Puerto Rican Parade Dance set for April 20

We just received this information from the 2012 Puerto Rican Parade Committee:

BRIDGEPORT –– The Puerto Rican Parade of Fairfield County Inc. will stage its 19th annual Presentation Dance on Friday, April 20, at Vazzano’s Four Seasons, 337 Kenyon St., Stratford, beginning at 7 p.m.

The event will include a sash presentation ceremony honoring parade Grand Marshal Samuel Diaz, Godmother Susie Lafitte and Godfather John Torres. The positions of Mr. and Miss Puerto Rico, Mr. and Miss Teen and Little Mr. and Miss Puerto Rico, who will lead the 2012 Puerto Rican Parade, will be announced as well.

The parade will take place  July 8 in Bridgeport.

For more information or to purchase tickets to the dance, call Jacqueline Rivera at 203-360-2488. Tickets are $30 for adults and $20 for children 12 and under.

jburgeson@ctpost.com; 203-330-6403; http://twitter.com/johnburgeson.

John Burgeson