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CHICAGO, IL – Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White will host the office’s annual National Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration by recognizing the historic contributions of judicial, philanthropic, academic, community and public safety leaders.

White will honor the honorable Ruben Castillo, Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois with the Lifetime Achievement Award; José Santiago, Fire Commissioner for the Chicago Fire Department; Sylvia Perez, Broadcast Journalist formerly with ABC 7 News Chicago; Elba Aranda-Suh, Executive Director for the National Latino Education Institute (formerly the Spanish Coalition for Jobs); Héctor Molina, Sports Radio Broadcaster for the Chicago White Sox and Chicago Bulls; and Roberto Armendariz, President of Academics Through Latin American Sports nonprofit organization.

The event will feature performances including a Mariachi band, Guatemalan Marimba performance, a Spanish flamenco dance and a Mexican dance performance.

The event will be held Wednesday, October 8th, Noon to 1 p.m., at the James R. Thompson Center, 100 W. Randolph St., Concourse Level

National Hispanic Heritage Month is September 15th through October 15th – a time when the accomplishments and contributions of the Hispanic community are recognized across the country.

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