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Hispanic Heritage Month & Estrella Awards

hispanic heritage month & estrella awards

celebrating our people and culture


Each year, National Hispanic Heritage Month, running from September 15 to October 15, offers a time to recognize and celebrate the diverse cultures and remarkable contributions of Hispanic and Latino Americans. The Central Washington Hispanic Chamber of Commerce initiates this celebration by showcasing local Latinx leaders on our website and social media platforms.

Our Hispanic Heritage Month Highlights reach their peak with the much-anticipated Estrella Awards ceremony, which marks the culmination of this month-long celebration. The outstanding community members featured in our highlights will also be considered for the prestigious ESTRELLA AWARD, an accolade of the highest honor. For any inquiries or more information, contact us at

Estrella award winners – 2023

congratulations to…

Premio Lucero: Wendy Lopez
Non-Profit: Marichuy Alvizar
Public-Civil Services: Esmeralda Mora
Healthcare: Juanita Silva
Education: Mario Godoy Gonzalez
Business: Erik Ramirez
Agriculture: Julio Cruz
Emerging Leader: Perla B. Zapien

Hispanic Heritage Month Nominees – 2023

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