Springfield commemorates Dominican Republic Independence Day | News
SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM)–Springfield Mayor Domenic Sarno joined the Springfield Dominican community for a flag raising ceremony today to commemorate Dominican Republic Independence Day.
Western Mass News stopped by the event where Mayor Sarno spoke to the Dominican-American community, praising them for their hard work and positive impact on the city of Springfield.
“When you think of Dominican Americans you think of entrepreneurship, industrialists opening up businesses left and right you name it is a growing growing community and well respected population here in the City of Springfield,” said Mayor Sarno.
Sarno adds the City of Springfield respects diversity and celebrates the level of diversity here in the city.