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 Date: August 15, 2007 Contact:  Paula Cobler, 361-570-4350

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UHV Sponsoring Diez y Seis de Septiembre Parade


The Spanish Speaking Initiative, a partnership of the University of Houston-Victoria, the Victoria College, the Cultural Council of Victoria, and the Victoria Chamber of Commerce, is co-sponsoring the Diez y Seis de Septiembre Parade and Festival with the Ballet Folklorico de Victoria.

The parade will be held in downtown Victoria, on Saturday, September 15, 2007 starting at 10:00 a.m.

Applications are currently being accepted for parade entries, festival performers, and food vendors.

For applications and more information please contact Ersilia Garcia at 361-570-4144 or email at



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