Six Latina Mothers and One Father to be acknowledged at Awards Banquet

Six Latina Mothers and One Father to be acknowledged at Awards Banquet


Redondo Beach, CA–(HISPANIC PR WIRE)–April 5, 2005–Latino Family Media, Inc. (LFM), publishers of Familia Latina magazine, Bebé Latino and Familia Sana: Diabetes al Día, will recognize six Latina mothers and one Latino father for prevailing over unique personal challenges and for positive contributions to the community during its bi-annual event Las Madres de Honor (The Mothers of Honor). The awards banquet will take place April 10, 2005 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Bateman Hall in the city of Lynwood, CA. Corporate sponsors of the event include Pampers, Telemundo, L.A. Care Health Plan, Malt-O-Meal, and Febreze.

Lucia Navarro, anchorwoman for Telemundo 52, will serve as master of ceremonies. Attendance is free and is open to families from the surrounding communities. Reservations are required and can be made by calling 1-800-509-0072. Reservations for media are limited, and can be made by calling 310-349-8188, extension 107.

Each story presented at this ceremony is a celebration of the human spirit, honoring extraordinary Latina women who have overcome tremendous odds while raising their families – women who have gone on to affect positive change in their communities and send the message that, despite circumstantial barriers, there is hope for success.

Honorees at this event include a 33-year old mother of six attending school to become a physician while donating her time at local hospitals and community events for health screenings and a father who came from Mexico as a “brasero” (farm worker) and raised 11 children who all graduated from college, while helping other parents to do the same for their children.

“We admire these individuals and want to take the time to recognize their extraordinary contributions not only to their own families, but their contributions to their communities and the United States,” said Laura Lentz president of LFM.

Latino Family Media, Inc. is a communications company specializing in assisting corporations in reaching assimilating U.S. Latino families through customized programs that include established Spanish-language parenting publications, Community Advocacy Programs and community-based outreach. Latino Family Media is dedicated to providing Latino families with critical information about healthcare access, education, immigration, nutrition, and all topics that assist parents in the process of assimilating in the U.S. while maintaining the families’ cultural identity and pride.



Latino Family Media, Inc.

Maria Gallegos

(310) 349-8188 x 107

Six Latina Mothers and One Father to be acknowledged at Awards Banquet