Stamford: 55°F
It's Relevant: Local News, Sports and Deals
Stamford Edition
Change to: Norwalk | Greenwich
 
Stamford Celebrates Peruvian Independence
23rd Flag raising ceremony held downtown
Issue Playing Video? Please Click to Report
By:
Stamford, CT | Added on July 20, 2014 At 10:08 PM

Stamford community members joined together on the steps of the Old Town Hall Sunday for a celebration of Peruvian Independence Day.

For 23 years, the Peruvian American Community Center has been raising the flag, celebrating not only the Peruvian community, but the diverse city that Stamford is as a whole. This year’s ceremony had some special guests, including Peruvian Congressman Carlos Bruce. Invited to Stamford by the Peruvian American Community Center, Bruce spent the last few days touring the city.

On Sunday, his last day in Stamford, Bruce says he was honored to be joined by U.S. Congressman Jim Himes, who was born in Peru, raising both the American and Peruvian flag over the city.  

 


SHARE YOUR THOUGHTS
It's Not
 

 

The Videos

Video Archive
Submit a News Tip
Submit a Photo

General

About Us
Contact Us
Advertise with Us
Privacy Statement
Terms and Conditions
Sitemap


divider


© 2010-2013, Its Relevant, LLC

It's Relevant® graphics, logos, scripts, terms of use, instructions, designs and other service names are the trademarks and copyright of It's Relevant, LLC.

Email: support@itsrelevant.com or Call: 855-487-7353