LOS ANGELES, June 15 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — Raul de Quesada, Assistant General Manager and Senior Vice President of Marketing, Communications, and Creative Services for Fox Sports en Espanol, was recently appointed to the Heart of Los Angeles (HOLA) Board of Directors.
HOLA is a renowned organization in LA that provides underserved youth with exceptional programs in academics, arts and athletics in a nurturing environment; empowering them to develop their potential, pursue their education and strengthen their communities. Raul joins the ranks of top executives and community leaders now serving on the board, which provides governance and oversight of operations that enable Heart of Los Angeles to successfully achieve its mission.
“It is an honor to be inducted as a member of HOLA’s Board,” said Raul. “I’m thrilled to have the opportunity to work closely with such a worthy organization, which is committed to serving our inner city diverse youth and empowering them in novel ways. In the spirit of giving back to those that need it the most; we also look forward to expanding Fox Sports en Espanol’s close partnership within the communities we serve.”
With Raul’s commitment and passion for serving the community as the driving force, Fox Sports en Espanol has played an important role in several of HOLA’s initiatives aimed at helping inner city youth succeed. Fox Sports en Espanol recently partnered with HOLA on such events as the 5th Annual HOLA Bowla, a bowling fundraiser to benefit inner city basketball league, and a youth soccer clinic hosted by Cobi Jones, the legendary player and coach.
“Raul has been a long-time supporter and advocate for HOLA and we are thrilled to have his leadership on board,” said Tony Brown, Executive Director of HOLA.
This announcement comes on the heels of several other honors received by Raul this year. Last April, Raul was inducted into the Miami High School Basketball Hall of Fame as a member of the inaugural class and was also honored by his undergraduate alma mater, receiving the Florida International University (FIU) Medallion, bestowed upon outstanding alumni.
About Heart of Los Angeles (HOLA)
Founded 20 years ago with just five kids and a basketball, Heart of Los Angeles (HOLA) has grown into a multi-cultural center that offers free after-school programs for a growing population of children who are in urgent need of supplemental services. HOLA provide a safe and supportive environment for more than 1,300 inner-city youth in the Rampart District of Los Angeles each year. The mission of Heart of Los Angeles is to provide underserved youth with exceptional programs in academics, arts and athletics in a nurturing environment, empowering them to develop their potential, pursue their education and strengthen their communities. For any additional information on HOLA, please contact Gita Wenaweser, 213-389-1148 extension 241 and/or visit the website at http://www.heartofla.org.
About Fox Sports en Espanol
Reaching more than 14 million cable and satellite households in the country, of which over 5 million are U.S. Hispanic Households, Fox Sports en Espanol is the leader in Spanish-language sports media. We feature premier soccer programming with exclusive coverage of the top leagues and tournaments in Latin America and Europe; coverage of the Major League Baseball regular season, All-Star Game, American League Championship Series and World Series; championship boxing and UFC(R)(R) and mixed-martial arts across four compelling media platforms. With more than 1,600 hours of live and exclusive programming, a robust web site brimming with streaming video, portable content from FSE Movil and the Fox Sports en Espanol Magazine, we are and will continue to be the first name in the U.S. Hispanic sports space.
Fox Sports en Espanol is distributed by Fox Cable Networks Group and operated by Fox Pan American Sports LLC, an international sports programming and production entity jointly owned by HM Capital Partners, LLC and News Corporation’s (NYSE: NWS) Fox Sports International. For more information, visit Fox Sports en Espanol online at foxsportsla.msn.com.
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