(Bowie) - Prince George's County Council Vice Chair Will Campos and FAME: The Foundation for the Advancement of Music and Education held a free event at the Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center Sunday, May 4 in honor of Cinco de Mayo. Councilman Will Campos also served as the Master of Ceremonies. The event featured actress Alina Collins Maldonado performing pieces from her one woman show: Bag Lady Blues and actor and poet Quique Aviles with salsa music by the Verny Varela Band.
"We are thrilled to have such a strong ally in Councilman Will Campos and to partner with him on such an exciting endeavor," said Toni Lewis, Founder and Executive Director of FAME
Now entering its 10th year, the Foundation for the Advancement of Music and Education, Inc. (FAME) is a 501(c) (3) nonprofit corporation based in Bowie, Maryland. FAME was founded in 2004 on the principle that all children, teens, and young adults, regardless of social and economic need, should have access to quality music and music education as part of their lifelong journey to adulthood. And if given the tools, the power of music which is a key factor to a well -rounded character, will produce a new generation of leaders for our community and for our nation. Our mission is to positively impact the lives of youth through access to quality music, education, programs, and experiences.