“For love of Puerto Rico ” will be held on February 24th under the auspices of Hermes Croatto
(Translated from LaPrensa – February 12, 2019)
A non-profit organization Foster Advance Initiative (FAI) and Emmy-winning Puerto Rican singer Hermes Croatto have joined forces to carry out a special concert entitled ‘ For the love of Puerto Rico ‘. The concert revenue will be allocated to Puerto Rico Business Harbor, a social impact campaign aimed at helping Puerto Rican entrepreneurs displaced in Central Florida after Hurricane Maria.
The charity event will take place on Sunday, February 24th at 5pm at the Orlando Art Museum, 2416 N. Mills Avenue.
Croatto is a new folklore-style artist. With his music he seeks to keep alive the culture and identity that celebrates the history of Puerto Rico. Son of the legendary Tony Croatto, Hermes inherited the love of music and composition, so on February 24th he will be delighted with the audience with familiar songs from his father and original compositions written by him.
On the other hand, Central Florida has become the second natural home for thousands of Puerto Rican families composed of professionals and entrepreneurs who work to recover, be self-sufficient and contribute to the economy of the state of the sun. There are also Puerto Rican entrepreneurs who are trying to expand their companies to the Orlando metropolitan area.
“In order to help these newcomer entrepreneurs, Puerto Rico Business Harbor was established, which aims to provide commercial guidance, access to tutoring, connections and access to seed capital for selected participants. For this reason, this concert is special because it will benefit this platform and allow to carry out tutorials, workshops and trainings specifically designed for Puerto Rican entrepreneurs who want to be part of the Florida business System, ” Gabriel Ruiz, founder of FAI, said.
Last year was difficult for many Puerto Ricans, especially for those entrepreneurs who have had to struggle with the recovery after the devastation that Hurricane Maria left. But the bright side was that the world discovered the beauties that the island of Enchantment has to offer its visitors. The Puerto Rican people inspired the world with its cheerful heart, courage and resistance from many heroes, innovative leaders and commercial propellants who acted quickly to help rebuild the beautiful paradise and now need support to grow and Expand your business opportunities here in Florida.
“We encourage the community, the government, the private sector and academia to join us in this special event and support the concert ‘ for the love of Puerto Rico ‘ that will open the door to great resources and growing opportunities that will help create a smooth landing, for Puerto Rican entrepreneurs who come to Central Florida, “Ruiz added.
Tickets for the concert are now on sale at Ticketerapr.com/hermes-croatto. For more information about the Puerto Rico Business Harbor Program and how to get involved, visit: www.fosteradvanceinitiative.org.