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Commissioners Proclaim Hispanic Heritage Month in Lake County

PAINESVILLE, Ohio, September 28, 2023– At yesterday’s Commissioner’s meeting, the Board proclaimed September 15 through October 15, 2023, as Hispanic Heritage Month in Lake County, Ohio.

The month-long celebration recognizes the valuable contributions made by residents of Hispanic descent to all aspects of American life, including leadership in public service, business, the arts, education and civil rights.

The theme for this year’s observance is “Prosperity, Power and Progress” recognizing the significant achievements of the Hispanic community in economic, social and political industries. Please click here to read the entire press release.

Left to Right: Director at Job and Family Services, Suzanne Casar, Commissioner John Plecnik, Victim Advocate for the Lake County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office, Gladys Figueroa, Founding Executive Director of HOLA Ohio, Veronica Dahlberg, Commissioner Richard J. Regovich and Commission President, John R. Hamercheck.