Day: May 10, 2012

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Lisa Tatum selected to lead State Bar of Texas in 2013

The Hispanic Chamber congratulates our Chamber member Lisa Tatum, founder and owner of LM Tatum, PLLC (The Tatum Law Practice) on her recent selection as the president-elect of the State Bar of Texas. San Antonio-based LM Tatum practice focuses on corporate, education, employment and public finance law where Lisa serves as outside and general counsel…

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Looking for a Food Truck? Sweb Development has an app for that

If you are on the hunt for a food truck vendor in the Alamo City, then check out the new SA Food Truck Finder app created by Hispanic Chamber member Magaly Chocano and her team at Sweb Development.  The free site features 48 trucks and counting, each with a description of the menu, contact information,…

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ACCION Texas’ Janie Barrera recognized as one of TAMACC’s 2012 Women of Distinction

The Hispanic Chamber is proud to congratulate Janie Barrera, founding president and chief executive officer of ACCION Texas Inc. on being named one of this year’s Women of Distinction by Texas Association of Mexican American Chambers of Commerce (TAMACC). The Women of Distinction awards are designed to honor Latinas whose careers have included contributions to…

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Hispanic Chamber Board Member Veronica Edwards’ InGenesis named one of nation’s fastest-growing inner city companies

The San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce applauds Hispanic Chamber Board Member and InGenesis President & CEO Veronica Edwards and her team on being named one of the nation’s fastest-growing inner city companies by the Initiative for a Competitive Inner City (ICIC) and Fortune Magazine’s Inner City 100 program. InGenesis now ranks No. 5 on…

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Hispanic Chamber Chairman Raúl Lomelí-Azoubel appointed to MALDEF Board of Directors

The San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce congratulates our 2012 Chairman of the Board Raúl Lomelí-Azoubel on his appointment to the 2012 MALDEF National Board of Directors. “We are proud of Raúl Lomelí and his appointment to the MALDEF Board,” said Ramiro Cavazos, Hispanic Chamber President and CEO. “His leadership and commitment to serving the…

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InGenesis among the 100 fastest growing inner city businesses

San Antonio-based InGenesis Inc., a medical-staffing and consulting firm, ranked fifth among the 100 fastest-growing inner-city businesses in America, according to a ranking by the Initiative for a Competitive Inner City and Fortune Magazine. Veronica Edwards, President & CEO of InGenesis, also sits on the Board of Directors of the San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. …

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Public Attention Focused on U.S. Economy

According to a new report released by the Pew Research Center, Americans followed news about the nation’s economy more closely than any other news last week amid new signs the pace of the recovery has slowed. A quarter of the public (25%) says their top story was reports about the condition of the U.S. economy….

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Why is it so expensive to buy or sell a house in America?

In Great Britain, if you want to sell your home, a real estate agent will list the property, find a buyer, help you negotiate a deal and guide you through the transaction, all for a commission of 2-3% of the sale price. In America, realtors provide the same services for roughly double the fee. Are…

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Jobless Claims Decline

The number of Americans submitting new applications for jobless benefits fell last week, easing concerns the labor market was deteriorating after surprisingly weak employment growth in April. According to the Department of Labor, new claims for state unemployment benefits slipped 1,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 367,000. Economists who had expected claims to rise…

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New Rules May Restrain Some Fees in Mortgage

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau plans to propose tighter mortgage lending regulations that would limit the ability of banks and mortgage brokers to charge certain transaction fees, thus possibly ending one of the most abusive costs levied on consumers when they buy a house. Bureau officials said that the rules would ban mortgage companies from…

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