Friday, 08 August 2014 21:11

Annual Luncheon was FULL of Heroes

The 2014 New Mexico Business Coalition (NMBC) Heroes Luncheon was packed with New Mexicans who get involved and work to make positive changes in our state and nation. The keynote speaker, Mark Meckler, President and Founder of Citizens for Self Governance, provided an uplifting and encouraging message about every day heroes and the impact they make on society. He quoted President Ronald Regan that embodied the spirit of the event: “Those who say we are in a time where there are no heroes just don’t know where to look.”

Lt. Governor John Sanchez commented after receiving his Hero of the Year Award and stressed the importance of each and every person – including YOU – to be involved in their community and be a Hero in whatever you do.

Each year, the New Mexico Business Coalition (NMBC) honors people who go ‘beyond their job description’ and put personal and political agendas aside in doing what is right for New Mexico. Nominations were accepted for multiple categories and this year’s winners included:

2014 Hero of the Year: Lt. Governor John Sanchez 2014 Elected Official Heroes: Secretary of State Dianna J. Duran and Bernalillo County Sheriff Dan Houston 2014 Appointed Official Heroes: Cabinet Secretary Col. Timothy Hale Business Leader: Mark Menicucci, Menicucci Insurance Community Leader: Rick Lopez NMBC Volunteers: Jack Bent and Jim Crawford

Thank you to our HEROES Luncheon Sponsors: President's Circle Corporate Sponsor CEMCO, Inc. Governor's Circle Corporate Sponsors Highway Supply, LLC New Mexico Oil & Gas Association Rebound New Mexico Congressional Corporate Sponsors New Mexico Restaurant Association Santa Fe Federated Republican Women Patriot Sponsors Farm Credit of New Mexico New Mexico American Fire and Sprinkler Association

Thank you to our Raffle Prize donors: Blackbriar and Marianne Chiffelle


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