FORT LEE, Va. – Media are invited to attend a Hispanic Heritage observance here Wednesday featuring keynote speaker Jaime Areizaga-Soto, deputy secretary of Veterans and Defense Affairs for Virginia.

WHAT: Hispanic Heritage Observance

WHO: Open to the public

WHEN: 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., Wednesday, October 18

WHERE: Lee Theater

The theme of the observance is “Shaping the Bright Future of America.” In addition to the keynote speaker, the program will include a performance by a local cultural dance team, music by the 392nd Army Band and Hispanic food items.

Media planning to attend must contact Sarah Gauvin at 804-734-6965, 804-400-7273 or by 9:30 a.m., Wednesday to coordinate an escort to the event.