Hempstead, NY - February 1, 2017 - The Village of Hempstead recently joined more than 200 Long Islanders to celebrate Salvadorian culture at the Comite Civico Salvadoreno Inc.’s Annual Gala. Participating in the annual event is part of its commitment to promoting diversity within the Village. During the event, the Village recognized and thanked notable members of the Salvadorean community for their charitable efforts and community engagement. Community leaders were presented with Certificates of Recognition to honor their contributions to residents throughout the Village. Following the awards ceremony, guests enjoyed traditional Salvadorian musical and dance demonstrations.
Pictured: Community leaders and local politicians gather together to receive honors for their continued effort in aiding Salvadorian communities on Long Island as well as in El Salvador. More than 200 Long Islanders came to celebrate Salvadorian-American culture and diversity, enjoying the traditional music and food throughout the night.
Comite Civico Salvadoreno Inc is a non-profit organization based in Hempstead, New York. The organization’s mission is organizing charity and good will efforts to assist communities in El Salvador.
For more information, please call the Incorporated Village of Hempstead at 516.489.3400 or visit the website at www.villageofhempstead.org