Celebrating Dominican Republic Independence

 Celebrating Dominican Republic Independence

Latino Public Radio (LPR) is celebrating Dominican Republic’s Independence Day with community leaders, advocates and avid listeners to help kickoff the Dominican’s festivities.

LPR will start the week of February 16th and end it July 27th with special cultural programs of Folklore, Arts and Life as well as music and news segments dedicated to the Dominican Republic.

On Saturday, February 21st, we will gather a number of extraordinary Dominican individuals and identify their exemplary leadership in support of the Latino community, and for bringing attention to important issues affecting Dominicans and the community at large. This gala event will take place at Venus de Milo, 75 Grand Army Highway in Swansea, MA and it will start at 6:30pm.

Tickets are $75.00 per person.

If you are interested in sponsoring this event, sponsorship packages are also available.

For any questions regarding sponsorship packages or buying tickets, please call 401-572-3332 or you can email us at lalmonte@lprri.org.


General Manager

Reynaldo Almonte



Senator Juan Pichardo

Representative Grace Diaz

Councilwoman Sabina Matos

Councilwoman Carmen Castillo

Melba De Peña

Victor Capellan


Gala Committee

Nery Alba

Digna Alcantara

Jose Batista

Emerson Brito

Officer Jose Castillo

Ana A. Cruz

Isidro DeLeon

Juan Pablo Diaz

Pedro Espinal

Elvis Fabian

Octavio Gomez

Hamlet Lopez, Jr.

Everin Perez

Janet Pichardo

Ana Quezada

Ariel Rodriguez

Franklin Solano

Daniel Vergez