Hispanic Heritage Festival At Mazzei Playground

Professional freelance photographer Miriam Quinones (2nd from l) was honored by (l-r) District Attorney Darcel Clark; Assemblyman Gjonaj and Natalia Fernandez, Gjonaj’s chief of staff.
Photo by Silvio Pacifico

Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj, Senator Jeff Klein and the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce hosted the annual Hispanic Heritage Festival on Saturday, September 10 at Mazzei Playground. The event featured back-to-school giveaways by United Northern Mortgage Bankers; live music by Nelida Tirado, Rigo Lambert, EC Salsero, Julian Vasquez el Diamante de la Salsa, SBK, Shayla Hernandez and Taina; children’s activities and an award presentation honoring Bronx Times freelance photographer Miriam Quinones.

Mark Fisher (back, 2nd from l) and Mike Gannon (back, c) from United Northern Morgage Bank gave backpacks to (front, l-r) Skyler Reyes, Emily and Jamine Gonzalez and Abraham St. Garrett.
Photo by Silvio Pacifico

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