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Parks celebrates Latino workers

During Hispanic Heritage Month the Department of Parks and Recreation honored seven DC 37 members at it’s 17th annual Alma Achievers Awards ceremony held at the Arsenal in Manhattan on October 4.

Established in 1987 by the Latino Society to honor Hispanic culture and recognize exemplary Latino Parks workers, this year’s honorees include SSEU Local 371 Community Coordinators Edwin Rosario, Guillermina Arroyo and Lillian Reyes, Local 1505 City Parks Workers John–Eric Alvear and Robert Castillo, Local 1508 Parks Supervisor José Baez along with Local 983 PEP Officer Stephanie Taveras of Central Park.