Monthly Newsletter June 2010www.amsoc.com.br
In This IssueIn This Issue
World Cup advice
Page 8 & 16:
rst WorldCup in Brazil? We’ve got youcovered, with two advice articlesinside.
New corporations arestepping up every month to aidAmSoc in its charitable goals.Will your employer be next?
Learn a bit about thehistory of one of Brazil’s mostunique and treasured traditions.
Festa Junina thismonthRunnin’ rapid recap
Hear from a youngGraded School student on hiswhitewater rafting experiencewith Outward Bound.
60th Anniversary: a sparklingdiamond o an event
40 guests attended the AmericanSociety’s 60th Anniversary Party,making it one of the largest eventsever organized by AmSoc. In keepingwith the diamond theme, appropriate fora 60th anniversary, it was a glittering,multi-faceted gem of a night.Violins serenaded guests as theyarrived at Buffet Torres in Moema.Elegance and style werein abundance, with menwearing black ties withdinner jackets or dark suitsand the women in their bestparty dresses.The evening started withcocktails and “mysteryboxes” – on sale for R$50,R$100 or R$200, containingdonated gifts guaranteed tobe worth more than the saleprice. There was also timeto make bids on items forsilent auction, which provedenormously popular. The items includedweekends away in resorts, bicycles,pieces of art and many other items.Sitting down to a gorgeous meal,which included filet mignon stuffedwith wild mushrooms, Australian ra-violi and Asiatic pears with caramelsauce, the highlight of the
(Continued on page 4)(Continued on page 6)
The American Society of São Paulopromotes friendship by organizingsocial, cultural and athletic events forits diverse membership; encouragesintegration with the Brazilian society;and supports the American traditionsof education, philanthropy andvolunteerism.
, AmSoc board membersBy
, staf writer
In a beautiful home in Chacara Flora,AmSoc will be hosting a family picnicfor all its members to honor the traditionalIndependence Day outings in the UnitedStates. The day begins at noon on July3, with lots of games, prizes, specialmonitored activities, rides, face-paintingand more for the kids. We’ll also keepthem busy with hot dogs and cake toeat, and of course ending the day withsparklers and smiles.We also thought about the adults andfamily games, which could include anold-fashioned egg toss or three-leggedrace in order to get your blood
Independence Day Party on July 3
Of course, for adults we have beers as wellas sodas, hamburgers with all the
xings(even a little chili); hot dogs and chickenskewers with BBQ sauce.World Cup watchers, we’ve got youcovered. We’ll be installing a large
atscreen TV and sound system so that youcan enjoy the picnic and the games at thesame time. We understand that if the starsalign as expected, Brazil will be playing at3 pm. This area will be inside so you canstand and cheer until your voice is gone.The Consul General will be presentand after the Marines present our
ag, hewill present the “President’s