Austin, Texas – The Greater Austin Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (GAHCC) Capital of Texas Awards Luncheon will take place Tuesday, September 14, 2010 from 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m. at the Hilton Austin Hotel. This is the second year that the GAHCC has honored small businesses in the greater Austin community with this specialized award. Notably, Secretary of State Hope Andrade will be presenting the Texas Gas Service Rising Star Award.
The Capital of Texas Awards Luncheon will recognize seven small businesses for their accomplishments in their respective fields, leadership, special skills, community contributions and overall achievements. Businesses were nominated by the GAHCC Board of Directors and Ambassadors. A selection committee of leaders within the Chamber selected three finalists for each category. Finally, the community can vote on who will be honored in each category. Online voting is open until August 13th at www.gahcc.org/vote.
Award Finalists are:
U.S. Foodservice Food & Beverage Award
El Sol y La Luna
United Healthcare Healthcare Award
People’s Community Clinic
Practical Care Continuum, Inc.
Pediatric Center of Round Rock
General Motors Media Award
Echo Earth Media
Austin Woman Magazine
¡ahora sí!/The Statesman Retail Award
Ben White Florist
downSTAIRS Men’s Apparel
WhiteFire Diamonds and Fine Jewelry
Texas Gas Service Rising Star Award
Texas Gas Service Services Award
Offices of Marc A. Rodriguez
Time Warner Cable/Time Warner Business Class Nonprofit Award
The Settlement Home
Celebration of Love
Tickets for the luncheon can be purchased online at www.gahcc.org/CTA2010. Early bird pricing ends August 15th. For more information please contact Mercedes Feris, Director of Events and Tourism, at firstname.lastname@example.org