FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 25, 2023
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North Hempstead to Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month
Ceremony at "Yes We Can" on Thursday, October 5
North Hempstead, NY – North Hempstead Town Supervisor Jennifer DeSena, Council Member Robert Troiano, Jr., and the Town Board announced that the Town will be celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month on Thursday, October 5 at 7 p.m., with a very special ceremony at North Hempstead’s “Yes We Can” Community Center, 141 Garden Street in Westbury. Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated each year from September 15 to October 15. This year’s national theme is Driving Prosperity, Power, and Progress in America and pays tribute to the strides that Hispanic American have made in the United States.
“Hispanic Heritage Month is an occasion to celebrate the diversity and contributions made by Hispanic-American across the country and in the Town of North Hempstead,” said Town Supervisor Jennifer DeSena said. “The Hispanic-American community has helped strengthen our Town in innumerable ways, and this event is a great opportunity to celebrate the lasting and positive impact they’ve had on our communities.”
“In celebration of this year’s theme, we would like to recognize the contributions of the Hispanic-American owned businesses in the Town,” said Council Member Robert Troiano, Jr. “As we spotlight these outstanding businesses and business owners, we are appreciative of the role they have played in shaping our local economy and communities.”
The event will include live entertainment and celebrate the Hispanic-Americans who have made a positive impact in the greater North Hempstead community. Food and refreshments will be served. All members of the public are welcome to attend.
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.
North Hempstead’s “Yes We Can” Community Center is located at 141 Garden Street in Westbury. For more information, please call 311 or visit www.northhempsteadny.gov.