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The Business Ledger Annual Awards for Business Excellence (AABEs) for 2008

07/10/08 —Nelly Venecia is widely credited as being a strong advocate for Hispanics, especially Hispanic women, in understanding and developing the difficult but surmountable task of assimilating into American culture while preserving their own rich heritage.

Twenty-two named 2008 AABE recipients

02/26/08 — Twenty-two companies, organizations and agencies will be honored March 26 by The Business Ledger as recipients of Annual Awards for Business Excellence (AABEs) for 2008.

Aurora businesswomen earn 'Woman to Woman' honors

04/16/06 — Local businesswoman and active volunteer Nelly Venecia was among those honored by State Treasurer Judy Baar Topinka at the recent "Woman to Woman: Making a Difference" ceremony in Chicago.

Area women honored by business publication

11/10/05 — Twenty-two Chicago-area business owners and executives last month were named Influential Women in Business by The Business Ledger.

Speaker discusses strengths of area Latina businesswomen

06/16/05 — Businesswoman and community leader Nelly Venecia, the guest speaker at the June meeting of the Aurora chapter of Women in Management, spent two months preparing her presentation.

Aurora University students invite community to 'Latino Fest' Tuesday

11/10/04 — Gisela Herrera, LASO president and sophomore business administration major from Wheeling, said 15 LASO members are producing the event. LASO adviser is Denise Hatcher, assistant professor of Spanish.

Business group seeks Latina members

Community leader Nelly Venecia is the featured speaker for the lunch meeting of Women in Management at 11:15 a.m. Tuesday, June 28, at the Aurora Country Club, 1600 Prairie St., Aurora. She will speak about the strengths that Latinas bring to the business world.

State Treasurer Judy Baar Topinka Honors Nelly Venecia

Illinois State Treasurer Judy Baar Topinka and her Advisory Board for Women’s Issues presented the annual “Woman to Woman: Making a Difference” awards to 15 outstanding women on March 30 during a ceremony and reception held at Blue Cross Blue Shield in Chicago.