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September 6, 2016

Multicultural Awards Banquet marks 28 years of honoring community contributors

Register by Sept. 15 - Event on Oct. 6

Boulder County, Colo.
Boulder County Community Action Programs (CAP) will celebrate the 28th
Annual Multicultural Awards Banquet on Thursday, Oct. 6, at the Plaza Hotel in
Longmont. Tickets are $65 per person, and the deadline for reservations is Sept.

What: Boulder County Multicultural Awards

When: Thursday,
Oct. 6, 6 p.m.

Cost: $65 per person
Where: Plaza Hotel Conference Center, 1850 Industrial
Circle, Longmont

The banquet recognizes people of different ethnic
backgrounds who have made significant contributions to Boulder County in the
areas of art, business, community service, education, government, health,
partners, science, and youth. The theme for the banquet, Cross the Bridge and
Join Together
, is particularly appropriate in a ceremony that bridges cultural
differences. CAP has been advocating for programs that meet the needs of people
with low-income since 1965, targeting youth, families, and issues of inclusion.

The Award Recipients
for 2016 are:

  • Arts – Yinfeng Keynes Chen
  • Business – Marta Loachamin
  • Community Service – Norma Fuentes
  • Education – Victor Hernandez
  • Government – Louie Lopez
  • Health – Marinela Maniero-Goodwin
  • Partners – Isolde Stewart
  • Youth – Halle Sago

Norma Johnson is
the Storyteller/Keynote speaker for the evening.

Proceeds from the banquet provide college scholarships to students with low-income. Scholarship funding can be up to $10,000. The
Daily Camera is the prime sponsor of this year’s banquet.

Reservations can be made by contacting Sheila Goetz at
or 303-441-3976.