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Esther Koplowitz receives the Conde de Latores award for humanitarian work

15/10/2014

Esther Koplowitz receives the Conde de Latores award for humanitarian work

Esther Koplowitz receives the Conde de Latores award for humanitarian work

The Vice-chairwomen of FCC, Esther Koplowitz, Marchioness of Casa Peñalver, has received the Conde de Latores award for her humanitarian work, awarded by the Cuerpo de la Nobleza del Principado de Asturias (the Asturian nobility society). In 2013, this award was received by the Guardia Civil [Spanish National Police Force].

After a speech by the Chancellor of this society, Manuel Luis Ruíz de Bucesta y Álvarez, the businesswomen and Chairwomen of Esther Koplowitz Foundation, collected the award from the Chairman of the Foundation and Duke of Seville, Francisco de Borbón y Escasany. The award was granted in recognition of Ms Koplowitz’s work for the physically and mentally disabled, the elderly and for science and research, among other causes.

The businesswoman accepted the award on behalf of all parents who have children with some form of physical or mental disability. She also fondly recalled the great Asturian, Gonzalo Anes, Marquis of Castrillón and director of the Royal Academy of History for two decades.

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