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GRAMMY®-award Winning Musician Arturo Sandoval
and Latino Advocate Clara Padilla Andrews
Will Join 10 Confirmed Honorees


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CHCI is pleased to announce that 2010 Medallion of Excellence Winner Arturo Sandoval and 1986 Distinguished Service Award Recipient Clara Padilla Andrews have confirmed their attendance at CHCI’s 35th Anniversary Awards Gala

Celebrate with them on September 13 by purchasing your gala ticket or table today!


Arturo Sandoval
Arturo Sandoval is a beloved, six-time GRAMMY®-award winning musician who is one of the world’s most accomplished artists on the jazz trumpet as well as a renowned classical artist, pianist, and composer.  As a founding member of the GRAMMY®-award winning group Irakere, he helped bring an explosive mixture of jazz, classical, rock and traditional Cuban music to the world.

Clara Padilla Andrews
As former New Mexico Secretary of State, Clara Padilla Andrews was the first Latina in the United States to hold an executive state office.  She later became the publisher of El Hispanic News, the oldest Hispanic publication in the Northwest.  She founded the Susannah Maria Gurule Foundation, which worked to raise awareness of Latino healthcare issues, and most recently, she is the Immediate Past President of National Association of Hispanic Publications.

As part of its 35th Anniversary Awards Gala, CHCI has invited all of its Highest Honors winners to attend the nation’s premier celebration of outstanding Latino achievement. 

Honoring CHCI’s past, present, and future, the following special guests have already confirmed their participation:

 

2012 Chair's Award-Dr. Q

 

Dr. Alfredo Quiñones-Hinojosa – 2012 Chair’s Award

2012 Medallion of Excellence Lt. Col. Consuelo Castillo Kickbusch (ret.)

Lt. Col. Consuelo Castillo Kickbusch – 2012 Medallion of Excellence for Leadership and Community Service

2012 HHM Medallion of Excellence George Lopez

George Lopez – 2012 Medallion of Excellence for Leadership and Community Service

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Arturo Sandoval 2010

Arturo Sandoval - 2010 Medallion of Excellence for Leadership and Community Service

Hon. Solomon P. Ortiz

The Honorable Solomón P. Ortiz – 2008 Chair’s Award

Hon. Jose Serrano (NY-16)

Rep. José Serrano – 2008 Chair’s Award

Monica Lozano

Monica Lozano – 2007 Medallion of Excellence for Leadership and Community Service

2012 35th Anniversary Gala-Celebrity Host Maria Elena Salinas

María Elena Salinas – 2006 Chair’s Award & 2012 Gala Celebrity Host

Delores Huerta

Dolores Huerta – 2004 Medallion of Excellence for Leadership and Community Service

Clara Padilla Andrews

 Clara Padilla Andrews 1986 Distinguished Service Award

Robert Garcia

The Honorable and Mrs. Robert Garcia – 1985 Distinguished Service Award

Join these honorable guests and other Latino leaders, celebrities, and supporters for an evening that promotes a positive image of Latinos by showcasing the many impressive accomplishments of the Hispanic community, particularly in the areas of philanthropy, community service, and leadership.  CHCI's HHM Events remain our most important source of funding, so your participation is critical! All events support CHCI’s educational attainment and leadership development programs.

Don’t miss this glamorous evening celebrating Latino accomplishments!

 Secure your table or ticket today for the nation’s largest Latino celebration on September 13 in Washington, D.C.

 

 

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Important CHCI Hispanic
Heritage Month
Dates

September 10-12
CHCI Public Policy Conference
Ronald Reagan Building &
International Trade Center
Washington, D.C.

September 11
Ready to Lead
Ronald Reagan Building &
International Trade Center
Washington, D.C.

September 12
CareerLider LIVE
Ronald Reagan Building &
International Trade Center
Washington, D.C.

September 12
12th Annual Reyes of Comedy
Ronald Reagan Building &
International Trade Center
Washington, D.C.

September 13
CHCI 35th Anniversary Awards Gala
Walter E. Washington Convention Center
Washington, D.C.

 


 

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CHCI's HHM Events remain our most important source of funding, so your support is critical!

If your company would like to demonstrate its support of young Latinos during Hispanic Heritage Month, sponsorship opportunities are also available. Contact Gretchen Class at 202-548-5865 to pledge your commitment.


All events support CHCI’s educational attainment and leadership development programs.

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