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Herencia Hispana 14 de Octubre

October 14 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

12 Almuerzo Anual de la Herencia Hispana
14 de octubre de 2022

12th Annual Hispanic Heritage Luncheon: Celebrating Hispanic Achievements & Contributions

Madison, WI – September 28, 2022 – In observance of the National Hispanic Heritage Month, WLMV – La Movida 1480AM/94.5FM and Mid-West Family Madison are pleased to announce the 12th Annual Hispanic Heritage Luncheon Celebration.


Friday, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM Monona Terrace
October 14, 2022 1 John Nolen Drive
Madison, WI 53703

Please RSVP below by Wednesday, October 5, 2022.  First come – first served; space is limited.



This year’s Keynote Speaker is Juan Jose Lopez, Co-Founder of The Latino Economic Development Foundation (WLEDF), Co-Founder of The Latino Chamber of Commerce and Owner of López Consulting Services, LLC, Leaders and representatives of local Latino and non-Latino institutions are expected to attend including special guests, City of Madison Mayor Satya Rhodes-Conway, Mayor Aaron Richardson of Fitchburg, Emb. Claudia Franco Hijuelos, Mexico Consulate of Milwaukee, and Julia Arata-Fratta, Alder of the city of Fitchburg Common Council who will give the Proclamation for the event and Special Remarks from Dane County Executive Joe Parisi.


The following leaders and entities will be recognized during the luncheon for their contributions in the Greater Madison Area. WLMV- La Movida 1480AM/94.5FM and Mid-West Family Madison are proud to highlight their achievements:


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Community Institution of the Year: Consulado de México en Milwaukee

Emb. Claudia Franco Hijuelos, Cónsul Titular

Community Leader of the Year: Mario Garcia Sierra

Energy Equity and Innovation Manager

Madison Gas and Electric

Hispanic Achievement of the Year: Norma A. Gallegos Valles

Latino Professional Association, President

Centro Hispano Workforce &

Career Pathways Manager

The Amigo Award: Joe Parisi

Dane County Executive

Hispanic Entrepreneur of the Year: Ode and Wensy Meléndez

Owners, Amigo Construction

Believe and Succeed Award: Jorge Antezana

Vice President & COO

WI Latino Chamber of Commerce

Making a Difference Award: Roots4Change, Co-Op


WLMV – La Movida 1480AM/94.5FM is broadcasting special programming during Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15 through October 15), with local Latino personalities featured.  

Each year, the United States of America honors the contributions Latinos have made to the nation with a Hispanic Heritage Month celebration that runs from September 15 through October 15. This annual celebration was first established by the US Congress on September 17, 1968, with a weeklong event.  In 1988, President Ronald Reagan expanded this celebration to a month.

Join us in celebration of the National Hispanic Heritage month!





Herencia Hispana

Monona Terrace Community and Convention Center


October 14
11:00 am - 1:00 pm


Monona Terrace
Madison, WI United States
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