Signal Hill: Sen. Lara salutes 23 businesses in his district

November 01, 2013

Sen. Ricardo Lara’s (D-Huntington Park/Long Beach) honored 23 businesses from throughout his district at his annual Excellence in Business Awards celebration on Oct. 23. Honorees were selected for outstanding work in job creation, customer service and community investment. “I’m so proud to have been able to honor the hard-working men and women in my district whose businesses are providing a solid foundation for the recovery of our state,” Lara said. “While all excel in their individual fields, one thing they all have in common is their dedication to the advancement of our community.”

Photos by Diana Lejins

Photos by Diana Lejins From left: Servando Orozco, State Sen. Ricardo Lara and Cindy Orozco during the Excellence in Business Awards celebration on Oct. 23

From left: Servando Orozco, State Sen. Ricardo Lara and Cindy Orozco during the Excellence in Business Awards celebration on Oct. 23

State Sen. Ricardo Lara (left) honored Christy Pardini of the Bixby Knolls store Bella Cosa during his Business Awards celebration on Oct. 23.

State Sen. Ricardo Lara (left) honored Christy Pardini of the Bixby Knolls store Bella Cosa during his Business Awards celebration on Oct. 23.

State Sen. Ricardo Lara (third from left) honored Signal Hill Petroleum (SHP) as one of the recipients of his Excellence in Business Awards. Also pictured, from left, are: Debra Russell, David Slater and Taylor Colacion from SHP.

State Sen. Ricardo Lara (third from left) honored Signal Hill Petroleum (SHP) as one of the recipients of his Excellence in Business Awards. Also pictured, from left, are: Debra Russell, David Slater and Taylor Colacion from SHP.