Success, both in business and in the community, will be honored for the 17th year at the Valle del Sol Profiles of Success Hispanic Leadership Awards at the Phoenix Convention Center on September 7. The awards honor both leaders and advocates who have contributed to the Hispanic community. The event also raises funds for Valle […]
The Arizona LULAC membership elected its officers for a one-year term at its recent annual meeting in Tucson. Elected are Ana Valenzuela; state director; Connie Martinez, deputy state director; Frances Rascon, deputy director for women; Javier Herrera, deputy director for young adults, Miguel Zazueta, deputy director for youth; Jesus Rascon, deputy director for elderly, and […]
John Meza has been picked as a new assistant to Mesa Police Chief George Gascon. Meza was promoted to commander responsible for the Operations Office of the Mesa Police Department in July. Meza began his career with Mesa PD in 1986 as a patrolman, achieved the rank of sergeant in 1995. Gascon also promoted Gil […]
Monica Fuentes, mother of three from Anthem, Arizona was selected by McDonald’s to serve as one of six McDonald’s Moms’ Quality Correspondents. The moms — chosen from 4,000 applications nationwide — will have the opportunity to go behind the counters and see firsthand how McDonald’s menu items are made. They will meet with McDonald’s nutritionists, […]
The Arizona Minority Business Enterprise Center (AMBEC) honored seven companies and individuals to celebrate its 14th Annual Minority Enterprise Development Week and Luncheon. Those receiving awards were: Lorrinda Gray-Davis, Minority Business Advocate of the Year; MRM Construction, Minority Construction Firm of the Year; AIMCO Precision, Minority Manufacturing Firm of the Year; Gaucho Ltd., McDonald’s, Minority Retailer […]
The Pima County Bar Association added Rosemary Marquez to its 2007-‘08 Board of Directors. For more info, visit www.pimacountybar.org.
IABC/Tucson, a local chapter of the International Association of Business Communicators, has elected Mimi Villafañe, president; Geneva Escobedo, professional development director; and Monica Surfaro Spigelman, communications director of its board of directors for 2007-‘08. For more info, visit www.iabc.com.
The Maricopa Partnership for Arts and Culture in Phoenix has named Elayne Achilles as director of education programs. For more info, visit www.mpacarts.org.
Ernie Lara has been named president of Estrella Mountain Community College by the Maricopa Community Colleges. For more info, visit www.emc.maricopa.edu.
The Tucson Association of Realtors has elected Lisa Suarez, president-elect to its board for 2008. Her term begins in January. For more info, visit www.tucsonrealtors.org.