Manchester Celebrates Puerto Rican Week

Office of Mayor Frank C. Guinta

For Immediate Release
June 27th, 2006

Contact: Craig Smith
(603) 624-6500; (603) 759-5870

Puerto Rican Week in Manchester proclaimed at flag raising ceremony

Manchester- At a flag-raising ceremony on Sunday, a representative from Mayor Frank C. Guinta’s office proclaimed June 25th to July 1st, 2006 Puerto Rican Week in Manchester.

"Manchester has become more and more diverse over the past couple of decades," Guinta said. "The Puerto Rican community of Manchester is an active contributor to the success of our city, serving in various roles of leadership from government service to business ownership. It is my honor to join Manchester’s Puerto Rican community in celebrating their heritage this week."

Mayor Guinta has made a point of his administration to celebrate Manchester’s growing diversity and honor the many heritages of those who have labored over the years to make our community great.