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April 24, 2007 > Twenty-five years of scholarships

Twenty-five years of scholarships

Hayward's Hispanic Community Affairs Council (HCAC) proudly invites the public to join their Twenty-fifth Annual Scholarships Awards event slated for Thursday, May 3 at the Chabot Performing Arts Center.

Since 1982, HCAC has awarded over $1,000,000 in scholarships to more than 1200 individuals. This Silver Anniversary dinner marks the Council's first dinner affair. Interest and support have created the need for a larger venue. "More than 200 students applied this year," said Carmen Guerrero, chair of the scholarship committee. "They are evaluated based on academic achievement, financial need and a commitment by the student to give back to their community in some way after achieving education and career goals."

HCAC is especially proud that 100 percent of all monies raised goes into scholarship awards. All staff members serve as volunteers.

For more information about the dinner, or about sponsorship, contact Bettina Flores, (510) 303.6643; email:

Hispanic Community Affairs Council
Annual Scholarship Awards
Thursday, May 1; 6 p.m.
Chabot Performing Arts Center
25555 Hesperian Blvd., Hayward
Tickets: adults, $50; children 12 and under, $10.

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