FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 1, 2013
|HCC hosts International Day & Food Tasting
WELDON, N.C. – The sixth annual International Day & Food Tasting was held on Feb. 28. Foods from around the world and various cultures were featured. International attire was also worn. Cultural demonstrations kicked off the event, which is part of the 2013 Lyceum Series of Special Events.
Prior to the food tasting, guests were treated to a cultural awareness program including:
A video presentation on the history of the Philippines
Girl Scouts of the USA World Friendship Day Awareness
A video presentation on zumba
Other activities in the Gallery included: an African art exhibit by Kristi Hampton, permanent make up by Yogie and the Girl Scouts of the USA.
For the food tasting, guests had the opportunity to sample foods from around the world. Featured foods were: pancit bihon, embutido, chicken adobo, Lumpiang Shanghai, fried rice, cassava cake, bibingka, menudo, leche flan, lechon and steamed rice, shrimp fried rice, soul food, banana pudding, apple cake, hushpuppies, pear pie, meatballs, honey barbeque wings, macaroni and cheese, ystervarkies, sloppy joes, rumaki, chicken and pastry, pecan pie, "1800" chocolate cake, butter beans, TeaAde, sweet potato, corn break, fried okra, sweet tea, fried chicken, collard greens, rice, lasagna, chicken salad, navy beans, BBQ, Filipino dish, General Tso’s chicken, arroz con pollo, pork and turkey BBQ, Scottish tea biscuits, barbeque and lemon pepper chicken and curry chicken wings.
Aaron & Annabelle Anderton
Francis & Annabell Bello
Pastor Q. L. Burrell
Dr. Ervin V. Griffin, Sr.
KFC of Roanoke Rapids
Jojo & Lessie Labao
Bruce May (Vendmax)
Panda’s Chinese Restaurant
San Jose Restaurant
Dr. Larry and Rina Santarina
Gussie Silver (A Catered Affair)
David Watson (David’s Restaurant)
For more information on the 2013 HCC Lyceum Series of Special Events, visit
http://www.halifaxcc.edu/lyceum/. To receive notifications of HCC events and events held at The Centre, visit
http://halifaxcc.edu/getevents.htm. This event was funded in part by the U.S. Department of Education PBI Formula Grant.
The sixth annual International Day & Food Tasting was held on Feb. 28. Foods from around the world and various cultures were featured.
Halifax Community College strives to meet the
diverse needs of our community by providing
high-quality, accessible and affordable education
and services for a rapidly changing and globally
Primary Media Contact: Melanie
Temple, Director of Public Relations and Marketing,
Secondary Media Contact: Dr. Dianne
Rhoades, Interim Vice President of Institutional
Advancement, Halifax Community College and Interim
Executive Director of the Halifax Community College