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Hispanic Heritage Month

A collection of news and information related to Hispanic Heritage Month published by this site and its partners.

Top Hispanic Heritage Month Articles

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  • Zoo celebrates Puerto Rico’s endangered frog

     
    From the Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens: In honor of National Hispanic Heritage Month, the zoo is having its sixth annual Fiesta del Coquí from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 24-25. The annual celebration honors the coquí,...
  • Target gives away books at Rock Lake Elementary in Orange

     
    Target is giving students at Rock Lake Elementary in Orange County three books to take home in a Target book bag this morning. The company is also donating $1,500 for school library book purchases. The donations are part of a celebration of Hispanic...
  • Friday Morning Coffee: The Friday Five.

     
    The Corbett administration's new Privatization Task Force (which we told you about yesterday) is packed with corporate-types and campaign donors. The folks at Democratic State Committee ran the numbers on some of the task force's more high-profile numbers...
  • Volusia groups observe Hispanic heritage month

     
    Two Volusia County organizations will be putting on events for the National Hispanic Heritage Month, which is observed each year from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15. Both events will be held on Oct. 15. The Hispanic American Youth Group of Deltona will be hosting...
  • NFL considers Spanish-language version of RedZone channel

     
    The National Football League is considering creating a Spanish-language version of its RedZone Channel, a person with knowledge of the matter said....
  • Latino facts and numbers to wrap up Heritage Month

     
    The Hispanic Heritage Month celebrations come to an end October 15.  Countless art exhibits, concerts, and galas serve as a reminder of the roles Latinos play in the social and cultural fabric of the United States, from Central Florida to Washington, D.C....
  • Art show: Latino artists among the winners

     
    A group of Latino artists are among the winners of the 2012 annual edition of the Juried Art Show at The Osceola Center for the Arts. In total, 50 artists qualified for the 90 art pieces’ show, with Cuban-American Felipe Ponzoa clinching the coveted...
  • Hispanic Heritage Month is around the corner !

     
    The City of Ocoee’s Human Relations Diversity Board will host its 3rd Annual Fiesta de Colores on Saturday, September 15, 11:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Bill Breeze Park, 125 North Lakeshore Drive.  Fiesta de Colores will be held in celebration of...
  • Good bye, UCF Latin American Cultural Festival

     
    While UCF ranks among the top 100 schools in the nation for Latinos, budget cuts at the Orlando university mean less Hispanic heritage events at the school this year. The Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education Magazine in May published the top 100...
  • Wednesday Morning Coffee: Obama leads Romney, Casey over Smith in new F&M, Quinnipiac polls.

     
    Good Wednesday Morning Fellow Seekers. Among registered voters, President Barack Obama leads Republican Mitt Romney 50 percent to 39 percent, with 6 percent undecided, according to a new Franklin & Marshall College poll out this morning. Among likely...
  • Senator Rubio on Hispanic Heritage Month

     
    “Today marks the beginning of a month long celebration of Americans of Hispanic descent whose talents, accomplishments and cultures have strengthened our country.  We celebrate a community that understands the American dream as well as any because...