Washington, DC, June 07, 2014 --(PR.com
)-- The National Capital Area Council (NCAC), Boy Scouts of America (BSA) will honor Angea Franco, President & CEO, Greater Washington Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, with the Vale la Pena! Service Award at the 2014 Champions of Character Dinner on June 18, 2014. This award is to recognize Ms. Franco’s outstanding service in supporting Scouting opportunities for Hispanic/Latino youth.
Vale la Pena! Service Award
President & CEO
Greater Washington Hispanic
Chamber of Commerce
“Born in Berkeley, CA while her father was completing his PhD in Education at the University of Berkeley, she grew up in Bogota, Colombia, in a family of 6 siblings, three boys and three girls. Her father founded The Newman School, in 1990, which is rated in the top 25 out of 6000 schools in Colombia, and remains as the head master of the school.
“Her mother is a retired journalist and assists in operating the school.
“Angela was named President & CEO of the Greater Washington Hispanic Chamber of Commerce on November 1, 2009, and has moved to solidify the GWHCC funding and has grown the base of businesses and membership.”
The dinner is open to the public and sponsorships are available at www.NCACBSA.org/champions. Proceeds from the dinner will benefit Scouting and Learning for Life programs for youth in the District of Columbia, including the campership program that helps Scouts attend summer camp. NCAC’s Washington, D.C. District is providing Scouting and Learning for Life opportunities in all 8 wards through partnerships with local community organizations. www.ncacbsa.org/champions