An Immigrant’s Climb

Alfonso Vidal, President of Vidal Plastics, is a local business leader and Latino advocate.  Alfonso Vidal arrived in Evansville in 1997 from Caracas, Venezuela, having to leave the country after being kidnapped by Colombian guerrillas FARC. The circumstances of this event forced him to leave his family, friends and the happy life in Venezuela.  After a year in Evansville, he married his longtime girlfriend, Daniela, a Chemical Engineer whom he met while attending college in Venezuela. Learn more about his amazing story at the noon Rotary luncheon on August 11th at Tropicana.

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