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Posted on: January 5, 2017

Cultural Exchange to take place on Friday, March 3rd

The city of Sterling Heights and its Ethnic Community Committee will hold its 2017 Cultural Exchange on Friday, March 3, from 6-10 p.m. in the Senior Center.

The public is welcomed and encouraged to attend this celebrated event.  Free overflow parking and shuttle service is available in Dodge Park.

Sponsored by the Sterling Heights Ethnic Community Committee, the 2017 Cultural Exchange will feature a wide array of ethnic music and dance, educational and cultural displays from area groups and retailers, and cuisine from city restaurateurs.  A minimum suggested donation of $1 is requested. Last year’s event drew nearly 1,000 people.

The city is currently seeking support for the event.  Businesses interested in becoming a sponsor, restaurateurs who would like to donate samples of ethnic dishes, culturally-related organizations that would like to have a display table, and dance troupes and entertainment groups interested in performing are encouraged to call the city at (586) 446-2470.

“The evening is really a great chance for people of various ethnic and cultural backgrounds to celebrate their similarities more than their differences,” said Shawn Taylor, chairperson of the Ethnic Community Committee. “We are looking forward to participation from the many nationalities in Sterling Heights and surrounding areas.”

The eleven-member Sterling Heights Ethnic Community Committee was formed in 1990. Its goals include developing understanding and improving the communication among diverse races and ethnic groups in the city.

For more information, call Community Relations at (586) 446-2470.

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