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Harrisonburg’s wonderful International Festival!

Posted October 22, 2014 • Filed Under Events

NewBridges IRC was present for Harrisonburg’s 17th International Festival held at Hillandale Park. In it you could find foods from all over the world: Ethiopia, Mexico, India, Thailand, Europe, Guatemala, Taiwan, etc. Our NewBridges stand offered all sorts of cookies from different regions of the world:

Our stand was visited by many.
Our stand was visited by many.

 

Jaime Miller our new Case Manager and Special Events Coordinator said:

“We have Rugelach cookies, which are tradionally Jewish; Mexican wedding cakes; brigadeiros which are a truffle-like cookie from Brazil, and many others!”

The International Festival is also a good place to share about what we do and spread the word.
The International Festival is also a good place to share about what we do and spread the word.

 

When asked about the event Jaime said:

“This has been great! There are people from the whole community out here sharing, hanging out and having a good time. We are all sharing our cultures. What more can we ask for?”

Engaging with people from all over the world.
Engaging with people from all over the world.