This Thursday, Friday & Saturday In S. FLA: Ros-Lehtinen Schedules Events Throughout The South Florida District She Represents In Congress
Miami, Florida – Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen has scheduled community events throughout South Florida tomorrow Thursday, May 3rd, Friday May 4th and Saturday May 6th. Below is a partial listing of the events in which Ileana will participate. We encourage members of the press to assist and cover these events.
Tomorrow Thursday, May 3rd at 2:00 pm, Cong. Ros-Lehtinen will speak to 54 applicants from 16 nations who will swear allegiance to our Constitution. This ceremony includes 27 applicants over 17 years of age and 21 applicants under 17 years of age, coming from all corners of the globe. Nations represented at this naturalization ceremony are Bulgaria, Haiti, Romania, Spain and Canada, to name a few. The ceremony will also take place during “Bring your Daughters & Sons to Work Day’ so Ileana is looking forward to meeting all the wonderful sons and daughters of USCIS employees. This event will take place at the Miami Field office of the USCIS, located at 8801 NW 7 Avenue, Miami.
At 6:00 pm, Ileana, along with the IRS’ Taxpayer Advocate Office, will host a volunteer recognition ceremony for persons who worked at the IRS VITA sites offering free tax preparation advice for our South Florida community. These volunteers are from VITA sites located in the City of Miami, the Corpus Christi suburb of Miami, City of West Miami and the English Center. This special event for the VITA sites volunteers will take place at the Congressional offices, located at 4960 SW 72 Avenue, Suite 208 (Marina Lakes office complex), Miami.
On Friday May 4th at 7:30 pm, Cong. Ros-Lehtinen will take part in a Shabbat student dinner at the University of Miami’s Hillel House. During this informal event, Ros-Lehtinen will share her views on Israeli issues with 20 to 30 students from Hillel House, located at 1100 Stanford Drive, Coral Gables.
On Saturday, May 5th at 10:00 am, Cong. Ros-Lehtinen will host the 2012 Congressional Art Competition where 20 students from seven schools will present twenty pieces of artwork. The winner of the competition will have their work displayed in Congress for all visitors to see. The schools participating are: New World School of the Arts, Miami Jackson High, Coral Gables High, MAST Academy, Westminster Christian School, South Miami High and Somerset Academy. The artwork will be judged by Helen Sweet, an art instructor with the Miami-Dade County Public Schools. Ms. Sweet will be judging the work based on originality, personal feeling, color, balance and shades. This event will take place in the auditorium of Coral Gables Senior High School, located at 450 Bird Road, Coral Gables.