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Save The Date! 28th Annual “Dream Big” Scholarship Gala

Saturday, June 25th ~ 5:30pm ~ Double Tree Rohnert Park ~

Save the Date 4 no year - Dream Big Hispanic Chamber Gala 2016

It’s that time of year again when we have the chance to celebrate student’s drive into higher education at our 28th Annual “Dream Big” Scholarship on Saturday, June 25th at the Double Tree Hilton Sonoma County in Rohnert Park.

We are excited to have as our Keynote Speaker Jacqueline Martinez Garcel, CEO of the Latino Community Foundation.  To read more about Jacqueline visit the Latino Community Foundation website at: Jacqueline Martinez Garcel Bio

Since 1986, in collaboration with over 200 business members in the community, the Hispanic Chamber of Sonoma County has awarded nearly $300,000 in scholarships to local Latino students continue to “Dream Big” as they pursue a higher education.

We hope that you would join us at this celebration. Our Planning Committee has a nigh filled with entertainment, dinner and dancing!  The event sold out last year, so get your tickets soon!

For more information, contact our office at: 707-575-3648.  To Purchase tickets online visit: http://2016dreambig.eventbrite.com

The Hispanic Chamber In Education

IME Becas Grant Award – Hispanic Chamber Scholarship Go Fund Me Page

The Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Sonoma County (HCC-SC) was recently awarded a funding grant of $11,231 by the Mexican Consulate IME Becas to support scholarships in the region. As part of this grant award, the Chamber’s goal is to raise matching funds from the community at large and invest even more in our young people.
Please donate here to make a difference!
https://www.gofundme.com/HCCSonoma

Business Workshops

Upcoming Small Business Workshops in English & Spanish

Small BusinessThe Hispanic Chamber of Commerce in partnership with the Sonoma Economic Development Board (EDB) and the Napa-Sonoma Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is pleased to announce a series of small business workshops in both English & Spanish for 2016! Workshops range from creating a business plan, finance to marketing and communications.  Visit Business Workshops for more information.

Classes in English

5/18/16:  From Kitchen to Market for Food Entrepreneurs

6/1/16: Build A Better Business – Business Start-up Orientation

6/8/16: Build A Better Business – Marketing Your Small  Business

6/10/16: Food Manager Safety Training

Clases en Espanol

5/26/16: Registros – Las Mejores Practicas

 

News

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Meet Our New Members!

 

The Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Sonoma County is proud to announce the following members to the HCC Family!

Click New Members to welcome them!

Upcoming Mixers

 2016 May Networking Mixer!

The Floor Store
Thursday, May 19, 2016
5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
2875 Santa Rosa Ave.
Santa Rosa

Don’t miss out on this great opportunity. Stop by with a friend and take advantage of this great mixer!

Click May Mixer for more info!

Member Spotlight

Issac & Elizabeth Tormo – Rumba Cuban Kitchen

Isaac and Elizabeth Tormo relocated several years ago from Miami, FL to pursue a dream of opening up their own restaurant.

Today, their dream has become a reality!

Located in Windsor, Rumba Cuban Kitchen is owned and operated by six members of the Tormo family, originally from Cuba and then Fort Lauderdale, Fl.

Once you walk in, the Tormo family greet you as though you are about to have dinner in their own home! The menu is filled with family favorites that will delight your appetite!

Have you ever tried a Cuban Sandwich? They’re the best! The bread is flown in from Florida and the sandwiches come in two sizes. Like coffee? Skip Starbucks and grab a Cuban Coffee!

The following food critics have given Rumba Cuban Kitchen great accolades! Visit and check it out yourself!

Bite Club Review

La Prensa Sonoma Review

The Press Democrat Review

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