- A presentation of $20,000 in grants to local organizations that are being recognized for their efforts and commitment to enriching the Hispanic communities they serve. The four charitable contributions are being awarded to St. Pius Church–community kitchen, San José Obrero Mission, the United Neighborhood Organization, and St. Augustine College.
- A special celebrity appearance by Puerto Rican actress, model and TV Host, Adamari Lopez, who will speak about her battle against breast cancer and how she has teamed up with Yoplait’s Save Lids to Save Live tour in efforts to help Latina women understand the importance of early detection. She will also announce the locations of two JEWEL-OSCO stores she will visit on Sept. 28 and Sept. 29.
- An array of exclusive dishes developed by culinary students from Chicago’s St. Augustine College, showcasing the unique flavors and richness of Latin cuisine. The students will put their creativity and imagination to the test, and prepare signature Latin-American recipes that incorporate an array of Hispanic vendor products.
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