September 30th, 2011

The 7th Annual Latino Heritage Award Celebration

On Saturday, October 15, the City of Seattle Latino City Employees (LCE) will be presenting the 7th Annual Latino Heritage Award Celebration. Seattle Mayor, Mike McGinn, will be presenting the award. The evening’s program features keynote speaker, Luis R. Fraga, PHD, presenting “Latinos and the Reshaping of American Politics”.

According to the LCE:

The Latino Heritage Award recognizes an individual who has made significant contributions to the Seattle Latino community by displaying leadership, innovation, creativity, and dedication. Through their contributions, award recipients inspire others to be involved in the Latino community and make a difference.

There will be live performances by Bailadores de Bronce and music by Sonora la Rebelíon and City employees Jacque Larrainzar and Susan Harper. The event will be held from 7pm to 2am at Club SUR in Seattle’s SODO neighborhood, at 2901 1st Ave S. and is limited to guests 21 years and older. To purchase $15 advance tickets before October 7, visit http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/193851. Tickets will also be available at the door for $20.

To learn more about the City of Seattle Latino City Employees organization, go to www.seattle.gov/latinoheritage/ or visit them on Facebook.

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