U.S. Treasurer Rosa Ríos to speak at Latin American Association’s 27th Annual Compañeros Awards Luncheon April 14



The Latin American Association, the largest organization in Georgia dedicated to serving the needs of Latino immigrants, presents its 27th Annual Compañeros Awards Luncheon, a fundraising event that honors exceptional individuals  who are making meaningful contributions to advance the well-being of Latino families. Compañeros is presented by longtime LAA supporter The Coca-Cola Company.


Rosa “Rosie” Gumataotao Ríos, Treasurer of the United States

The luncheon honors the following award winners:

LAA Ambassador of the Year:  Jeffrey Tapia

Olga C. de Goizueta Pacesetter Award:  The Honorable Dax López

Corporate Champion:  Comcast

Volunteer of the Year:  Abbey Wojno and Mauricio Lascano

Inspiration Award:  Florencia Zepeda


Thursday, April 14, 2016, from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Program starts at 11:45 a.m.


Georgia Aquarium, Oceans Ballroom, 225 Baker Street NW, Atlanta, GA 30313


If interested in covering the luncheon, please contact Aixa Pascual at 404.234.4143 or



Presenting Sponsor:  The Coca-Cola Company

Platinum:  Cox Enterprises, Georgia Power, Univision 34 Atlanta

Gold:  Active Production & Design, Delta Air Lines, MundoHispánico, State Farm, UPS

Silver: The Goizueta Foundation, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, Precision 2000