Annual Kenya Marathon Dinner

Annual Kenya Marathon Dinner

Annual Kenya Marathon Dinner

For Immediate Release October 1st, 2015

THE ANNUAL KENYA MARATHON DINNER WELCOMING ELITE MARATHON RUNNERS FROM KENYA & SPECIAL GUEST MAMA SARAH OBAMA & THE S.O.W.O (SAFEGUARD ORPHANS & WIDOWS) FOUNDATION

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS – The Kenya Marathon Dinner Group in collaboration with various partner organizations will host the 17th Annual Kenya Marathon Dinner on Oct 9th 2015 at Hilton Hotel - Continental Ballroom, 720 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, Illinois.

The Kenya Marathon Dinner is a great opportunity for those of us who love marathons to fellowship with the Kenyan runners who take part in the Chicago Marathon. Many of these athletes are the best of the best when it comes to the Marathon. They have won Olympic medals, The Boston Marathon, The Chicago Marathon and many other world class races over the years.

The purpose is to welcome them to Chicago and also hear their stories with an intention of encouraging the future generation of athletes. The Marathon dinner serves as a great cultural experience for the diverse audience that attends the event as guests enjoy various aspects of Kenyan culture including authentic Kenyan cuisine that expresses what these Kenyan athletes eat back home.

This year’s event will also see us award the 1st Annual Kenya Marathon Dinner Leadership Award for outstanding contribution to charitable causes to Mama Sarah Obama & The S.O.W.O (Safeguard Orphans & Widows) Foundation.

The Dinner is intended to honor these outstanding athletes and the contribution to charitable causes by Mama Sarah Obama & The S.O.W.O (Safeguard Orphans & Widows) Foundation. The event is open to the public.

For updates and questions, please contact the Kenya Marathon Dinner Group Coordinators, Don Owino or Chemutai Chepkwony at 847-903-5981/630-853-0897 or Africa Global Chamber of Commerce President & CEO, Olivier Kamanzi at 312-523-2156 or via email at topdonn1@gmail.com or okamanzi@africagcc.org.

ABOUT THE KENYA MARATHON DINNER GROUP

The Kenyan Marathon Dinner is a Non For Profit Organization and depends entirely
on sponsorship and/or gate donations to cover all expenditure related to hosting the dinner. The Kenyan Marathon Dinner has been held every year since 1998 in honor
of the Elite Athletes from Kenya participating in the Chicago Marathon. The purpose
of the dinner is to welcome these gifted runners to the City of Chicago in true Kenyan hospitality and to give Chicago Kenyans and friends of Kenya an opportunity to meet and socialize with them. We look forward to highlighting their achievements and also expressing our community’s appreciation for the exceptional image they portray for the East African nation. Visit kenyamarathondinner.com for our full profile.

PARTNERING ENTITIES

The Kenyan Marathon Dinner Group has teamed up with various corporate entites for this years event. These include Century Health Services, The Hilton Hotel, Africa Global Chamber of Commerce, Ethiopian Diamond Restaurant, Kikwetu Coffee, Afrodisiac Entertainment, Afrika Fusion Restaurant, The Chepkwony Foundation, The CardoLinda Foundation, Safeguard Orphans & Widows Organization, & The Reuben & Alice Chesire Foundation.

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