Printer Friendly

Councilman Angel Ortiz to Visit Pennsylvania School for the Deaf In Celebration of Puerto Rican Heritage Month.

WHAT: Philadelphia City Councilman Angel Ortiz will visit with deaf

and hard of hearing students (ages 3-15) at the Pennsylvania

School for the Deaf in celebration of Puerto Rican Heritage

Month. He will attend a performance by Los Planeros de Bate, a

Puerto Rican dance troupe who perform combining Spanish,

African American, and Indian cultures; speak with students and

their families; and enjoy a traditional Puerto Rican food

luncheon which will include red rice with chick peas, potato

salad, green beans and vinegar, and chicken stew at the School.

WHEN: Wednesday, September 20, 10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

WHERE: The Pennsylvania School for the Deaf

100 West School House Lane

Germantown

WHY: About 30 students attending PSD are from Hispanic families.

Throughout the month of September (Puerto Rican Heritage Month)

PSD has been displaying the Puerto Rican flag, sponsoring

student field trips to the Taller Puertorriqueno, learning the

mamba and salsa dances, and dressing in traditional Puerto Rican

garb, all in an effort to experience and appreciate Puerto Rican

culture.

CONTACT: Ruth Cella at Pennsylvania School for the Deaf, 215-754-4778 or 215-248-9798 (home).
COPYRIGHT 2000 PR Newswire Association LLC
No portion of this article can be reproduced without the express written permission from the copyright holder.
Copyright 2000 Gale, Cengage Learning. All rights reserved.

Article Details
Printer friendly Cite/link Email Feedback
Publication:PR Newswire
Date:Sep 19, 2000
Words:185
Previous Article:McHugh Software and CarrierPoint Introduce Unique Collaborative Transportation Marketplace.
Next Article:New Mercedes-Benz Vehicles Now Available on the Internet.

Terms of use | Copyright © 2017 Farlex, Inc. | Feedback | For webmasters