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Posted on: January 22, 2018

County Executive Baker Named Maryland Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

Prince George’s County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III Named Maryland Hispanic Chamber of Commerce “Outstanding Elected Official of the Year”

Upper Marlboro, MD – Last week, the Maryland Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (MDHCC) announced their 2017 “Business Excellence Awards” and honored Prince George’s County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III with the “Outstanding Elected Official of the Year Award”. County Executive Baker was one of eight individuals and organizations in the State of Maryland who were honored during the MDHCC’s 5th Annual Business Award Holiday Gala.

In awarding County Executive Baker this honor, the MDHCC stated, “We want to congratulate all 2017 Business Excellence Awards nominees. These are individuals and organizations who have shown continued dedication and commitment to the Hispanic business community and the organizations that support it”, said the MDHCC Chairman and President, Jorge Eduardo Castillo. To read more about County Executive Baker and the other honorees, click this link: http://www.mdhcc.org/event/2018-gala

“I am honored to be named ‘Outstanding Elected Official of the Year,” said Prince George’s County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III. “This is a tremendous recognition for me, but more importantly, it is a testament to the great work that the people of this government are doing each and every day to make this County a great place to live, work and invest in. I accept this award in honor of all of the hardworking employees of Prince George’s County Government. I want to thank the Maryland Hispanic Chamber of Commerce for recognizing the amazing work we are doing to increase economic opportunities for all. Our efforts to create opportunities for our Hispanic and Latino-owned businesses will also continue to result in direct economic and job growth for our great, thriving County.”

About the Maryland Hispanic Chamber of Commerce:

The Maryland Hispanic Chamber of Commerce is the premier state-wide institution for the representation and advancement of business interests before the public and private sectors. The Maryland Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (MDHCC) focuses on developing a business network that provides the Hispanic community and the business community at large with cohesion and strength. The MDHCC delivers its members with the three proven “P’s” to propel businesses towards success: Promotion, Partnerships and Procurement Advice. Since its inception, the MDHCC has worked towards bringing the issues and concerns of the state’s thousands of Hispanic-owned businesses to the forefront of the state’s economic agenda. Throughout its 30-year history, the Chamber has enjoyed outstanding working relationships with the state’s Administration, the state legislature and its leaders, Members of Maryland’s Congressional delegation and the current and former White House Administrations. Through its association with a network of local Hispanic Chambers of Commerce and Hispanic business organizations, the MDHCC effectively communicates the needs and potential of Hispanic and non-Hispanic enterprises to the public and private sector. For more information visit www.mdhcc.org.

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