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Bring the world home - host an Up with People cast member
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March 04, 2013 06:59 PM | 5069 views | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend | print
Families in the Roswell area will have the opportunity to bring a bit of the world into their homes from March 11 through 18 when an international cast of Up with People arrives to Roswell, a stop on their 2013 world tour.

Host families are being sought to keep one or more students from Cast A 2013, the 120-member Up with People cast which represents 20 countries.

“It is a great opportunity to experience other cultures while sharing your own,” said Misael Oliver, promotion representative with Up with People.

The opportunity to stay with local families during their stay in each community is a centerpiece of Up with People’s 22-week program. The giving goes both ways; while families share their traditions and local attractions, the cast members also share their experiences and cultures.Local host families are asked to provide a bed, local transportation at the beginning and end of each day, as well as breakfast and most dinners.

While gone during the day, participating in regional learning, community service and show preparation, most evenings cast members will be home with the family to participate in their activities and interests.In addition to many wonderful experiences with their new “son” or “daughter,” each host family will receive two complimentary tickets to the Up with People’s newest production Voices.

The show will be held at the Roswell High School auditorium March 15 at 7 p.m. and March 16 at 3 and 7 p.m.

Those interested in hosting should contact Anna Schwed on the advance team at or by calling (425) 890-7439.

Up with People’s visit to Roswell area is sponsored by the F. James McDonald Family Foundation. The North Fulton Community Charities will benefit from ticket proceeds of the three shows.

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