Press Release Archive 2011 - 1999

Tejano Dance on April 28 to Support Higher Education

2002. 04. 09.

CALDWELL, ID- Enjoy an evening of dancing to authentic 'tejano' music while also supporting higher education during the Compadre/Amigo Scholarship Benefit Dance on April 28 at 7:30 p.m. in the O'Connor Field House in Caldwell.

Recording artist Jesse Serrata and the New Wave, a tejano band from San Antonio, Texas, will headline the evening. They will perform an array of songs, including oldies, twist, salsa and top 40. A local band, Grupo Destino, will also perform.

The dance will benefit the Compadre/Amigo Scholarship Endowment Fund, which provides scholarships to Hispanic college students at Albertson College. Currently 4 percent of students at Albertson are Hispanic.

Tickets are $20 and can be purchased at the McCain Center on the Albertson campus, or at the following Caldwell businesses: Imelda's Restaurant, 2414 E. Cleveland Blvd.; La Villa Restaurant, 6015 E. Cleveland Blvd.; Tacos Michoacan, 605 N. 5th Ave.; or Income Tax & Mazz & More Services, 718 Main St.

The dance is sponsored by Albertson Latino Americano Students (ALAS), the Albertson College Diversity Department, Vela Scent (Salt City Candles), R & N Enterprises, Black Smith Signs, Bank of America, Looks Like New Car Wash, Income Tax & Mazz & More Services and Machukas Restaurant.

For more information, contact Arnold Hernandez, Albertson College director of diversity affairs, at 459-5868.