Spotlight on Luz Bohorquez

Heroes 2020

Luz Bohorquez

From: Colombia

Chattanoogan since 2000


What do you do for work? What's your role in the community?

I am a business owner, serving the Latino community.


When we started to see a crisis strike our city, what were your first thoughts when you decided to do something for the community?


I searched for a way to help out the community during the crisis we’re going through, the pandemic, and the tornado.


Who are some of your own heroes that inspire you?

Firefighters, police officers, doctors, the Health Department, and nonprofit organizations that have been supporting the community during this pandemic.


When you think about everything that has happened this year and what you have done, what message would you give yourself before all this happened?

Keep calm and united in mutual support going forward, because God is in control of the situation.


What has been the biggest challenge for you in 2020?

Opening my second office at the beginning of a pandemic, and navigating the aftermath of the tornados, which significantly affected many of my clients.


What has been the most rewarding part of 2020?

Having the opportunity to help and support many people in a time when we are all living within the confines of a crisis.


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