Friday, October 30, 2009
 

MEDIA ADVISORY
 

OCTOBER 27, 2009
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

Media Contacts

Paula Green, Citrus College Office of External Relations, 626-914-8873
Stacy Quillen-Armstrong, Citrus College Office of External Relations, 626-857-4082
Debra Cruz, Citrus College Latina Leadership Network Representative, 626-914-8872, ext. 5122

 

 Media Advisory – Photo and Interview Opportunity

 

Citrus College to Host Special Dia De Los Muertos Celebration

 

 

What:
The Citrus College Latina Leadership Network, Associated Students of Citrus College and Latinos Unidos Student Association are sponsoring a special Dia De Los Muertos celebration that will be held on campus this week.

The event will include a historic overview of this festive tradition, music, and altar displays for family members who have passed on.  A special Veterans altar dedicated to the fallen members of the United States armed forces will also be on display.  Tamales and pan dulce will be available for purchase.

Who:              
The following individuals/groups will be in attendance:
--
Citrus College Students
--Citrus College employees
--Community members

When:            
Thursday, October 29, 2009
5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Where:          
Outside of the Citrus College Hayden Memorial Library
1000 W. Foothill Blvd.                                                     
Glendora, CA. 91741

 

Why:              
This is an ancient holiday in which Mexican families remember their dead and celebrate the continuity of life.  It is not a morbid occasion, but rather a festive time.

Citrus College is hosting this event as a means of promoting diversity, encouraging cultural understanding, and enhancing unity.

How:              
Admission is free.  Parking for campus visitors is $5.