COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

P.O. BOX 2120

RICHMOND, VIRGINIA 23218-2120

 

SUPTS. MEMO NO. 112

August 23, 2002

INFORMATIONAL

TO:

Division Superintendents

 

FROM:

Jo Lynne DeMary

Superintendent of Public Instruction

 

SUBJECT:

United Nations Day Celebration

 

The United Nations Day Committee of Virginia will host events celebrating the theme of the United Nations beginning with activities on Tuesday, October 22, 2002, and culminating with an International Parade and Food and Music Festival on Saturday, October 26, 2002, in Norfolk, Virginia.

 

The activities will include Virginias International Trade Summit on Thursday, October 24, 2002, featuring Governor Mark Warner as the keynote speaker. The summit will include a panel discussion moderated by Dr. Larry J. Sabato, University Professor of Politics and Director of the University of Virginia Center for Politics.

 

Organizations wishing to participate in this years festivities may contact Ms. Nhu Yeargin at (757) 865-7482 or e-mail ylsinc@juno.com.

 

If you have any questions, please contact Colleen Bryant (cbryant@mail.vak12ed.edu), history and social science specialist, at (804) 786-4640.

 

JLD/CCB