Everyone Counts Executive Addresses the U.S. Army War College During Hispanic Heritage Month

Former Pennsylvania Secretary of State Pedro Cortés is guest speaker at the Carlisle Barracks and Army War College Hispanic Heritage Observance

The event scheduled for 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Letort View Community Center is open to the public. This year's theme is "Many Backgrounds, Many Stories...One American Spirit."

A native of Puerto Rico, Cortés has lived in Harrisburg since 1990 and served as secretary from 2003 to 2010. He was first confirmed Latino Cabinet member and the longest serving Secretary of State in Pennsylvania history.

Presently, Cortés is the executive vice president of Everyone Counts, a global election solutions company specializing in military and overseas voting.

Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated from Sept. 15-Oct. 15 to recognize the contributions of Hispanic Americans and to celebrate Hispanic heritage and culture.

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