Hispanic Metropolitan Chamber
October 2009
In This Issue
Xavier Botana is recognized by the Hispanic Metropolitan Chamber.
Latino Class III graduates & welcome Class IV participants.
Tom Potiowsky will address October Luncheon.
Community members to be recognized at October Membership Luncheon.
Scholarship Radio-thon
   Bustos Media                                             
The Hispanic Chamber and Bustos Media of Portland will conduct a Radio-thon to benefit the Hispanic Chamber's Annual Scholarship Fund.  
 
100% of the proceeds from the pledges will go directly to the Scholarship Fund.
The Radio-thon will run exclusively on KGDD 1520 AM, KSZN 1230 AM, KOOR 1010 AM and KLPM 1150 AM
from 5am to 7pm, on Thursday, October 15th.
 
As of May 2009, the Hispanic Chamber has awarded $979,750 since 1996 to 444 Latino students throughout Oregon.  Call in on October 15th and make your pledge. 
 
For more information about the Hispanic Chamber's Scholarship Program, please click here.
Xavier Botana, Chief Academic Officer for PPS
 
Xavier Botana The Hispanic Metropolitan Chamber will honor and introduce, Xavier Botana to the community.  Botana leads the development and support for the District's teaching and learning core.  Before coming to Portland Public Schools this past summer, he was Chief Officer for Instructional Design and Assessment for the Chicago Public Schools and has been a bilingual teacher and a building and district administrator in Illinois districts.  Xavier holds degrees in education from Chicago State University and has been admitted to candidacy for a doctorate in education and social policy at Northwestern University.
Latino Leadership Reception
                                           membership luncheon 1The Hispanic Chamber will honor the graduates of the Latino Leadership class III and welcome the new class IV participants.  At the same time, the Hispanic Chamber will welcome Xavier Botana to the Portland Hispanic Community.
 
Latino Leadership Reception
October 22, 2009
Time: 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Place: Hilton Portland & Executive Tower, Broadway Room 
          921 SW Sixth Avenue
          Portland, OR 97204
          (503) 226-1611
Sponsor: Bank of America
Tom Potiowsky, State Economist, will address October Membership Luncheon
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Tom Potiowsky
 Tom Potiowsky is the State Economist for Oregon. He is on indefinite leave from Portland State University in Portland, Oregon, as Professor and Chair of the Economics Department.  Potiowsky currently works in the Office of Economic Analysis, in the Department of Administrative Services.  His office is responsible for developing and disseminating quarterly state economic and demographic forecasts and estimating General Fund revenue for the State of Oregon.  The forecasts are used to develop both the Governor's Budget and the Legislatively Approved Budget.  
 
Potiowsky has been active in publishing and presenting at academic conferences in the areas of macroeconomics and forecasting.  In addition to academic pursuits, he has consulted with numerous companies and given presentations to local organizations.
 
Potiowsky is a member of the American Economics Association, the Western Economic Association, and the National Association for Business Economics.  He also serves on the Board for the Oregon Council on Economic Education and the Oregon Progress Board.
 
Membership Luncheon
October 27, 2009
Time: 11:30am - 1:30pm
Place: Hotel Monaco, Alder Creek Room
          506 SW Washington St.
          Portland, OR 97204
          (503) 222-0001
Cost: $25 Members/$30 Non-Members
Sponsor: American Family Insurance
To RSVP, please click here or email Jane Nevarez at jnevarez@hmccoregon.com.
Community Members to be recognized at October Membership Luncheon
 
Carmen Nazario
 
Carmen Nazario, President and CEO of ELYON  International, Inc.
 
 SBA Oregon's Minority Small Business Person of the Year
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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   Serge D'Rovencourt, Honorary Consul, Guatemala
 
 
 
New Members
 
Angel A. Almendarez
 
 
Ovelar Consulting, LLC.
 
Calendar of Events
October 12, 2009
(Monday)
Workshop
"Primeros Pasos Para Comenzar un Negocio" RSVP
Time: 5:30pm - 7:30pm
          805 SE 122nd Ave
          Portland, OR 97233
          (503) 988-5392
Cost: Free
 
October 15, 2009
(Thursday)
Scholarship Radio-thon 
Time: 5:30am - 7:00pm 
Place: Radio-thon will run exclusively on KGDD 1520 AM, KSZN 1230 AM, KOOR 1010 AM and KLPM 1150 AM.
 
October 22, 2009
(Thursday)
Latino Leadership Reception RSVP
Time: 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Place: Hilton Portland & Executive Tower, Broadway Room
           921 SW Sixth Avenue
           Portland, OR 97204
           (503) 226-1611
Sponsor:
 
 
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October 26, 2009
(Monday)
Workshop 
"10-Steps to Starting a Business" RSVP
Time: 5:30pm - 7:30pm
          805 SE 122nd Ave
          Portland, OR 97233
          (503) 988-5392
 
Cost: Free
 
October 27, 2009
(Tuesday)
Membership Luncheon RSVP
Keynote Speaker: Tom Potiowsky, State Economist, State of Oregon
Time: 11:30am - 1:30pm
Place: Hotel Monaco, Alder Creek Room
          506 SW Washington St
          Portland, OR 97204
          (503) 222-0001
Cost: $25 Members/$30 Non-members
Sponsor: American Family Insurance
 
 
 
 
To RSVP to any of our events, please email Jane Nevarez at jnevarez@hmccoregon.com.
 T-Shirts for Sale

T-Shirt

 "I heart Wise Latinas" T-shirts are only $25!  100% of the earnings will go toward funding our programs.
To purchase, please email us at
info@hmccoregon.com.
You can also visit our office:
 333 SW 5th Ave., Ste 100 Portland, OR 97207
Smart Park
Use Smart Park when shopping or doing business in downtown Portland!
Locations are:
3rd & Alder
4th & Yamhill
10th & Yamhill
Naito & Davis (Old Town)
  1st & Jefferson
  O'Bryant Square
  NW 9th and Marshall
 
 

Thank you to our October corporate sponsors

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