ROCKVILLE, Md., December 3, 2010—Montgomery County Councilmember Nancy Navarro, who represents District 4 covering the eastern part of the County, is being honored as the “2010 Elected Local Government Official of the Year Award” by the Mid-Atlantic Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (MAHCC). The award will be presented on Saturday, Dec. 4, at a ceremony beginning at 7:30 p.m. at the Kellogg Conference Hotel at Gallaudet University in downtown Washington.
Jorge Ribas, president and CEO of the Mid-Atlantic Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, notified Councilmember Navarro that she had been selected to receive the award “in recognition of your outstanding leadership as a member of the Montgomery County Council.”
The nominating process for the MAHCC’s annual business, volunteer and political leadership awards includes the input of many business and civic leaders. The organization promotes economic, workforce and community development in the Nation’s Capital and throughout the Mid-Atlantic Region.
“I am honored to receive this award from the MAHCC,” said Councilmember Navarro. “Over the next four years, I will remain committed to pursuing job growth, economic stability and a first-rate educational system so that Montgomery County’s diverse residents can reap the benefits of their hard work and innovation.”
Among the others to be honored Saturday night are George Allen, the former governor and U.S. Senator from Virginia, and Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett. They will each receive “Local/State Government Diversity Leader of the Year” awards.
Ileana Quintas, founder and president of IQ Solutions of Rockville, will be awarded one of two “Entrepreneur of the Year” awards.
“The Chamber is very proud to present this award to Councilmember Nancy Navarro for her dedication to the residents of District 4 and for serving as a role model to Montgomery County Hispanics,” said Mr. Ribas.
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