Whittier College
Office of Public Relations
13406 Philadelphia St.
P.O. Box 634
Whittier, CA  90608-0634

Feb. 20, 2002                                          

Reference: 01/02:48                                                                

Contact:  Judy Browning at (562) 907-4216

Banquet to Raise Scholarship Funds

WHAT:                        Alianza de Los Amigos Scholarship Banquet 

WHEN:                   Saturday, March 2; 6:30 social hour, dinner at 7:30 

WHERE:                 The Queen Mary, 1126 Queen’s Highway, Long Beach 

COST:                         $100 per person 

ADD:                      The Alianza de Los Amigos, Whittier College’s Hispanic/Latino
alumni organization, is hosting its 27th annual fund-raising dinner.  College Trustees Ronald R. Gastelum, general manager of the
Metropolitan Water District, and David C. Lizarraga, chairman
of the board and CEO of TELACU, are the honorary co-chairmen
of the event.  Sponsored by the Center of Mexican American
Affairs at the college and underwritten by Miller Brewing, the
event will honor several people for their service to the college.  Scholarships will also be awarded to six students, according to
Martin Ortiz, director of the center.  “We are surprising some
people for their efforts on behalf of the college,” he said, “and
providing scholarships of $3,000 each to some very deserving
students.  This event is one of the highlights of the year for us.”

 INFORMATION:       Contact Rose Hernandez in the Whittier College Center of Mexican
American Affairs at (562) 907-4283.


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