At First Coast Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, we strive to establish and encourage better Hispanic-owned and -operated businesses by looking for opportunities to foster an understanding of Hispanic heritage on the First Coast.

We encourage all business professionals, both Hispanic and non-Hispanic, to get involved with the programs we offer, from our monthly networking events to our educational workshops, and our Achieving the Dream scholarship program to promotional opportunities for your business. Also, we welcome volunteers to get involved with any of our committees!

*Important Announcements!*

Register NOW to our September 2014 Business Luncheon
FCHCC Business Luncheon

Join FCHCC for our September 2014 Business Luncheon
Location: University Club
1301 Riverplace Blvd, Jacksonville, FL

Date: Thursday, September 11, 2014
Time: 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Cost: $25 for FCHCC Active Members
$30 for Non-members (includes networking, lunch, and parking)

Sheriff John RutherfordKeynote Speaker: Sheriff John Rutherford

John H. Rutherford was first elected Sheriff on July 1, 2003, after receiving a sweeping mandate from Duval County voters on April 5, 2003. He was re-elected on March 20, 2007. In April of 2011, the voters of Duval County overwhelming returned Sheriff Rutherford to office.

Born on September 2, 1952, John has lived in Jacksonville since he was six years old. The Sheriff is married to high school sweetheart, Patricia, and they have two grown children, Michael (wife Francesca) and Lee (husband Delmar), who have blessed them with five grandchildren.

Read his full bio and purchase tickets by clicking here!

FCHCC 2014 and Beyond

To download the presentation "FCHCC 2014 and Beyond", click here!

Achieving the Dream Scholarship

Thank you to the Candidates who Applied

FCHCC will announce the recipients for the 2014 Achieving the Dream Scholarship on our website early Fall. Mark your calendars for the Achieving the Dream Luncheon scheduled in October. Click here for more details.


August 2014 FCHCC Member Spotlight

Member Spotlight: Jolita Ray Allstate Insurance

Jolita Ray AllState Insurance 
I'm proud to work with a company who's been serving satisfied customers for over 80 years. Customers count on outstanding financial strength and superior claims service to help protect what they value most. Read the full article by clicking here!

Become a Member Spotlight


Submit your Member Spotlight and Get Your Business Noticed! As a corporate member of FCHCC, you get an excellent opportunity to let all our readers learn and know more about you and your company. Click here to start!

Post Your Job Listings on FCHCC

Submit job postings online!!! If you're a corporate member in active standing, you can send your available job postings from our website! Click here to learn more!

"Achieving the Dream" Success Stories

ATD Success StoriesShare in the success stories of the "Achieving the Dream" scholarship!


Some of our past Achieving the Dream Recipients have written how receiving the scholarship has impacted their lives, you can read their stories by visiting the ATD Success Stories page! Click here!


And, be sure to visit our ATD section for more details on about the scholarship luncheon, sponsorship opportunities, and scholarship criteria information.

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