California’s Pan American Bank Hosts Latino Fundraiser

Established in 1964, Pan American Bank is California’s oldest Latino-owned bank. Headquartered in East Los Angeles, the bank serves the needs of the Latino communities in both Los Angeles and Santa Ana.

The bank just announced that it will host a fundraiser to benefit Latino Literacy Now, a nonprofit organization supported by actor Edward James Olmos to promote Latino literacy.

Latino Literacy Now promotes reading activities and produces the Latino Book & Family Festival, a fun weekend event that promotes literacy, culture and education for the whole family. The festival is annually held in key Latino markets across the country.

The evening will feature a dance performance by Grandeza Mexicana Folk Ballet Company, Latino readings by Latino Book & Family Festival 2010 authors, an art gallery hosted by the Fremont Gallery, a silent auction, guest door prizes, tequila tasting and a networking opportunity.

Latino authors in attendance will include Victor Cass (Fiction), David Bueno-Hill (Fiction/Poet), Thelma Reyna (Fiction), Amada Irma Perez (Children’s Books),Rolando Ortiz (Poet), Montserrat Fontes (Fiction), Melinda Palacio (Poet/Fiction), Rene Colato Laínez (Children’s Books), and Reyna Grande (Fiction). Artists featured will include Sergio Sanchez, Kikki Eder, Damian Chavez, and Ariel Vargazal.

Pan American Bank Corporate Headquarters is 3626 East First Street Los Angeles, CA 90063


One Response to “California’s Pan American Bank Hosts Latino Fundraiser”

  1. Jesse Torres says:

    Thank you for announcing the fundraiser. It was an incredibly successful event!

    You can find photos from the event here:!/album.php?aid=222327&id=1425109282&fbid=1550611331616&ref=mf

    We are a California bank . You can find our three branch locations at!/pages/Los-Angeles-CA/Pan-American-Bank/129087751244?ref=ts.

    Thanks again,

    Jesse Torres
    President and CEO
    Pan American Bank
    Los Angeles, CA 90063
    “California’s Oldest Latino-Owned Bank”

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