ATLANTA, Aug. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- HABLA, the Hispanic Achievement and Business Leadership Awards presented by Verizon Wireless and hosted by the Lanza Group, LLC, is now accepting award nominations and scholarship applications through Sept. 26 at midnight. The 3rd annual awards luncheon recognizes the achievements of the Hispanic business community through peer nominations to highlight the accomplishments made in the Atlanta business community.
"This year we have a new component to the awards, our scholarship for a deserving student," said Lanza Group President Ralph E. Herrera. "In order to keep the community moving forward, HABLA and the Lanza Group believe educating our youth is the best path to success."
HABLA began in 2008, and honors nominees in five categories: Entrepreneur, Civic/Government, Corporate Executive and Unsung Hero. The HABLA Scholarship will be awarded to one Latino graduating high school senior or current college freshman or sophomore, in the amount of $1500. Scholarship applications and nomination forms are available online at www.HablaAtlanta.com and will be accepted through Sept. 26 at midnight EDT.
HABLA serves as the closing ceremony to Hispanic Heritage Month festivities in Atlanta, and highlights the accomplishments of Latino role models and provides them with the recognition they merit. HABLA is the leading business-to-business (B2B) Hispanic focused networking event in the market. The 3rd annual Hispanic Achievement & Business Leadership Awards will take place on Thursday, Oct. 14, 2010 from 11:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at 103 West in Buckhead.
About Lanza Group:
Lanza Group, LLC is an Atlanta-based Hispanic marketing, PR and events firm that provides bi-cultural marketing solutions; connecting marketers to Hispanics throughout the United States and beyond. Lanza Group produces Atlanta's official Cinco de Mayo celebration – Fiesta Atlanta, as well as Georgia's Hispanic Heritage Month kick-off celebration, Fiesta Georgia. For more information, please call 404.350.0200 or visit www.LanzaGroup.com.
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