July, 2012 – The Blue Dove Awards
Photos By Carol Porter
The Blue Dove Awards Luncheon was held on Wednesday, July 11, at the Embassy Suites, located at 1601 Belvedere Road, West Palm Beach. The purpose of the event was to recognize one individual from the Black Chamber of Commerce of Palm Beach County and one individual from the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Palm Beach County who have demonstrated outstanding service to the chamber and residents of Palm Beach County. This award honors individuals who maintain high personal and professional ethical standards and who have made a positive difference in our community that has resulted in long term and lasting changes for the public good. Television journalist and broadcaster Carlos Mahecha was the keynote speaker. The winners of the award that day were Owen O’Neill of Clinics Can Help and Ricky Wade.