Tuesday, April 21, 2009

Nominate Now: 2009 Latino Business Awards

This is a great opportunity for Latino businesses to get recognition for their contributions in our community.

Our local Univisión affiliate, KUNS, and American Family Insurance have teamed up to present the 2009 Latino Business Awards!

This is a 10-week program wherein each week individuals are able to nominate a Latino-owned business and each week a winner will be chosen, for a total of 10 winners! At the end of the 10 weeks, a banquet, hosted by KUNS newcaster Jaime Méndez, will be held at Fisher Plaza to recognize the winners on July 1.

This is a great opportunity to let Latino businesses know how much we appreciate them. To nominate a business or for more information, click here. Or you can contact Rosalba Valerio Pantoja directly, at 425-223-0375 or by email at rvalerio@amfam.com.

The fine print:
  • Business must be at least 51% Latino-owned. For the purpose of this award we are defining Latino as individuals of Mexican, South American and Caribbean descent. Must have at least one grandparent or parent who is Latino.
  • Business must have a maximum of 500 employees.
  • Applicants must have been in business for a minimum of 1-3 years.
  • Nominee must be 21 years old or older.

Selection Process

  • Winners will be selected by a selection committee of 7 individuals which will consist of business owners and leaders in the Latino community.
  • Winners will be selected based on their level of involvement in the community as well as business acumen.
  • The decisions of the selection committee shall be final.

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