Vida En El Valle Blogs: The Latin voice of the central valley.Vida en el Valle Blogs The Latin voice of the central valley

Advertisement
Juan Esparza Rebecca Plevin Daniel Cásarez Olivia Ruiz Irene Rodriguez Cynthia Moreno Community Health Fellowship

Kenia’s smile says it all at Día del Niñoavatar

without comments

Kenia Dayana, 6, won crowned Queen at Mendota's Día del Niño.

Kenia Dayana, 6, is the Queen of Mendota's Día del Niño.

The smile tells it all: Kenia Dayana is the Queen of Mendota on Kid’s Day in Mendota.

It might have been a long day in Mendota, but Kenia’s smile made it all worthwhile.

She was crowned Queen near the end of the Día del Niño celebration last Sunday.

For a community facing hundreds of job losses, the drought, and now, an uncertain future because opponents to immigrants’ rights are certain to use the swine flu as an excuse to further bash them, Día del Niño was a short respite.

A young lady enjoys herself at Mendota's Día del Niño.

A young lady enjoys herself at Mendota's Día del Niño.

A farming organization donated $500 to the event. Bicycles and other toys lit up the faces of the little tikes after many received them as prizes.

The food was free and so was the ambience. Mayor Robert Silva was also present for as long as he could. Luis Jovel, the famous boot-maker to the stars, was the emcee. And activist, he loves that, Leonel Flores, was one of the judges on the panel.

The money raised from the event will pay for the

A new prize for a little girl.

A new prize for a little girl.

next event, which is organized by the Salvadoran community.

Written by Daniel Cásarez

April 29th, 2009 at 11:26 pm

Posted in Daniel Cásarez

Tagged with , , , , , , ,

Leave a Reply

Advertisement
t