LOS ANGELES, January 30, 2014- The sixth Annual Los Angeles Business Journal Latino Awards ceremony was held on January 20th in downtown Los Angeles. More than 500 business and community leaders attended. This year, Orthopaedic Institute for Children (OIC) was not only invited to attend, but was also nominated for an award in the nonprofit category. OIC was among the five businesses nominated for the Nonprofit of the Year award. OIC Foundation Trustee Corina Villaraigosa and OIC’s Associate Director of Corporations, Jaime Rojas, Jr., attended the event and accepted a certificate of recognition on OIC’s behalf.
The Los Angeles Business Journal Latino Awards recognize organizations within Los Angeles’s Latino business community that are committed to excellence. Nominations are made by members of the Los Angeles business community, and awards are presented in seven categories. ProAmerica Bank nominated OIC for this year’s Nonprofit of the Year award.
About Orthopaedic Institute for Children
Orthopædic Institute for Children (OIC) was founded in 1911 as Los Angeles Orthopaedic Hospital. Focused solely on musculoskeletal conditions in children, Orthopaedic Institute for Children provides 60,000 patient visits each year. In alliance with UCLA Health and with the support of the OIC Foundation, we advance pediatric orthopaedics worldwide through outstanding patient care, medical education and research. Our locations in Downtown Los Angeles, Santa Monica, Westwood, and Calexico treat the full spectrum of pediatric orthopaedic disorders and injuries. For more information, visit us at www.ortho-institute.org.