The second annual JCC Willie Rosas Leaders of Tomorrow Scholarship Gala

The second annual JCC Willie Rosas Leaders of Tomorrow Scholarship Gala, sponsored by Jamestown Community College, the Dunkirk Hispanic Coalition, and HOPE, a local organization, will be held September 30 at St. Hedwig’s Social Center in Dunkirk.

The event, which begins with a cocktail hour at 5 p.m., includes dinner and live music by Cleveland band, Sammy de León y su Orquesta.

Admission to the gala is $15 per ticket or $25 for two. Tickets can be obtained by calling Jamestown Community College’s North County Center at 363.6500 or online at sunyjcc.edu/gala.

Proceeds from the event benefit the JCC Willie Rosas Leaders of Tomorrow Scholarship program. The scholarship awards two students from underserved populations with $2,000 toward tuition at JCC. Recent Dunkirk High School graduates Destiny Paredes and Isaiah Rosado are recipients of the this year’s scholarship.

The Rosas scholarship was named in honor of Dunkirk mayor Willie Rosas, the first person of Hispanic heritage to be elected to a mayoral seat in New York state.

Rosas and Kirk Young, JCC’s vice president of enrollment management and institutional advancement, will present remarks during the dinner.

de León, a renowned Latin bandleader, and his 12-piece orchestra will play a range of dance music styles including Latin jazz, salsa, and merengue. De León has collaborated with Tito Puente, Grán Combo de Puerto Rico, Tito Rojas, Tony Vega, Hector Trioche, and Rey de la Paz over his 30-year career.

Panorama Hispano is the regional news and information newspaper for Hispanic and other diverse communities.

US Hispanics are now the largest ethnic minority in the United States numbering 54.2 million as of July 2014. Serving: Buffalo, Rochester, Fredonia, Niagara Falls, NY and Erie, PA. Outside our Market area: Visit our affiliate at: http://www.impremedia.com/

Contact us: Contact@PanoramaHispanoNews.com

Featured News

Nov 25, 2020
Puerto Rico to launch COVID-19 vaccinations in mid-December

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Officials in Puerto Rico announced Wednesday that the U.S. territory expects to receive its first COVID-19 vaccines by mid-December as the island hits a record number of daily cases and hospitalizations. Health care workers, teachers and certain public sector employees are among those who will take priority, officials said. […]

Read More
Nov 25, 2020
Bunny, Balvin, Lafourcade, Camilo son nominados al Grammy

Aún celebran sus victorias en los Latin Grammy y ahora se medirán por el Grammy anglo: Natalia Lafourcade, Bad Bunny, J Balvin, Ricky Martin, Camilo, Kany García y Fito Páez están entre los artistas galardonados la semana pasada por la Academia Latina de la Grabación que recibieron nuevas nominaciones al Grammy el martes. Carlos Vives […]

Read More
Nov 25, 2020
Mujeres detenidas en Montana por hablar español logran acuerdo con la Oficina de Aduanas y Protección Fronteriza

Dos mujeres que fueron detenidas en el norte de Montana por agentes de la Oficina de Aduanas y Protección Fronteriza de Estados Unidos por hablar español mientras realizaban compras llegaron a un arreglo financiero en su demanda contra la agencia, dijo el martes la Unión Americana de Libertades Civiles (ACLU) de Montana. Ana Suda y […]

Read More

popular categories

Featured (1,522)
Mundo Latino (1,017)
Negocios / Tecnología (227)
Salud (183)
COVID 19 Updates (171)
Entretenimiento (146)
Vida y Estilo (223)
Deportes (123)
Locales / Regional (115)
Buffalo (1,160)
Dunkirk (898)
Rochester (868)
NY and Erie (808)
PA (679)
Opinión (86)
Copyright © 2020 Panorama Hispano News. All Rights Reserved.
crossmenuchevron-downmenu-circlecross-circle
linkedin facebook pinterest youtube rss twitter instagram facebook-blank rss-blank linkedin-blank pinterest youtube twitter instagram