PRESS RELEASE – Road to Status and FWD.us Partner in Celebrating Immigrant Heritage Month
Chef /Owners of Whisk, Ricky and David Rodriguez to be presented with local immigrant entrepreneur award recognizing their contributions to the local community and economy.
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Chicago, IL – June 14th, 2016– Road to Status announced today that it has partnered with welcome.us and FWD.us to promote and celebrate Immigrant Heritage Month throughout the entire month of June. As part of the month long celebration, Road to Status, co-hosted by FWD.us, is hosting a local celebration on June 16th at WHISK restaurant (located at 2018 W. Chicago Ave.) to commemorate Immigrant Heritage Month and present Chef /Owners Ricky and David Rodriguez with the first annual Road to Status Immigrant Entrepreneurship Award – honoring outstanding immigrant businesses & individuals for their contributions to their communities.
“The goal of this event is to promote local and national awareness for Immigrant Heritage Month and to recognize and honor exceptional immigrant businesses and individuals who have chosen to make this country their home. We want to highlight local entrepreneurs, like Ricky and David, who have demonstrated leadership in building local businesses, a chosen profession, or in the civic arena regardless of their land of birth.” – John Paul Demirdjian, Road to Status, Chief Operating Officer
“Millions of individuals have made our country diverse, vibrant, and strong, and they all have unique stories to tell about their families’ and communities’ heritage,” said FWD.us President Todd Schulte. “Now, more than ever, it is important to demonstrate how America’s diversity — fueled in great part by immigrants — makes us stronger and more connected as a nation.”
About: Immigrant Heritage Month & FWD.us
The 3rd annual Immigrant Heritage Month – #IHM2016 – supported by FWD.us is a nationwide effort to gather and share inspirational stories of immigration in America that kicks off June 1, 2016, and lasts throughout the month of June.
Immigrant Heritage Month highlights the incredible contributions that immigrants have made and continue to make to our nation. Millions of individuals have made our country diverse, vibrant, and strong, and they all have unique stories to tell about their families’ and communities’ heritage.
About: Road to Status, LLC
Officially launched in June 2016, Road to Status provides applicants high quality, affordable immigration tools and attorney review services that are easy to use, secure, and accessible anywhere on any device. Road to Status has created world-class online tools and services that simplify and streamline complicated immigration applications for the self-filing user and the attorneys who serve them. Intuitive web-based applications are making it easier and less expensive to identify, complete, and file the necessary forms accurately the first time, every time, avoiding costly delays. Social responsibility is at the core of Road to Status’ mission and they provide their technology for free to certain, qualified non-profit organizations.
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