The 2007 banquet was held on Friday, October 12, 2007 at the Livestock Exchange Building.
The evening started with a Silent Auction followed by a reception featuring entertainment by members of the South Omaha Boys & Girls Club.
Fred Licon, Jr., Deputy Assistant to Mayor Mike Fahey served as Master of Ceremonies for the program which featured:
Presentation of Colors, Scouts from Pack 24
Invocation, Fr. Carl Zoucha
Words for the Future, Mayor Mike Fahey, City of Omaha
Keynote Speech, Joey Deloa Davis, Wells Fargo Bank
2007 Scholarship Awards Presentation:
Arts Tashia Cruz
Health Juana Acosta
General Brenda Aguero
2007 Latino Leadership Awards Presentation:
Arts, Sheila Rocha
Education, Dr. James Ramirez
Community Service, Alberto Silva
Outstanding Youth, Quetzalli Pliego
Businesses of the Year, Cox Communications & Radio Lobo
Latina of the Year, Dr. Lourdes Gouveia
Latino of the Year, Alberto "Beto" Gonzales
Lifetime Achievement Award, Rev. Damian Zuerlein
The evening concluded with a dance featuring the music of local artists, Sabor.