Tacos y Tacones Breaks Record

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Nearly 500 supporters celebrated the 2012 Tacos y Tacones Gala recently at the Hilton Americas, making the event the most successful in AAMA’s 42-year history.

Under the dynamic leadership of Gala Chairs Martha and Demetrius Navarro, YOU, our generous underwriters, auction sponsors, bidders and donors raised more than $400,000 to help Latino students and families pursue and achieve their potential.

Honorary Chairman John Nau of Silver Eagle Distributors gave a live auction trips twice to increase the success of the evening. And matching funds from Starbucks for the Fund a Dream appeal generated lots of excitement and hands in the air for bidding.



Pictured left to right: Gala Chair, Demetrius Navarro; President and CEO of AAMA, Beatrice Garza; Honorary Gala Chair, John Nau and Gala Chair Martha Navarro.


We are deeply grateful to all of our sponsors and guests for your support. High Energy band Mango Punch kept the beat going for the packed dance floor long after the scheduled closing time.

Details about the 2013 Tacos y Tacones gala will be announced soon. For information about underwriting opportunities, please call the AAMA Development Office at 713-929-2316.