OCTOBER 27, 2009
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
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
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.
The following individuals/groups will be in attendance:
--Citrus College Students
--Citrus College employees
Thursday, October 29, 2009
5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Outside of the Citrus College Hayden Memorial Library
1000 W. Foothill Blvd.
Glendora, CA. 91741
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.
Admission is free. Parking for campus visitors is $5.