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The Mario G. Olmos Memorial Scholarship Banquet

Thanks to everyone who applied for 2014 Olmos Banquet Scholarships. Recipients will be announced at the Banquet.

Download the 2014 Mario Olmos Scholarship Application here.

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The 2014 Mario G. Olmos Memorial Scholarship Banquet will be held on Friday, March 21, 2014, at the University Square Hotel, 4961 N. Cedar Ave., Fresno, CA 93724. Our Keynote Speaker will be Luis Rodriguez, the 2014 President of the State Bar of California and the first Latino to serve in that capacity. Evy Ramos, CBS47 News Anchor will be Mistress of Ceremonies. Dinner entertainment will be provided by the Clovis High Marimba Band. A dance with music by D.J. Mark Lozada will follow the dinner.

For more information on the 2014 Banquet contact Juan at juan-f-r@comcast.net or (559) 679-9507.

Download the 2014 Olmos Reservation Form here.

Download information on 2014 Ads and Sponsorships here.

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The 2013 Mario G. Olmos Memorial Scholarship Banquet was held on Friday March 15, 2013, at the Wedgewood Wedding and Banquet Hall in Fresno, CA 93722. This year we recognized the Hon. Rosendo Peña on his historic appointment as the first Hispanic Justice appointed to the California Court of Appeal, Fifth District, located in Fresno, California. Our Keynote Speaker was David Torres, who in 2012 was elected to serve on the California State Bar Board of Trustees, District 5, and is the first Hispanic to serve in that capacity.

Our Guest Speaker was Dora Westerlund, CEO and President of the Fresno Area Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, Fresno Area Hispanic Foundation and Downtown Business Hub. Rachel Azevedo, CBS 47 News Reporter, was our Mistress of Ceremonies. Dinner entertainment was provided by the Clovis High Marimba Band, and D.J. Mark Lozada provided the dance music.

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The following law students were honored as 2013 LRLA Scholarship Recipients:

Alex De La FuenteAmanda Kjar

Alexandria De La Fuente ................Amanda Kjar

 

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Joshua Longoria

Virginia Madrid-SalazarSara Sontoyo

Virginia Madrid-Salazar.................. Sara Santoyo

Congratulations to the 2013 Scholarship Recipients.

And an extra special congratulations to Associate Justice Rosendo Peña on his historic achievement as the first Hispanic apppointed to serve on the California Court of Appeals, Fifth District!

Juan F. Ramirez
2013 Olmos Banquet Committee

 

Justice Peña at his confirmation hearing.aztec

Hon. Rosendo Peña

Associate Justice - California Court of Appeal, Fifth District

 

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