Latino Community Service Awards Celebration: September 13
Congratulations to Adelia Trujillo-Cisneros, Lena L. Archuleta Community Service Award winner, and Lydia Prado, PhD and Ramon Del Castillo, PhD, recipients of the César Chávez Latino Leadership Hall of Fame Award.
The Awards Celebration will be held Saturday, September 13, 2014, 10 a.m. at the Woodbury Branch Library. A reception will follow the ceremony. Free and open to the public — No RSVP required. The event will kick off National Hispanic Heritage Month, September 15 - October 15, 2014.
2014 Lena L. Archuleta Community Service Award Winner
The recipient is a Colorado resident of Latino descent who has taken an active role in the community, above and beyond paid employment. The recipient has made an impact on the cultural life of the community through his or her involvement with the Denver Public Library or another civic organization.
Past award recipients are: Lena L. Archuleta (2002), Olibama Lopez Tushar (2003), Beverly Martinez (2004), Carlos Fresquez (2005), Anthony J. Garcia (2006), Magdalena Aguayo (2007), Rosa Linda Aguirre (2008), Clara Ricciardi (2009), Florence Hernández-Ramos (2010), Rita Flores de Wallace (2011), Lucia S. Aandahl (2012) and Carlota EspinoZa (2013).
The César Chávez Latino Leadership Hall of Fame Award Winners
Lydia Prado and Ramon Del Castillo
This Award celebrates the induction of two individuals (one male and one female) into the César Chávez Leadership Hall of Fame. The recipients are Coloradans of Latino descent who have made a major contribution in a particular field that has positively impacted Denver’s Latino community.
Past award recipients are: Ruben Valdez (2002), Lena L. Archuleta (2002), Manuel “Sam” Sandos (2003), Polly Baca (2003), Rudolfo “Corky” Gonzales (2004), Mary Baca (2004), The Honorable Roger Cisneros (2005), Rosemary Rodriguez (2005), Senator Ken Salazar (2006), Reverend Lucia Gúzman (2006), Secretary Federico Peña (2007), Flora Rodriguez Russel (2007), Salvadore (Sal) Carpio Jr. (2008), Patricia Barela Rivera (2008), Katherine Archuleta (2009), Jim Garcia (2009), Denise Maes (2010), Bernard “Bernie” Valdez (2010), Dr. Patricia Baca (2011), Carlos Castañeda (2011), Theresa K. Peña (2012), Guillermo “Bill” Vidal (2012), Lt. Gov. Joe Garcia (2013) and Councilwoman Judy H. Montero (2013).