By Michael Peppers
Students from around the globe display the sights, smells and tastes of their cultures.
Multicultural Club members from Rockford College and Rock Valley College participated in the annual International Food Fair on Saturday. Nearly 18 different dishes from their native countries were prepared and hundreds of people came to sample the food. The event also featured cultural music and dance performances.
"We're not all one type of person," said Michelle Griggs, director of the Rockford College Kobe-Regents Center for Global Education. "We like to celebrate cultures in a way that promotes awareness and to bring people together."
All proceeds from the event go to the local March of Dimes.
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and WREX. All Rights Reserved.
Persons with disabilities who need assistance with issues relating to the content of this station's public inspection file should contact Administrative Assistant Trista Truesdale at (815) 335-7856. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, at 888-835-5322 (TTY) or at firstname.lastname@example.org.