La Voz Latina banquet Sept. 21

Friday, Sept. 21, La Voz Latina will host the Salsa Chicago Mambo All-Stars Orchestra at the Clock Tower Resort and Conference Center for the agency’s annual banquet, themed “Passport to the Americas: A Journey Into Latin Culture.” Doors open at 5:30 p.m.

The unique cultural event features an eclectic Central and South American dinner from countries such as Brazil, Cuba, Mexico and Peru, just to name a few. The evening will also include Andean music from Luz de Ande, and a tango performance by Argentine native and Rockford resident Maria Castello.

Proceeds from the event will benefit La Voz Latina’s youth and scholarship programs.

Tickets for the event are $60 for a single, $120 per couple, and $750 for a table of eight.

For more information about tickets or sponsorships, visit, or contact Liza Grisales-Buell at (815) 965-5784 or

from the Sept. 19 – 25, 2007, issue

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