(County contributes to Mexican celebrations)….The approval came without discussion Tuesday.
The items were on the consent agenda. The first item approves a $500 donation to the Hidalgo Society in Brawley. It is to help fund their Mexican Independence Day Celebrations on September 16th. The second donation goes to the Mexican Consulate in Calexico. The County will be donating $1,500 for the Cultural Festival Septiembre Mexicano 2015. The Consulate says the funds will be used to help fund Mexican Patriotic Fiestas during the month of September. One of those events will be the Grito De Independencia to be held in El Centro to be held September 19th at Stark Field.