MMSDC/MBDA Hispanic Heritage celebration on Thursday

DETROIT (WXYZ) - ABC news anchor John Quinones, who is well-known for his franchise piece "What Would You Do? ", will be keynote speaker for the first-ever Hispanic Heritage day celebration on Thursday, Sept. 5 inside the Tiger Club at Comerica Park.

Quinones has been with ABC network for nearly 30 years.

Alejandra Castillo, the National Deputy Director of the Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA), will be on hand as a special guest.

"We're excited from the standpoint of MMSDC [Michigan Minority Supplier Development Council] celebrating Michigan's diversity in the business community," said Fred Feliciano, a business consultant with the Minority Business Development Agency business center.

"It's an opportunity for the business community to look at the Latino culture in [the] context of celebrating the culture, and the role it plays in driving economic growth in Michigan."

The Hispanic Heritage day celebration will take place from 1-5 p.m. on Thursday. Tickets are $20 per person, which includes Latin-inspired cuisine for lunch.

Tickets are still available at www.minoritysupplier.org

MMSDC is a non-profit organization that promotes economic growth of minority-owned businesses.

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