2023 Miami Beach Hispanic Heritage Award Winners

The Miami Beach Hispanic Affairs Committee has announced the winners of the 2023 Hispanic Heritage Awards, which honor individuals or businesses from the Hispanic community who live or work in Miami Beach and have made a positive contribution to the community.

“We are pleased to once again celebrate Hispanic Heritage month in the City of Miami Beach,” shared Hispanic Affairs Committee Chairperson Rosary Plana Falero. “In doing so, we proudly recognize distinguished Hispanic businesses and individuals within our city that contribute in their own respective ways to the safety, education, culture and health of our entire community. We are proud and honored to have this opportunity to celebrate all of the award recipients and their accomplishments.”

The 2023 Hispanic Heritage Award winners will be honored on Thursday, Oct. 5 during a 6 p.m. ceremony at the Rum Room Miami Beach (2100 Washington Ave.):

Adult Contributing to Success of Youth

  • Enrique Villa, Miami Beach Parks & Recreation


  • Anabela de las Nieves Bergero

Artist Supporting Elderly

  • Kiley Hernandez


  • Cortadito Coffee House
  • Miami Beach Life Magazine


  • Monica Varela

Hispanic Community Member

  • Louis Aguirre
  • Dan Rios

Outstanding Individual in a Non-Profit Supporting Arts in the Community

  • Silvia Karman Cubiña

Public Safety Personnel

  • Noel Castillo, Miami Beach Police
  • Walter Javier, Miami Beach Fire

Social Service Provider

  • Magui Benitez

Youth Under 18 Involved in Community Service

  • Alejandra Rain Jimenez
  • Gabriela Suarez

The Hispanic Affairs Committee is an advisory body to the Miami Beach City Commission and the administration on matters pertaining to the Hispanic community in the City of Miami Beach.



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