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10th Annual Chicano/Latino Gala
Saturday, November 4, 2006 - 6:30pm

Event: 10th Annual Chicano/Latino Gala

What:
The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Portland State University
is hosting its tenth-annual Chicano/Latino Scholarship Gala. The
evening includes dinner, dancing and celebrity guest speaker Willie
Barcena, a 12-year stand-up comedy veteran with film and television
appearances that include "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," "Latin
Palooza" and "Moesha." The event will award scholarships of
$1,000-$5,000 for academic achievement and community involvement to
27 of PSU's outstanding Chicano/Latino students.

When:

Saturday, November 4, 2006. Cocktail reception 6:30 p.m., dinner 7:30
p.m.

Where:
Oregon Convention Center, 777 N.E. Martin Luther King, Jr., Blvd.,
Portland, Ore.

Cost:
Tickets are $100 per person. Tables of ten are also available.

Contact:
For more information and to purchase tickets, contact Maria Alanis
Ruiz, 503-725-4447 or alanism@pdx.edu. For media inquiries, contact
Erin Malecha Arias, 503-725-8763 or malecha@pdx.edu.