CASA celebrates Cesar Chavez Week

(04-02-2013)

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Photo by Kellicia Morse, President David Svaldi welcomes students, faculty, and staff to the CASA Open House, the kick-off event to the week celebrating Cesar Chavez.

The Second Annual Cesar Chavez Week, sponsored by CASA, Cultural Enrichment Student Achievement, continues on Wednesday, April 3, with the Cesar Chavez Food Extravaganza in the La Mesa Dining Hall during lunch 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. and dinner 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. A pool tournament from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. in the Student Union Building Loft, located on the second floor, is also April 3.

A parent night potluck and student poetry begins at 6 p.m. Thursday, April 4, in the CASA House, located on the west end of the Nielsen Library parking lot. A presentation of "The Heart, Unspoken," followed by a 12-hour movie marathon begins at 6 p.m. Friday, April 5, in the CASA House.

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Photo by James Trujillo, Oneyda Maestas, CASA coordinator, and CASA students enjoy traditional food during the CASA Open House.

Maestas appreciates the many individual and business sponsors from the community including Firedworks Gallery; ABC Pro Bowl, Ron Powers, Tim Biggs, Jeff, Yvonne, and Lana Adcock; Walmart, Dave Tolley; and CASA students and committee. For more information call the CASA House at 719-587-7880.