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MADRE LATINA GALA & AWARD

Event Date/Time

May 11, 2013
6:00 pm until 12:00 am

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MADRE LATINA GALA & AWARD

 

MADRE LATINA ORGANIZATION

Gala & Award Night

For Immediate Release                     

Contact:                Yoellie Iglesias

                                                                      

Www.madre-latina.com

203-232-7779

Waterbury, CT—Madre Latina Organization (www.madre-latina.com), a local group that fosters education, connection and empowerment for Hispanic Women, invites the community to participate in the First Annual “Gala & Award Night”. 

 

The Gala will be held at Coco Key Hotel on Saturday May 11, 2013 from 6pm to 12:00am.  The event features a pre-cocktail hour, award reception, elegant dinner, live music and dancing until midnight.  The live music show is sponsored by Fox Hill Inn.

 

This unique event offers the community a comfortable atmosphere to network and inspire women to fulfill their dreams by propelling connections and collaboration(with others organizations) As well as a night to inspire our network to invest in the future (of our organization, madre latina)..  Founder Yoellie Iglesias, along with President Luanelly Iglesias and the Planning team helped to coordinate the organization’s Annual Gala.

 

The Gala will provide a “Network session” beginning at 6:00 pm followed by the Award Reception at 7 pm and a sit down dinner.  The music show is a “potpourri” of artists sponsored by Fox Hill Inn.

 

Individuals will be recognized for their leadership and contributions to the Hispanic Community. The distinguished honorees of the Gala & Award: Leadership Honoree Dr. Kathleen Ouellette, Waterbury Public School Superintend; Entrepreneur Honoree Addy Salazar; Owner of A&A Natural Center; Entrepreneur Spirit Honoree Yasmin Ramos; Silver Manager of Xyingular; Great Hispanic Teacher Honoree Santa Perez; Social Impact Honoree Marilyn Calderon, Executive Director of CT Parent Empower, Social Justice Honoree Carmen James Dolton; Spirit of Broadcasting Honoree Margarita Cortavarria; Young Women of Tomorrow Honoree Yadiris Vega; Media Honoree Ana Alfaro; The Community Partner Honoree Rafael Herrera, Executive Director of St. Margaret, Willow Rec; Bridge Builder Honoree Felicia Diaz.

 

Ticket levels: Individual, $45.00, Table, $400

For more information, call (203) 232-7779. Visit Madre Latina webpage: www.madre-latina.com

 

 

Cost $45.00 PER PERSON
Location

COCO KEY HOTEL
3580 EAST MAIN STREET
WATERBURY , CT
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Additional Information
Alternate Phone:: 203-232-7779

We make every effort to ensure the accuracy of this information. However, you should always call ahead to confirm dates, times, location, and other information.

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