Nominations Open for HABLA Awards, $5,000 Youth Scholarship; Program Highlights Hispanic Achievement, Leadership
ORLANDO, Fla., Sept. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The inaugural Hispanic Achievement & Business Leadership Awards (HABLA) program in Orlando is now accepting award nominations for local Latino business and civic leaders who have made meaningful contributions to the community. HABLA will recognize the contributions and successes of winners in the following categories, as nominated by the community at large:
- Corporate executive
- Unsung hero
HABLA nominations are being accepted at www.HABLAawards.com and must be received prior to 11:59 p.m. Sunday, September 16th 2012. The HABLA luncheon, presented by Verizon and produced by Lanza Group, LLC, will take place October 3 in the Citrus Club.
Additionally, Verizon will award a $5,000 HABLA scholarship to a deserving high school senior entering college in the fall of 2013 or currently attending college as a freshman. The scholarship is presented to support educational achievement and community involvement. Scholarship nominations are currently available at www.HABLAawards.com and also must be received by September 16.
"We are proud to present HABLA and honor Orlando Latino business and civic leaders, as well as dedicated students, during Hispanic Heritage Month and all year around," said Pam Tope , Florida region president of Verizon Wireless.
For award nominations, scholarship applications, or more general information, visit www.HABLAawards.com.
About Verizon Wireless
Verizon Wireless operates the nation's largest 4G LTE network and largest, most reliable 3G network. The company serves 94.2 million retail customers, including 88.8 million retail postpaid customers. Headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with 78,000 employees nationwide, Verizon Wireless is a joint venture of Verizon Communications (NYSE, NASDAQ: VZ) and Vodafone (LSE, NASDAQ: VOD). For more information, visit www.verizonwireless.com. To preview and request broadcast-quality video footage and high-resolution stills of Verizon Wireless operations, log on to the Verizon Wireless Multimedia Library at www.verizonwireless.com/multimedia.
About Lanza Group, LLC
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, and HABLA, the Hispanic Achievement & Business Leadership Awards.
Roselyn A. Castillo
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