This award recognizes a volunteer who is employed by or owns a company that is classified as a small business. This volunteer has identified and supported a community project through a substantial contribution of volunteer hours and non-financial resources, and the contribution has had a positive effect on the community.
Isaac Cooper – IMC Financial Consulting, LLC
The founder and CEO of IMC Financial Consulting Isaac Cooper uses his business acumen to provide financial literacy for the undeserved and underrepresented community through public seminars and programs. His work also includes a football camp for more than 500 annual participants. The camp is multi-dimensional in that it provides attendees with ACT preparation and college application information, as well as financial-literacy lessons for parents.
Dulce Rivera- Mi Pueblo Supermarket – Finalist
Dulce Rivera is a key figure in Central Alabama’s Hispanic community, using the connections forged through her family’s supermarket Mi Pueblo to promote inclusion and celebrate culture. She currently serves as a board member for Fiesta!, Alabama’s largest celebration of Hispanic heritage, partners with other festivals such as Day of the Dead and does outreach through the Hispanic Interest Coalition of Alabama.
IGNITE 2020 will be an interactive virtual affair (IVA) on the same date and time as before, Thursday, April 23, 2020, beginning at 10:30 am. We plan to celebrate our famous volunteer finalists in grand style on our digital platforms and through social engagement.
Keep the date, change the location for IGNITE 2020, April 23 @ 10:30 am!