Miami-Dade Chamber of Commerce Honors MDC President at Third Annual Gala
Eric Knowles, Miami Dade Chamber of Commerce Board Chairman and MDC President Dr Eduardo J. Padrón.
Miami, December 9, 2008 - Dr. Eduardo J. Padrón, President of Miami Dade College, was honored at the Third Annual Holiday Gala of the Miami-Dade Chamber of Commerce, at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in downtown Miami Dec. 6 for his outstanding contributions to the Chamber and to the greater Miami community.
“The Chamber has a long history of working with Miami Dade College and we are excited to present this award to Dr. Padrón for his continued support of small businesses in Miami-Dade County,” said Bill Diggs, president of the Chamber.
The gala honored the accomplishments of top minority professionals and businesses in South Florida. Dr. Padrón was honored with a Distinguished Service Award. Attorneys H.T. Smith and Marilyn Hollifield were also honored.
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