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Awards 2012

Date: November 2nd, 2012
Time: 11:45 am – 1:30 pm
Location: Hyatt Regency Hotel, Downtown Rochester

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On November 2nd, 2012 we awarded the Reconocimiento Award to these four “Obra de Arte” Latinas:

  • Career Achievement: Antonia Custodio
  • Leadership Achievement: Flor Colón
  • Volunteer Achievement: Yesenia Ramos-Torres
  • Young Latina Leader: Laura Aguilera

During this event we unveiled an original, limited edition Obra de Arte - Latinas Unidas’ first annual art piece created by Artist, Peggy Martinez:

Reconocimiento Awards 2012


We toasted a bitter sweet farewell to Latinas Unidas' very own Daisy Rivera-Algarin, as she passed on her "brush and palette" to the new Board Chair.

Reconocimiento Awards 2012


View a slideshow of the event:

Reconocimiento Awards 2012 Slide show


Reconocimiento Awards Padrino & Madrina

Dr. Hector Flores
Dr. Hector Flores
Dean of Graduate Studies - Rochester Institute of Technology
Keila Peña
Keila Peña
Meter Strategy & Process Leader Certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt XEROX Corporation US Customer Business Operations

Mistress of Ceremonies

Joangel Concepcion

Joangel Concepcion
Reporter/Photographer News10NBC


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Reconocimiento Awards Committee 2010



We are always looking for prize donations for our luncheon. If you would like to have your business or employer sponsor some of the prizes, please contact the Committee Chair Rosemary Gutierrez at

You can also support the Reconocimiento Awards by becoming a sponsor. There are several opportunities to participate:

  • Table Sponsor
  • Prize Sponsor (For the silent auction): Donations of different products, gift certificates, baskets, etc.


Reconocimiento Awards Committee

Rosemarie Gutierrez
Committee Chair


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