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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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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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The Hispanic Chamber commends Senate Committee vote on Contreras-Sweet to lead the U.S. Small Business Administration

The San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, America’s first Hispanic chamber, is very pleased about the bipartisan backing of Maria Contreras-Sweet by the Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship Committee to become the next head of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).  Contreras-Sweet’s new role would be vital in extending more loans to expanding businesses in…

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The Hispanic Chamber presents The Legacy Story

SAHCC “The Legacy Story” Original Idea: Alexander Briseño Directed by: Lionel Sosa Executive Producer: Ramiro Cavazos Produced by: Alejandro Maya Edited by : Jorge Conde & Jesus Ramirez A Special Thank You to UTSA Libraries Special Collections MyStory SHARE THIS POST

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SA to DC 2014 with your Hispanic Chamber

Every year, a delegation of business and civic leaders travel to Washington, D.C. to meet with key members of Congress, White House officials, cabinet members and military leaders. During this unpredictable political climate and challenging economic times, it is imperative for the businesses of San Antonio to be heard in Washington, D.C.  This year’s  SA…

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Hispanic Chamber votes in favor of requiring Algebra II for Texas Public Schools

SAN ANTONIO, TX – The San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce announced its full support to urge the State Board of Education (SBOE) to ensure that Algebra II is included in all endorsement tracks for high school education across Texas. The decision to support Algebra II as a requirement for Texas public schools came after…

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San Antonio’s Largest Annual Gathering of Business Leaders

Thank you to everyone who joined us for the 85th Annual Gala, A Timeless Organization.   More than 1,800 San Antonio regional business leaders filled the J.W. Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort ballroom, to welcome new Hispanic Chamber leadership.  Guests heard from 2014 Chairwoman,Patricia Pliego Stout, and celebrated the accomplishments of Alexander Briseño, 2013 Chairman and the 2013…

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