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FUND THE MISSION

April 11th, 2024 11:00 A.M.

Join us for our 35th annual Compañeros Awards ceremony! As it is tradition, we will bring the community together to recognize the contributions of exceptional individuals and organizations making a difference in the lives of Latino families. As part of the event programming, we will highlight and celebrate those that have impacted the LAA through its history in Georgia.

Honoring

LAA Cornerstone Award

The Cornerstone Award is a distinct honor given to an instrumental leader and supporter of the Latin American Association and the Atlanta community.

Awardee: Ann and Jim Curry

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LAA Valor Award

This award is given to those who put their country and their state before themselves.  We recognize the continuous hard work you have done to keep our communities safe, especially during the COVID crisis.

Awardee: Commissioner John King

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LAA Partner of the Year

The Partner of the Year Award is given each year to a volunteer who has gone above and beyond in serving the Latino community. Award recipients are people who have shown unparalleled passion, dedication, and expertise in their work. They are volunteers who put their heart into every aspect of their service and have inspired a multitude of individuals with their selflessness.

Awardee: International Rescue Committee

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LAA Volunteer of the Year

This award is given to those who have demonstrated leadership in volunteerism.

Awardee: Crecer, the Hispanic/Latino BRG – a UPS Business Resource Group

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LAA Business Mind Servant Heart

This award exemplifies how a foundation can not only support an organization financially, but also build relationships and engage with the community.

Awardee: Atlanta Braves Foundation

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LAA Legacy Award

The Legacy Award is given to an individual that has shown commitment, dedication, and support to sustain and push forward the Latino community and the LAA.

Awardee: Phil Brown

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LAA Excellence in Leadership for Community Engagement

Awardee: Martha Revelo

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LAA Inspiration Award

The Inspiration Award recognizes an individual or group that captivates inspires and motivates and who exemplifies the Latin American Association’s vision of ‘Opportunity for All.’

Awardee: Shirley Paucar, Sweet Toppings ATL

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Heart of the LAA Award

The Heart of the LAA Award recognizes one staff member who embodies the LAA’s mission of empowering their clients, their teammates, and ultimately Georgia’s Latino community to adapt, integrate, and thrive. They display passion for their work in their day-to-day duties and serve their clients from their hearts. The recipient of the Heart of the LAA Award is nominated and selected internally by LAA staff.

Awardee: Catherine Warren

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Tony DelCampo

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Michael L. Thurmond

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Andrew Parker

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Rep. Pedro Marín

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Susana Chavez

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Lilian Castillo

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For sponsorships, please reach out to Whitney Gillis-LeHew at WGillis@thelaa.org.

To learn more about sponsorship benefits, please click here

2024 SPONSORS

Presenting Sponsor

 

 

Gold Sponsors

delta

Silver Sponsors

   atlanta

Table Sponsors

City of Brookhaven
The Dressie Law Firm, LLC
Georgia Chamber of Commerce
Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce
Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport
Hines Law Firm
Kuck Immigration
RudHil
SouthState Bank
Susana Chavez
UP Advertising
Gas South

Patron Sponsors

A.B. Olmos
Belen de la Cruz Empanadas & Pastries
Candotti Law Firm, LLC
Cruz & Associatess
GNR Public Health
Nava Solutions
Prospera

Media Sponsors

Hispatlanta

2023 SPONSORS

Presenting Sponsor

 

 

Platinum Sponsors

 

 

Gold Sponsors

delta  

Silver Sponsors

Ann and Jim Curry       

Table Sponsors

AssuranceAmerica
Atlanta International School
Coxe Curry
EY
Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport
Holder Construction Group, LLC
Hope Immigration
Gwinnett County
Kaiser Permanente
Truist
Wilmington Trust

Patron Sponsors

Amerigroup
Deloitte
JP Latz Advisors
Owings MacNorlin Immigration Law
Prospera
SouthState Bank
Vargas & Lillywhite Immigration Law

Media Sponsors

telemundo atlanta

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