FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 8, 2016
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Town of North Hempstead to Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month
Ceremony at Town Hall on September 27 at 6 p.m.
North Hempstead, NY – North Hempstead Town Supervisor Judi Bosworth and the Town Board announced this week that the Town will be celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 to October 15, highlighted by a ceremony at Town Hall on September 27 at 6 p.m. prior to the regularly scheduled Town Board meeting. All members of the public are welcome to attend.
As part of the ceremony Supervisor Bosworth and each Councilperson will honor a Hispanic-American from their community who has positively influenced and enriched society.
“In the Town of North Hempstead we are proud to embrace the heritage and culture of all those who live within our boundaries,” Supervisor Bosworth said. “Hispanic Heritage Month gives us all a wonderful opportunity to acknowledge the many contributions of Hispanic-Americans in our community.”
Hispanic Heritage Month begins each year on September 15, the anniversary of independence of five Latin American countries: Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua, with Mexico’s anniversary of its independence on September 16.
North Hempstead Town Hall is located at 220 Plandome Road in Manhasset. For more information please call 311 or visit www.northhempsteadny.gov.
Serving over 222,000 people, the Town of North Hempstead’s governing body is headed by the Town Supervisor, Judi Bosworth and six Town Board members: Viviana L. Russell, Peter J. Zuckerman, Angelo P. Ferrara, Anna M. Kaplan, Lee R. Seeman and Dina M. De Giorgio. The Town Clerk is Wayne Wink and the Receiver of Taxes is Charles Berman.
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Last year’s Hispanic Heritage Month honorees pictured with Town Supervisor Judi Bosworth, Town Clerk Wayne Wink, Councilwoman Viviana Russell, Councilman Peter Zuckerman, Councilman Angelo Ferrara, Councilwoman Anna Kaplan, Councilwoman Lee Seeman, and Councilwoman Dina De Giorgio.