75th Annual Membership Meeting And Luncheon

Wednesday, October 21, 2015 - 11:45am - 1:30pm
The Union League of Philadelphia 140 South Broad Street Philadelphia, PA, 19102
United States

The Pan-American Association of Philadelphia will hold its 75th Annual Meeting and William J. Clothier II Memorial Award Luncheon at the Union League of Philadelphia.

At this year’s event, we will continue our focus on the re-establishment of diplomatic relations between the U.S. and Cuba and will hear a keynote address from the Honorable Gonzalo Gallegos, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy (Western Hemisphere Affairs). A career member of the Senior Foreign Service, Gallegos has served in Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Nicaragua, Pakistan, and Trinidad and Tobago, as well as the Organization of American States. We also will present the William J. Clothier II Memorial Award to a distinguished Philadelphian for service to the region’s growing Hispanic community.

Keynote Speaker

Gonzalo Gallegos
Deputy Assistant Secretary of State

Presentation of the William J. Clothier II Award to
Michael A. Nutter
Mayor of Philadelphia

Since its founding in 1940, the Association has been dedicated to promoting cultural, educational and economic activities to increase understanding and cooperation among the peoples of the Americas. The Association is an all-volunteer organization dedicated to advancing Pan-Americanism in the Greater Philadelphia region. Today, the region is home to more than 500,000 residents who trace their roots to Latin America, and the need for greater cultural understanding expressed by our founders has become even more relevant.

There will be a networking reception from 11:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m., with lunch immediately following until 1:30 p.m.


11:45 AM - 12:15 PM Cocktail Reception
12:15 PM - 1:30 PM Luncheon
Keynote address, and presentation of the William J. Clothier II Memorial Award 

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