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Several awardees were honored for their accomplishments in the fields of Health, Business, Education, Public Service and Non-Profit at the Hispanic Heritage Awards. (Photo from Left to right: Walter Perez, Ana Nunez, Uva Coles,Councilwoman Maria Quinones-Sanchez, Nilda Ruiz, Manuel Trujillo, Hernan Guaracao)
Several individuals were honored for their accomplishments in the fields of Health, Business, Education, Public Service and Non-Profit at the Hispanic Heritage Awards. (Photo from Left to right: Walter Perez, Ana Nuñez, Uva Coles, Councilwoman Maria…

Hard Work, Perseverance y Cultura - The 2019 AL DÍA Hispanic Heritage Awards

The annual celebration by ALDIA News as part of Hispanic Heritage Month was held at the Union League in Philadelphia October 15.

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Within a short distance from City Hall, the Union League played host to the AL DÍA 2019 Hispanic Heritage Awards. Over a couple hundred people attended the event celebrating the work and dedication to five champions of the Latino community. Uva Coles for Education, Councilwoman Maria Quiñones-Sanchez for Public Service, Manuel Trujillo for Business, Nilda Ruiz for the Non-Profit sector and Ana Nunez for Health.

Among those in attendance were Mayor Jim Kenney, Judge Nelson Diaz, as well as keynote speaker Samuel Ramirez Jr., Managing Director and Fixed Income Specialist at Ramirez & Co.  Jennifer Rodriguez, President of the Greater Philadelphia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, Jessica DeJesus, Director at the Research Support Center at the University of Pennsylvania, and Elvira Méndez, Multilingual Constituent and Community Relations Coordinator at Septa, were also part of the festivities.

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