support for cultural, educational and economic exchanges between Newport News and our partners in Japan, China, Germany and France. Our thanks are extended to the many speakers, corporate sponsors and attendees who have made this event SCNN's signature fundraiser for over a decade! Browse the pictures on this page to see what makes this event so special.
Thanks to these generous 2019 sponsors:
Many thanks to 2017's Featured Speaker:
General Denis Mercier (French Air Force)
Supreme Allied Commander Transformation
NATO Allied Command Transformation (ACT)
Engaging Americans as Partners
in U.S. Foreign Policy
2016's Featured Remarks by:
U.S. State Department’s Deputy Assistant
Secretary in the Bureau of Public Affairs
Thank You for making our 2016 Breakfast a success.The event was again SOLD OUT. Karen Richardson, U.S. State Department’s Deputy Assistant Secretary in the Bureau of Public Affairs, discussed the role of Citizen Diplomats in U.S. Foreign policy. With the support of our sponsors, over $5,900 was raised to support Newport News' Sister City programs.
SCNN's 2014 International Breakfast with featured speaker, Aubrey L. Layne, Jr., Virginia's Secretary of Transportation generated over $7,500 for our local Sister Cities program (pictures below).