In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, Comcast recently honored 11 community volunteers at the third-annual Comcast Hispanic Hero Awards gala. The honorees were recognized for their commitment to making a difference in the community through volunteerism, mentorship, advocacy and civic engagement.
In addition to being recognized, each honoree will be featured in a 30-second Public Service Announcement that will air on Comcast. The company will also donate $1,000 to the nonprofit organization of the honoree’s choice.
2018 Hispanic Hero Award Honorees and Nominating Organizations
Andrew Cantu Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo
Armando Perez United Way of Greater Houston
Bel Sanchez Brazoria County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
Irma Galvan Association for the Advancement of Mexican Americans
Janiece Longoria Port Houston
Jose Adrian Gonzalez UTHealth School of Dentistry
Karla Perez BakerRipley
Mario Salinas Safe Walk Home Northside
Martin Chavez Houston East End Chamber of Commerce
Adriana Gonzalez Camara de Empresarios Latinos de Houston
Mesias Pedroza Avenue
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