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D-backs named Corporation of the Year by Arizona Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

The Arizona Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (AZHCC) will honor the Arizona Diamondbacks (@Dbacks @LosDbacks) as its 2017 Corporation of the Year at the 59th Annual Black & White Ball and Business Awards this Saturday night at 6 p.m. at the Arizona Grand Resort.
May 4, 2017

The Arizona Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (AZHCC) will honor the Arizona Diamondbacks (@Dbacks @LosDbacks) as its 2017 Corporation of the Year at the 59th Annual Black & White Ball and Business Awards this Saturday night at 6 p.m. at the Arizona Grand Resort.   "It is an incredible honor to

The Arizona Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (AZHCC) will honor the Arizona Diamondbacks (@Dbacks @LosDbacks) as its 2017 Corporation of the Year at the 59th Annual Black & White Ball and Business Awards this Saturday night at 6 p.m. at the Arizona Grand Resort.
 
"It is an incredible honor to be recognized for the team's efforts in the Hispanic community," said D-backs President & CEO Derrick Hall. "As longtime supporters of the Arizona Hispanic Chamber and its great work, we are proud to stand alongside local businesses and all those who call Arizona home."
 
"The D-backs are a major economic driver in our community, and we're proud to honor the team not just for its business acumen, but all that they do for our community," said Gonzalo A. de la Melena, Jr., president and CEO of the Arizona Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.
 
The D-backs have placed a renewed focus on connecting authentically with the Hispanic community over the past several seasons with numerous new programs and initiatives, including:
The Black & White Ball is the Chamber's largest annual fundraiser and the state's longest running formal gala. It takes place 6 p.m. to midnight, May 6, at the Arizona Grand Resort, 8000 Grand Parkway in Phoenix. More than 1,200 business and community leaders from across the state are expected to attend. This year's theme is Frida and Diego: Art, Love and Life, a tribute to the artists Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera. Cox Communications is the presenting sponsor of the gala, which is being held in collaboration with the Heard Museum.