News Release
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 25, 2006

DEA Chicago Hosts the 2006 Combined Law Enforcement
Hispanic Heritage Committee Awards

Claudia Munoz, Community Affairs Manager for Telemundo and Ed Fernandez, Vice President and General Manager of Telemundo were the MC's for the 2006 Chicago Combined Hispanic Law Enforcement Hispanic Heritage Committee Awards United States District Judge Ruben Castillo recieves the Raleigh J. Lopez Lifetime Achievement Award
Claudia Munoz, Community Affairs Manager for Telemundo and Ed Fernandez, Vice President and General Manager of Telemundo were the MC's for the 2006 Chicago Combined Hispanic Law Enforcement Hispanic Heritage Committee Awards
United States District Judge Ruben Castillo recieves the Raleigh J. Lopez Lifetime Achievement Award

The DEA Chicago Field Division celebrated Hispanic Heritage Month by hosting the Combined Law Enforcement Hispanic Heritage Committee Awards. The Combined Law Enforcement Hispanic Heritage Committee is comprised of federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies in the Chicago area. Every year the Committee recognizes individuals that make significant and positive contributions as role models in the Hispanic community. This year, the Raleigh J. Lopez Lifetime Achievement Award was presented to US District Judge Ruben Castillo. Additional awards were presented for contributions in law enforcement, community service and two scholarships awarded to Hispanic students.

DEA Chicago Group Supervisor David Vargas (left) presents the Scholarship Awards to students Emmanuel Garcia (center) Fatima Garcia (right)
DEA Chicago Group Supervisor David Vargas (left) presents the
Scholarship Awards to students Emmanuel Garcia (center) Fatima Garcia (right)