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Wayne State College to Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month


Wayne State College will host five days of events, Sept. 15-19, to observe National Hispanic Heritage Month.


WSC events will begin with a presentation by Adam Valencia and a performance by the Wakefield High School Folk Dancers from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Sept. 15 in the Frey Conference Suite in the Student Center. Valencia was the first director of the Multicultural Center at Wayne State College.


Latina Women in Nebraska will be the topic of a lunch presentation from noon to 2 p.m. Sept. 16 in the Niobrara Room of the Student Center.


"La Vista Hispanic Cultural in Nebraska" Movie Night will be hosted from 6 to 9 p.m. Sept.17 in the Frey Conference Suite of the Student Center.


La Fiesta Latina "Taste of Hispanic Food'' will be from 3 to 4 p.m.on Sept. 18 and "Hispanic Desserts" will run from noon to 2 p.m. Sept. 19 in the Multicultural Center.

National Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated Sept. 15-Oct. 15 in the United States to recognize the contributions made by people of Hispanic descent and to celebrate Hispanic culture. Hispanic Heritage Month begins on Sept. 15 because it is the anniversary of Latin American independence days in Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua.


Everyone is welcome to attend. For more information: Donovan Roy, director of the Wayne State College Multicultural Center, (402) 375-7749.




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