Manchester Celebrates Colombian Independence

Office of Mayor Frank C. Guinta

For Immediate Release, July 20th, 2006

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

Colombian Independence Day in Manchester proclaimed at flag raising ceremony

Manchester- At a flag-raising ceremony this morning, Mayor Frank C. Guinta proclaimed July 20th, 2006 Colombian Independence Day in Manchester.

"It is very important for Manchester to recognize its growing diversity," Guinta said. "The Colombian community in Manchester plays an active role in the success of our city, serving in various roles of civic leadership. It is my honor to join Manchester’s Colombian community in celebrating their heritage today."

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 city great.