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Thornton Township celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

Saturday, September 23, 10:30am
Thornton Township Hall

Information provided by Ernst Lamothe Jr.

SOUTH HOLLAND, Ill. (September 23, 2017) – The doors open at 10:00am, and the Human Relations Commission of Thornton Township is asking guests to “please be on time” for Saturday’s Hispanic Heritage celebration. The celebration is an opportunity to learn about Hispanic culture, history, music, dance, and food.

Radio host Oscar M. Canales will serve as Master of Ceremonies, guiding guests through a program that includes Mexican Folklore Dancers, Magician Ken Mate, the Marimba Ensemble from Holy Cross Immaculate Heart of Mary, and Guest Speaker Dr. Richard Rucoba.

The event will be catered by Pollo Locuas (Blue Island) and La Rosa Bakery (Lansing).

Thornton Township Hall is located at 333 East 162nd Street, South Holland, Illinois. For more information, call 708-596-6040, x3168.

Ernst Lamothe Jr.
Ernst Lamothe Jr.
Ernst Lamothe currently serves as Communications Manager for Thornton Township and brings two decades of journalism experience to that role. "I believe it is important to educate and inform people about their world," he says.