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Stockbridge resident invites community to celebrate Hispanic, Latino culture

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STOCKBRIDGE — Growth and evolution — these are the two factors that Rocio Camacho witnessed throughout her 20 years as a business owner in the city of Stockbridge.

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Rocio Camacho announces fifth annual HispaniFest concert in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month during a press conference in Late August.

But the Georgia National Hispanic Heritage Alliance president feels there’s still much work to be done to unite the mix of cultural backgrounds within her community. So when Camacho was presented with an opportunity to represent her Hispanic heritage during a meeting with the Stockbridge Council in October 2015, she did not hesitate to take charge.

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Alphonso Thomas, mayor pro tem, presents the National Hispanic Heritage Month Proclamation to Rocio Camacho during an October 2015 Council meeting.

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