MEDIA ADVISORY

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

 

WHAT:

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.

WHO:

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

WHEN:

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

WHERE:

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

CONTACT:

If interested in covering the luncheon, please contact Aixa Pascual at 404.234.4143 or apascual@thelaa.org

 

SPONSORS:

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