Clarisel Gonzalez of Puerto Rico Sun Communications has been selected for a 2009 Comite Noviembre 'Lo Mejor de Nuestra Comunidad' Award.
Here's an excerpt from a letter I received from Teresa Santiago of Comite Noviembre:
On behalf of Comité Noviembre, CN, I am delighted to inform you that you have been selected to receive our 2009 CN “Lo Mejor de Nuestra Comunidad” Award. Through this award, CN recognizes outstanding individuals who are the unsung heroes of our community. These awards honor Puerto Ricans whose pride in their heritage and strength of character have empowered themselves and inspired others to make a significant impact on our community. You were chosen by members of CN by nominations that were submitted by the community.
CN would be honored if you would accept this award at our annual kick-off event, which will take place on Thursday, October 29, 2009 at the El Museo del Barrio, in Mnahattan 6PM – 9PM...Please feel free to invite your family and friends this is a community celebration of Puerto Rican culture, heritage and pride. Please RSVP your guests by calling (212) 677-4181.
The other recipients are: Nydia Edgecombe, Director, Alumni Relations, Eugenio María de Hostos Community College, Ibrahim González, host of WBAI -99.5, Melinda González, folk lyric historian and Bombera for Bomba Yo!, Rev. Carmen Hernandez, Pastor & Founder, Stratford Community Services, Elisha M. Miranda, Co-Founder, Chica Luna & CEO, Sister Outsider Entertainment Gilda Rivera Pantojas, Director, Danza Fiesta, Rafael Rivera-Viruet, President, Terramax Entertainment, Trinity A. Rivera, volunteer, National Puerto Rican Day Parade and, Rosa A. Rosario Valentin, community and cultural activist...
Comité Noviembre is extremely proud of your accomplishments. You honor our community with the respect and love for our culture and history. I look forward to seeing you on the 29th...Again, Congratulations!
Teresa A. Santiago
Note: Dear members, you are invited to join me on Oct. 29th at El Museo del Barrio in NYC's El Barrio. Make sure to RSVP. Thanks for the support. I am especially proud that other members in the Puerto Rico Sun community are also winners. Congratulations. -- Clarisel