WHEREAS, LINDA CABALLERO-SOTELO is a longtime businesswoman and San Diego resident, who has successfully served as President and Chief Executive Officer of the San Diego County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce; and
WHEREAS, under the leadership and guidance of LINDA CABALLEROSOTELO, the San Diego County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce has created and promoted opportunities for Hispanic businesses and has taken a leadership role in the community for the benefit of businesses and consumers alike; and
WHEREAS, the San Diego County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce has benefited from LINDA CABALLERO-SOTELOS' leadership and passion for the organization's diverse set of programs as well as its overall success; and
WHEREAS, LINDA CABALLERO-SOTEW has been one of the most influential community and civic leaders in the City of San Diego, having served with community organizations including, among many others, San Diego Better Business Bureau (BBB), California Hispanic Chambers of Commerce, San Diego/Tijuana Sister Cities Society, San Diego Media Arts Center (Latino Film Festival), San Diego Latino Policy Institute (LP!), and Small Business Development Network; and
WHEREAS, on April 5, 2008, LINDA CABALLERO-SOTELO will be honored for her dedication, enthusiasm, and commitment to the San Diego County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and the City of San Diego; NOW, THEREFORE,
BE IT PROCLAIMED, that I, Jerry Sanders, the 34th Mayor of the City of San Diego, do hereby proclaim April 5, 2008, to be "LINDA CABALLERO-SOTELO DAY" in the City of San Diego and commend her for her commitnlent to business development, community service, and leadership.
Positive betrayel of Latinos in the United States.