CLLARO Awards Dinner

by AnnMarie Spain, Esq. ColoradoGet to Know BKSNGiving Back

Benson , Kerrane, Storz & Nelson was honored to be a sponsor for Colorado Latino Leadership, Advocacy and Research Organization’s (CLLARO) annual Bernie Valdez Awards Dinner.  More than 300 people from across Colorado were in attendance to honor community leaders who demonstrated a commitment to CLLARO’s lifelong vision.  CLLARO promotes leadership, advocacy and research of Latinos statewide to create a stronger and more diverse Colorado.

This years award recipients were Ms. Katherine Archuleta who received the Federico Pena Lifetime Achievement Award; Lt. Gov. Joe Garcia who received the Lena Archuleta Education Award; State Rep. Joe Salazar (pictured below) who received the Roger Cisneros Public Policy Award; Mr. Solomon Joe Juarez, who received the Sheldon Steinhauser Community Service Award; Western Union received the Alianza Award; and Senate Sen Baca received the Polly Baca Social Justice Award.

Thank you to everyone at CLLARO for making the 2015 Bernie Valdez Awards Dinner such an inspiring night.