Movéo ground transportation expands to Colombia

Movéo Web site (www.moveo.net)

  Movéo announced today its expansion into Colombia, Latin America’s third largest economy. The five-star global ground transportation company will provide travelers access to over 300 executive vehicles with top-flight service. Offering everything from airport transfers and daily charters to event transportation logistics and security details, movéo provides discerning riders a seamless, world-class experience. "At the end of the day, ground transportation is about getting from point A to point B”
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First-generation college graduate and architectural designer named Rising Star by NHLI

Laura Quintero graduated in 2012 from University of Texas at Arlington School of Architecture.

    A Hispanic nonprofit organization has honored a first-generation college student for her efforts in encouraging Hispanic youth to pursue college degrees. Laura Quintero, a Dallas designer and 2012 University of Texas at Arlington School of Architecture graduate, was named by the National Hispana Leadership Institute (NHLI) as one of its 2014 Rising Stars. The award is given to two Hispanic females under age 30 for their accomplishments and service as role models for other young Hispanic
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PRSA Greater Fort Lauderdale hosts “Crafting PR for the Hispanic Market” panel discussion

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    The Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) Greater Fort Lauderdale Chapter will hold their next Lunch & Learn event this Wednesday, September 24th at ArtServe. In recognition of Hispanic Heritage Month, this event's topic is "Crafting PR for the Hispanic Market," and will involve Natalie Boden, founder and president of BodenPR, and Deborah Ramirez, editor of El Sentinel, in a panel discussion. They will "share insight into crafting messages and communication plans for Latin
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New study analyzes Hispanic food shoppers

Simmons National Consumer Survey (www.simmonsurvey.com)

    Spending by Hispanic consumers for food at grocery and other food stores has grown more than 80% over the past decade, more than twice the growth rate registered by consumers on average. Hispanic consumers have long been a key element in the growth strategies of food marketers. With the continuing dispersal of Latinos into areas not traditionally known for substantial Hispanic populations, Hispanic food shoppers represent a rapidly growing segment of the customer base of grocers throughout the
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Calvary Knock Out hosts boxing event to support Big Brothers Big Sisters in Fort Worth

Big Brothers Big Sisters of America Facebook page (www.facebook.com/bigbrothersbigsisters)

  On September 20th at the Pequeno Mexico Event Center in Fort Worth, Texas, Jesse Rodriguez's Calvary Knock Out (CKO) hosted a nine-match boxing event with Big Brothers Big Sisters to bring attention to the significant mentoring needs around the Dallas-Fort Worth area. "There are over 500 young boys and girls on a waiting list and we at CKO want to help find mentors and take them off the list. We have so many role models here in our Hispanic community. We wanted to take the opportunity to educate the
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Disney, ESPN team with KaBOOM! to build Miami Branches playspace

An empty lot at the Trish and Dan Bell Family Branches Center - Lakeview Campus was transformed into a kid-designed playspace in less than eight hours, thanks to the help of over 150 volunteers.

  The children of Branches now have a new opportunity to get the balanced and active play they need. An empty lot at the Trish and Dan Bell Family Branches Center - Lakeview Campus was transformed into a kid-designed playspace in less than eight hours with the help of 150+ volunteers from Branches, ESPN, and Disney, area residents and organizers from KaBOOM!. KaBOOM! believes a playground is more than a playground. It’s a brain-expander, friend-maker, and muscle-builder. Play is central to a child’s
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Latina Magazine founder among ADCOLOR Awards winners in Los Angeles

ADCOLOR Facebook page (www.facebook.com/adcolor)

    In a night that celebrated the achievements of those working to champion diversity in the advertising, marketing, PR, media and entertainment industries, ADCOLOR® recognized some of the best and brightest at their annual ADCOLOR® Awards ceremony.  The event, hosted by CNN's Don Lemon, was filled with rousing moments from its honorees including real life Olivia Pope, Judy Smith, William Morris Endeavor icon Charles King, andEssence founder and former CEO Edward Lewis.  Actors,
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NSU’s Shepard Broad Law Center named 5th Best Law School for Diversity Practices

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  Nova Southeastern University's (NSU) Shepard Broad Law Center was ranked 5th nationally in HispanicBusiness.com's 2014 Annual Diversity Report as one of the Best Law Schools for Diversity Practices. In addition, the Law Center placed 3rd among the top 10 schools identified in the percentage of "Hispanic graduate enrollment" and "J.D. degrees earned by Hispanics."  NSU's Law Center continues to garner top rankings nationally as a leader in providing quality legal education to diverse
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Chicas Latinas founder nominated for 2014 Coors Light Líder of the Year

Chicas Latinas Web site (www.chicaslatinasdesacramento.org)

  After years of volunteering and encouraging Latina women to do the same, local marketing professional Angela Rosas has been nominated to become the Coors Light 2014 Líder of the Year. She is one of 12 Hispanic individuals throughout the United States and Puerto Rico to be nominated for her exceptional contributions to the Latino community. Now it is up to the public to visit http://www.coorslightlideres.comthrough October 30 to cast their vote for Angela. If Angela is chosen as the Coors Light Líder of
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