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THE UGANDAN ORPHANS CHOIR TO PERFORM AT THE HOUSTON PUBLIC LIBRARY

WHAT: The Ugandan Orphans Choir sponsored by Childcare Worldwide will be performing at the Houston Public Library. This event is a City of Houston Post-Citizenship Week event. The children delight audiences as they dance in colorful, traditional costumes accompanied by authentic African drums and other instruments. They will sing African songs in their native Luganda language. The City and the Library invite the community to this extraordinary event.

WHEN: Tuesday, November 20 at 6 PM

WHERE: Central Library * 500 McKinney, 77002 * 832-393-1313

About the Ugandan Orphans Choir
The Ugandan Orphans Choir is a group of ten talented children ranging from 11 to 14 years of age. All ten children have been given hope through Childcare Worldwide’s sponsorship program, and now they devote their energy to helping other children to have access to sponsorship and education. This event is free and open to the public.

The choir has performed in churches and schools nationwide, as well as venues such as Disneyland, KING 5 Television’s “New Day Northwest,” and Qwest Field, home of the Seattle Seahawks.

The Ugandan Orphans Choir is a ministry of Childcare Worldwide which has been devoted to transforming the lives of children for over 30 years in nine developing countries. Childcare Worldwide seeks to make learning and the hope of future employment possible for every child they serve. The ultimate goal of sponsorship and education is to break the cycle of poverty in children’s lives.

About the Houston Public Library
The Houston Public Library (HPL) operates 35 neighborhood libraries, three HPL Express Libraries, a Central Library, the Houston Metropolitan Research Center, the Clayton Library Center for Genealogical Research, The African American Library at the Gregory School, and the Parent Resource Library, located in the Children’s Museum of Houston. Serving more than 4 million customers per year, HPL is committed to excellent customer service and equitable access to information and programs by providing library customers with free use of a diverse collection of printed materials, and electronic resources, Internet, laptop and computer use, and a variety of database and reference resources with live assistance online 24/7.

For further information, visit the Houston Public Library at www.houstonlibrary.org or call 832-393-1313.

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Contact:
Sandra Fernandez
Manager of Public Relations
Houston Public Library
832.393.1381; cell 713.435.9448
sandra.fernandez@houstontx.gov

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