PHILADELPHIA - Eugene Bailey, executive director of the Diamond State Port
Corp. in Wilmington, DE, was named the recipient of the 13th annual Friend
of Chile Award Nov. 18. The Chilean & American Chamber of Commerce of
Greater Philadelphia gives the honor. Arturo Fermandois, Chilean ambassador
to the United States, presented the award.
To honor of Chile's bicentennial, the Chilean chamber also presented
Compañía Sud Americana de Vapores (The Chilean Line), based in Valparaiso,
Chile, with the (Philadelphia) Mayor's Citation for the significant impact the
company has had on the Chilean fruit business in the region. Andres Kulka,
president of the North American Region of CSAV, accepted the Chilean Friend
of Philadelphia citation.
The event is held each November in Philadelphia's prestigious Union League.