FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 25, 2017
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Town of North Hempstead to Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month
Ceremony at “Yes We Can” on Friday, October 6 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 the North Hempstead “Yes We Can” Community Center on Friday, October 6 at 6 p.m. All members of the public are welcome to attend.
As part of the ceremony, Supervisor Bosworth and each Council Member will honor a Hispanic-American from their community who has positively influenced and enriched society. The event will include live entertainment including a salsa performance and demonstration by Rhythmology and live music by Fiesta Tropical Triple M Band, as well as a mariachi performance by Isabel Martinez and flamenco guitar performance. There will also be refreshments with traditional Latin cuisine local restaurants.
Hispanic Heritage Month begins each year on September 15, the anniversary of independence for five Latin American countries: Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua, with Mexico’s anniversary of its independence on September 16.
The North Hempstead “Yes We Can” Community Center is located at 141 Garden Street in Westbury. For more information, please call 311 or visit www.northhempsteadny.gov.
Last year’s Hispanic Heritage Month honorees pictured the North Hempstead Town Board