Hispanic Chamber Celebrates 25 Years of Service to Businesses in Northeast Florida and Southeast Georgia

For Immediate Release: September 7, 2017 - JACKSONVILLE, FL - The First Coast Hispanic Chamber of Commerce is celebrating 25 years of service to Hispanic and non-Hispanic businesses in Northeast Florida and Southeast Georgia. As a growing organization, the First Coast Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (FCHCC) is positively impacting the regional economy by creating value, promoting and facilitating the success of their devoted members and by engaging the community at large. A 25th Anniversary celebration took place at Havana JAX on September 1, 2017, to appreciate past and present members (photos below).     In…continue reading →

FCHCC Has a Successful End of Year 2015 Business Luncheon

It has been a great year for the FCHCC! We hosted our last business luncheon on December 10, 2015. It was very successful and we thank everyone who helped make this event happen. FCHCC thanks Cesar Grijota, 2015 Programs and Events Chair for his work in putting this luncheon together, his committee, FCHCC board members, Omni Hotel and Resorts (venue), and to Lt. Governor Lopez-Cantera for speaking to our members and friends. pictured l to r: Roberto Sanchez, Andrea Reyes, Maribel Hernandez, Lt. Governor Carlos Lopez-Cantera, Rebecca Black, Emmanuel Matias, and Cesar Grijota…continue reading →

A Very Successful 2015 Achieving the Dream Event

The 2015 FCHCC Achieving the Dream Awards Luncheon was held Friday, October 16 at the Omni Hotel and Resorts. Sixteen Hispanic students were awarded scholarships this year and FCHCC thanks everyone's assistance in making this a successful event. Below is a link to the documentary placed on social media with a call to action at the end and a list of this year’s recipients. Also, included is a link to the story the Times-Union ran in last Sunday’s paper which Maira Martelo, FCHCC Achieving the Dream Scholarship Selection Committee Chair, arranged through her…continue reading →

Mujeres del Manana Conference

by Maribel Hernandez The FCHCC actively participated in the Mujeres del Manana Conference this Saturday, May 23rd which was historical. It was extremely empowering for those that attended and experienced it. Many thanks to Alice Gonzalez for preparing everything for our table and to Angie Rossy & Jose Cuetos for coming out on Saturday to help with the booth. Thanks to your assistance we have some good leads for membership and expect to receive several additional scholarship applications. They also promoted our upcoming events for programs and education. I personally spoke with someone…continue reading →