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Diversity Council to honor 'Champions of Diversity'

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The Diversity Council will celebrate its Champion of Diversity Awards on Aug. 4 at the Rochester Art Center.

The event will recognize individuals who have made a significant contribution to creating a welcoming and inclusive community. The reception begins at 5:30 p.m., and the program at 6:00 p.m.

The theme of this year's event is "Many Voices – One Future." In addition to the Champion of Diversity Awards, the event will feature a variety of live musical performances from various cultures and readings by local poets. Danny Solis will serve as master of ceremonies, and Dr. James Li and Kaia Yngve of Mayo Clinic's Diversity and Inclusion Community Team will be the evening's hosts.

The celebration is sponsored in part by Mayo Clinic.

Admission is free, but RSVP is required to by Aug. 1. Donations will be accepted.

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