A Celebration of Mexican Culture

PRESS RELEASE
September 13, 2018

For Immediate Release
A Celebration of Mexican Culture at the East Chicago Public Library
            EAST CHICAGO (September 13, 2018) – The community is invited to join the East Chicago Public Library on Wednesday, September 26th for a free program highlighting East Chicago’s Mexican heritage.  Held in conjunction with the library’s observance of Hispanic Heritage Month, the program is set to begin at 5 to 7:30 p.m. at the Main Library, 2401 E. Columbus Drive.
            The event will feature a special presentation by “Ballet Folklorico Mexico Lindo,” Mr. Joseph Verduzco, former folkloric dance instructor, is the featured guest speaker and Ms. Eve Gomez, Community Leader/Radio Personality,
will serve as the Mistress of Ceremonies for the evening.
            Guests also are invited to tour the current exhibit in the Main Library’s Templeton Gallery, titled “Mexico en la Piel.”   A variety of costumes and artifacts are featured in the festive display. Refreshments will be served.
            Area residents may view the exhibit through October 15 during regular library hours.  The Main Library is open from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 9 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Friday and Saturday. The program is sponsored in part by the Foundations of East Chicago.

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Latonya Hicks
East Chicago Public Library Dept. Head/Public Relations Dept.
2401 E. Columbus Drive
East Chicago, IN 46312
Ph: 219.397.2453 Ext. 17 Fax: 219-397.6715
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