Empresario | April 2020
President's Corner
Anette Landeros, President/CEO
FWHCC President/CEO Anette Landeros is back from maternity leave with a video message for members and the Fort Worth business community.

"We remain committed to moving Fort Worth forward. We recognize that the goals that we had set have evolved due to COVID-19. We are thinking strategically and planning how we can shift some focus areas to adapt to what the current climate is for our business community."
Chamber Events
TCU MBA Scholarship Q&A
This Q&A Session will occur online using Zoom.  The Zoom meeting link will be sent out prior to the event. You must be registered to receive the Zoom link to join the session.
Seminario Virtual: Asistencia de La Agencia Federal de Pequeños Negocios
Se sugiere que los asistentes se conecten al seminario a las 1:45PM. Al Registrarse, los asistentes recibirán un enlace para conectarse al seminario el día anterior. 
TCU MBA Scholarship Opportunity
The Fort Worth Hispanic Chamber of Commerce & Neeley School of Business at TCU  are proud to announce the establishment of the “Project Rise MBA Scholarship” to assist local multicultural professionals in obtaining a 54-credit hour full-ride, full-time MBA degree at TCU. Learn more about this scholarship opportunity.

We are excited to award this opportunity as an investment in the future of our business community and encourage everyone to spread the news!
COVID-19 Business Resources
The Fort Worth Hispanic Chamber of Commerce is committed to helping our members and Fort Worth business community navigate through these uncertain times. We have compiled COVID-19 business resources and launched "The Bottom Line" blog to provide helpful information that business owners may need to navigate the current situation.
Special Offer from Spectrum Reach
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Member News
Welcome, New Members!
Member Spotlight: Members Giving Back During COVID-19
Z's Cafe and Catering
Catering Company Rallies to Feed Families

Donors and volunteers are helping  Z's Cafe and Catering  make and deliver 4,000 meals a week to Fort Worth ISD families.

"We're looking at over half a million people that are food insecure or hungry, and we have to do something," said owner Carlo Capua.

With Capua's operation reduced yet food still in the kitchen's stock, he mobilized volunteers to get the food to those who need it.

Fort Worth Police Officers Association
FWPOA Buying Meals from Local Businesses for Officers

The Fort Worth Police Officers Association has been supporting local businesses by purchasing hundreds of bulk meals daily for police officers in every patrol division.

“We will identify our most vulnerable local restaurants and focus on providing necessary orders to keep them afloat,” according to a letter from Manny R. Ramirez, president of the FWPOA. “The goal of this effort is two-fold: to ensure that our local economy can survive these tumultuous times, and to ensure that our dedicated front-line police officers have at least one good meal as they protect and serve.”

Ambassador Spotlight: Cristal Hernandez
Cristal is the founder and president of Hernandez Grants & Consulting, LLC , a woman- and minority-owned comprehensive service firm committed to serving, not only government and public entities, but also mission-driven organizations in the areas of Grant & Proposal Development, Government & Public Affairs, Advocacy and Strategic Consulting. 

She has a diverse background in working with federal, state and private foundations, identifying funding sources, guiding proposals and securing the resources needed to further organizational strategic goals. As an FWHCC ambassador, Cristal has been doing advocacy work for our chamber.
Community Events
HWNT Small Businesses and Resources Zoom Meeting
April 23th at 6PM

Tune in via Zoom to learn how the Fort Worth Hispanic Chamber of Commerce is ready to help business leaders, entrepreneurs, and professionals emerge from the COVID-19 crisis.

Virtual Main St. Arts Festival
Online Event
April 13-19

Browse exclusive artwork images from over 200 artists, view behind-the-scenes studio tours, tune into Facebook Live takeovers from various entertainers and much more during this online event.

North Texas Census 2020. Make It Count.
In North Texas, businesses play a large role in helping to ensure everyone gets counted. On average, Texas will lose $11,610 (per decade) per person that is not counted.
The North Texas area, and the state as a whole, needs these funds to serve our people. Help make sure everyone is counted by sharing information about the census with your employees and networks. LEARN MORE
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