Hispanic Heritage Month kicks off with inaugural Columbus parade

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) — Columbus is celebrating the start of Hispanic Heritage Month with an inaugural parade this weekend. Recognized nationally from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15, Hispanic Heritage Month honors the cultures and histories of those whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America.
For the first time, the month will officially be celebrated in Columbus with a parade and kickoff event. The Latine/Hispanic Heritage Month parade will begin at 11 a.m.
Saturday at Rich Street and Civic Center Drive, ending at Gay and Front streets, with about 30 organizations marching. After the parade, participants will gather at noon near City Hall on Broad Street for a rally.

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