Just a few weeks ago we celebrated the largest Latino festival in Rhode Island with over 30,000 visitors attending the 32nd annual Dominican Festival and Parade at Roger Williams Park. Once again, Herb Chambers Honda of Seekonk was pleased to be one of the event sponsors. The festival is dedicated to recognizing and celebrating the history and beauty of the Dominican culture.
An event honoring the Dominican community in Providence.
Organized by Quisqueya en Accion, a volunteer non-profit that promotes and preserves Dominican culture, the 2018 theme was “a tribute to diversity.” Prominent local business people and politicians that have supported the Dominican community throughout Providence and Rhode Island served as grand marshals for the parade.
The event commenced with a parade that kicked off from the corners of Thurbers and Broad Street in Providence, and finished at Roger Williams Park. There, the park came to life with all the colors and sounds of the Caribbean. Music, dancing, food, and amazing costumes were enjoyed by all as families filled the park with portable chairs and picnic gear to take it all in.
Herb Chambers Honda Seekonk team helps out!
Our own Natalie Sena, Business Development Manager here at the dealership, helped organize and coordinate our participation at the festival. “We handed out free T-Shirts, free water and icees, and free snacks,” Natalie explained. “I am Dominican and it feels incredible to see the support from our community and the Honda Community.”
We love that our Honda team is such a vibrant and diverse group of people! We were proud to support and participate again in this wonderful event celebrating the Dominican culture found both within our walls and throughout our Rhode Island community.
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