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January 12, 2017
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Tonight: Van Hollen to Receive Maryland Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Award
Washington, DC – Maryland Senator Chris Van Hollen will offer remarks and receive an award at the Maryland Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Annual Business Awards gala today, January 12, 2017 at 6:30 pm. Senator Van Hollen will receive the Chairman’s Leadership Award.
“It is an honor to receive this award and to continue to fight for Maryland’s Hispanic small businesses in the U.S. Senate,”Senator Van Hollen said. “The Maryland Hispanic Chamber of Commerce is an invaluable resource for entrepreneurs in our great state and a steadfast partner in the effort to make it easier for small businesses to grow and create jobs. Working together, we can continue to build our economy, support minority-owned small businesses, and work to protect DREAMers and immigrant families.”  
The mission of the Maryland Hispanic Chamber of Commerce is to promote the establishment, growth, prosperity, and retention of Hispanic businesses, and those entities and persons that support them in the State of Maryland.  
WHAT:          Maryland Hispanic Chamber of Commerce 2017 Annual Business Awards Holiday Gala 
WHO:            Senator Chris Van Hollen
WHEN:          Thursday, January 12, 2017
                        Program begins at 6:30 pm
                        Award presented at 7:30 pm
WHERE:       Martin’s East
                        9000 East Pulaski Highway
                        Baltimore, MD 21220