HCCL To Host #SundayFunday, 2016 Hispanic Fall Festival Presented By Chevron
NEW ORLEANS – The Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Louisiana (HCCL) invites the public to attend the Hispanic Fall Festival presented by Chevron for a day of fun for the entire family.
The free event will be held Sunday, October 2, 2016, from 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at Zephyrs Field, 6000 Airline Dr., in Metairie.
The second annual festival features music, children’s activities, food trucks and information booths to assist small business owners. The festival is also accepting non-perishable food items to benefit Kenner Food Bank.
“The Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Louisiana is pleased to present a quality event which celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month and thanks Chevron for its support as well as the New Orleans Zephyrs and Jefferson Parish,” said Mayra Pineda, President and CEO of Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Louisiana.
The Hispanic Fall Festival started as a way to increase awareness of business support services accessible to Hispanic entrepreneurs, but has grown to become much more, organizers said. The event features over 20 service providers, live music and photos with Zephyrs’ mascots Boudreaux and Clotile. Additionally, the Daughters of Charity will conduct complimentary health screenings for festival attendees, and New York Life Insurance Company is sponsoring a free Child ID program registration at the Festival.
Food vendors include:
• Diva Dawg
• Crepes A La Cart
• La Cubana Food Truck
• Kenny’s Cajun & Creole Mobile Kitchen
• Don Cruz Roasted Corn
There will also be free popcorn, cotton candy and sno-cones.
“At Chevron, we believe economic opportunity should be extended to everyone and companies should be reflective of the diverse customers they serve,” said Leah Brown, Public Affairs Manager for Chevron Gulf of Mexico. “We’re proud of our partnership with the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and look forward to supporting Hispanic-owned businesses at the festival while having fun at the same time.”
The Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Louisiana is a non-profit organization committed to creating and facilitating a business climate within the Hispanic community. which will result in economic development and progress for Louisiana. HCCL is also dedicated to the expansion of trade relations between the State of Louisiana and Latin America. Its mission is to foster the continued economic growth, development, and promotion of Hispanic businesses and their associations in the state of Louisiana, and to serve as the conduit between the Hispanic business community and the community at large.