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January Newsletter

Happy New Year 

JANUARY MEMBERSHIP LUNCHEON: TUESDAY, JANUARY 31, 2012
Patrick Quinton 
Join the Hispanic Chamber on Tuesday, January 31, 2012 for its first Membership luncheon of the new year.  Patrick Quinton, Executive Director of the Portland Development Commission (PDC), will give the keynote address.

Patrick Quinton is responsible for the overall leadership and management of the city's economic development and urban renewal agency.  Under Mr. Quinton's direction, PDC is pursuing an ambitious economic development strategy which sets the goal of creating the most sustainable local economy in the world.

To read more about Mr. Quinton, click here
MEMBER SPOTLIGHT
At each Membership luncheon, the Hispanic Chamber recognizes individuals and businesses that have made outstanding contributions to their communities through their dedication, leadership, commitment and character.  Join the Hispanic Chamber on Tuesday, January 31st in recognizing Rhonnda Edmiston of Howard S. Wright & Lucrecia Suárez of Conexiones for their continued support of the community and the Hispanic Chamber's mission.  Click here to reserve your seat today.

Rhonnda Edmiston
Rhonnda Edmiston
Small Business Outreach Manager
Howard S. Wright
Lucrecia Suarez
Lucrecia Suárez
Owner
Conexiones
FREE SMALL BUSINESS RESOURCES
 
The Hispanic Chamber is serving small businesses, at no charge, through the Small Business Development Program. This is a new initiative of the Portland Development Commission and the City of Portland that aims to grow and strengthen existing small businesses through technical assistance and training.

 

Businesses eligible for services will have 50 or less employees and will be:

  • Owned by a person of color;
  • Owned by a person with limited English proficiency;
  • Owned by a person with modest income (120% of the median family income); or
  • Located in targeted areas of North, Northeast, and East Portland.  

If you meet the above criteria, please call the Hispanic Chamber at 503-222-0280 to make an appointment.

OFFICE SPACE FOR LEASE: DOWNTOWN PORTLAND $500/MONTH 
Office
 
333 SW 5TH AVE, SUITE 100
ON THE CORNER OF SW 5TH & STARK
Location perks:
  • Centrally located in Portland's Downtown Business Core
  • Blocks from Pioneer Square, Pearl District & U.S. Bank Building
  • Office has access to public transportation on MAX lines & Bus Mall
  • Walking distance to Local, State, and Federal agencies

Office includes:

  • Desk, 2 filing cabinets, book shelf & credenza (computer & printer are not included)
If you are interested, please call MaryAnn Potter at (503) 807-4289 or email at mpotter@hmccoregon.com.
WHITE BIRD DANCE PRESENTS:
Noche Flamenca
Steve Mageda photographer

  

SOLEDAD BARRIO & NOCHE FLAMENCA

 

Newmark Theatre
Located inside Antoinette Hatfield Hall
1111 SW Broadway (at Main Street)
Portland, OR 97205   

 

Thursday, January 12, 2012 7:30pm 

 
Friday, January 13, 2012 7:30pm
 
Saturday, January 14, 2012 7:30pm

 

Hispanic Chamber members receive a *20% group discount.  Click here to purchase your tickets today.

*discount code is HCHAMBER.

 

CALENDAR OF EVENTS
 
Saturday, January 7, 2012
Financial Aid Workshop
Presenter: NELA Center for Student Success
Times: 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM or 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Place: NELA Center for Student Success
1500 NE Irving St. Ste. 135
Portland, OR 97232
Cost: FREE
RSVP NOW!
Space limited, registration required. 

 

Thursday, January 19, 2012
Workshop: "Career Opportunities with AXA Advisors"
Presenter: Jaime Chavez, AXA Advisors
Place: Hispanic Chamber Training Room
333 SW 5th Ave., Ste. 100
Portland, OR 97204
Time: 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Cost: FREE
RSVP NOW!

 

LuncheonTuesday, January 31, 2012
Membership Luncheon
Keynote speaker: Patrick Quinton, Executive Director,
Portland Development Commisson (PDC)
Member recognition: Rhonnda Edmiston, Howard S. Wright & Lucrecia Suárez, Conexiones
Place:
Benson Hotel, Mayfair Ballroom
309 SW Broadway
Portland, OR 97205
Time: 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Cost: $29.00 Members/$34.00 Non-members
RSVP NOW! 
Sponsor: Pacific Power 
Thank you to our January corporate sponsor!
Pacific Power

Hispanic Metropolitan Chamber
P.O. Box 1837
Portland, Oregon 97207
503.222.0280

info@hmccoregon.com