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Local Event Celebrates Culture, Benefits Children Around the World
Added: 10/11/2006 - Adrienne Mitra


Local Event Celebrates Culture, Benefits Children Around the World

PHOENIX, ARIZ.—Celebrations International Travel, Inc., will celebrate the culture of children around the world in a fundraiser to benefit orphanCare International, the humanitarian aid program of Dillon International, Inc., that provides food, medicine, life-saving surgeries, clothing and education for orphaned children in six countries.

A cultural costume parade and contest, cultural performances and demonstrations, a raffle, ethnic food vendors and displays from local businesses will round out a day of fun and educational activities in observance of National Adoption Awareness Month.

Anyone interested in learning more about orphanCare International or international adoption is invited to attend the free, family-friendly event, which will be Saturday, November 11, 2006, from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. at the University of Phoenix, 4605 Elwood St. (second floor/Shaffer Conference Center), in Phoenix.

Celebrations International Travel, Inc., is a full-service agency that offers heritage and cultural tours for adoptees and their families, as well as special rates for social workers and humanitarian aid workers. More information about the company is available at For more information on the fundraiser or Celebrations International Travel, Inc., please contact Adrienne Mitra at 480-272-6020

Dillon International, Inc., is a licensed, non-profit, Tulsa-OK-based adoption agency—with branch locations in St. Louis, MO; Wichita, KS; Little Rock, AR; Richmond, IN; the Dallas-Fort Worth, TX area; and Tustin, CA (in Orange County)—that has specialized in international adoptions since 1972. The agency provides adoption services and humanitarian aid in South Korea, India, China, Haiti, Vietnam and Ukraine. More information about the agency can be obtained at For interviews or information related to Dillon International or orphanCare International, please contact Susan Serrano at 479-632-2327.

Celebrations International Travel, Inc.
3309 E. Lark Ct.
Gilbert AZ 85297

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Phone: 4802726020
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