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15 t h A N N U A L C O M M U N I T Y AWA R D S A N D A P P R E C I AT I O N B R E A K FA S T Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month and LAANEPA’s 15th Anniversary Celebration! Mount Airy Casino Resort inside the Gypsies Lounge 44 Woodland Road, Mount Pocono, Pennsylvania Tuesday, October 15, 2013 - 7:30-9:00AM

Hispanic Population

164,469

Estimated Eligible Voters

60,000

Earning Power (average)

$199 Million Workforce

71,650

7:00AM Arrivals/Networking 7:30AM Welcome TBD 7:35AM Invocation Breakfast to the Music 8:00AM Star Spangled Banner TBD 8:05AM President’s Message Pedro L. Anés 8:10AM The LAANEPA Story: Testimonials 8:30AM Guest Speaker Sofia Ojeda 8:45AM Awards Presentation Pedro L. Anés 9:00AM Closing Remarks Elika Almeida Vice President of Fundraising

Counties: Carbon, Lehigh, Luzerne, Lackawanna, Monroe, Northampton, Pike, Schuylkill, Wayne Source: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey 2010 Estimates

Bridging the Latino Community to Northeast Pennsylvania

(570) 420-3725 | f (570) 420-3730 | www.laanepa.org Loder Building | 2nd Floor | 62 Analomink Street, East Stroudsburg, PA 18301 The Latino American Alliance of Northeast Pennsylvania is a Pennsylvania registered Non-Profit Charitable Organization with 501 (c) 3 Status. Since 1997, LAANEPA has been serving Monroe County through our Latino Community Services Office (LCS).


15 t h A N N U A L C O M M U N I T Y AWA R D S A N D A P P R E C I AT I O N B R E A K FA S T Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month

You are cordially invited to the Latino American Alliance of Northeast Pennsylvania (LAANEPA) 15th Annual Community Awards and Appreciation Breakfast. The ceremony kicks of our Annual Fundraising Campaign, recogYou are cordially invited to the Latino American Alliance of Northeast Pennsylvania (LAANEPA) 15th Annual nizes community supporters, offers a valuable networking opportunity and marks the close of National Hispanic Community Awards and Appreciation Breakfast. The ceremony kicks off our Annual Fundraising Campaign, Heritage Month observance in our area. Please join us on Tuesday, October 15th, 2013, from 7:30-9:00 A.M., at recognizes and close Pennsylvania. of National Hispanic Heritage the beautifulcommunity Mount Airysupporters, Casino Resort inmarks Mountthe Pocono, We expect to fill Month all 200 observance seats for thisin AM at the beautiful Mount Airy Casino our area. join us on October 15th, 2013, 7:30-9:00 event, so Please kindly R.S.V.P. by Tuesday, September 24, 2013 using the from enclosed Registration Form.

Resort in Mount Pocono, Pennsylvania. As we expect to fill all 150 seats for this event, kindly R.S.V.P. by September 24, 2013 using the enclosed Registration Form.business environment, and the growing diversity in With challenging times impacting our economy, the general Monroe County timing could not be better for assembling many of the Poconos’ business leaders, communitybased residents and elected officials for thegeneral chancebusiness to hear our distinguished speaker, Sofia Ojeda, Withorganizations, challenging times impacting our economy, the environment, and the growing address the importance of the growing Hispanic She will alsomany address thePoconos’ urgent need for broadcast diversity in Monroe County, timing could not bepopulation. better for assembling of the business leaders, media, retailers, employers, educators, law enforcement, healthcare officials, local governments, social service community-based organizations, citizens and elected officials for the chance to hear our agencies and others to work collaboratively in addressing the needs as well as reaping the rewards that this distinguished speaker address highly relevant topics. [Pedro to add description what the main focus of the lucrative group has to offer.

guest speaker‘s speech]

All proceeds and charitable donations from this event directly fund our three core projects: the Latino Community All proceeds charitable donations from event and directly fundCommunity the LCS, Step UpTelevision. to Leadership Services Office, and the Step Up to Leadership Youththis Program Pocono Access Our and core PCAtv projects. projects that serve Theour Latino American mission: enhance promote projects serve the community through mission; which Alliance’s is “to enhance and to promote theand quality of lifethe in the communities Pennsylvania by empowering and supporting the involvement of the Latino quality of lifeof in Northeast the communities of Northeast Pennsylvania by empowering and supporting the involvement community”. of the Latino community. Any questions can be directed to our Vice President of Fundraising,

Elika@laanepa.org. Thank you for your support.

Your questions can be directed to Elika Almeida, our Vice President of Fundraising, Elika@laanepa.org. Thank you for your support.

Sincerely,

Pedro L. Anés, Ph.D. (c) President Bridging the Latino Community to Northeast Pennsylvania

(570) 420-3725 | f (570) 420-3730 | www.laanepa.org Loder Building | 2nd Floor | 62 Analomink Street, East Stroudsburg, PA 18301 The Latino American Alliance of Northeast Pennsylvania is a Pennsylvania registered Non-Profit Charitable Organization with 501 (c) 3 Status. Since 1997, LAANEPA has been serving Monroe County through our Latino Community Services Office (LCS).


Biography O j e d aBiography S o fi aOjeda Sofia Sofia Ojeda, WNEP News 16, Co-Anchor with Scott Shaffer. She joined the Newswatch 16 team in November, 2010 as the Lackawanna County Sofia Ojeda is the Weeknight 7, 10, 11 Co-anchor with Scott Shaffer. She joined beat reporter... and a few months later became the weekend anchor. the Newswatch 16 team in November, 2010 as the Lackawanna County beat In 2013 she moved up to the prime-time seat, and looks forward to reporter... and a few months later became the weekend anchor. In 2013 she being your ¬first choice of news you trust.

moved up to the prime-time seat, and looks forward to being your first choice of news you trust. Before hitting up the great state of Pennsylvania, she spent quite

some time in the Empire State. So¬fia worked as the morning anchor

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Bridging the Latino Community to Northeast Pennsylvania

(570) 420-3725 | f (570) 420-3730 | www.laanepa.org Loder Building | 2nd Floor | 62 Analomink Street, East Stroudsburg, PA 18301 The Latino American Alliance of Northeast Pennsylvania is a Pennsylvania registered Non-Profit Charitable Organization with 501 (c) 3 Status. Since 1997, LAANEPA has been serving Monroe County through our Latino Community Services Office (LCS).


15 t h A N N U A L C O M M U N I T Y AWA R D S A N D A P P R E C I AT I O N B R E A K FA S T Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month

Date: Tuesday, October 15, 2013, 7:30-9:00AM, Mount Airy Casino Resort, Mount Pocono, PA Speaker:Sofia Sofia Ojeda, Speaker: Ojeda [HerWNEP Titles] News 16, Co-Anchor Cost: $30.00 per person, $150 for a Table of 5 To R.S.V.P., fax this form by Tuesday, Sept. 24th, 2013 to 1 (866) 499-2923, mail it to the address below or email to Elika@laanepa@org

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(570) 420-3725 | f (570) 420-3730 | www.laanepa.org Loder Building | 2nd Floor | 62 Analomink Street, East Stroudsburg, PA 18301 The Latino American Alliance of Northeast Pennsylvania is a Pennsylvania registered Non-Profit Charitable Organization with 501 (c) 3 Status. Since 1997, LAANEPA has been serving Monroe County through our Latino Community Services Office (LCS).

Laanepa Breakfast Registration Packet  

This document contains information about the 2013 Community Awards Breakfast.

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