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.
Merrill Eisenhower Atwater - CEO People to People International
and, Great-grandson of President Eisenhower
Capt. Paul C. Spedero -
Commanding Officer, USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69)
Engage America: Engaging Americans as Partners in U.S. Foreign Policy 2016's Featured Remarks by: Karen Richardson 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.
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).
SAVE THE DATE for 2019! Friday, June 7
An appeal for your generous support of Sister Cities will be made. All proceeds benefit Sister Cities of Newport News, Inc. a 501(c)3 non-profit.
Sister Cities Annual Fundraising Breakfast generates support for cultural, educational and economic exchanges between Newport News and our partners in Japan, China, Germany and France. Now in our 12th year, this event is FREE, but an appeal for support will be made at the event.
2018 Breakfast Underwritten by these generous sponsors:
Many thanks to 2017's Featured Speaker:
General Denis Mercier (French Air Force) Supreme Allied Commander Transformation
NATO Allied Command Transformation (ACT)
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).