When: Saturday, April 26, 2014. 6pm.
Where: Palm Beach Zoo. 1301 Summit Blvd. West Palm Beach, FL 33405
Cost: $175 per person. Tropical chic attire.
West Palm Beach, FL, April 14, 2014- With a Tropical theme reception the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Palm Beach County will host its 17th Triumph! Annual awards gala at 6pm April 26 at the Palm Beach Zoo.
The event recognizes individuals and organizations that have shown outstanding accomplishments and contributions to Palm Beach County's Hispanic community in the non-profit, health and educational areas as well as small and large business enterprises. The gala also honors the area's most promising students and awards them with scholarships.
In the past years, the Hispanic Chamber has raised over $80,000 for students who display academic excellence and leadership. These students have attended universities such as Harvard, Wharton School of Business and Florida's public universities as well
Caroline Villanueva Chair of Triunfo! 2014, says, "The collaboration with the Hispanic Chamber's Triunfo event furthers our company's commitment to educational achievement. We are proud to do our part in helping future leaders reach their dreams in college." Ms. Villanueva is the local government and community affairs manager for Florida Crystals.
Triunfo! Scholarships are made possible thanks to the generosity of sponsors such as Florida Crystals, NextEra Energy, Comcast, 1st United Bank, Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital, BB&T, Wells Fargo, Cocuy, Burns & Co., PA, Burrowes Insurance, St. Thomas University Human Rights Institute, Port of Palm Beach, CBIZ and Broad and Cassel.
This year, the following 16 students will receive college scholarships:
Seham Ahmed (Seminole Ridge High School)
Erika Anclade (Jupiter High School)
Imani Campbell (Lake Worth High School)
Stephanie England (Jupiter High School)
Andrew Evans (Suncoast High School)
Michelle Fitzgibbons (Wellington High School)
Yannet Garcia (Glades Central High School)
Juan Granados ( Dreyfoos High School)
Jennifer McCrate (Jupiter High School)
Nicole Mejias (Dwyer High School)
Carolina Pereda (John I Leonard High School)
Bashon Robinson (Glades Central High School)
Angeline Saint-Fleur (Lake Worth High School)
Sara Valdez (Park Vista High School)
Glades Area Student:
Isel Castro-Lopez (Pahokee High School)
Alondra Cortes (Pahokee High School)
The nominees to the 2014 Triunfo! awards are:
Large Business Enterprise:
Small Business Enterprise:
ESPN West Palm
EL Cid Animal Clinic
Home Run Real Estate
Health & Wellness:
Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies of PBC
Helix Medical Centers
Tenet Florida Physician Services
Hispanic Human Resources Council
Holy Cross Catholic Preschool
El Sol, Jupiter Resource Center
The gala will begin at 6pm with a cocktail reception and silent auction. Attendees will enjoy dinner and program starting at 7:30pm. The dress code of the event is "Tropical Chic". Palm Beach Zoo at Dreher park is located at 1301 Summit Blvd. in West Palm Beach.
For more information about the Triunfo! Awards please visit www.triunfoawards.org or call 561-832-1986. The Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Palm Beach County is located at 605 Belvedere Rd., Suite 11. West Palm Beach, FL 33405. For more information about sponsorships and tickets please call (561) 832-1986. On the Internet www.hispanicchamberpbc.com
About the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Palm Beach County
The Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Palm Beach County is the gateway to connecting and growing business to the Hispanic community. Its office is located at 605 Belvedere Road, Suite 11. West Palm Beach, FL 34405.