Mariachi and Martinis at the Waco Suspension Bridge

Join us to honor the successes of our families at the 4th Annual AVANCE Extravaganza and Quinceañera gala. The theme of this year’s premier fundraiser is Mariachi and Martinis and will be held on the beautiful landmark Waco Suspension Bridge on October 6, 2016. The event will showcase the amazing work of AVANCE while highlighting some of the traditions involved with a Quinceanera. This year the incredible backdrop of the river and bridge should add to the excitement of this one-of-a-kind event. Last year’s event was a huge success, with a sell-out crowd of over 400.

AVANCE supporters and champions in the Waco community are also invited to participate in this event through sponsorship. By sponsoring the Extravaganza, you are participating in a multicultural event that highlights some of the incredible traditions of our community while helping to raise funds for the AVANCE Programs.


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One young woman of scholastic merit, who graduated along with her mother from the two-generation AVANCE Parent- Child Education Program, will be honored at the event, and share with the community some of the highlights of the “Sweet 15” Quinceanera cultural tradition. Please join us in celebrating the diversity and achievement of our community, all while raising funds for the renowned educational work of AVANCE.

To be listed in the Program, Corporate Sponsorship commitments must be received no later than September 16, 2016. The form may be emailed to Waco.avance@gmail.com or mailed along with check  to AVANCE-Waco, 3005 Edna Avenue, Waco, TX 76708. For more information or any questions, please call 254.296.0449.

AVANCE Sponsor Letter 2016

AVANCE Sponsorship Contract

The Extravaganza is an event fundraiser for AVANCE Waco. All proceeds benefit the families served by the organization. AVANCE-Waco is a tax-exempt organization under section 501(c)(3) of the IRS tax code.

Past Quinceañeras

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Nadia Ramirez

Breanna Castaneda Wacoan

Breanna Castaneda

Esmeralda Martinez Wacoan

Esmeralda Martinez


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