Comunidad Hispana presents authentic Mexican experience
Comunidad Hispana will present its second annual fund raiser event at Normal Park on Saturday, Sept. 19. The event will be an “Independence Shout” in celebration of Mexico’s Independence Day.
Running from 4-10 p.m., the event will feature authentic Mexican food, a Mariachi band, Mexican dances and folklore, pinatas, a 50/50 raffle and silent auctions.
The Comunidad Hispana event will be held after the Pork in the Park ribfest, which begins at noon at the MARC.
The Green Bay based Mariachi band “Neuvo Amanacer” will perform traditional Mexican music, while dressed in authentic Mexican costumes.
Comunidad Hispana is a non-profit organization that strives to empower Latinos and help them integrate into the local community. The office, located in the Menard Center on the Good Samaritan campus, currently serves 30-40 Latino families who live in the Merrill area. Services provided include interpreting, teaching English, advocacy for legal matters and as a resource center to connect people with the service they need.