By: Jillian Wilson
There was a lot of fun tonight out at the QC Convention Center.
The Greater Quad Cities Hispanic Chamber of Commerce hosted their annual gala to honor their achievements over the past year.
A mariachi band and Spanish artwork set the tone. Business leader Nina Vaca addressed the crowd. She spoke of the importance of the Hispanic community in the quad cities and in the country.
"It's really a celebration of our year this past year and just a celebration of bringing everyone together," says Lee Vasquez, Executive Director, Greater Quad Cities Chamber of Commerce.
Members say the Hispanic community is a strong and growing presence in today's world.