has been named the
2005 ‘Corporation of the Year’ by the Latin Chamber of Commerce, one of the
premier business organizations serving the Hispanic community in Southern
Nevada.The award is presented annually to recognize companies whose commitment to
diversity is exemplified through outstanding workplace initiatives and
community relations efforts.
“We are proud to present this award to MGM MIRAGE, a company that believes
in our shared vision of community involvement, diversity and economic
development,” said Eloiza Martinez, Latin Chamber of Commerce President.
“They are committed to the concept of developing strong community partnerships
and how we all win when we work together.”
MGM MIRAGE has partnered with the Latin Chamber of Commerce on a variety
of community-based initiatives, including sponsorship of La Opportunidad, the
Chamber’s annual Business Expo and Career Fair. The company also contributes
to the organization’s scholarship program to assist fund Clark County High
School graduates with their higher education aspirations.
In accepting the award at the annual awards gala, Debra Nelson, MGM MIRAGE
Vice President of Corporate Diversity and Community Affairs, applauded the
Latin Chamber’s success since its inception in 1976.
“The Latin Chamber enjoys an exemplary position in our community for which
we at MGM MIRAGE have been most pleased to be associated,” said Nelson. “The
chamber’s commitment to improving the quality of life in our community and to
uplifting and empowering those served by the services, in many respects,
mirrors our commitment to corporate social responsibility.”