The Santa Clarita Valley Latino Chamber of Commerce will hold its 3rd Annual Awards Gala at the Hyatt Regency Valencia’s Grand Ballroom on Friday, September 27th beginning at 6PM with a VIP reception. This year’s theme is “Celebrating Diversity” and the event will feature speakers and entertainers from Latin America, Europe, Asia and North America. Guests will be able to enjoy a gourmet meal, award presentations and a dance floor open to all. The event is being sponsored by Southern California Edison and Henry Rodriguez State Farm Insurance, companies that have made a strong commitment to promoting and embracing diversity.
“We are very excited to present this great event to our city that has quite a diverse population. I was born and raised here in the Santa Clarita Valley and I can’t remember a more encouraging time for the future of our community,” said event co-chairperson Gloria Mercado-Fortine. The other co-chair, Henry Rodriguez said, “I am very excited to co-chair of this year’s event and most importantly to help our chamber get to the next level in terms of memberships and supporters. By doing this, we can have a greater impact in the lives of our future Latino Leaders in the Santa Clarita Valley.” Chamber CEO, Bill Miranda, added, “Our chamber is now part of the Alliance of Multicultural Entrepreneurs and is committed to embracing the diversity that exists in Santa Clarita.”
The Santa Clarita Valley Latino Chamber of Commerce mission is: To promote the success and prosperity of Latino business owners and professionals and to contribute to the well-being of the community.