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President of the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of East Tennessee

Patricia Robledo

You have a very diverse board of directors.

Why target Hispanic business owners?

Why is September designated the Hispanic Heritage month?

Your thoughts on the word “immigrant.”

What do you hope the celebration of Hispanic Heritage month will show people?

Hispanic Heritage Month’s opening ceremony will be held Thursday, Sept. 14, 8-9:30 a.m. at the Knoxville Museum of Art. For additional events and more information, visit the Chamber’s website at www.hccet.org .