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May 09

Hispanic Advisory Committee Hosting International Soccer Tournament

Posted on May 9, 2017 at 8:30 AM by Communications Department

Vendors Needed for Community Festival

Preparations are underway for the 2017 Soccer Tournament and Community Festival, hosted by the Hispanic Advisory Committee to the City Manager. Attendees will learn about community programs and resources available to the Hispanic and internationalHAC Soccer_SC communities and at the same time enjoy soccer and other fun, family friendly activities. Families can enjoy give-a-ways, dancing, an immigration “Know Your Rights” legal information session, games, free soccer clinic, food, and more. The soccer tournament and festival is on Saturday, August 12, 2017 at Riverview Farm Park.

The committee is currently accepting vendor applications from nonprofit organizations and businesses who are interested in sharing information with the community. The event provides a great opportunity for organizations to interact and speak with the international community. There is no cost to organizations. Prospective vendors will need to complete an exhibitors’ registration form before Friday, July 21. To request a registration form or for additional information contact Latoya Jefferson at or Eoghan “Owen” Miller at 757-926-3681.