2010 Director’s Community Leadership Awards
|Atlanta||Daniel O. Vargas|
In Atlanta, Daniel O. Vargas is an advocate for the Latino community and serves on numerous boards in the Atlanta area, to include The Mexican Center, Roswell Intercultural Alliance, Hugh Spaulding Children’s Hospital, The Latin American Association, United Way Outreach Program, and the Cobb County Hispanic/Latino Initiative.
In 1990, Mr. Vargas established Vargas Flores & Amigos—the only Hispanic advertising agency in Atlanta at that time. Mr. Vargas and his wife, Jennifer, also established The Three Kings Celebration, a housing service that helps needy families. Mr. and Mrs. Vargas have collected over 11,400 diapers, 51 baby cribs, numerous twin beds, sleeping bags clothing, furniture, and food in an effort to help families in need.
Mr. Vargas has earned more than 75 national and international community service awards for his work. He is also a member of the FBI Atlanta Citizens’ Academy Alumni Association.