11th Annual Hablamos Español Expo


11th Annual Hablamos Español Expo

Lerner and Rowe Injury Attorneys handed out free giveaways at The 11th Annual Hablamos Español Expo at The Centre of Elgin and the Heritage Ballroom, 100 Symphony Way in downtown Elgin, Saturday, March 7 from 10:00 a.m-3:00 p.m. This free event, which draws more than 1,000 people into downtown Elgin annually, is a celebration of Hispanic heritage, culture, arts, business and community. New this year will be the inaugural Prom & Quinceañera Fashion Show featuring U-46 students showcasing beautiful Latina fashions from Bella’s Fashions, 156 E. Chicago Street, in downtown Elgin and prom dresses from YWCA Elgin’s iHeart Prom Expo (March 13) and Cinderella’s Closet event (March 21), where teens can get a prom dress for less starting at only $15.

More about the 11th Annual Hablamos Español Expo

10:30am Elgin State Bank – IRA Accounts/Cuentas de Retiro
11:00am Centro de Informacion – Expanded DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) and DAPA (Deferred Action for Parental Accountability)
11:30am Advocate Sherman Hospital – How to best utilize the many health care and wellness resources available to keep families healthier and drive down health care costs
12:30pm Presence Saint Joseph Hospital – 10 Things You Should Know About Breast & Cervical Cancer
1:00pm City of Elgin 311 – Learn more about the Elgin 311 department from 311 Advocates Andriana Hernandez and Elvira Hunter
1:30pm Neighborhood Housing Services – Learn more about NHS’s products and services that help provide affordable housing to working families.
2:00pm Prairie Foot and Ankle – Learn more about proper podiatric care of feet and ankles

• Elgin State Bank will have a very special guest at their booth to take photos with kids and families – the Easter bunny!

• Enjoy live music, dancing and entertainment in the Heirtage Ballroom from local performing arts groups:

10:00am: U-46 Mariachi Band
10:30am: Huff Elementary School Dance
11:00am: City of Elgin 311 App Presentation
11:30am: Sebastian Jemison from Ola la Ijorere Salsa Dancing Demo
12:00pm: Prom & Quinceañera Fashion Show
1:00pm: Organizacion Mexicana de Elgin Proverb Game for Kids
1:30pm: Keynote Speaker Angelica Atondo