Hispanic Heritage Month events planned

The Western Colorado Latino Chamber of Commerce has joined with the Mesa County Libraries and other organizations in scheduling a series of events celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month.

A kickoff event is set for 5:30 p.m. Sept. 16 at the central library branch at 530 Grand Ave. in Grand Junction. The event will feature food, music and an appearance by Colorado Lt. Gov. Joe Garcia.

Other events planned for the central branch include presentations on Latino history in the Grand Valley and immigration, a movie screening, Spanish language puppet shows and a voter registration drive. Still other events set for other locations in the Grand Valley include a presentation titled “El Vaquero, America’s First Cowboy,” a naturalization ceremony and benefit golf tournament.

For more information, visit www.mesacountylibraries.org.

The Business Times has served as the definitive source for Grand Junction business news since 1994. The journal offers news, views and advice you can use twice each month in print with daily updates online at www.TheBusinessTimes.com
  • Connect With The Business Times Staff:
  • Facebook
Read More Articles by

Short URL: https://thebusinesstimes.com/?p=12670

Posted by on Sep 10 2013. Filed under Business Briefs. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. Both comments and pings are currently closed.

Post Your Thoughts Below

Comments are closed


Past Articles

The Business Times Newspaper . 609 North Avenue Suite #2 . Grand Junction, CO 81501 . 970-424-5133
Log in