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Reception to Unveil New Hispanic U.S. Stamps

Written by Ebony Minott

stamps-latin-music-2011.jpgWillimantic, CT -- Eastern Connecticut State University will host the Latino and Puerto Rican Affairs Commission's monthly board meeting at 5:30 p.m. on Sept 21 in the Paul E. Johnson Sr. Community Conference Room of the J. Eugene Smith Library.

Immediately following the meeting, the commission will host a reception to reveal five new United States postal stamps of famous Hispanics. They include Celia Cruz, a Cuban-American salsa singer; Tito Puente, a Latin jazz and Salsa musician; Selena, a Grammy Award winner; Carlos Gardel, a well-known singer, songwriter and actor from Argentina; and Carmen Miranda, a Brazilian samba singer.

For more information about the board meeting, contact the Latino and Puerto Rican Affairs Commission at (860) 240-8330.

 

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