HISPANIC SCHOLARSHIP FUND HOSTS PREMIERE LATINO EVENT IN DETROIT
Fundraiser to celebrate Hispanic culture during Super Bowl Week
San Francisco - The Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF), the nation's leading organization supporting Hispanic higher education, will be a part of the Super Bowl week by hosting a "party with a purpose" in Detroit. ¡Estilo Latino!, as the event is being billed, will merge Hispanic culture, food, entertainment and fiesta with the nation's ultimate football game. ¡Estilo Latino! VIP reception will begin at 6:15 p.m with the general reception to follow at 7:00p.m. on Thursday, February 2, 2006, just prior to Super Bowl Sunday.
Jeff Garcia, HSF board member and quarterback for the Detroit Lions, will join HSF in hosting what will be the premiere Latino event during Super Bowl Week. "I am passionate about football and passionate about HSF, and very excited to blend the two during Super Bowl week," Garcia said. "HSF has been doing incredible work for 30 years and we'll be raising funds to continue this effort to make America stronger by assisting Hispanics attain a higher education."
Sara Martinez Tucker, HSF President and CEO, said, "I am so grateful for Jeff's continued commitment and dedication to HSF. We couldn't have done so much without Jeff's support in the past and now with this event during Super Bowl week. We are excited to be producing the premiere Latino event, which this year coincides with our 30 years of awarding scholarships to deserving Hispanic students."
The private celebratory event will be held at one of Detroit's finest restaurants, the Coach Insignia Restaurant, with panoramic views of the city from the 72nd floor of the Renaissance Center.
For more information on ¡Estilo Latino! please visit, www.hsf.net or call 1.877.hsf.info
About the Hispanic Scholarship Fund
The Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF) is the nation's leading organization supporting Hispanic higher education. Founded in 1975, HSF's vision is to strengthen the country by advancing college education among Hispanic Americans, the largest minority segment of the U.S. population. In support of its mission to double the rate of Hispanics earning college degrees, HSF, a 501(c)3 not-for profit organization, provides the Latino community more college scholarships and educational outreach support than any other organization in the country. During its 30-year history, HSF has awarded more than 73,000 scholarships totaling nearly $170 million to Latinos from all 50 states, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands who have attended more than 1,700 colleges and universities.