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Annette Spina, Public Affairs Officer
(813) 274-8789
City of Tampa holds its 23rd Annual Hispanic Heritage Celebration
Tampa, FL October 5, 2011 - The City of Tampa Mayor’s Hispanic Heritage Committee will host the 23rd Annual Hispanic Heritage Celebration on Monday, October 17, 2011, at 11 a.m. The event will be held at the Tampa Theatre, located at 711 North Franklin Street.

Paul Dosal, PhD., Vice Provost at the University of South Florida, will be the keynote speaker for this year’s celebration. A proclamation from Mayor Buckhorn and a commendation from City Council will also be presented. Tedd Webb, 970 WFLA Radio personality, will once again serve as emcee. The event celebrates Tampa’s Hispanic roots and heritage and will include entertainment by Xtreme Dance of Tampa, Danny Losada and his Latin Band and Thomas Hester, a City employee, will perform the National Anthem.

This event is free and open to the public. The first 200 guests will be able to enjoy a light lunch, (con mucho sabor). The event will be cablecast live on City of Tampa Television (Verizon Channel 15 and Bright House Networks Channel 615). For more information contact: Maggie DeJesus at (813) 274-5704 maggie.dejesus@tampagov.net, or Cindy Toselli at (813) 242-3807 cindy.toselli@tampagov.net.

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