MESA, Arizona (March 17, 2011) —
The Grandson of legendary Baroness Maria Von Trapp and Captain Georg Von Trapp is visiting the Broadway Palm Dinner
Theater during performances of The Sound Of Music and will be available to meet and greet audiences on March 18,19 and 20.
The Mayor of Mesa has Offically Proclaimed March 20 - 26 "Sam Von Trapp Week". This proclamation will be presented by City Manager Chris Brady to Sam Von Trapp at the Chicago Cubs Game on Friday March 18 at the HoHoKam Stadium.
The Offical Mayoral Proclamation is as follows:
WHEREAS, the von Trapp family represents all those who persevere through difficult times; and
WHEREAS, the family von Trapp are beloved icons of family values; and
WHEREAS, the von Trapp family has inspired generations throughout the world to never surrender to the forces of tyranny; and
WHEREAS, the family von Trapp continues to promote friendship, goodwill and cooperation between all people and communities dedicated to promoting the joy and celebration of “The Sound of Music;” and
WHEREAS, the von Trapp family is dedicated to encouraging the success of all the arts; and
WHEREAS, Mr. von Trapp’s visit is inspirational to the Broadway Palm and the citizens of Mesa, recognizing their hard work, perseverance and the von Trapp spirit of “never giving up;” and
WHEREAS, we thank Mr. von Trapp and his family for acknowledging and recognizing the cultural importance of the southwest and our valley in particular and for sharing their indomitable spirit with the citizens of Mesa, Arizona.
NOW, THEREFORE, I, SCOTT SMITH, by virtue of the authority vested in me as Mayor of Mesa, Arizona, do hereby proclaim March 20-26, 2011 as: SAM VON TRAPP WEEK
For more details or to arrange an interview - contact
Director of Marketing and Public Relations
Broadway Palm Dinner Theater
Cell – 917 653 9371