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Eleventh Annual Latino Trendsetter Awards & Scholarship Gala Announced


Presented by LatinTRENDS and Laboratorios Buena Salud. Co-sponsors: Inca Kola & US Army ROTC. Associate sponsors: Popular Community Bank, Time Warner Cable, & Heineken.

New York, NY (PRWEB) October 30, 2012

The Eleventh Annual Latino Trendsetter Awards, a benchmark celebration, will be held on Tuesday, November 27, 2012 at 6:00pm at The Metropolitan Pavilion, located at 125 West 18th Street in New York City's trendy Chelsea district.

Juan Guillen, LatinTRENDS founder & CEO states “The Latino Trendsetter Award recipients proudly represent 51 million US Hispanics. They have each developed the mindset and characteristics of a leader. They are influential heads of households and play a major role influencing what their children and parents purchase. They maintain high standards in actions and deeds. They are accomplished people on the move. They are Trendsetters who never stop! As acculturated Latinos, they are influencing three generations; themselves, their children and their parents. They are influencing mainstream society while inspiring our youth, who will become tomorrow's trendsetters.”

Among some of this year's Trendsetters are Dr. Felix Matos Rodriguez, President of Hostos Community College; Tech entrepreneur Eder Holguin and the Hon. Nelson Diaz, a partner at Dilworth Paxon LLP. Alan Wernick, Professor at Baruch College is receiving a special award given to a person of non-Hispanic descent that has positively impacted the community. Additional Trendsetters are Dr. Rosa M. Gil, President/CEO of Comunilife; Antonio Ruiz -Gimenez, President of Innovators Fund; Associate Professor Ernesto Quiñonez of Cornell University; JW Cortes of Reality Show Stars Earn Stripes; Dr. Amarilis Lugo, Assistant Professor of Medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital; Jacqueline L. Rosa of JP Morgan Chase, Alex Guzman, partner at Compare Foods; and David Zayas of Showtime's Hit Series Dexter. Dr. Myrka Gonzalez, Esq. Trustee, Dowling College and David Ochoa, Development Initiative Managing Director, Vaughn College will receive a special award as a couple for philanthropy in education. Telemundo 47 NY will receive the Media Company of the Year Award for being the first Spanish language TV station in the tri-state and second largest in the nation. They are celebrating their 47th anniversary. For more information, please visit The Latino Trendsetter Awards event is one of various event marketing opportunities presented by LatinTRENDS, a multimedia company, whose mission is to entertain, inform and inspire forward-thinking men and women.

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