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5/18/2018 - Town of North Hempstead Celebrates Haitian Flag Day Celebration

Friday, May 18, 2018, marked the fifth annual celebration of Haitian Flag Day in the Town of North Hempstead. The office of Councilwoman Viviana Russell partnered with Nassau County Legislator Siela Bynoe, Espoir Youth Program, and AKA (Haitian Support Haitian) to produce the celebration at the “Yes We Can” Community Center in Westbury.  The event featured the musical stylings of Kontwol La, Djarara, Star Trouper, and DJ Jakido.  Attendants of all ages got to enjoy the authentic Haitian food, music, and culture.  Special thanks to all of the elected officials who joined the celebration: 


Left to Right: Westbury School Board Member Sherley Cadet,....., Astrid Fidelia,Town of North Hempstead Councilwoman Viviana Russell, Suffolk County Legislator DuWayne Gregory, Supervisor Judi Bosworth, Town of North Hempstead Councilwoman Anna Kaplan, Pierre Fils-Aime, Nassau County Legislator Siela Bynoe, Councilwoman Valerie Cartright.