Angelica Padilla and Keana Huerta would sing later in the program
Before the celebration began, people gathered to chat. From left are Silver City Councilor and Mayor Pro Tem Guadalupe Cano, Patricia Cano, Deb Cookingham and Hugh Epping.
Rev. Earseye Ross, his daughter Rachel, and Toohayaysay
The first group of community singers sang three songs.
Rev. Earseye Ross was one of the featured speakers
Rachel Ross sang several moving numbers.