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Dance Contests + Conventions


Las Mujeres y El Dinero (Women & Money) Conference




YOU MUST REGISTER FOR THIS FREE CONFERENCE. PICK A TRACK (see track information below) AND CALL TODAY! CALL 215-861-4862 Si necesitas registrarse para los talleres en espa�ol, llame al 215-627-3100


United States Department of Labor Women's Bureau Presents the

Las Mujeres y El Dinero (Women & Money) FREE Financial Empowerment Conference

Saturday, March 27, 2004
Temple University Walk Auditorium, 13th & Cecil B. Moore Boulevard

8 a.m. to 9 a.m. Registration and Continental Breakfast

9 a.m. to 10 a.m. Plenary Session featuring:
Shinae Chun, Director, US DOL Women's Bureau

Lydia Hernandez-Velez, Deputy Secretary, PA Department of Banking

10:15 a.m. to 11 a.m.    Workshop
11:15 a.m. to 12 p.m.    Workshop
12 p.m. to 1 p.m.           Boxed Lunches
1:15 p.m. to 2 p.m.        Workshop
2:15 p.m. to 3 p.m.        Workshop
Workshop tracks:
I. Getting Started/The Basics
    Taking Control of Your Life, Banking 101, Maximizing Your Tax Return I, Keep More Money in Your Pocket
II. Making Your Money Work for You
    Planning for Your Retirement, Saving for Your Child's Education, Maximizing Your Tax Return II, Health Laws and Pensions
III. The Future is Here: Elderly Living on a Fixed Income
    SSA Benefits and Laws, Employment as Additional Income, Understanding Your Medicare Benefits
PLUS 4 Feature Workshops offered throughout the day: Saving for Homeownership, Starting Your Own Business, Credit Counseling, Budgeting: Where's Your Dinero Going?


8th Annual Conference PSLC October 23-25, 2003

Abriendo Caminos through Education, Community and Culture. . .¡Sí, Se Puede!  Abriendo Caminos through Education, Community and Culture. . .¡Sí, Se Puede!

October 23-25, 2003
Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania (50 miles from Philly, between Reading and Bethlehem) special hotel packages available. go to  for further information

Conference Itinerary

Thursday,October 23, 2003

Set-up, Workshops, Talent Night

07:30 AM - 9:00 AM Exhibits Set-up
08:00 AM - 06:00 PM Registration
09:00 AM - 6:30 PM Visit Exhibits
09:00 AM - 10:15 AM Pre-Conference Plenary
09:00 AM - 10:15 AM Pre-Conference Plenary
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Pre-Conference Sessions
12:00 AM - 02:00 PM Conference Kick-Off Luncheon
02:15 PM - 03:45 PM Workshops
04:00 PM - 05:30 PM Workshops
06:30 PM - 12:00 PM Allentown Explored and Celebrating Our Youth Night Event! (Dinner on your own downtown as you explore Allentown)

Friday, October 24, 2003

Workshops, Luncheon, Gala Dinner and Dance

7:30 AM -5:00 PM Registration
10:30 AM - 5:00 PM PSLC Board Elections
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM Visit Exhibits
7:00 AM - 8:30 AM "Un Cafecito" Breakfast
8:30 AM -10:00 AM PSLC General Assembly, Board of Directors' Report
10:15 AM -11:45 AM Regional and Student Caucuses
12:00 PM - 02:30 PM Leadership Luncheon, Essay Contest Ceremony
02:45 PM - 04:15 PM Workshops
04:15 PM - 05:30 PM Student Plenary
06:30 PM -07:30 PM Sponsors' Thank You Reception (by invitation only)
07:30 PM - 09:00 PM Gala Dinner, Election Results and Recognition of New Board of Directors
09:00 PM - 10:00 PM Gala Reception & Salsa Lessons
10:00 PM - 02:00 AM Gala Dance with
Andy Montañez, Domingo Quiñones, and Kevin Ceballo.

Saturday, October 25, 2003

PSLC Sopa, Closing, Tours

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Brunch and Closing Assembly
12:30 PM - Tours: Crayola Factory, Historic Bethlehem Walking & Shopping, Banana Factory, Dorney Park

go to  for further information

Dance America Dance Championship

Donna Boyle presents Philadelphia's Fifth Annual  Disco America HUSTLE, SALSA & SWING Championship June 13, 14 & 15, 2003.

Only about 3 weeks Away Come join old friends and make some new friends at this event. This newly and improved event will entertain you, delight you and make it fun  with games and door prizes.  Not only Hustle, but Swing and Salsa too!!!!!

