Knox celebrates diverse Hispanic heritages
Lt. Col. Victor Melendez wants everyone to know not all Hispanic heritages are the same. That was Melendez’s message as he spoke to those who attended the Hispanic Heritage Month Observance at the Saber & Quill, hosted by the Fort Knox Garrison Com-mand on Fort Knox Oct. 15.
Melendez, the guest speaker at the event, told the crowd how culture is like a tree. There are certain aspects you can see on the surface, but there’s a whole other layer underneath, like roots, that make up the differences between Hispanic cultures.
“The Hispanics, even though we all speak Spanish, come from 21 different countries,” Melendez said. “We have different cultures, values, beliefs. That’s what is important.” Read More...
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Fight or Flight Zombie 5 Mile Trail Run
Join us November 1st from 6-9PM for the Fight or Flight Zombie 5 Mile Trail Run at Brady Loop Trail. You decide if you'll be a runner or a zombie. There is a cost associated for runners, but zombie participants are free. Check in time starts at 4:30PM, with a safety brief at 5:45PM, and the race will start at 6PM. Read more for additional information. This event is open to the public, however it may not be suitable for children of all ages due to the scary scenes along the zombie trail. Read More...
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