MNTC Business and Industry Services Coordinator Ernie Gomez recently learned that he earned the 2020 Patricia B. Fennel Lifetime Achievement Award.
Gomez has been an active member of the group for 26 years and was one of the founding board members. He has served as board president for three years and also served as the development and housing director. He also helped start the El Reno Public Schools Foundation.
Gomez said, "This award means so much to me; to be honored by my peers that I have been involved with since being associated through the LCDA is really wonderful.
"The LCDA does amazing work in the social arena for the Latino community, as well as the community in general. I have so many fond memories of being associated with the LCDA and am grateful for this honor."
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