Celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month in the IRC

HispanicHeritageMobullebdNational Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated from September 15th until October 15th. During this month we recognize the contributions made by Hispanic and Latino Americans as we celebrate their heritage and culture.

IMG_0057National Hispanic Heritage Month began in 1968 and starts on September 15th because that is the anniversary of independence for Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua. Mexico, Chile and Belize also celebrate their independence during this month.

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You can share in this annual monthly tribute by learning about and clecbrating the Hispanic Americans who have influenced and enriched this country. Stop by and check out something today!

Thanks to Simona Stancov ’15 and Nicole Schubert ’15 for creating the bulletin board and Amy De La Torre ’15 for setting up the display to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month.