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The City of Tampa Mayor’s Hispanic Advisory Council welcomes nominations from the community for its 2023 Matilda Martinez Garcia Leadership Award. Each year the award recognizes a person or organization that has made extraordinary contributions to the betterment of Hillsborough County’s Hispanic community. The recipient of the award will be recognized at the 24th Latinos Unidos Scholarship Luncheon on May 03, 2023, at Armature Works in Tampa.
Established in 2013, the award honors the late Matilda Martinez Garcia, a respected community leader and charter member of the Council, which was founded by then-mayor Bob Martinez in 1983. Past recipients of the award include Ms. Martinez Garcia, Mr. Rafael Martinez Ybor, the late Dr. Luz Paredes Lono, Mr. Jose M. Gonzalez, Mr. Tony Morejon, Ms. Maria M. Hernandez and Ms. Aileen Rodriguez.
To nominate an individual or organization for the Matilda Martinez Garcia Leadership Award, please complete the nomination form outlining the nature and breadth of the nominee’s contributions. Deadline for nominations is Wednesday, February 22nd, 2023.
If you have any questions please contact Marilyn Alvarez, Committee Chair firstname.lastname@example.org
Francisco Milian, MHAC Hispanic Liaison Francisco.Milian@tampagov.net or call (813) 274-8535.
The City of Tampa Mayor’s Hispanic Advisory Council’s “Matilda Martinez Garcia Leadership Award” honors those persons or organizations of our community who make extraordinary contributions to the Hispanic community of Hillsborough County.
The recipient of the award will be recognized at the 24th Latinos Unidos Scholarship Luncheon on May 03, 2023, at Armature Works in Tampa.
Deadline: WEDNESDAY February 22rd, 2023
Please answer the following questions regarding the nominee: