Passport to the World shines spotlight on Chile


Passport to the World shines spotlight on Chile

Franklin Home Page news reports Passport to the World featured Chile Sunday at the O’More College Design Pavilion. The event, sponsored by Sister Cities, O’More College of Design, and the Williamson County Library, gave attendees the opportunity to learn about Chilean demographics, politics, religion, traditions, and culture.

Passport to the World featured Chile Sunday at the O’More College Design Pavilion.

The event, sponsored by Sister Cities, O’More College of Design, and the Williamson County Library, gave attendees the opportunity to learn about Chilean demographics, politics, religion, traditions, and culture.

Guests got a taste of Chilean foods, as well as information about exportation of wine, fruits, and sea food.

Speakers at the event included Franklin resident Cecilia Melo-Romie, Marlene Vergara, and Rosario Langlois. Melo-Romie was born in San Javier, Linares, in the center of Chile. She is an entrepreneur and part of the multicultural team of Vanderbilt Kennedy Center. Vergara was born in Temuco in southern Chile and currently works for the Franklin Special School District as a pre-K social worker. Langlois was born in Puerto Montt in southern Chile and works as director of outreach programs for First Steps, Inc.

Vice Mayor Mike Skinner and
Mayor Ken Moore
Cecilia Melo-Romie, Sharon Bottorff
of Sister Cities, and Rosario Langlois

 

Dr. Mark Hilliard of O’More College of
Design and
Jorge Soudy of Nashville
Dorothy Sek & Jose Loyola of Nashville

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Kelly Gilfillan is the owner-publisher of Home Page Media Group which has been publishing hyperlocal news since 2009.

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