Hispanic Metropolitan Chamber
June Newsletter
Annual Membership Luncheon 
June 1, 2010
In This Issue
John M. Haroldson, First Latino DA in Oregon, will Address Members at Luncheon
Members will Elect New Board Members
2010 Employment & Business Fair
Latino Leadership Program
Calendar of Events

Annual Membership Luncheon

Tuesday, June 29, 2010 
Keynote Speaker:
John M. Haroldson, Benton County District Attorney 
Time: 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. 
Place: Hilton Hotel, Pavillion Room  
          921 SW Sixth Avenue 
          Portland, OR 97204
          (503) 226-1611
Cost: $25.00 Members/$30.00 Non-members
Sponsor: Wells Fargo
 
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John M. Haroldson, the first Latino District Attorney in Oregon, will address Members at the Annual Membership Luncheon

John M. Haroldson
John Haroldson
John M. Haroldson
will address Chamber members at the Annual Membership Luncheon in June.  Haroldson was elected Benton County District Attorney in November 2008, following his appointment in February 2007 by Governor Ted Kulongoski.  Prior to his appointment, he served as Benton County's Chief Deputy District Attorney, a position he held since 2002.  Haroldson began his prosecution career in 1988 as an intern-prosecutor for the City of Albany and later as a Linn County Deputy District Attorney.

Recognized by the Oregon Crime Victims Assistance Network and the Oregon Humane Society for excellence in prosecution, Haroldson has distinguished himself as a prosecutor.  He serves as adjunct faculty for Willamette University School of Law and the National College of District Attorneys.

Haroldson earned a Bachelor's Degree in Philosophy from Central Washington University and a Doctorate in Jurisprudence from the University of Oregon.  He is a member of the Oregon and Washington State Bar Associations.  For more information regarding the Benton County DA, please click here.

Chamber Members will Elect New Board Members for the Upcoming Year

  The Nominees are:
  • Jerry D. Petty, Multnomah County
  • Henry Alvarez, Bank of the Cascades
  • Berta Ferrán, Windermere Mortgage Services
  • Melissa Bobadilla, Aguilar & Bobadilla, PC
  • Humberto Reyna, Reyna Moore Advertising
  • Xavier E. Botana, Portland Public Schools
  • Francisco Garbayo, Regence BlueCross BlueShield
  • Bernie Kronberger, Wells Fargo
  • Abel Navarrete, Columbia Sportswear
  • Eduardo Norell, Norell Design
  • Celia Nuñez, State Farm Insurance
  • Jeff Young, Caerus Insurance
 The following Board members will be recognized for their leadership at the Annual Luncheon:
  • Daniel Herrera, American Family Insurance
  • Cecily Quintana, Quintana Galleries
2010 Employment & Business Fair
Trade ShowTuesday, June 29, 2010
1:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Portland Hilton Hotel, Grand Ballroom
921 SW Sixth Ave.
Portland, OR 97204
Sponsors: ODOT Portland Development Commission  
                                                                                                          Worksource Portland 
  
If you are interested in becoming an exhibitor at the Business Fair, please click here.
 
Please also feel free to visit the 2010 Employment & Business Fair homepage
Latino Leadership Program - Accepting Applications! 
 
Latino Leadership Class IV
Latino Leadership Class IV
Each year, a class of up to 20 selected individuals participate in a 12-month Hispanic Chamber Leadership class.  The program enhances the leadership and management skills of Latino leaders to position them to continue their advancement in their employment while also promoting community leadership through volunteerism on public boards and commissions. 
 
Qualifications and the Selection Process:

Any Latino who supports the mission of the Hispanic Metropolitan Chamber (Hispanic Chamber) can apply.  Past scholarship recipients of the Hispanic Chamber Scholarship Program are encouraged to apply.

 

Participants must complete a formal program application and all attachments.  Participants are selected on their own merits.  A Selection Committee will recommend individuals to participate in the annual program.  The Hispanic Chamber governs the Latino Leadership Program.

Apply Now

 Best wishes and good luck!
Calendar of Events

June 7, 2010 Workshop:

(Monday) "10-Steps to Starting a Business"  

Time: 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Place: Midland Library

          805 SE 122nd Avenue

          Portland, OR 97233

          (503) 988-5392  

Cost: Free

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June 21, 2010 Workshop:

(Monday) "Primeros Pasos Para Comenzar un Negocio"  

Time: 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Place: Midland Library

          805 SE 122nd Avenue

          Portland, OR 97233

          (503) 988-5392  

Cost: Free

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June 29, 2010 Annual Membership Luncheon  

(Tuesday)

Keynote Speaker: John M. Haroldson, Benton County District Attorney 

Leadership Award Recipients: Cecily Quintana, Quintana Galleries &
Daniel Herrera, American Family Insurance 

Time: 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. 

Place: Hilton Hotel, Pavillion Room  

          921 SW Sixth Avenue 
          Portland, OR 97204
          (503) 226-1611

Cost: $25.00 Members/$30.00 Non-members

Sponsor: Wells Fargo

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June 29, 2010 Employment & Business Fair

(Tuesday)                   

Time: 1:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. 

Place: Hilton Hotel, Grand Ballroom  

            921 SW Sixth Avenue 
          Portland, OR 97204
          (503) 226-1611

Cost: Free to the Public

Sponsor: Oregon Department of Transportation, Portland Development Commission & Worksource Portland Metro
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Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions or concerns about Chamber events at 503.222.0280 or email: info@hmccoregon.com.