Each year the Morristown Neighborhood House honors area folks of Hispanic descent who make a difference in the community. On Oct. 10, 2013, several doctors and nurses will take a bow.
The festivities, which include cultural foods, a dance group and a drum band, start at 6 pm at the Nabe, at 12 Flagler St. Admission is $20; to RSVP or for more details contact Rosa Chilquillo or call 973-538-1229 ext. 43.
Below is more information from Cornerstone Family Programs, the Nabe’s parent organization.
FROM CORNERSTONE FAMILY PROGRAMS:
For the ninth year, Hispanic Heritage month will be celebrated in Morristown by recognizing those individuals of Hispanic descent who have made outstanding contributions to the community.
This year, the focus is on recognizing those in the healthcare world, such as doctors and nurses. Dr. Frank Centanni, Karen A. Feldman, Christian Rodriguez, Susan Wood, and Stephanie Restrepo will be honored for their achievements.
The celebration will be held on Thursday, October 10th at the Morristown Neighborhood House from 6-8 pm. Abraham Lopez, the Executive Director of the New Jersey Center for Hispanic Policy, Research and Development will be leading the ceremony and Patrice Picard, CEO of Cornerstone will be the keynote speaker.
Cornerstone is excited to honor those who work hard to make the Morristown community a better place.
Dinner will be served. “The menu is amazing–all cultural food,” said David Haggerty of Cornerstone, who is very involved with the event. “There’s a drum band coming, which will be really exciting.” A dance group will also be performing.
Haggerty made it clear that everyone is welcome to come and join in the celebration of a brighter future. “We want to make sure that families in the neighborhood come,” Haggerty explained.
Admission is $20. To RSVP and for more information contact Rosa Chilquillo or call 973-538-1229 ext. 43.