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Media Advisory/Photo Opportunity

11/09/2004
Genocide in Rwanda is Topic of Lecture at Hudson Valley

CONTACT: Steve Mullen (518) 629-8063
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Tuesday, November 9, 2004

WHO: Eugenie Mukeshimana, survivor of the 1994 genocide in Rwanda, and Catherine Wagner Minnery, an artist who visited Rwanda with a relief agency in 2002.
WHAT: Mukeshimana will speak about her escape from the 1994 genocide in Rwanda that saw more than 800,000 people killed in 100 days. Minnery will present her experience in Rwanda through her artwork.
WHEN:

Noon, Thursday, November 11

WHERE:

Bulmer Telecommunications Center Auditorium
Hudson Valley Community College
80 Vandenburgh Ave., Troy

DETAILS:

Admission to the lecture is free.