FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 20, 2022
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North Hempstead Hosts Annual Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration
North Hempstead, NY –The Town of North Hempstead recently hosted its annual Hispanic Heritage Month celebration on October 12 at the “Yes We Can” Community Center.
The event included beautiful artwork from the students of the Westbury School District. Attendees were treated to live performances and music from Fiesta Tropical Triple M Band, Flamenco by Vito Genna, Ranchoritos Krisia and Kristian Romano, and Yuliana Mata Bonilla. There was also a poetry reading by Deilyn Martinez Melara.
The Town honored Hispanic Americans throughout the community who have made a difference in North Hempstead and beyond. This year’s honorees included:
• Luis A. Burgos
• Krystal Fernandez
• Efrain Florez
• Aixa Karina Guintanilla
• Adriana Marquez
• Anna Munoz Trijilio
• Dr. Manuel Norona
• Davis Orellana
• Jonathan Romero
Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated each year from September 15 to October 15. September 15 marks 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.