Hispanic-American Chamber of Commerce honors Small Business Champions


BOSTON, MA - August 3, 2014 – As if there isn’t enough excitement at a Red Sox versus Yankees game, the Hispanic-American Chamber of Commerce (HACC) honored 13 local men and women with the 2014 Small Business Champion Award at Fenway Park on Sunday night, August 3. Honorees were selected based on their demonstrated commitment and track record of success. This year’s recipients consist of impressive innovators and leaders who have each made a major impact in his or her respective field.


KaBloom Flowers, sponsor of the HACC’s Small Business Awards, was thrilled to be a part of this event and ceremony. At the celebratory event, located on the right field rooftop deck at Fenway Park, KaBloom supplied beautiful flower arrangements for award winners to enjoy and take home.


“We are proud to support Small Business owners and leaders in our community and are happy to partner with and support an organization like HACC. We thank the awardees for their dedication and wish them continued success,” said Amit Gupta, CEO of KaBloom which is headquartered in Brookline, MA.


KaBloom Flowers and the HACC are proud to present these honorees with the 2014 Small Business Award and thank them for their continued hard work.


2014 Small Business Award Honorees:



Dr. Thomas M. McGovern- Education

Filipe E. Oliveira- Start Up of the Year

Nivia J. Piña-Medina- Entrepreneur of the Year

Hector Pina- Entrepreneur of the Year

Veronica Robles - Arts & Entertainment

Ivette Olmeda- Economic Development

Frances Martinez- Economic Development

Victor Fernandez- Economic Development

Deanna Maria Costa- Start Up of the Year

Sylvia Ruiz- Board Member HACC

Juliette C. Mayers- Marketing/Small Business Champion

Robert H. Nelson- MA Small Business Administration

Latino STEM Alliance- Non-Profit Organization





About HACC: The Hispanic-American Chamber of Commerce is a non-profit trade organization that represents businesses, individuals and institutions. The HACC is committed to the economic development and success of the Hispanic business community. Membership is open to every business, individual and institution interested in the Chamber's economic and civic development goals.


About KaBloom: KaBloom (www.kabloom.com) is a global gifting company that offers superior quality fresh flowers, a carefully curated gift selection, great value and excellent service to customers. Their patented Bloom2O technology seals bouquets directly in water to ship nationwide.