La Paz Chattanooga Announces 2019 Latino Leadership Awards Honorees, Opens Voting For Chattanooga's Choice

Friday, July 19, 2019
La Paz has announced the honorees selected for the 2019 Latino Leadership Awards. 

The Latino Leadership Awards is an annual awards ceremony and fundraiser highlighting local individuals of Latino/Hispanic descent who have positively impacted their communities. 

These individuals are nominated by their peers and selected by a committee of past honorees for their excellent dedication to the Latinx community and Chattanooga at large. 

The individuals selected for the 2019 honorees are: 

José Alfaro of CO.LAB
Maria Alvarez of Chattanooga Airport and Hamilton County Health Department
Dominique Brandt of Habitat for Humanity
Carol Guerra of Chattanooga Library
Ricardo Guerrero of Volkswagen
Dr.
Carmen Jimenez of the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
Ricky Leveron of Keller Williams
Jocelyn Loza of Signal Centers/Latina Professionals of Chattanooga
Dr. Obadias Marquez of Tennova
Antonia Morgan of the City of Chattanooga

There will be open voting from July 20 to Aug. 20 for the community to vote for Chattanooga’s Choice. The link to vote is https://app.donorview.com/Nprz.

The Latino Leadership Awards will take place on Sept. 16 at the Chattanooga Convention Center. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit lapazchattanooga.org/awards.

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