History

Reunite Cultures Fund is 501(C)3 nonprofit organization. Established in 2003 by Rotarians of Lakewood-Rocky River Rotary Club, OH and currently managed by members of Downtown Fuquay-Varina Rotary Club, NC.

The main program of the Organization is to run and manage Cultural Youth Exchange Program “Golden Gates”.

Since 2003 over 30 groups of young people from Russia, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Ukraine, Croatia, Serbia, Italy, etc. had an opportunity to travel abroad to learn about USA and introduce their culture to American People.

Mission

The RCF exists to promote good will between countries by funding organizations that contribute to peace, cultural understanding and appreciation through the arts.

Finding young artists, performers and musicians worldwide to share their Cultures through their performances and workshops which feature their talents, traditional costumes and individual personalities.

Improving good will between the people of America and other countries. Developing a better understanding of cultures, music and traditions. Building Cultural Bridges

Partners

Our Donors/Sponsors/Contributors

Our team

Officers

Director of programs and projects for a NC statewide education non-profit. Board member on a number of nonprofits including Amazing Grace Adoptions, ReCity of Durham, the Fuquay-Varina Arts Council and the RCF. National Board Certified educator, mathematics and health content teacher in various settings including traditional and online classrooms. PhD in Educational Research and Policy Analysis.

Thomas Ray

Thomas Ray

President

RCF Vice President, Professional musician, owner of the Booking Agency, Founder and Coordinator of the International Cultural Exchange Program
GOLDEN GATES, Cultural Arts Chair, vice president of
Fuquay-Varina Arts Council, Rotary Friendship Exchange

Vitaliy Bezrodnov

Vitaliy Bezrodnov

Vice president Management and coordination of projects

NAVY Veteran, Past President of the ROTARY Club, Past President/Founder of the Fuquay-Varina Arts Council, Business Owner, past Chamber of Commerce Board Member, BS in Accounting.

David Morris

David Morris

Treasurer

Writer, Artist, Teacher, Public Speaker,
Founder and President of Fuquay Varina Writters Guild

Jill Eagan

Jill Eagan

Secretary and advisory

Choreographer, stage director, Head of the Arts Council of
the International Cultural Exchange Program GOLDEN GATES. Regional representative of the Program in Ukraine. Director
of one of the oldest dance school in Ukraine, member of the Ukrainian National Choreographic Union. Honorary Member of the Rotary Club Dnipro City.

Dmitry Vasilyev

Dmitry Vasilyev

Project coordinator Ukraine

President at Armenian National Delphic Committee
International Arts Managment

AleksanZakyan

Aleksan Zakyan

International Exchange Coordinator

Major of Choreography. Director (1986 – 2014) of award winning Ensemble “Yuni Leningradetz” St. Petersburg, Russia.
Merited Worker of the Arts Industry of the Russian Federation
Best Teacher of Secondary Education Award, issued by the Sate Educational Institution of St. Petersburg (2012) Listed in Golden Fund of Professionals in St. Petersburg Encyclopedia.
Teacher at The Brighton Ballet Theter School of Russian Ballet in New York.

Sofia-Ioffe

Sofia Ioffe

Arts Council Advisor

Major of Choreography, Klaipeda University, Lithuania
Artistic Director of Cultural Center
Director of International Festival
Director of the Dance Ensemble SUVARTUKAS

Ilona-Baltikauskaite

Ilona Baltikauskaite

Arts Council Advisor

Associate Director of Integrated Communications
at North Carolina State University, St Petersburg State University Public relations

Maria

Maria Potepalova

Marketing and Social relations

Teacher, Drama Instructor
at Artistic Motion School of the Arts

Dex

Dex Davison

Grant Advisor

Artist, Media Professional, International Public Relations

GrigorZakyan

Grigor Zakyan

Project Coordinator Armenia

Proffesional Musician, Teacher, Recored Artist

Danil-ZvonkovSocialMedia

Danil Zvonkov

Social media and relations

Charter President of Rotaract Club Dnipro City Radost
Media proffesional

Alexey-Vasilyev

Alexey Vasilyev

Motion designer & video maker

Social media & video maker

NikitaAvdeevVideoDesign

Nikita Avdeev

Media proffesional