YOUNGSTOWN — The eighth annual Hispanic Veterans Appreciation dinner will be Saturday at OCCHA Hall, 3660 Shirley Road, beginning at 6, with dinner to follow at 6:30 p.m.
Lt. Col. Benjamin Rivera, deputy commander of the 911th Maintenance Group in Coraopolis, Pa., will speak. Rivera is a graduate of Youngstown East High School and earned a bachelor’s degree in environment civil engineering science from Youngstown State University.
Cost is $12 per person. For information and tickets, call Will Pacheco at 330-755-0430 or the OCCHA offices at 330-781-1808, Event co-chairmen are Shorty Navarro and Hector Colon.