Three days of non-stop dancing in two ballrooms. Hustle , Salsa & Swing With astounding dance performances and showcases, and intensive workshops  with skillful instructors.

Fun and informative workshops in hustle, swing and salsa with: Raul Ante, Kristine Bendul, Donna Boyle, Juan Calderon, Bill Cameron, Nellie Cotto, Laura Cozik, Elizabeth Darchi, Billy Fajardo, Eleny Fotinos, Brian Gallagher, Silvana Gallagher, Kenny Gonzales, Jamie Josephson, Daniel  McGee, Katie Marlow, John Lindo, Diane Nardone, Eric Novoa, Louis Orlando, Paul Pelicoro, Arte Phillips, Joyce Szili, David Sarul, Maria Torres and Kim Vanaman, plus more to come MC Ron Bess

Participate or spectate the exciting competitions which include:  Hustle, Salsa, Swing, Professional, Amateur, Pro/Ams, Advanced, Intermediate, Newcomer, Novice, Jack & Jill, Cabaret, Rising Star Classic, Rising Star Theater Arts, Rising Star Just Hustle, Classic Division, Theater Arts,  Strictly Hustle, Team, Plus the fun and exciting Philly Freeze dance and Book Ends. Register for competitions no later than May 20 

Another great Saturday Evening Show: As always Disco America has provided one of the most spectacular Shows ever  to see. You don't want to miss this Show!!!!!!

Dance "Till you Drop" Late night parties in Hustle, Swing and Salsa with  DJs:  Bobby Morales, Nelson "Paradise" Roman, Bill Cameron, Dave Lach and Jose Rodriquez There are three rooms for dancing in hustle, swing and salsa

Pool Party Cocktail hour Starts 6-8pm on Saturday June 14 before the Dinner & show with music for your dancing pleasure.

Thursday Welcome Dance for those who want to start partying early Thursday, June 12 at the Clarion Hotel  Starts 9:00pm - more info to follow. Farewell Dance Sunday June 15th  To be announced.

Clarion Hotel & Conference Center Route 70 & I-295, Cherry Hill, NJ 08034  Tel: (856) 428-2300 * Fax: (856) 354-7662 Rate: $109

THE DEADLINE FOR ENTRIES AND REGISTRATIONS IS MAY 30TH  after may 30th the prices will increase  General Info: call Donna Boyle 215-740-3472 or email

For special rates you must mention Disco America Dance Championship
Disco America
P.O. Box 312
Flourtown, PA 19031

Late night dancing in two ballrooms with: DJ Bobby Morales (NYC) and Philly's own - DJ Jose Rodriquez.

Congresso Bacardi De La Salsa Congress
San Juan, Puerto Rico, July 25 through 29,

the ultimate and BIGGEST Salsa convention in the world.  This event will be held at the newly renovated Caribe Hilton Hotel.  After hours activities will be held at the historical fortress San Gerónimo.  Bands like El Gran Combo, Andy Montañez, Willie Rosario and many more will be playing.  Featuring Salsa workshops, panels, 50 dance groups, free classes, etc.  For more information, including registration, check out

This is the "big mama" of Salsa Conventions but they also sponsor conventions in various cities throughout the world at different times of the year.

CONGRESO MUNDIAL DE LA SALSA Puerto Rico 2003 Julio 25 Agosto 3 Con motivo de la entrada en vigor de la Ley 34/2002, de 11 de julio, de Servicios de la Sociedad de la Información y de Comercio Electrónico, te informamos que puedes revocar en cualquier momento, de forma sencilla y gratuita, el consentimiento para la recepción de nuestro servicio de Alerta de ofertas, haciendo click aqui con el texto "remover o remover" disuclpe las molestias.

Congresso Mundial de la Salsa (World Salsa Congress) and World Salsa Open Dance Competition - Hotel Caribe Hilton, San Juan, Puerto Rico, July 25 - August 3, 2003,

grand prize in the professional category of $40,000.00 (US currency, representing almost every nation in the world, workshops, seminars, stage performances, and plenty of dancing, live music by:

  • Orq: Bobby Valentín Monday July 28th 11.00 PM
  • Orq: Roberto Roena y su Apollo Sound Tuesday July 29th 11:00 PM
  • Orq: Tommy Olivencia Wednesday July 30th 11:00 PM
  • Orq: Willie Rosario Thursday July 31st 11:00 PM
  • Orq: El Gran Combo Friday August 1st 11:00PM
  • Gilberto Santa Rosa Saturday August 2nd 11:00 PM
  • Orq: Pupy Santiago Sunday August 3rd 08:00 PM

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