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Broward College Celebrates 500 Years of Florida History

MEDIA CONTACT: Tina David
954-201-7510,
tdavid@broward.edu

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
 
Broward College Celebrates 500 Years of Florida History
           
FORT LAUDERDALE, FL (August 20, 2013) – Broward College and the Florida Humanities Council will celebrate Florida’s 500th anniversary by presenting “Dreamers & Schemers: An Evening with Great Floridians,” at Broward College’s Fine Arts Theatre, 3501 SW Davie Road, Davie, on Friday, September 6 at 6:30 p.m. 

The stage show explores Florida’s rich history through thoughtful reflection and dialogue with the help of trained actors portraying notable Floridians. Guests will go back in time to hear industrialist Henry Flagler, Governor Napoleon Bonaparte Broward, and Everglades defender Marjory Stoneman Douglas declare their dreams for a state’s destiny. After the show, guests are invited to participate in a Q&A, and discuss the program’s themes and the impact of industry and environmentalism on Florida. 

Tickets to “Dreamers and Schemers” are $10 and can be purchased by calling 954-201-6884.
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About Broward College:

Broward College is ranked as one of the top ten community colleges in the nation by the Aspen Institute. Serving more than 68,000 students annually, Broward College provides residents with certificate programs, two-year university-transfer degrees, two-year career degrees and baccalaureate degrees in selected programs. The mission of the college is to provide high-quality educational programs and services that are affordable and accessible to a diverse community of learners. For more information,
visit
www.broward.edu.                      


Broward College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, genetic information, national origin, marital status, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities. Inquiries regarding
the non-discrimination policies and Title IX may be directed to: Equity Coordinator Dr. Denese Edsall, Executive Director, Human Resources, 6400 NW 6th Way, Ft. Lauderdale, Fl 33309,
(954) 201-7502, dedsall@broward.edu