PRLog - Aug. 19, 2011 - HARTFORD, Conn. -- Dr. Daisy Cocco De Filippis, President, Naugatuck Valley Community College; who serves as an outstanding role model for families like those served by CPRF, will be the keynote speaker at the Center for Latino Progress – CPRF signature fundraiser the Starlight Gala on Friday, September 9, 2011. The theme of the event is “Strengthening Latino Families”. The event is being held at the historic Bond Ballroom located at 338 Asylum Street, Hartford, CT. The festivities begin at 6:00pm.
Strengthening Latino Families Event Invite-1
Come and join Latino leaders and friends at the Starlight Gala for dinner, cultural performances, and presentations recognizing individuals for their leadership in our community. This year’s honorees include Corporate Partner Comcast and Laurie Perez, Emmy-Award winning reporter, Fox CT. Singer, songwriter, and guitarist Enid H. Terón is traveling from Puerto Rico to perform for guests attending the event. Guests will dance the night away to the sounds of DJ JP.
To purchase tickets please contact Kisha Samuels, 413-527-3300 or email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit: http://ctprf.givezooks.com/
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Center For Latino Progress – CPRF, formerly known as CT Puerto Rican Forum, opened its door in 1978, and it continues to be the only Latino-serving workforce development agency in Northern CT. The proceeds of the Starlight Gala enable CPRF to attain resources that will allow the organization to provide Latino families with the know-how, tools and resources that are necessary to succeed both personally and professionally in a very complex society. This fundraiser provides critical funding for programs, services, and advocacy work.