Boys & Girls Club honoring Downey teen

DOWNEY – Warren High School student Margarita Gomez will be honored as the Youth of the Year by the Rio Hondo Boys & Girls Club at an awards banquet Oct. 29 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Commerce. Other honorees include Viviana Rodriguez (Volunteer of the Year), El Aviso Magazine (Business of the Year), Rose Hook (Woman of the Year), Robert Rubio (Man of the Year), Jeffrey Schwartz (Educator of the Year), Capt. Pete Finnerty (Firefighter of the Year), Victor Palacios (Deputy Sheriff of the Year), and the Vernon Police Department (Police Employee of the Year).

The awards ceremony will also include the installation of the club’s 2014 officers.

Cost to attend is $75 per person. For tickets or information, contact Robert Rubio at (310) 344-1590 or



Published: Oct. 23, 2014 - Volume 13 - Issue 28