National Hispanic Heritage Month Celebrated in the IRC

026National 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.

024National 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.

025You can share in this annual monthly tribute by learning about and celebrating the Hispanic Americans who have influenced and enriched this country. Stop by and check out something today!