Tag: Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

Thomas nominated for an Esperanza Award

Ana M. Thomas is among the finalists for the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Palm Beach County’s annual Esperanza Award.
Thomas, Foundation development director and Palm Beach State College alumna, is nominated in the education category for her significant impact to her profession and the community. Other award categories are business and community.
The awards luncheon will be held at 11:30 a.m. June 13 at the Hilton Palm Beach Airport. Tania Rogers, WPTV’s News Channel 5 reporter and anchor, … Continue reading Thomas nominated for an Esperanza Award

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Manzanero honored for Global Education Center work

Dr. Jeannett Manzanero, director of the Kathryn W. Davis Global Education Center at Palm Beach State College, has won an Esperanza Award from the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce for her work helping immigrants adapt to life in the U.S. and pursue a college education.
She was among four individuals selected from a pool of nine finalists for the inaugural awards. The awards, which recognize Hispanic business women in Palm Beach County who have significantly impacted their profession and the community, … Continue reading Manzanero honored for Global Education Center work

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Spanish Language Celebration explores history, present-day topics

The Sixth Annual Spanish Language Celebration will be held over three days at Palm Beach State College this month with events set for the Palm Beach Gardens and Boca Raton campuses.
Themed “The Paradox of Language and Culture: Persistence and Evolution” a daylong celebration will be held at the Boca Raton campus March 19, followed by a two-day celebration at the Palm Beach Gardens campus March 24-25.
The event covers a wide range of topics, including “Latin America and the Economy of South Florida,” “President Obama’s Immigration Plan – Myth, … Continue reading Spanish Language Celebration explores history, present-day topics

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