Hispanic Food Festival to be Held at Mount Union College on October 9

October 12, 2009

Mount Union College will be holding its annual Hispanic Heritage Food Festival on Friday, October 9 from noon to 3 p.m. in Campus Grounds in the Hoover-Price Campus Center in observance of Hispanic Heritage Month.

This event, which falls during Hispanic Heritage Month, was designed to promote awareness of Hispanic culture within the Mount Union Community.

The festival will feature a salsa taste-off and food from Latin America, Mexico, the Caribbean and Spain.

Entrées will include refried beans, rice, enchiladas, paella, arroz con leche and fried plantains among many other items. 

The Hispanic Heritage Food Festival is just one of the many scheduled events during Hispanic Heritage Month, which runs from September 15 to October 15.

The event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Tori Snyder, minority intern in the Office of Multicultural Student Affairs at (330) 823-2574. Individuals are encouraged to attend and celebrate wonderful cultures with music and food.

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