WASHINGTON, Aug. 6, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
President & CEO Javier Palomarez:
"The USHCC is proud to see our dear friend Senator John Cornyn recognized as the Washington Birthday Celebration Association's (WBCA) Mr. South Texas 2015, and we congratulate him on this well-deserved honor. He has been a powerful force in Washington who understands the role small and minority-owned businesses play in strengthening the economic prosperity of our nation. As a South Texas native, I know the work he does every day is crucial for the growth and sustainability of businesses in the region. Senator Cornyn, a former USHCC Small Business Advocate of the Year Award recipient, has shown an unwavering dedication to his home state and made a significant and lasting impact that will be enjoyed by communities across Texas for years to come."
Chairman of the Board Marc Rodriguez:
"Over the last decade, Senator Cornyn has distinguished himself as a remarkable leader for all Texans. In our nation's capital, he has championed the interests of his constituents, tirelessly advocating for their needs while working collaboratively with local officials and his Senate colleagues. We applaud the WBCA's selection of Senator Cornyn as Mr. South Texas 2015, and we look forward to continuing our work with the Senator to advance America's Hispanic business community."
About the USHCC
Founded in 1979, the USHCC actively promotes the economic growth and development of our nation's entrepreneurs. The USHCC advocates on behalf of nearly 3.2 million Hispanic-owned businesses, that together contribute in excess of $468 billion to the American economy, each year. As the leading organization of its kind, the USHCC serves as an umbrella to more than 200 local chambers and business associations across the nation, and partners with more than 220 major corporations.
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CONTACT: Ammar Campa-Najjar Associate Director of Communications 619-721-5148Source:United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce