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Thursday, April 27, 2006

Spanish Club, OLAS Celebrate Cinco de Mayo

SALISBURY, MD---Salisbury University’s Spanish Club and Organization for Latin American Students celebrate Cinco de Mayo 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Friday, May 5, on the Henson Hall Lawn.

Cinco de Mayo commemorates May 5, 1862, the day a 4,500-member Mexican militia defeated the French Army in Puebla, Mexico, to halt France’s takeover of the Mexican Empire.

Festivities include face painting, piĀ±atas, Twister and soccer, accompanied by Latin and popular music.

The celebration features a Mexican buffet with chicken quesadillas, cheese quesadillas, rice, churros and soda. Cost of the buffet is $5.

Rain location is the Wicomico Room of the Guerrieri University Center. For more information call 410-543-6030 or visit the SU Web site at "

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