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Centro Cultural fundraiser celebrates art and culture


Centro Cultural, a nonprofit organization, is celebrating leadership and service to the Latino community with its third annual gala Saturday, Nov. 2.

This year, the gala will focus on arts and culture to celebrate the community’s diverse heritage.

Jose Eduardo Gonzalez and Danel Malan of Teatro Milagro and local muralist and artist Hector Hernandez will be recognized for their efforts to make art more accessible to Portland metro area residents and students at Centro Cultural.

Daniel Santos, who served as legal counsel and education policy coordinator for Oregon governors, will be the keynote speaker.

There will also be a silent auction. The gala is $75 and runs from 5 p.m. to midnight at Embassy Suites, 9000 S.W. Washington Square Road in Tigard. Register at centrocultural.org.