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Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman declares October as Filipino American History Month in the city

Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman has officially declared October as Filipino American History Month in the city. The proclamation, signed on October 1st, was ceremoniously read at city hall on Tuesday, October 10th, in the presence of esteemed Fil-Am community leaders.

This significant declaration serves to honor and recognize the invaluable contributions made by the Filipino American community to the rich tapestry of Las Vegas' history. By designating October as Filipino American History Month, Mayor Goodman aims to raise awareness and appreciation for the remarkable achievements, culture, and heritage of the Filipino American population.

The proclamation ceremony held at city hall was a momentous occasion, symbolizing the unity and respect shared between the city's leadership and the vibrant Fil-Am community. Esteemed community leaders, representing the diverse sectors and organizations within the Filipino American community, were present to witness this historic event.

Mayor Carolyn Goodman's proclamation underscores the city's commitment to fostering inclusivity, diversity, and cultural understanding. It serves as a testament to Las Vegas' recognition of the Filipino American community's significant contributions to the city's growth, prosperity, and cultural fabric.

Throughout the month of October, Las Vegas will host a series of events, exhibitions, and educational initiatives to celebrate Filipino American History Month. These activities will provide an opportunity for residents and visitors alike to delve into the rich history, traditions, and achievements of the Filipino American community.

By commemorating Filipino American History Month, Las Vegas not only pays tribute to the past but also embraces the present and future of this vibrant community. This proclamation serves as a reminder of the city's commitment to fostering an inclusive and culturally diverse environment, where all residents can thrive and contribute to the continued success of Las Vegas.


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