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PMAHCC Newsletter - November, 2018

09-Nov-2018 11:38 AM | Anonymous

PMAHCC Newsletter

November 2018

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November 27 Fiesta Navideña

Please join us in celebrating the Holiday Season as well as PMAHCC's 2018 accomplishments at the whimsical & festive, Inventionland.

Admission includes three courses Canap Style (provided by La Palapa), Two Alcoholic Beverages, Non Alcoholic Beverages & a party favor.

We will hear from Keynote Speaker will be Peter Villegas, Coca-Cola Vice President of Latin Affairs and United States Chamber of Commerce Chairman of the Board. Music will be provided by Noel Quintana, Food by La Palapa and Floral Arrangements from Flora Vista (all PMAHCC Small Business Members).


January 12, 2019 Charity Basketball Game

The Pittsburgh Metropolitan Area Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (PMAHCC) and Penn State Greater Allegheny are partnering to host a basketball charity game to raise funds to be used scholarships for college students. This event benefits the PMAHCC Foundation Educational Fund and PSUGA’s scholarship program.

Food will be provided at the event. During the game, we will hear from keynote speakers, Jackie Edmondson, Carmen Malloy and Orlando Melendez.

For more information about our events please CLICK HERE

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PMAHCC would like to thank everyone who came together to plan and celebrate our Dia De Los Muertos Event, a celebration of Diversity and Unity enjoyed by 366 people! We are already looking forward to celebrating with you next year!

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At a time when it was needed most, Friday night's Dia de Los Muertos event was a wonderful celebration that brought all ages, races, socioeconomic classes, sexes (and more) together to celebrate diversity, unity and life!

This event did not only celebrate a traditional Mexican holiday, but started a new tradition FOR ALL here in Pittsburgh. We can not wait until next year!

Thank you to all of those who celebrated with us at our extravaganza. Please share your photos and tag us in them. Tag yourselves and other attendees in our photos!

Acrobatique Creative & Acrobatique Signature Events put together an AMAZING night for all to benefit our PMAHCC Scholarship fund to assist the next generation of future Hispanic leaders here in Pittsburgh.

Special thanks go to Greta Harper, the mastermind who made all of the connections to make this event possible.

Thanks to Ronda ZegarelliAmanda Chirumbolo & their team who worked tirelessly to be sure that the event went off without a hitch from the beginning to end.

Thank you to Oscar R. Aquino of RuGraphicstudio for photographing the event on behalf of PMAHCC.

Thank you, el Jimador Tequila for sponsoring this event with the MOST DELICIOUS and high-quality tequila. We enjoyed every last drop as well as the awesome t-shirts, masks & more!

Thank you to Izzazu Salon, Spa & Blowout Bar & Deb Docherty for providing the looks that made our event that much more amazing!

Thank you to DJ Smi Swigart and Mariachi Internacional de Pittsburgh PA for the awesome entertainment.

Thank you to NEXTpittsburghPittsburgh Current & Pittsburgh Post-Gazette for covering the event!

We also thank the Kimpton Hotel Monaco Pittsburgh for allowing us to use their exquisite event space!

The Hispanic community and our friends of all races, religions, sexes, political preferences (etc.) will continue to come together in order to make a positive impact in our region.


If you are interested in joining the chamber, attending an event or donating to our scholarship fund please visit:

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PMAHCC is honored to have been recognized by the Latino Connection as the #1 Chamber of commerce for 2018 and look forward to continuing our mission into 2019.

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We are seeking volunteers to assist with the Latino Business Initiative, Event Planning, Gala Outreach and more! If you are interested in volunteering Please email:

The United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce released a statement supporting Immigrants with Temporary Protected Status, Calls for Permanent Solution.

"WASHINGTON, D.C. –The United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC) stands in support of the federal ruling that protects the legal status of 240,000 immigrants with Temporary Protected Status (TPS)." Read More

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1555 Broadway Avenue Second Floor  Pittsburgh PA 15219 U.S.A.

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