MEDIA ADVISORY – VU Center for the Americas hosts Celebration of Achievements

Programs promoting home ownership, business development and bilingual skills within the Middle Tennessee Hispanic community will be recognized Dec. 10 during Conexión Américas’ “Celebration of Achievements” at Vanderbilt University. The Center for the Americas at Vanderbilt will sponsor and host the event.

The Center for the Americas and Conexión Américas, a Nashville nonprofit organization that promotes the integration of Hispanic families into the community, will recognize families who have bought houses through its Puertas Abiertas/Open Doors home ownership program as well as individuals enrolled in Conversemos – a Spanish/English language exchange program.

The “Celebration of Achievements” is by invitation only, but media are welcome to attend. Please RSVP by calling 322-2706 or emailing

WHAT: Center for the Americas at Vanderbilt hosts Conexión Américas’ “Celebration of Achievements”

WHERE: Buttrick Hall, 390 24th Ave. S.

WHEN: Monday, Dec. 10, from 6:30 to 9 p.m.

Media contacts: Ann Marie Owens, 615-322-NEWS

Maitane Z. Tidwell, 615-545-2474

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