- Farmingville, NY – Supervisor Ed Romaine has announced that the Town of Brookhaven’s Hispanic Advisory Board will celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month on Friday, September 19 from 6:30 to 8:30 pm at Town Hall, One Independence Hill in Farmingville. The event will feature the presentation of Academic Achievement Awards, community honorees, performances and a cultural food tasting. For more information, call 631-451-6174.
“The Hispanic community is such a vital part of the social and economic fabric of our town,” said Supervisor Romaine. “We are proud to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month and encourage all residents to join us on September 19.”
The Brookhaven Town Hispanic Advisory Board, which is the first of its kind for Brookhaven, was established in 2013 by a Town Board resolution sponsored by Supervisor Romaine to help improve cultural understanding between the Hispanic community, civic and business leaders, Brookhaven government and town residents. The Supervisor has stated that the mission of the board is to discuss and address issues of importance and relevance to the Hispanic community and make recommendations regarding proposed legislation to the Brookhaven Town Board. In addition, they help to promote Hispanic business development and provide needed information, enabling them to have equal access and opportunity to contracting and procurement in Brookhaven.
For more information about the Town’s Hispanic Advisory Board, please call Diana Weir, Commissioner of Housing and Human Services at 631-451-6600.