Children's Coalition hosts event to celebrate Hispanic Culture

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UNION PARISH, La, (KNOE) - In Union Parish, the Hispanic community came together for a day of family fun.

Saturday, was their 8th annual Dia de la Familia at Lake D'arbonne State Park.

Organizers say their goal is to celebrate the Hispanic culture in Northeast Louisiana and bring resources to the community.

The day was filled with food and fun for the entire family.

"Let the community also know that the Hispanic population is here, is present and that we want to share our culture and everything with them,” said Wendy Comfort, who went to the event.

The event was hosted by the Children's Coalition of NELA and a host of sponsors including Healthy Blue, who were providing free screenings.