The 236th Anniversary of the USA Independence was celebrated in the Republic of Moldova by the American Chamber of Commerce in Moldova together with the Creative Development Association, with the support of the U.S. Embassy in Moldova. Within the event, AmCham Moldova launched its new Social Project „Colors of Life!”.
The celebration of USA Independence Day was opened by H. E. Mr. William H. Moser, USA Ambassador to Moldova.
The guests celebrated the U.S. Independence Day according to American customs – barbecue, with friends and business partners. The participants enjoyed lively and creative competitions, interactive games and live music, while the children - a playground and face painting. Traditionally, a raffle with special prizes offered by sponsors was also organized.
"We are very glad that the U.S. Independence Day is more extensively marked in the Republic of Moldova. The fundamental human rights, as well as the U.S. state values are celebrated on this day. One of these values – Community spirit, is marked by us also by launching the social project „Colors of life”, declared Cristina Harea, President of American Chamber of Commerce in Moldova.
„Colors of Life!” is a campaign dedicated to attracting funds for children with visual disabilities from the Pre-school institution No. 135 from Chisinau. The project aims to integrate the visually impaired children in the collective life, ensure access to education in an aesthetic and equipped environment; improve the instructive - correctional - compensatory process for children with visual disabilities; increase the life quality of these children and their integration into society.
The money collected at the charity lottery organized by the American Chamber of Commerce in Moldova will be donated to the social project „Colors of Life!”, which is in first development stage. The event organization was possible thanks to the support of sponsors: Coca-Cola Bottlers Chisinau, Dionysos Mereni, Efes Vitanta Moldova Brewery, McDonalds Restaurants, Medpark, Nefis, Orhei-Vit, Teatrul de Cafea “Stukalov Coffee”.
The celebration of U.S. Independence Day was organized at the Golf Club Centre and welcomed the presence of over 500 guests, among them members of AmCham Moldova, members of the Creative Development Association, U.S. Embassy in Moldova representatives, Peace Corps’ Volunteers, American expatriates, and many others.
*First aid medical assistance was provided by Medpark.