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With the Holidays just around the corner, we wanted to take this opportunity to personally thank each and every one of you who are members and friends of FCHCC. We are so grateful for your engagement of our endeavor to bring more exciting and beneficial initiatives to our members.

To recap, FCHCC celebrated Hispanic Heritage Month for the first time with several new events all in October!
  1. La Ruta Del Sabor - October 4th - 8th
  2. Jacksonville Women’s Business Center of the JAX Chamber Panel Discussion (Spanish workshop)- October 6th
  3. Speaker Series with the Jacksonville Historical Society - October 14th
  4. Hispanic Festival - October 15th
  5. Mobile Food Bank - October 16th
  6. SBA Federal Contracting Series (2-day Spanish workshop) - October 17th & 18th
Finally, we rounded out the month with our Annual Hispanic Heritage Gala & ATD Awards on October 28th.

With your support, each event was highly successful and we couldn't have done it all without you!

Check out some of the photos below!
Chamber Panel Discussion Spanish Workshop at the Jacksonville Women's Business Center
Willie Gonzalez, FCHCC Chair speaking at the Jacksonville Women's Business Center Workshop on October 6th
Jacksonville Historical Society Speaker Series
FCHCC attended the Jacksonville Historical Society Speaker Series with keynote speaker: Dr. Rebecca Karimi (center) on October 14th
Hispanic Festival at The Link
FCHCC celebrating at the Hispanic Festival at The Link on October 15th
FCHCC Mobile Food Bank
FCHCC Mobile Food Bank sponsored by the Jacksonville Jaguars and in partnership with Feeding Northeast Florida and Three Grains of Rice Missions on October 16th
SBA Federal Contracting Workshop
FCHCC in partnership with the Small Business Administration for the Federal Contracting Series Workshop on October 22nd & 23rd
FCHCC Hispanic Heritage Gala & ATD Awards
FCHCC Annual Hispanic Heritage & ATD Awards on October 28th and the 2021 ATD Recipients (right photo)
To see more photos,
visit our Flickr Photo Albums!
FCHCC was also invited to attend La Viva Fiesta by Yanira Cardona (center picture), the event organizer, Owner of YaYa Productions and FCHCC member. The 2-day festivities was October 16th & 17th.
For many years, FCHCC awarded 10 Hispanic students with the ATD Scholarship but this year, we awarded 12 dynamic students and we are so proud of their achievements! Congratulations to this year's Recipients!
  1. Daniella Valderrama, Jacksonville University; Major: Biology
  2. Erynn Norez, School of the Art Institute Chicago; Major: Fine Arts
  3. Gretchen Garcia-Cintra, Florida State College at Jacksonville; Major: Nursing
  4. Jeilymar Morales, Jacksonville University; Major: Theater
  5. Magyanis Ruiz, Villanova University; Major: Public Administration
  6. Marangely Quinones, Florida State College at Jacksonville; Major: Biomedical Science
  7. Marko Carrion, Florida State College at Jacksonville; Major: Biomedical Science
  8. Mya Lynn Cruz, University of North Florida; Major: Exercise Science
  9. Nathanael Hernandez-Carias, University of Central Florida; Major: Criminal Justice
  10. Nicole Palma, University of Florida; Major: Biomedical Science / Pre-Dentistry
  11. Sofia Alvarez, University of North Florida; Major: Nursing
  12. Tomas Yepez, University of Central Florida; Major: Engineering
Monica Hernandez, FCHCC President on the cover of Latin Connection Magazine’s November 2021 Edition.

Monica has done an amazing job in leading FCHCC to many achievements and her goal is to continue bringing more awareness of Hispanics' achievements in Northeast Florida and also helping Hispanic-owned business owners gain the tools and resources needed to enable them to grow.

Read her story, A Woman of Vision and Goals”!
FCHCC Holiday 2021 Party for Members Only
Save the Date for our Members Only Holiday Celebration Party on December 10th!

Date and more details to come!
We could not achieve our mission without our members.
THANK YOU very much for your partnership!

Large Corporation 1
121 Financial Credit Union

Small Business 1
Quality Labor Management LLC
The Link
Universal Accounting & Financial Services Inc.
Red Petunia Productions
Finnell, McGuinness, Nezami &
Andux P.A.
Parra Harris Law

Individual Members
Medardo Monzon
Juan Carlos Balcazar
Carmen Roben

Leadership Trustee
Prospera USA

Small Business 2
Landmark Title

Small Business 1
Jhonthan Hernandez LLC
CertaPro Painters First Coast St Augustine
Team Strong | eXp Realty LLC
CH4 Soccer Management, LLC

Non-Profit 1
Three Grains of Rice Missions

Individual Members
Leon Carrero
Rebecca Dominguez Karimi, PhD