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Thursday August 11, 2005
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Welcome to our newsletter! We are happy to introduce El Senador, a newsletter for members and friends of the Dennis Chavez Foundation.   Founded in 1988 for the centennial celebration of Chavez's birth, the Foundation set out to remind Americans of Senator Dennis Chavez's contributions to New Mexico and the nation. The Foundation first coordinated the issuance of a Dennis Chavez stamp in the ...

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Monday October 4, 2004
Chavez's Contributions Recognized as part of Hispanic Heritage Month

Washington , DC – In recognition of Hispanic Heritage Month, members of the U.S. Congressional Hispanic Caucus will celebrate with a special screening of El Senador , a documentary that tells the story of the late U.S. Senator Dennis Chavez, (D-NM).   The screening is scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 6, from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the Rayburn Gold Room (2168) in Washington , DC ....

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Tuesday June 22, 2004
Tristani Makes Donation to Foundation

All schools in NM to receive Dennis Chavez documentary Albuquerque, NM – Gloria Tristani, the granddaughter of the late U.S. Senator Dennis Chavez, donated funds from her 2002 U.S. Senate Campaign Committee to the Dennis Chavez Foundation. The Chavez family established the Foundation in 1988. Tristani requested that the funds be used to purchase and distribute videos of the documentary "El ...

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Monday September 29, 2003
NHCC Honors “El Senador” Dennis Chávez

“Exhibit honors life and work of first Hispanic U.S. Senator” Albuquerque, NM– The National Hispanic Cultural Center in conjunction with The Dennis Chávez Foundation, will open an exhibit on The Life of Senator Dennis “El Senador” Chávez on Sunday, October 5, 2003. Dennis Chávez was the first Hispanic U.S. Senator and the only New Mexican to be honored in Statuary Hall in Washington, D.C....

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