AMCHAM THANKSGIVING CHARITY DINNER
The American Chamber of Commerce in Bulgaria collected BGN 46,500 during the traditional Thanksgiving Charity Dinner. The event was held on November 20th, 2018 at Sofia Tech Park, John Atanassov Hall. The raised funds will be donated to the bCause Foundation that runs the “Get Ready for Succeed” Program and the “We Can Fund”.
Traditionally around 200 people – AmCham members representatives, fellows and other official guests – attended the gala. The event is being organized for 16th consecutive time.
This year AmCham Bulgaria presented a new format. The guests enjoyed program full of talented artists. The evening started with performances of Harry Eshkenazi and the Fortissimo Quartet, Rught Koleva and The Fingerstones, Militsa Glandnishka and her band, Rewind and Vyara Panteleeva, and The Iliev Foundation.
Mistress and Master of the Ceremony were Angela Rodel, Executive Director of the Fulbright Foundation, and the multi-talented actor Daniel Tsochev. In the very opening of the event both performed live “Somewhere Over The Rainbow” song which astonished the audience since the beginning.
Main sponsors of the event were Congress Engineering, Lockheed Martin, Merck, Sharp and Dohme.
Supportive sponsors are A1, America for Bulgaria Foundation, Coca-Cola Bulgaria, ContourGlobal Maritsa East 3, Le Petit Queche, and Sofia Tech Park.
The companies that bought tables and thus supported the causes are AES Bulgaria, AmGen Bulgaria, Dundee Precious Metals, IngramMicro, Penkov, Markov & Partners, Telelink Bulgaria, Telenor Bulgaria.