Women of Distinction 2020

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Texas Border Business

The RGV Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Women’s committee proudly announces the recipients of the 2020 Women of Distinction Award.  The nine honorees in the categories of Government, Education, Entrepreneur, Professional, Humanitarian, Health, Military, Arts & Entertainment and Rising Star, will be recognized at the annual “Woman of Distinction Awards” webinar dinner on Wednesday, Sept. 2nd at 6 pm to 7:30 pm.

The committee reviewed many nominations in all of the categories.  They evaluated the nominees’ performances in their profession and their participation in the community.  Being recognized this year are

Government – Hidalgo County Commissioner Ellie Torres;

Military – Maria Pecina Osirio, Retired Army Staff Sgt.;

Arts & Entertainment – Vivian Vargas, Valley Symphony Orchestra;

Health – Dr. Bertha Medina, Obstetrician;

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Rising Star – Addison Bortnick, Advocate for the challenged;

Professional – Deborah Cordova, Atty & Partner at Walsh, McGurk Cordova, Nixon Law Office;

Entrepreneur – Edna Posada, owner of Spa La Posada (4 locations);

Humanitarian – Elaine Hernandez, Rotary International;

Education – Dr. Mollie Ramon, Instructional Technology Coordinator for la Joya ISD.

“Join us on the Sept. 2nd webinar and hear the highlights of these women” stated Heather Segovia, vice chair of women’s issues.  Zoom webinar is $25.  For more information on the event call the RGVHC office at 928-0060.

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