Over 200 people were in attendance for the 6th Annual New York Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Woman's History Month Luncheon Wednesday March 21st to honor four outstanding Hispanic women in the business community. NYHCC Executive Director Idania Lopez-Mercando was the mistress of ceremony for the event, while Chairman Nick Lugo and Vice-Chair Joe Ithica helped to move the event along smoothly. Comptroller John Liu and former Deputy Mayor Randy Mastro were on hand to help celebrate the four honorees.Mr. Frank Celentano of Webster Bank presented Ms. Madeline Marquez the Executive Director of the "Business Initiative Corporation with the first award.
Supreme Court Judge Luis Gonzalez presented Ms. Maria Matos the Executive Secretary, Committee on Character & Fitness, NYS Supreme Court, Appellate Division, First Department with the second award.
Mr. Nick Lugo presented Ms. Joanne Fernandez the Governmental Affairs Manager of Entergy with her award. Mr. Lugo also presented Ms. Rose Rodriguez Special Assistant, Workforce Solutions & Small Business Services, NYS Department of Labor.
Below are photos of the event. Click on a photo to enlarge it.
|Supreme Court Judge Luis Gonzalez and former Deputy Mayor Randy Mastro.|
|New York City Comptroller John Liu addresses the audience.|
|The four honorees|