The Latin American Community Center will hold its 48 annual Gran Ball, this year’s theme will celebrate the culture of Colombia. The Grand Ball award ceremony annually recognizes an Outstanding Hispanic Delawarean, a Hispanic Community Hero, a Corporate Partner of the Year and more. Four hundred business professionals, civic, and community leaders attend the annual Grand Ball each year to celebrate the LACC’s work in building healthy children, families and community. The Ball is the agency’s main fundraiser for children and youth programs, raising money to provide scholarships for children from poor families to attend the Early Development Center, after-school Community Learning Center and Summer Day Camp. This year there would be special guest of honor including,Joseph Biden, former Vice President of the United States, and Dr. Jill Biden. Honorary Grand Ball Chairs are the Honorable Jack Markell, former Governor of Delaware, and Mrs. Carla Markell; the Honorable Michael Purzycki, Mayor of Wilmington, and Mrs. Bette Purzycki; and Mr. Fred Sears, former CEO of the Delaware Community Foundation, and Mrs. Joanne Sears. A VIP reception will take place before the gala to honor Guests of Honor and Honorary Chairs.We invite you to be part of this grand event to celebrate Hispanic Heritage.