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Finnish American COC Holds Special Gala in Georgia

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The Southeast U.S. chapter of the Finnish American Chamber of Commerce Inc. recently held its 94th Finnish Independence Day Gala at The Country Club of the South in Johns Creek, Ga., USA. The gala was sponsored by Metso, Andritz, Kemira, Nokia, Tekla, ADI Marketing, and Smith, Gambrell and Russell LLP.

Guests were entertained by members of Moving in the Spirit, a nonprofit dance company based in Atlanta, Ga., that was awarded the 2011 Managing for Excellence Award by the Community Foundation for greater Atlanta. The award is given to organizations that exhibit outstanding nonprofit management. Moving in the Spirit uses dance to help transform the lives of children and teens in Atlanta. More information about Moving in the Spirit is available online.

The Finnish American Chamber of Commerce announced Georgia State's "Aurora in April: Finnish Music in Atlanta" to be performed this April 17 and 19. These performances, which are free and open to the public, will feature internationally recognized Finnish musicians, including Johann Tilli, Timo Paavali Kotilainen, and Harri Wessman. Georgia State University is hosting the events to show its commitment to internationalizing the campus and the community.

More information about the program is available online, as is more information about The Southeast chapter of the Finnish American Chamber of Commerce Inc.


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