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Hispanic Federation Ribbon Cutting Ceremony with Orlando Leaders

ORLANDO, FL (FNN News) – Thursday evening, elected officials and community leaders gathered for a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of the Hispanic Federation office in Orlando.

The Hispanic Federation provides grants to a broad network of Latino non-profit agencies serving the most vulnerable members of the Hispanic community and advocates nationally with respect to the vital issues of education, health, immigration, economic empowerment, civic engagement and the environment, according to the group’s website www.hispanicfederation.org.

Zoe Colon is the Director of Florida and Southeast Operations for the Hispanic Federation will oversee the Organization’s Orlando office.

“Opening a local office of the Hispanic Federation in Orlando will certainly bring valuable resources and advocacy skills needed to help grow the voice of the Hispanic community”, stated Florida Soil and Water Conservation District Supervisor Daisy Morales, an elected official representing Orange County, which includes Orlando.

Listed below are elected officials and community leaders who attended the reception and ribbon cutting ceremony.

Elected Officials
The Honorable Darren Soto
State of Florida, Senator, District 14
Representing parts of Orange, Osceola and Polk counties

The Honorable Daisy Morales
State of Florida, Soil & Water Conservation District Supervisor, Seat 2
Representing all of Orange County

The Honorable Pete Clarke
Orange County District 3 Commissioner
Representing parts of Orange County

Aides of Elected Officials

Carolyn Vega-Melendez
Hispanic Outreach Coordinator
Office of US Senator Marco Rubio, Florida

Juan Lopez *
District Director
Office of US Congressman Alan Grayson

Olga “Reggie” Caporale
Aide, Community Affairs
Office of Orange County District 4 Commissioner Jennifer Thompson

Luis Martinez
Director of Multicultural Affairs
Office of Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer

Community Leaders
Diana Bolivar
President
Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Metro Orlando

Josephine Mercado
Executive Director
Hispanic Health Initiatives

Betsy Franceschini
Florida Regional Director
Puerto Rico Federal Affairs Administration

Vivian Rodriguez
President
Democratic Hispanic Caucus of Florida

Juan Lopez *
Chairman
Orange County Democratic Executive Committee

Hispanic Federation Orlando Office
523 Colonial Drive
Orlando, Florida 32801

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