First Coast Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Reports 1st Quarter 2018

March 28, 2018 – (Jacksonville, FL): Dear FCHCC Members and Partners, It is with great pleasure to report that the first quarter of 2018 has been a fruitful one. We continue to gain the support of our local business community and we are committed on paying it forward. On February 8th, we had our very first National Day of Prayer Breakfast, all funds collected were donated to Hunger Fight, a local nonprofit recognized for packing over 1.7 million meals for children in Northeast Florida since 2012. We want to continue to make an…continue reading →

Media Advisory: Annual Gala to Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month and Award Scholarships to Local Students

September 21, 2017 – (Jacksonville, FL) - First Coast Hispanic Chamber of Commerce hosts the 2017 Hispanic Heritage Gala and Achieving the Dream Scholarship Awards presented by Virginia College in Jacksonville. Festivities include a star-themed evening with live music, red carpet, photo booth, Latin food and more to celebrate the rich Hispanic culture, and showcase the achievements of local Hispanic students. Guests will be entertained by event emcees Monica Garcia (First Coast News) and Nick D’Castro (comedian, actor), Jacksonville Symphony Youth Orchestra, Ritmo and Sabor, and Javier Perez Latin All Stars. Additional sponsors…continue reading →

First Coast Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Announces 2017 Achieving the Dream Scholarship Recipients

For Immediate Release: August 15, 2017 - JACKSONVILLE, FL - The First Coast Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (FCHCC) is proud of their impact on the lives of more than one hundred scholarship recipients for their signature program, Achieving the Dream Scholarship, for over 25 years. Applicants undergo a rigorous process handled by a committee of community leaders determined to award the 10 scholarships (valued at $2,000 - $2,500 each) to outstanding qualified Hispanic students of Northeast Florida. These students will be recognized for their achievements at the Hispanic Heritage Gala and Achieving the Dream Scholarship…continue reading →

FCHCC Extends Application Deadline for its 2017 Achieving the Dream Scholarship Program

April 17, 2017 – JACKSONVILLE, FL - The First Coast Hispanic Chamber of Commerce has extended the application deadline for students until May 31, 2017. The Achieving the Dream (ATD) Scholarship Program is available for students with Hispanic origin who want to pursue their college degrees. Over 25 years, the First Coast Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (FCHCC) Community Development, Inc. has awarded scholarships to high school seniors and undergrad students of Hispanic origin living in Northeast Florida including Duval, Baker, St. Johns, Clay and Nassau counties. Students can now apply for the 2017 ATD…continue reading →

FCHCC Officially Opens Applications for its 2017 Achieving the Dream Scholarship Program

February 17, 2017 – JACKSONVILLE, FL - The Achieving the Dream (ATD) Scholarship Program returns to encourage Hispanic students to pursue their college degrees. Over 25 years, the First Coast Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (FCHCC) Community Development, Inc. has awarded scholarships to high school seniors and undergrad students of Hispanic origin living in Northeast Florida including Duval, Baker, St. Johns, Clay and Nassau counties. Students are invited to apply for the 2017 ATD Scholarships starting February 17 through Friday, April 28. In 2016, FCHCC awarded 13 scholarships to admirable Hispanic students at the inaugural…continue reading →

First Coast Hispanic Chamber Announces 2016 Achieving the Dream Scholarship Recipients

August 31, 2016 – JACKSONVILLE, FL - The First Coast Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (FCHCC) is proud of their impact to the lives of more than one hundred scholarship recipients for their signature program, Achieving the Dream Scholarship, for over 24 years. Applicants undergo a rigorous process handled by a committee of community leaders determined to award the 13 scholarships (valued at $2,500 each) to outstanding qualified Hispanic students of Northeast Florida. These students will be recognized for their achievements at the Hispanic Heritage Gala and Achieving the Dream Scholarship Awards presented by…continue reading →

eMed Multispecialty Group Sponsors First Coast Hispanic Chamber of Commerce’s Hispanic Heritage Gala and Achieving the Dream Scholarship Awards

August 2, 2016 - JACKSONVILLE, FL - The First Coast Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (FCHCC) announces its first Annual Hispanic Heritage Gala and Achieving the Dream Scholarship Awards presented by eMed Multispecialty Group, to be held on Thursday, September 22, 2016, at the Club Continental, 2143 Astor St., Orange Park, FL 32073. The event is from 6:00pm - 10:00pm. The FCHCC Hispanic Heritage Gala and Achieving the Dream Scholarship Awards recognizes the outstanding achievements of Hispanic students awarded scholarships while celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month. This annual gala is one of the premier Hispanic…continue reading →