Friday, November 18, 2011

Diaz Jr. Celebrates Puerto Rican Heritage Month

On Thursday, Nov. 17, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. joined Comité Noviembre and the Bronx Overall Economic Development Corporation to celebrate Puerto Rican Heritage Month. Diaz honored community leaders for their accomplishments presenting citations to the 2011 honorees including Bill Aguado, former president of the Bronx Council on the Arts; Elizabeth Figueroa, director of community relations at the New York Botanical Garden; and Ricardo Fernandez, President of Lehman College. Dahlma Llanos Figueroa, award winning author of “Daughters of Stone,” served as the event’s keynote speaker. The event took place at Kismet Caterers on Westchester Avenue.

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