Global Community Day 2017

Sunday, November 5 from 11 – 5pm

The BR Capital City Rotary Club and BREC invite the community to join them for a Global Community Day Celebration on Sunday, November 5 from 11 – 5pm at the BREC Highland Park at 14024 Highland Rd.

Everybody is invited 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 and Ukraine.

The Henry Turner, Jr. and Flavor band and other entertainment make this event too exciting to miss.

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana is the International Stage Sponsor plus BREC, EBR Mayor-President’s office, WAFB TV, Entergy, Louisiana Lottery, and Francis Nezianya’s Subway serve as event sponsors.

For more information contact:

Contact: Pat Robinson

Phone: (225) 335-0322

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.