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La Luz Brings Cinco de Mayo Back to the Plaza

5 de mayo 2015

La Luz Center will hold its popular  “Cinco de Mayo” celebration on Sunday, May 3rd from noon to 5:00 p.m. on the Sonoma Plaza.  The event is free to all.

“We are so excited that La Luz is bringing this event back to the Plaza, especially since we are celebrating La Luz’s 30th anniversary this year, and we haven’t held the it there since 2009,” said event coordinator Angie Sanchez. 

Entertainment will provided throughout the afternoon, including by the Mexican folkloric dance company Quetzalen, Mariachi Barragan and Aztec Dance Group Xantotl.

Local vendors will offer traditional food and drinks and there will be  family friendly activities.

The event will feature tables by local businesses and organizations that have been working to promote economic development in the Boyes Hot Springs area.

“We are grateful to all of the community volunteers who have helped to coordinate the Cinco de Mayo celebration and have been extremely generous with their time,” said Eduardo Vasquez La Luz’s Volunteer Coordinator.

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The Cinco de Mayo celebration has been organized by community members, Sonoma Valley High School students, businesses primarily in the Springs area, and volunteers.


La Luz Center's ESL volunteer is the Sun's "Volunteer of the Year"

JOyce-Moldovan-200x267For her volunteer work teaching English at La Luz Center, educator Joyce Moldovan has been honored with The Sun’s second annual Spirit of the Valley Award. The award celebrates the volunteer who has provided extraordinary, unpaid service over a significant period of time to a community cause in the Sonoma Valley.

 Read whole article at sonomasun.com