The Village of Hempstead Mayor Don Ryan and Trustee Gladys Rodriguez recently attended a Colombian Independence Day gala. Trustee Rodriguez was recognized by the Festival Orgullo Colombiano committee for her achievements in her career. As part of the program, Mayor Ryan presented Trustee Rodriguez with a citation honoring all of her work.
This Gala, which was held at Crest Hollow Country Club, was followed by a Colombian Festival held at Eisenhower Park. The Festival was a family centered event held to celebrate Colombian pride.