Annual Purerto Rican Culture & Heritage Celebration

Published on November 22, 2019, 10:12 am
FavoriteLoadingAdd to favorites 18 secs

On Wednesday, November 20, 2019, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. hosted his annual Purerto Rican Culture & heritage Celebration at the Shanghai Red restaurant in Westchester Square.

This year honorees include María Román Dumén – co-founder, former president, and current honorary member of the National Puerto Rican Day Parade; Dr. Jose Rodriguez, M.D.; and Shawn “Pecas” Costner – Women’s Football League Association (WFLA) President and former Former Roc Nation executive vice president. The event was emceed by New York Mets content creator & the first Latina public address announcer in Major League Baseball history Marysol Castro.

“I am always proud to come together with my fellow Boricua to celebrate the culture and community that makes us proud to be Puerto Rican,” said Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. “This event always provides us with a wonderful opportunity to reflect on our Puerto Rican heritage and share that experience with individuals from all walks of life.”


Annual Purerto Rican Culture & Heritage Celebration
Jonas Bronck is the pseudonym under which we publish and manage the content and operations of The Bronx Daily.™ | - the largest daily news publication in the borough of "the" Bronx with over 1.5 million annual readers. Publishing under the alias Jonas Bronck is our humble way of paying tribute to the person, whose name lives on in the name of our beloved borough.