Hispanic Heritage Month | A Time To Be Proud & Grateful


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2016 Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month 2016

Hispanic Heritage Month was recognized and kicked off by President Obama with the release of a proclamation on September 14, 2016. To honor the achievements of Hispanics in America, the Congress has authorized and requested the President to issue annually a proclamation designating September 15 through October 15 as “National Hispanic Heritage Month.”

“Hispanic Americans … are the brave men and women in uniform who commit themselves to defending our most cherished ideals at home and abroad,…and their lasting achievements and devotion to our Nation exemplify the tenacity and perseverance embedded in our national character.”

– President Barack Obama, Sept. 15, 2016

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