The Distinguished Hispanic Ohioan Awards GalaName: The Distinguished Hispanic Ohioan Awards GalaDate: October 7, 2016Time: 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM EDTEvent Description:Distinguished Hispanic Ohioans Awards GalaThe Ohio Latino Affairs Commission (OCHLA) is honored to partner with The Ohio State University’s Office of Diversity and Inclusion to host its 36th annual Governor’s Distinguished Hispanic Ohioans Awards Gala. The event seeks to honor individuals and organizations that have demonstrated outstanding achievements in their professional or community service endeavors, and who serve as role models for the growing Hispanic community in Ohio.
Distinguished Hispanic Ohioan awardees are individuals who work steadfastly to ensure their communities become a better place for both Hispanics and the general public. Nuestra Familia (Our Family) awardees are non-Hispanic individuals or organizations that encourage the inclusion of Latinos in Ohio, and are committed to making Ohio a welcoming place to all people. Military Service of Distinction awardees are Latinos in uniform who have served and continue to serve the country with honor and excellence.
Proceeds for the event will go to benefit the Latino Student Scholarship Fund.