The Gulf Coast Latin Chamber Board of Directors will host its Gala celebration at 6:30 p.m., Oct. 2, at Lakewood Ranch Golf and Country Club, 7650 Legacy Blvd.
The celebration will include great food, live music, dancing and a silent auction to benefit the Gulf Coast Latin Chamber scholarship fund.
The Latin Chamber Awards 2009 also will recognize the businesses that have a track record of outreach to the Hispanic-Latino community in the following categories:
• Business of the Year — Businesses which demonstrate excellent customer service, profitability, growth, innovation and employee development.
• Entrepreneur of the Year — Businesses which have proven their creativity and have used innovation to overcome challenges, improve services or products, etc.
• Non-profit of the Year — Organizations which provide services in an effective and culturally competent manner, to the Latino community.
• Outstanding Latino Business — Latino owned businesses who have overcome barriers found by newcomers and through persistence, adaptability, determination and community involvement have succeeded in business.
Tickets still available for $125.00 per person
For more information, contact Cesar Gomez, 358-7065 or Gala@LatinChamber.org.
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