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Written by Linda Martin   
Tuesday, 11 January 2011 08:01
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WASHINGTON D.C. (January 6, 2011) – The Greater Quad Cities Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (GQCHCC) will welcome United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC) President and CEO Javier Palomarez to the organization’s 2nd Annual Gala on Saturday, January 15, 2010, where he will deliver the keynote address on the economic significance and the powerful entrepreneurial spirit that fuels the growth of more than three million businesses that constitute Hispanic enterprise in America.

The GQCHCC, founded two years ago by its Chairman Bob Ontiveros, President and CEO of Group O, serves the Quad Cities and surrounding areas in Illinois and Iowa including Sterling, Rock Falls, Muscatine, and West Liberty. Palomarez, in addition to delivering the keynote speech to the GQHCC and its members, will highlight his visit to the Quad Cities with a tour of Group O, the ninth largest Hispanic-owned company in North America.

“We are extremely honored to welcome Mr. Palomarez to the Quad Cities,” says Alfred Ramirez, President of the GQCHCC. “To have the leader of the largest Hispanic business organization in the country visit our Hispanic chamber is an honor for our members and the Quad Cities community.”

WHAT: Greater Quad Cities Hispanic Chamber of Commerce 2nd Annual Gala

WHO: Javier Palomarez, President and CEO, United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce; Bob Ontiveros, GQCHCC Chairman, President and CEO, Group O; and Alfred Ramirez, GQCHCC President

WHEN: Saturday, January 15, 2010

5:00 pm - 5:45 pm - VIP Reception

5:30 pm - 6:15 pm - Cocktail Reception

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm - Dinner & Program

8:30 pm - 10:30 pm - Networking Reception & Entertainment

WHERE: Isle Hotel – Isle Center Bettendorf, 1777 Isle Parkway, Bettendorf, Iowa 52722

COST: $25 Members, $35 Non-Members, $20 Students, Sponsor levels also available

RSVP: RSVP by January 7, 2010 by phone (309) 797-8650 or e-mail This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Register online at


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