Hispanic Fiesta makes gift to Migrant Resources Council

Courtesy photoMigrant Resource Council board members (from left) Nora Benavidez, Kelly Cruz, Deanna DeSantiago and Christian Garcia receive a donation from the Rev. Jared Cramer and Reyna Masko, co-chairpersons of the Grand Haven Hispanic Heritage Fiesta steering committee, to support Ottawa County’s seasonal farmworkers and their families.

The inaugural Grand Haven Hispanic Heritage Fiesta was Sept. 28, 2019. Six months in the making, its organizers’ goal was to showcase and celebrate the rich cultural heritage of the area's Hispanic community.

With 12 hours of music and dancing, a dozen food vendors and more than two dozen Mercado vendors — plus art projects and kids’ activities — the first fiesta was attended by thousands and organizers say it was enthusiastically received.

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