Hispanic business owners are invited to join Mayor Danene Sorace for a breakfast event on Monday, Oct. 15 from 7:30 to 9 a.m. The breakfast will take place in Council Chambers in City Hall, 120 N. Duke St.
The event marks the culmination of National Hispanic Heritage Month. Taking place from Sept. 15 through Oct. 15, National Hispanic Heritage Month recognizes the contributions made by Hispanic and Latin Americans to the United States and celebrates their heritage and culture.
“We are appreciative of our Hispanic business owners. This event gives the City of Lancaster a special opportunity to acknowledge, highlight, and celebrate the success of our Hispanic business community,” said Mayor Sorace.
Event partners include Community First Fund, La Voz, ASSETS, and the Governor's Advisory Commission on Latino Affairs.
Roughly 40 percent of Lancaster city identifies as Hispanic or Latino.
Attendance is limited to Hispanic business owners only. The event is free, but seating is limited. Those interested in attending should RSVP online at www.cityoflancasterpa.com/hispanic-heritage-month-breakfast or by calling (717) 291-4708 before Oct. 5.