Monthly Newsletter September 2011www.amsoc.com.br
The Numbers Issue
Is it really as bad as people say? How things havechanged in the last few years.
Travel in Brazil
Where are we going,where we are coming from andwhat do we do when we getthere?
How our columnistdeals with living in the tenth mostexpensive city in the world.
SP comes in at no. 10
The American Society of São Paulo promotes friendship by organizingsocial, cultural and athletic events for its diverse membership; encouragesintegration with the Brazilian society;and supports the American traditionsof education, philanthropy andvolunteerism.
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Upcoming AmSoc events
Sep 1st - Happy HouSep 24th - AMSOC an Va Jovem Chatabe EventOct 29th - Haoween PatyNov 5th - Ange Paty
Crime in SP
The Hottest Ticket in Town -Get Yours Now!
Soft lights, sparkling wine, and anevening of sounds by an acclaimedmusician -- Saturday night, September 24th, promises to be an evening youwon’t want to miss. AMSOC and VidaJovem are delighted to present music and
entertainment to benet the Vida Jovem
charity on that day,starting at 7.30pm.Ask anyBrazilian and
they will conrm
that our featured performer isone of Brazil’sgreat musicians.Toquinho is also a
natural t for the purpose of this year’s benet which is to make life better for
São Paulo’s children. Throughout hiscareer, Toquinho has composed musicfor children; for 24 years Vida Jovem has provided children in need with educationand psychological support.Conveniently located in the lovelyGolden Hall of the Sheraton World TradeCenter, the event will include a silentauction of over 200 items, three-coursedinner, and an opportunity to minglewith approximately 1000 guests. Youare more than welcome to wear formalattire or cocktail party attire. Tickets can
be purchased through the AMSOC ofce
and vary in price based on proximityto the stage.Tickets areR$300, R$250, or R$200 per personand are soldindividually or in blocks. Corporatesponsorship is verywelcome and so are friends who wouldlike to enjoy the evening together.
Tickets are selling quickly; call the
AMSOC ofce ( 11 5182 2074) for
additional information and reserve your place today! Also check out the event blog at www.amsocvidajovem.blogspot.com
The 2011 Angel Party Needs You!
With two months left until the AmericanSociety Angel Party, there’s still a lot of work to do. We need you!The Angel Party is a Christmas partyheld each year, this year on November 5,for over
children in day care centers,orphanages and educational programs, allfunded in part by the American Societyand people like you. The party is held atChapel School and the kids have a greatday of food, games and fun. At the end of the party, Santa Claus comes and giveseach child a special gift bag with presentsfor just that child.We’re in desperate need of people tohelp Santa by shopping for all the itemsin one child’s bag. The list looks like this:tennis shoes, a backpack, a toy, pantsand a shirt, socks, underwear, a coat or sweatshirt and some candy.And then we need plenty of help withorganizing the party, from roundingup sponsors, donors, prizes and cash tohelping on the day of the party. There’sa lot of work to be done. But it’s a greatway to meet new people, lose weight andsave the world all at the same time. Comehelp make the twelfth Angel Party the best party yet.
Contacts: Eileen Tasso: firstname.lastname@example.orgSue Banman Sileci: email@example.com