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Atlanta, GA

2010 Director’s Community Leadership Awards

Atlanta Daniel O. Vargas

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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.

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FBI Director Recognizes
Distinguished Community Leaders
DCLA 2010

In a ceremony at FBI Headquarters, Director Robert S. Mueller, III recognized the recipients of the 2010 Director’s Community Leadership Award. These leaders, selected by their area FBI field office, have demonstrated outstanding contributions to their local communities through service. The FBI is grateful for the work of each of these individuals and organizations on behalf of their communities.

“Whatever the motivation—an unfilled need, a tragic occurrence, a desire to give back—these are people who make things happen and enlist others in their cause,” said Director Mueller. “They are activists who have earned their prestige through good works.”

Recipients of the 2010 Director’s Community Leadership Award include:

- Albany
- Albuquerque
- Anchorage
- Atlanta
- Baltimore
- Birmingham
- Boston
- Buffalo
- Charlotte
- Chicago
- Cincinnati
- Cleveland
- Columbia
- Dallas
- Denver
- Detroit
- El Paso
- Honolulu
- Houston
- Indianapolis
- Jackson
- Jacksonville
- Kansas City
- Knoxville
- Little Rock
- Los Angeles
- Louisville
- Memphis

- Milwaukee
- Minneapolis
- Mobile
New Haven
- New Orleans
- New York
- Newark
- Norfolk

- Oklahoma City
- Omaha
- Philadelphia
- Phoenix
- Pittsburgh
- Portland
- Richmond
- Sacramento
- Salt Lake City
- San Antonio
- San Diego
- San Francisco
- San Juan
- Seattle
- Springfield
- St. Louis
- Tampa
- Washington Field
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