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Mayor Teresa Jacobs and Orange County Government Kick Off Hispanic Heritage Month with Free Events
Orange County, FL – Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs and Orange County Government are partnering with the Hispanic Heritage Committee of Greater Orange County (HHCGOC) to commemorate Hispanic Heritage Month 2015, celebrated from September 15 through October 15.
As a part of this effort, Orange County Government will host the following events organized by HHCGOC throughout the month. All activities are free and open to the public.
Orange County Hispanic Heritage Kick-off Party
Date: Wednesday, September 9, 2015
Time: 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Location: Orange County Regional History Center
Address: 65 East Central Blvd., Orlando, FL 32801
Featuring: Musical performance, dance and food
Orange Fiesta in the Park
Date: Saturday, October 10, 2015
Time: 11 – 3 p.m.
Location: Blanchard Park
Address: 2451 North Dean Road, Orlando, FL 32817
Featuring: Live music, food, information booths, games and children’s soccer clinics
“We are privileged to live in a community of such rich diversity. People from all around the world have chosen to make Orange County their home, contributing their traditions, customs and culture to our region,” said Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs. “We are so proud to partner with the Hispanic Heritage Committee to recognize and celebrate the many achievements and contributions made by citizens of Hispanic descent in Orange County and throughout American history.”
The Hispanic Heritage Committee of Greater Orange County is a volunteer-based organization founded in 1999 with the purpose of providing opportunities that promote and highlight the contributions made by individuals of Hispanic descent in the community.