Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. has released the official calendar of events for Bronx Week 2009, a weeklong celebration of the best of the Bronx, which features activities across the borough paying tribute to the progress and success of Bronx people, businesses, educational and cultural institutions and civic groups.

“It is my pleasure to invite New Yorkers and visitors to enjoy the 2009 Bronx Week celebration, nine days of great events and activities that culminate on June 20th with a parade, a festival, a concert and celebrity inductions to the Bronx Walk of Fame,” said Borough President Diaz, Jr. “Bronx pride is back, and Bronx Week is the ideal time to celebrate our wonderful home. I invite everyone to plan now to be part of the fun.”

Official Bronx Week events are free to the public thanks to the generosity of our corporate sponsors: Montefiore Medical Center and Health Plus, in conjunction with Verizon.

Supporting sponsors are: Citi, Con Edison, Affinity Health Plan, News 12-The Bronx, Bronxnet, VIM and Bronx Design Group.