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The Mission of the Sacramento Hispanic Chamber of Commerce is to maximize the success
of our members’ businesses through networking, advocacy and education.


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Business Networking Expo/Mixer
March 28, 2007
Location: Sacramento Hilton Hotel
             2200 Harvard St.
             Sacramento, CA 95815
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New Member Orientation
Date: Wednesday, March 21, 2007
Time: 11:30am - 1:30pm
Location: SHCC Office
1491 River Park Dr., Ste 101
For more information please call Ruby Maciel at 486.7700
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Grand Opening Reception
Union Bank of California
Date: Thursday, March 29, 2007
Time: 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Location: 4730 Elk Grove Blvd.
Elk Grove, CA  95758
For more information and to RSVP please contact Maria at (916) 683-4315 Ext. 4

Speed Networking Luncheon *NEW DATE*
Date: Wednesday, April 4, 2007
Time: 11:00am - 1:00pm
Location: Xcaret Mexican Restaurant
2101 Natomas Crossing Dr. Ste 100
For more information please call Ruby Maciel at 486.7700

Spanish Speaking Workshop
Topic: Branding
Date: Wednesday, April 11, 2007
Time: 8:30am – 10:30am
Location: SHCC Office 1491 River Park Dr., Ste 101
For more information please call Ruby Maciel at 486.7700

Get more info on these and other events by visiting the SHCC Community Calendar HERE.

Check out the latest issue of the Sacramento Hispanic Business Magazine. To Advertise in the Next Issue
Contact the SHCC office for more information or to provide your feedback. Download latest issue here
The SHCC has created a list of Contracting and Procurement opportunities web sites to check out this site you can visit:
The Alliance online


The following is a list of SHCC Member to Member Benefits Sponsors:
Office Depot
Western Health Advantage
Enterprise Rent-a-Car
Golden State SBDC Program
CM IT Solutions

To join our fine list of M2M Benefit Sponsors please contact the SHCC at 916.486.7700.

SHCC Winner of Best Website Award by the CHCC in 2006!

Connecting our Business Community :: Uniendo Nuestra Comunidad de Comercio

Paul Galindo

Diana Borroel

Hello [First Name],
Welcome to the Wednesday, March 7th, 2007
issue of the SHCC E-Newsletter.


”There is no victory at bargain basement prices.”


Links to Visit
:: SHCC Annual Business Awards and Recognition Banquet
:: Sacramento Hispanic Business Magazine
:: Member to Member Discount Page

:: 35th Annual Business Award Winners
Awards Photo
We would like to congratulate the winners of the 35th Annual Business Awards.

Business Man of the Year
Roy Pérez, RM Pérez & Associates

Business Woman of the Year
Sylvia Reyes, Reyes & Associates

Corporate Advocate of the Year
Wells Fargo Bank

Non-Profit of the Year
The Sacramento Cultural Arts Center

Volunteer of the Year
Sofia Gutiérrez

We wish you continued success in 2007!

Would you like to be nominated for 2008? For more information please call 916.486.7700

:: Spend nine days in Mexico!
The Sacramento State Osher Lifelong Learning Program introduces a new and exciting cultural travel program to Mexico that coincides with one of Mexico’s National Holidays: the Cinco de Mayo Celebration!

Spend nine days in Mexico on a guided tour visiting colonial architecture, art studios, private home showings with artisans, and exotic market fairs.

For more information click here

For an application click here

:: President/CEO Diana Borroel to Keynote with Mayor Heather Fargo

Our very own, Diana Borroel, will be one of the keynote speakers, along with Mayor Heather Fargo, at a upcoming event titled “Leading Change & Building Diversity.” This event will take place on Thursday, March 29, 2007 at the Midtown Courtyard Marriott. Workshop topics to include:

  1. Financial Management & Investing; Marketing Strategies
  2. Supplier Diversity; Small Business Financing

For more information on this event click here or call (916) 374-9355

:: The Opportunity Expo – March 24 – 25, 2007 at the
Sacramento Convention Center

Discover hundreds of established and revolutionary new opportunities, both local and national. You’ll be delighted to find the many ways that you can save on taxes, generate additional income, or create true wealth - including many opportunities that can be realized from the comfort of your home! See  for speakers and exhibitors..

This is an opportunity for SHCC members to have direct contact with hundreds of potential clients. A 25% discount is being offered to you if you apply before February 25th. There are a limited number of exhibit spaces available. Pleas call (916) 446-2766 for details.



:: SBA's 1st Federal Disaster Loan Checks To Small Businesses Hurt By Freeze
Sacramento, CA
– Carlos G. Mendoza, District Director of the U. S. Small Business Administration’s (SBA) Fresno District Office, today presented disaster assistance checks to five small businesses for which SBA has approved loans for $352,600 to help them overcome the financial harm caused by the freeze.  “These checks represent SBA’s commitment to helping these small businesses and are the first Federal disaster assistance provided to freeze victims,” Mendoza said.  SBA declared 40 California counties a freeze disaster just two days after receiving Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger’s request for SBA assistance.

For more information click here

:: Join us at an exciting Women's Leadership Exchange® Connections Event!
MacysJones New York and Women's Leadership Exchange® invite you to an exclusive evening of business solutions, networking and shopping!
Leslie Grossman, Cofounder of the Women's Leadership Exchange®, will talk about powerful and influential ways to grow valuable connections and Create your Circle of Influence. Jones New York will show you how to dress the part with a fashion presentation featuring the new Spring arrivals.
Please RSVP to reserve your space by following the link below or calling 1-888-937-5800:

  • Tuesday, March 13 - 6 PM
    MACY'S Sacramento, CA
    414 K Street, Jones New York Collection, 2nd Floor
    RSVP For This Event

Limited Space Available. Please RSVP today to reserve a spot for you and your friends! Click on the RSVP link or call (888) 937-5800. With any $100 Jones New York purchase, receive a silver engraved compact.

There's never been a more important time. There's never been a more important reason.

Conserving energy not only cuts costs, but also reduces emissions that lead to global warming. Join the ranks of outstanding leaders in California who know the time to fight global warming is now.

Flex Your Power seeks to recognize businesses, local, state and federal governments, farmers, water districts and institutions that understand that saving energy means saving money and the environment. If your organization is making steps to reduce energy use, please tell us your story by applying for a Flex Your Power Award.

Awards will highlight leaders in each of the following categories:

- Energy Efficiency
- Demand Response
- Education and Leadership
- Innovative Products and/or Services

APPLY NOW! Visit to learn how.

:: Disaster Preparedness for Small Business and Non-Profits
Disaster Preparedness for Small Business, Non-Profits and Faith-Based Organizations
Ready Sacramento will provide you with the practical tools to create a disaster preparedness plan to help ensure the continuity of your operations. 
Thursday, April 12, 2007
9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Sacramento Regional Homeland Security & Training Center
Bldg 600 3720 Dudley Blvd. McClellan, CA 95652
For more information click here

Brian Tracy Live

Macy’s Men’s Night Private Sale is back. And this is a great time to get fantastic savings throughout Macy’s Men’s departments, including 40% off our collections of Men’s suits, sport coats and trousers.

For more information click here


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