FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
September 19, 2013
Statement From Delegate Barbara Comstock Marking Hispanic Heritage Month
McLean, VA- Today, Delegate Barbara Comstock (R-34) released the following statement in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month:
"This week marks the beginning of the month-long celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month and of Hispanics' countless contributions to our nation's success. I would like to take a moment to recognize the countless generations of Americans of Hispanic descent whose talents, accomplishments and cultures have strengthened the American dream. "
"We celebrate, too, the values of faith and family, love of country, respect for others, the entrepreneurial spirit and hard work shared by so many in the Hispanic community throughout Northern Virginia and the Commonwealth."
"Northern Virginia is blessed by its diversity and Hispanic Heritage Month is an occasion to celebrate our varied background and shared values. Our heritage may be different, but our futures involve us moving forward together on the path to prosperity and greater opportunity for all."