The Kern County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce will welcome the new year by recognizing local community leaders and installing its new board of directors at its annual awards dinner, 6 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 3, at the Bakersfield Marriott at the Convention Center downtown.

According to Jay Tamsi, president/CEO of the Kern County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, the following are the list of business award honorees:

• Business Man of the Year: Dr. Horace Mitchell, California State University, Bakersfield

• Business Woman of the Year: Pam Alvarez, Beautiful You Medical Aesthetics

• Small Business of the Year: Godinez Law

• Large Business of the Year: Luis Aguilar, El Pueblo

• Corporation of the Year: Trans-West Security

• Nonprofit Organization of the Year: Patriots of Kern

• Community Service Award: Beverly Camp, Catholic Charities

In addition, the Hispanic chamber will also install its new slate of directors.

Tickets are still available for the event. For more information, call 633-5495, email mail@kchcc.org or visit its Facebook page: @KCHCC.

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