On Thursday, February 25, 2016, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. hosted his annual Dominican Heritage Celebration at Fiesta Deluxe, honoring individuals who have contributed to the growth and promotion of their community and culture. The event was co-sponsored by Healthfirst.

Pictured are: New York Supreme Court Justice Rolando Acosta, Owner of Fiesta Deluxe Evelyn Montero, Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr., Host of Acceso Total on Telemundo Victoria Sosa, New York State Senator Adriano Espaillat, and Vice-Consul of the Dominican Republic in New York, Hon. Roman Octavio Jaquez. (Honoree not pictured, Francisco Lazala)