ABOUT THE HISPANIC HERITAGE, WHITNEY M. YOUNG, and LIFETIME AWARDS

HONORS INDIVIDUALS WHO HAVE PROVIDED OUTSTANDING SERVICE TO THE COMMUNITY

The Hispanic Heritage, Whitney M. Young, and Lifetime Awards Celebration occurs in October. Its purpose is to recognize respected community leaders and organizations that exemplify the values of Scouting through their service and support of our community.

The Whitney M. Young and Lifetime Awards are not awarded each year and the committee awaits the perfect candidate for the award.

WHO ATTENDS?

Friends and business partners of the honoree purchase corporate sponsorship packages and reserve tables at the event.

For 2020 – The Event is VIRTUAL and will be launched on social and business media.

INVEST TODAY 

To Register for 2020 and Invest – Please visit this page – https://sfcbsa.org/events/hhaandwmy-2020/ 

HOW CAN I GET INVOLVED?

The event is run by a volunteer organizing committee, comprised of friends and business partners of the honorees.

A full listing of award recipients is listed here.

Past Recipients of the South Florida Council Hispanic Heritage Award include:

  • 2019 Jennifer Olmedo-Rodriguez, Managing Shareholder Miami, Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC
  • 2019 Roberto R. Muñoz, Lifetime Achievement Honoree, Miami Market President, First Horizon Bank
  • 2019 Jeanette Núñez, Lieutenant Governor, State of Florida
  • 2019 José R. Oliva, Speaker of the House, State of Florida
  • 2018 Jose Felix “Pepi” Diaz, Executive Vice President, Ballard Partners
  • 2018 Jose Cueto, President and CEO, International Finance Bank
  • 2018 Rick Beasley, Whitney M. Young Award, Executive Director, CareerSource
  • 2018 Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, Lifetime Achievement Honoree, US Congresswoman
  • 2017 Luis G. Chiappy, Executive Vice President, AXA Advisors, LLC
  • 2017 Alejandro Mendieta, Managing Director & Registered Principal, Coastal Wealth
  • 2017 Claudia Puig, President and General Manager, Univision
  • 2016 Helen Aguirre Ferré, Director of Hispanic Communications for the RNC
  • 2016 Jorge A. Plasencia, Chairman & CEO, República
  • 2016 Alex Sanchez, President and CEO, Florida Bankers Association
  • 2015 Cesar Alvarez, Co-Chairman, Greenberg Traurig, LLP
  • 2015 Obdulio Piedra, Managing Director, PSG Real Estate Advisors
  • 2015 Orlando Roche, Regional President, Sabadell United Bank
  • 2015 Alexandra Villoch, President & Publisher, Miami Herald Media Company
  • 2014 Ernie Diaz, Regional President, TD Bank Florida
  • 2014 Emilio Gonzalez, PhD, Director, Miami‐Dade Aviation Department
  • 2014 Jorge Perez, Founder & CEO, Related Housing Group

Proceeds from the Hispanic Heritage, Whitney M. Young, and Lifetime Awards benefit South Florida Council’s Scoutreach programs.

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