Tejano Heritage Month
Texas Tejano.com, a San Antonio-based research, publishing, and communications firm, in conjunction with the Alamo Legacy & Missions Association (ALMA), a San Antonio-based, non-profit organization that provides living history reenactments to educate youth and adults about Texas history, are proud to announce that the month of September has been designated Tejano Heritage Month by the State of Texas, Bexar County and City of San Antonio.
Created to bring awareness and education about the true contributions and lives of Tejano pioneers, the events of Tejano Heritage Month vary from historic commemorations to educational, governmental and community and religious activities. The message and mission is to educate, elevate and celebrate the lives and legacies of Tejanos.
Texas Tejano.com has been producing, publishing, promoting, and marketing Tejano printed matter, electronic media, educational materials as well as creating a traveling exhibit that has been displayed at elementary, junior high and high schools, colleges and universities and historical societies, museums and libraries across the state.
This year's Tejano Heritage Month festivities include the 3rd Annual Tejano Vigil, which will again be held inside the Alamo Shrine; the premiere of the original play Texas Tejanos: A Revolution Remembered at the Charline McCombs Empire Theater; the third installment of the Tejano Oral History Project at the San Antonio Public Library and more.
Also, the Texas Tejano.com Student Awards Program, featuring a coloring, essay and poster contest, will be open to grade school, middle school and high school students throughout the state!
Lastly, the Tejano Portrait Series will be on display throughout the months of September and October at the historic Bexar County Courthouse.
Viva Tejano Texas!
More information about Texas Tejano.com can be found at www.texastejano.com or by calling (210) 673-3584.