Mayor Teresa Jacobs and Orange County Government Kick Off Hispanic Heritage Month with Free Events

Mayor Teresa Jacobs and Orange County Government Kick Off

Hispanic Heritage Month with Free Events

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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.

Event Details

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

Admission:         Free

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

Admission:         Free

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 2000 with the purpose of providing opportunities that promote and highlight the contributions made by individuals of Hispanic descent in the community.

For more information on the events, visit www.ocfl.net or contact Carmen Velazquez at 407-836-2208 or carmen.velazquez@orange-clerk.org.

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