Rosenberg Hispanic Heritage Day set for Sept. 15
The City of Rosenberg is proud to join the Fort Bend Hispanic Heritage Forum (FBHHF) and the Downtown Merchants of Rosenberg (DMOR) to announce the final “Summer Fun in Historic Downtown Rosenberg” event of 2012 – Hispanic Heritage Day – to be held Saturday, September 15.
Gather the family and head to Historic Downtown Rosenberg for a day full of beautiful music and colorful dance designed to celebrate Rosenberg’s Hispanic heritage and promote a positive atmosphere and sense of cultural pride. Suit up in your best “Hispanic festival dress attire” for the chance to be recognized on stage!
In addition to entertainment, the day will include an official ceremony beginning at 11:30 a.m., with a welcome by Anna Gonzales, and proclamation presentation by the City of Rosenberg, along with a flag presentation, and the National Anthem. DJ Ray with All Out Sounds Entertainment will provide music throughout the day, interspersed with Mariachi performances by Mariachi Urgulio Juvenile, and Folklorico dance performances by Guadalupe Ballet Folklorico.
Classic Chevrolet Sugar Land and Ray Aguilar are the entertainment underwriters, and Classic Chevrolet will host hourly prize drawings throughout the event.
Brazos River Provisions/BR Vino will sponsor a jalapeño-eating contest, and there will be plenty of activities for the kids to enjoy, including a piñata event and a Kid’s Zone sponsored by Paramount Printing. Fort Bend Family Health Center will also be on hand offering free health screenings.
As part of the day’s events, the Fort Bend Hispanic Heritage Forum will be drawing the raffle winner of a 2004 Harley Davidson Fat Boy sponsored by Southern Comfort Custom Cycles. Tickets are available for purchase by calling (832) 582-1020, and you need not be present to win! Proceeds will benefit the FBHHF’s scholarship fund.
“Summer Fun in Historic Downtown Rosenberg” events are held in Rosenberg’s Historic Downtown District from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and are designed to showcase Downtown and help celebrate Rosenberg’s heritage while providing free, family-friendly activities and entertainment throughout the day. The final “Summer Fun” event, Hispanic Heritage Day, is being planned by the Fort Bend Hispanic Heritage Forum, with assistance from generous community sponsors.
Mark your calendars for the final “Summer Fun” event you won’t want to miss – Saturday, September 15. Bring your family and friends, and don’t forget your dancing shoes! Come down and spend time exploring Historic Downtown Rosenberg, and everything it has to offer.
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