OREGON CITY - The sixth annual Festival Latino will take place
on Saturday, June 7, at Clackamas Community College from noon to
4:30 p.m. The festival brings a variety of community and resources
to the Latino community.
The free event includes music, food, health and financial
resources, soccer and an introduction to the college through
inspirational speakers and tours. Organizer Camilo Sanchez, who
teaches CCC's Spanish GED program, said the festival is an
opportunity to introduce the Latino community to the college and
other important community resources.
"We see more interest in the festival every year. We are
committed to continuing to improve this event for the Latino
community," Sanchez said.
Entertainment at this year's festival includes the popular
Ballet Folklorico, mariachi singer Stephanie Martinez, Azteca
dancers, Colombian dance and salsa dancing. This year's annual
soccer match will pit the "Anglos vs. Latinos," Sanchez said. Cinco
de Mayo restaurant will be on site with traditional Mexican food to
The festival takes place at the college's Gregory Forum in
Oregon City. For additional information, please contact Camilo
Sanchez at 503-594-3029 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.