Mayor Sarno states, “As we continue to honor our city’s diversity, it is important to thank, acknowledge and recognize our Dominican residents, families and businesses for their continued belief and investment in our Springfield. Springfield is proud of our history and the diverse heritage from all of our residents and I am proud to stand together with our Dominican Community as we celebrate Dominican Independence Day.”
Mayor Sarno and City Officials Joined with Springfield Dominican Community for Flag Raising Ceremony
Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and city officials joined with our Springfield Dominican Community for a special flag raising ceremony to commemorate Dominican Independence Day. Those in attendance included State Senator Adam Gomez, State Representative Orlando Ramos, City Councilors Maria Perez and Zaida Govan, Mayoral Aide Mini Marrero and Latino Chamber of Commerce Director Andrew Melendez. Also in attendance was Bethania Rodriguez, Vice-Consul for the newly opened Dominican Consulate office in Springfield, and Emily Rodriguez, President of Centro Cultural y Deportivo Dominicano.