The recipients of the Tri-Cities Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (TCHCC) Annual Membership Dinner Awards were announced on Friday, December 6, 2013 at the Red Lion Hotel in Pasco, including Gary Spanner ’76. This event celebrates the Hispanic Chamber’s progress, recognizes the 2013 volunteer board member participation, and honors chamber members for their efforts to make a positive change in their community.
The 2013 Tri-Cities Hispanic Chamber Annual Membership Dinner Award winners are:
Councilman Saul Martinez, City of Pasco
Gary Spanner, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Volunteer of the Year:
Jorge Del Toro
Board Member of the Year:
Guadalupe Mota, WSU Tri-Cities GEAR UP Early Outreach
Small Chamber Member of the Year:
All Star Motors
Large Chamber Member of the Year:
This event recognizes TCHCC members who have shown a dedicated investment in the Chamber and/or community, as well as extraordinary participation in Chamber programs. The Tri-Cities Hispanic Chamber of Commerce congratulates the winners for their positive contribution to the economic growth and well-being of our region.
For more information about the TCHCC Annual Membership Dinner Awards contact the Tri-Cities Hispanic Chamber of Commerce at 509-542-0933, or visit the TCHCC website at www.tricitieshcc.org.
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