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Unsung Hero Award and Scholarship winners announced

By Mark Shuller - Email

CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) – Cincinnati State Technical and Community College Workforce Development Center and Cincy Magazine have announced the winners of the inaugural Unsung Hero Award and Scholarship Program.

This award has been created to honor outstanding employees who rarely, if ever, receive the recognition they deserve. The program is also designed to establish a substantive scholarship fund for unemployed and under-employed workers with financial need who wish to participate in training at Cincinnati State's Workforce Development Center.

All winners will be honored at the Unsung Hero Award and Scholarship Program event on February 18th, 2011 at Cincinnati State Technical and Community College. Registration begins at 5:30 p.m., and the awards program will begin at 6:00 p.m. Local 12 News Anchor Paula Toti will emcee the event.

The keynote speaker will be Fernando Aguirre, the Chairman and CEO of Chiquita Brands International, a Cincinnati-based distributor of fruits and vegetables that employs 23,000 people and maintains operations on six continents.  Aguirre was recently featured on the Emmy-nominated CBS reality show, "Undercover Boss."

For more information about the Unsung Hero Award and Scholarship Program, or to make reservations for the event, call Beth Gunderson, Special Events Coordinator, at (513) 297-6218, or visit www.cincymagazine.com for online reservations. The deadline for reservations is February 8, 2011. All winners will also be featured in the February issue of Cincy Magazine.

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