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28387: Hermantin(News)A Haitian celebration (fwd)
From: leonie hermantin <email@example.com>
A Haitian celebration
The start of Haitian Cultural Heritage Month will be commemorated with an event
at 11 a.m. Monday at Village Hall, 500 NW 87th St.
The event kicks off Miami-Dade's celebration of Haitian Cultural Heritage
Month, and will feature the unveiling of a commemorative poster. There will be
complimentary food and drinks.
It will mark the first time El Portal has hosted the event, which was
previously held at the office of the Miami-Dade mayor.
''I think it's a good opportunity to celebrate the Haitian culture just like
Hispanics and African Americans do with their months,'' said the Village Mayor,
Marriette SaintVil, who was born in Haiti.
The event is open to the public; RSVP required. To attend, call Carol Aubrun,
assistant village manager, at 305-795-7880 by Friday.