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“This Is Us” cultural celebration is May 5 in Tama

May 3, 2019
Special to The Chronicle , Toledo Chronicle, Tama News-Herald

The third This is Us celebration of Tama County's diverse cultures will be held on Sunday, May 5, at South Tama Elementary School. The event runs from 5 to 8 pm, with a potluck from 5:30 to 6:30 pm featuring various cultural dishes shared by participants.

"This will be our third This is Us celebration of diversity in Tama County," says organizer Sandy Supianoski,IVCE Employer Relations Supervisor and Tama County resident. "This event developed from the county outreach effort by Iowa Valley Continuing Education.

"As in past years, this free family event will include the potluck dinner plus lots of fun activities like art displays, face painting, and music!

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The 2018 This is Us diversity celebration had representatives from several cultures. The 3rd event will be this Sunday, May 5, at the South Tama Elementary School in Tama beginning at 5:30 p.m. -Photo provided

"This year the music will be performed by Los Aliados, which we know people will really enjoy. We hope Tama County will join us in celebrating who we are!"

This is Us is co-sponsored by Iowa Valley ContinuingEducation, Meskwaki Nation, Tama-Toledo Area Chamber, of Commerce,Mid-Iowa Community Action, South Tama Community School District and Iowa State University Extension.

South Tama Elementary is located at 1611 Country Club Drive in Tama. For those attending the potluck meal, water will be provided, as well as plates, cups, napkins and silverware. Those bringing potluck dishes are encouraged to provide a serving utensil.

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WHAT:?This Is Us Diversity Celebration

WHEN:?Sunday, May 5, 5-8 p.m.

WHERE: South Tama Elementary School, 1611 Country Club Drive, Tama

Public invited-bring a cultural dish to share!



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