Join us in celebrating the Latino community of East Tennessee!

Come enjoy traditional Latin American food and music, an exceptional silent auction and great company. The happy hour begins at 5 p.m. with a program to follow at 6 p.m on Thursday, September 19th. All proceeds will go towards the continuation of Centro Hispano's vision of every Latino and Latina thriving culturally, educationally, and economically.

The Awards

The Latino Community Leader Award - A Latino or Latina who has been a catalyst for meaningful change in the Latino Community. Someone who has helped the community to use its voice, promoting empowerment and engagement in other Latinos.

The Humanitarian Award - An exceptional award for an exceptional occasion given to either an individual (Latino, or non-Latino) or an organization (nonprofit or for profit) that has gone above and beyond to further the opportunities of Latinos and Latinas in our community.

Best Latino Restaurant - Given to the restaurant voted the favorite by the Centro community. The only criteria is excellent food!

Last Year’s Winners!

The Latino Leader Award - Valeria Gomez

The Humanitarian Award - Hola Lakeway

Best Latino Restaurant - Casa Don Gallo



2018 photos

2018 Video recap


If you aren’t able to donate at the event, but would still like to contribute to our work, please use the form below to make a donation. Thank you!


Special Thanks to Our 2018 Presenting Sponsor


and Our 2018 Amigo Sponsors