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For Immediate Release
May 18, 2011
Contact: Brian Van Hoven
(703) 820-8333 x129
Special guests includeTelemundo stars Jorge Bernal from Al Rojo Vivo, and Vanessa Pose and Melvin Cabrera from Aurora

Washington, DC - Telemundo Washington, DC will host the third annual Fiesta de las Madres on Sunday, May 22nd at Veterans Plaza at the Silver Spring Civic Building in Downtown Silver Spring, MD from 12pm - 5pm. The event will be held outdoors and features Telemundo celebrities, entertainment, food and a wide array of vendors and activities that will focus on women and specifically, mothers.

In addition to the products and information available, loyal viewers will have the unique opportunity to see some of Telemundo's biggest stars.  Vanessa Pose and Melvin Cabrera from Aurora, one of Telemundo's highest rated novelas, will be attending along with Jorge Bernal from Al Rojo Vivo.  The stars will speak to the audience from the stage and also be available throughout the day to sign autographs and take pictures with adoring fans.  For more information, visit www.holaciudad.com.

The event has been well received by the community in its first two years.  "After the great response from our sponsors and our viewers, we wanted to expand the opportunities this year," states Nicole Quiroga, General Manager of Telemundo Washington, DC. "Our involvement in the community is what drives our station so we have created a unique event that entertains as well as informs."

Telemundo Washington will bring the community everything from dance and fitness demonstrations to relevant health information and services thanks to partners such as American Diabetes Association, CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield, Coca Cola Refreshments, Columbia Lighthouse for the Blind, Cricket Communications, El Pregonero, El Tiempo Latino, E.M.D. Sales, Glenmont Financial, Hair Cuttery, Johnson Immigration Law, Kool Smiles of Takoma Park, Law Offices of Maria Mena, Maryland National Children's Study Center, MundoVision, Nueva Vida, Planned Parenthood of Metropolitan Washington, Paul Samakow Esq, Regal Cinemas Majestic Stadium 20 & IMAX, Rom´┐Żntica 900am, The Sherwin Williams Company, State Farm, Susan G. Komen, T-Mobile, Toyota, Verizon Wireless and the YMCA of Metropolitan Washington.


La Fiesta de las Madres

Sunday, May 22nd

12pm - 5pm

Veterans Plaza

Silver Spring Civic Center

Silver Spring, MD 20910


WZDC Telemundo Washington, DC is owned by ZGS Communications, a Hispanic-owned media company headquartered in Arlington, Virginia that owns or operates 13 Spanish-language television stations, representing the largest group of independent stations affiliated with the Telemundo television network.  WZDC prides itself on its commitment to service, local programming, and the celebration of Hispanic heritage.  Telemundo, a U.S. Spanish-language television network is the essential entertainment, news, and sports source for Hispanics and a leading international player in the entertainment industry with presence in more than 100 countries worldwide. Broadcasting unique national and local programming for the fastest-growing segment of the U.S. population, Telemundo reaches 93% of U.S. Hispanic viewers in 210 markets. Visit WZDC Telemundo Washington, DC on www.holaciudad.com, a Spanish language web portal which features local news, community information and resources, and city guides. 

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