NBC4 celebrated Hispanic Heritage Month 2017 with a special reception at the Organization of American States on Oct. 5.
Two individuals and two organizations were honored for the ways in which they are Working 4 the Community.
The event was emceed by News4 anchor and reporter Erika Gonzalez.
NBC4 Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month
- George Escobar, Senior Director, Human Services, CASA
- Lori Kaplan, President & CEO of Latin American Youth Center
- Recycle Life Brothers Juan Arevalo, Carlos Arevalo, Dave Morgan
- Teatro De La Luna
Guests at the reception were treated to sweet and savory food from Escencias Panamenas Restaurant. Argentinian singer Francisco Pesqueira, who appeared Oct. 6-8 at Teatro De La Luna, and dancers Chivonnie Gius and Mario Cervantes from the Salsa with Silvia Dance Studio entertained the guests.
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On Oct. 14, NBC4 presented “Celebrating Hispanic Heritage,” a half-hour special hosted by News4’s Erika Gonzalez and David Culver. Here are links to several segments from the show:
Donate Life/Washington Regional Transplant Community was proud to sponsor Hispanic Heritage Month with NBC4.