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Progreso Latino’s 45th Anniversary Gala Invitation

Progreso Latino’s 45th Anniversary Gala
«Building a Resilient Community»
Please join us on Friday, October 21, 2022 for
Progreso Latino’s 45th Anniversary Gala.
The gala will take place at the Rhodes on the Pawtuxet in Cranston, RI and kicks off with cocktails at 6 pm. You will enjoy a fabulous evening filled with food, dancing, and celebrating! This year, the gala will also feature two extraordinary leaders.
Rhode Island State Senator Sandra Cano as Honorary Chair
Sandra Cano was born in Medellin, Colombia and moved to the United States in 2000. Sandra was elected a member of the City of Pawtucket School Committee in 2012 as the top vote getter and the first Latina ever elected in the city. She was then elected as the first Latina Pawtucket City Councilor in November of 2014 and re-elected in 2016. Sandra won a special election for Senate District 8 in April of 2017.
Governor’s Workforce Board for RI Chairman Michael Grey as Keynote
Michael Grey has held national leadership roles while also being engaged in community efforts. Michael has served on the Governor’s Workforce Board for RI and was appointed Chairman in 2016. He has also served as a trustee on the Career & Technical Education Board and as North American Vice President of Sodexo.
Progreso Latino’s anniversary galas sell out each year!
Mark your calendar & buy your tickets now to our premiere event.
Your purchase guarantees you will join us for 6 pm cocktails, dinner, awards and dancing at the Rhodes on the Pawtuxet in Cranston, RI.
Progreso Latino’s 45th Anniversary Gala
will celebrate our Adult Education Program.
Join us to celebrate the contributions of four amazing awardees in our Adult Education Program, a pillar program of Progreso Latino.
Your generosity to Progreso Latino will sustain the agency’s ability to continue to provide transformational programs.
Last year, Progreso Latino advanced the educational goals of 400 students while also supporting them with their social services needs.
Progreso Latino also offers students a variety of exceptional courses that include English, Citizenship and employment training. Our Adult Education team teaches students core skills to both secure better jobs to sustain their families and to succeed in society.
You can be a part of the success of our Adult Education Program with a designated donation!
Progreso Latino’s 45th Anniversary Gala
offers sponsorship opportunities.
Progreso Latino’s 45th Anniversary Gala is an excellent opportunity to celebrate and showcase your company’s financial support.
Each year, more than 500 guests attend this fun event featuring cocktails, a discussion with the keynote speaker, a short event program, awards, dinner, and dancing.
Progreso Latino’s 45th Anniversary Gala Sponsors
receive these incredible benefits:
  • Company name highlighted in press releases launched prior to the event.
  • Company recognition during the event with live mention from the podium.
  • Company advertisement in calendar/program book.
  • Event tickets.
  • Exclusive social media posts.
  • Company banner prominently displayed at the event venue.
  • Opportunity to display company products, services or marketing materials.
Progreso Latino’s Gala Team is here to support your sponsorship.
Please contact Lorelain Barreto, Event Planner & Coordinator by email at or by phone at (401) 315-4485 for questions or more information.
You can initiate your company sponsorship now by clicking on the button below to fill out the quick Sponsor Form.
Our team will contact you immediately.
Progreso Latino’s 45th Anniversary Gala
sustains over 12 transformational programs for thousands of immigrants each year.
Learn more about Progreso Latino, our Adult Education Program and other programs by visiting our website!