May 16, 2001
REP. GONZALEZ ACQUIRES FUNDING
State Representative Minnie Gonzalez (D-Hartford) announced today the acquisition of funds from the Mashantucket Pequots for the Puerto Rican Day Parade in Hartford to assist in programs and other various activities.
"I am grateful to be able to assist them in any way possible," said Gonzalez. "It is important to the community and we must take care of them."
Rep. Gonzalez accepted a $10,000 donation from the Mashantuckets for the Puerto Rican Parade Festival.
In addition, Rep. Gonzalez recently acquired funding from a private donor in support of the Puerto Rican Family Monument to be placed in Hartford.