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Senate approves Castro as HUD secretary

SAN ANTONIO — The U.S. Senate on Wednesday overwhelmingly approved the nomination of San Antonio Mayor Julián Castro as secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. The nomination was approved 71-26 on a roll call vote. Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, voted for the nomination; Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, voted against it. Republicans…

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The Source: The Economic Impact Of Streetcar

Listen to the full interview here.  By: Paul Flahive, Texas Public Radio  A new economic impact study has tried to put a tangible number on the intangibles of the benefits from investing in streetcars. $1.3 billion over 25 years is the expected benefit to the city for the $280 million investment. The study, conducted by The SABÉR…

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Alex Briseno
Announcing our 2014 Alexander Briseño Leadership Development Program Participants

The San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (SAHCC) is proud to announce the aspiring community leaders who will take part in the Alexander E. Briseño Leadership Development Program (ABLDP) class of 2014.   Individuals selected to take part in this year’s program will be immersed in education sessions that address a variety of topics such as strategic planning;…

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2014 Business Awards Presented by the San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

The San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (SAHCC) is proud to announce the honorees for its 2014 Business Awards Dinner.  Honoring the accomplishments of some of San Antonio’s most influential business and community leaders who are at the forefront of their industries, the Business Awards Dinner will take place on Thursday, July 17 at the…

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Hispanic Chamber honors San Antonio Public, Corporate Firms with Business Opportunity Diversity Awards during annual Small Business Summit

For more than 85 years, The San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce has been a champion of Hispanic businesses and the development of procurement opportunities for small, minority, women-owned and local businesses.  On June 11, for the second year in a row, the Hispanic Chamber recognized San Antonio firms for their initiatives embedded in their…

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San Antonio Businessman, Max Navarro, commits $50,000 to support Hispanic Chamber’s Annual Small Business Summit

The Hispanic Chamber is excited to announce that Max Navarro, Board Chairman of OpTech Corporation and Vutex Inc. has re-committed $10,000 each year for the next five years to put on this Small Business Summit event.  The 5th Annual Max Navarro Small Business Summit, San Antonio’s largest small business summit, took place yesterday, Wednesday, June…

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SBA Administrator to Keynote Small Business Summit

Join us on Wednesday, June 11, 2014 as the San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce proudly presents San Antonio’s 5th Annual Max Navarro Small Business Summit at the Freeman Exposition Hall (3201 East Houston St.). This Summit is uniquely designed by San Antonio’s leading small business owners and corporate leaders. The content of our training…

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NISD Bond 2014
Hispanic Chamber board votes to support NISD Bond 2014

On Wednesday, April 23, 2014 the Board of Directors of the San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (SAHCC) voted to support the Northside Independent School District’s (NISD) $648.34 million bond issuance, so that the District continues to provide quality education for their students and Bexar County. The Hispanic Chamber is encouraging NISD to follow the…

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Hispanic Chamber champions education resolution at City Council

San Antonio, TX – On Thursday, April 17, 2014 the San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce went before City Council to stress the importance of Algebra II in support of a City Council resolution urging all School Districts throughout San Antonio to make the Distinguished Achievement plan the default graduation plan for high school education…

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Noah Garcia, Vantage Bank
2014 Economic Forecast Report

Thank you for joining us at our 2014 Economic Forecast Luncheon presented by Vantage Bank on Friday, March 28, 2014 at the Embassy Suites Riverwalk Hotel. We hope you enjoyed the event which gave attendees an update on the local, state, and national economic and demographic trends for 2014. We hope that you will join…

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