The 2nd annual Holiday Celebration of Cleveland's Diversity was held in the City Hall Rotunda on December 1, 2011. The event was put on by the Worldwide Intercultural Network (WIN) Cleveland in conjunction with the office of Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson.
A diverse crowd sampled ethnic food and drinks, listened and danced to world music and mixed and mingled with the attendees who represented dozens of different cultural backgrounds.
In his welcoming remarks, Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson said that Cleveland is a great city because of the great people and culture.
Cleveland Chief of Government Affairs Valarie McCall echoed those sentiments and said that City Hall has opened its doors to the international community of Cleveland.
Eduardo Romero, Risk Manager for the City of Cleveland, and president of WIN Cleveland, said that Cleveland is a beautiful place and has so much going on.
WIN Cleveland board member Pierre Bejjani thanked the sponsors who made the 2nd annual WIN Cleveland Holiday Party celebrating Cleveland's Diversity possible.
Global Cleveland president Larry Miller said that Cleveland is an immigrant community, a diverse community and a global community.
A raffle was held for several prizes including a piece of jewelry from Dr. Maria Pujana of Marise Designs.