Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Yakima

Press Release

For Immediate Release

May 1, 2017


Contact: Avina Gutierrez Ms. Cinco Committee Chair 509- 453-2050

2017 Ms Cinco de Mayo Finalists!!!


The Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Yakima County is proud to present the following three finalists competing for the honor and title of Ms. Cinco de Mayo 2017! As ambassadors to the event, the contestants will participate in various activities throughout the 2-day event May 6th & 7th, including a talent show, parade at 12 noon on Sunday May 7th and culminating with the crowning on the main stage of Miss Cinco de Mayo 2017!

Briseida Cuevas


A Junior at Eisenhower High School describes herself as determined. After graduation she plans on attending Yakima Valley Community College before transferring to a University. Briseida enjoys helping others and is already a role model to her younger siblings.

Dalia Lopez


A Senior at A.C. Davis High School keeps her plate full. Between her classes at Davis, as well as YV Tech, and working; Dalia still finds time to volunteer helping others as a translator wit various local labor unions and the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.

Jacqueline Granillo


A Senior at East Valley High School is very passionate about sport medicine and is currently enrolled in the Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy and Fitness Therapy program concurrently while finishing her studies at East Valley Jacqueline plans on attending Washington State University after graduation.

The contest provides the winners academic scholarships for post-secondary education to achieve their career goals as well as develop leadership skills, self confidence and community awareness. All the contestants that applied are deserving and very determined young ladies who aspire to do more with their lives and in their community.


If you would like more information about the fiesta or how you can support the contestants, please call Avina Gutierrez at 509-453-2050.

Press Release

For Immediate Release

April 10, 2017


To: All Media Outlets PSA Department


Contact: Maria DJ Rodriguez, Chair Cinco de Mayo Planning Committee 509-453-2050

Cinco Parade Prancing Horses & Royalty


Yakima, WA- The 16 th Annual Cinco de Mayo Festival is starting the spring festivals for Downtown Yakima on May 6 & 7. One of the biggest attraction is the Charro Parade that includes Charros (Mexican cowboys) and beautiful horses, that compete at the end of the parade.


“We are ready to go! The horsemen are lined up and have been practicing for the horse prancing competition,” said Leo Zuniga, Chair of the Charro Parade & competition. A mariachi band will be part of parade and play for the horse prancing competition.


Community members are invited to be part of the parade and are encouraged to dress in traditional attire. Dance Fusion youth team will be participating, as well as other dance groups. Groups interested are welcome to register at no fee!


The Charro Parade will be on Sunday, May 7. Staging area will be the US Bank parking lot on 5 th Avenue &  W. Yakima Avenue. The parade will start promptly at 1:00 PM. The parade will go East with the flow of traffic. The

completion will take place in downtown Yakima Avenue.


For more information, visit us at www.yakimahispanicchamber.com or call 509.453.2050


Press Release

For Immediate Release

April 10, 2017


To: All Media Outlets PSA Department


Contact: Maria DJ Rodriguez, Chair Cinco de Mayo Planning Committee 509-453-2050

Cultural Festival is Underway!


Yakima, WA- The Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Yakima County (HCC) has been planning for the 2017 Cinco de Mayo Cultural Fiesta on Saturday May 6th & Sunday, May 7 th in Downtown Yakima and it looks bigger and better.


To all community members, Entertainment, we got it! Horsemen Parade Show, we got it! Car Show, we got it! Street Soccer & Basketball Tournament, we got it! Talent Show, we got it! Mouthwatering Mexican & Other Food Vendors, we got it! Craft booths, we got it! Information booths, we got it! Royalty, we got it! Fun for the entire family, You Betcha!!


If you want to be a sponsor, buy a booth, volunteer or participate in any committee, there is still time and space available.


Special thanks to committee leaders Robert Munoz & Hugo Fernandez-Car Show, Leo Zuñiga-Horse Parade & Show, Lucy Dominguez-Vendors, Ruben Rojas-Soccer.


For an application or for more information, you can call us at 509.453.2050 or like us on facebook at


Press Release

For Immediate Release

April 10, 2017


To: Media & all interested parties


Contact: Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Car Show Committee Robert Munoz 509-985- 8627 & Hugo

               Fernandez 509-930- 1342


Re: 16 th Annual Cinco de Mayo May 6 & 7, 2017 Downtown Yakima

Time to Kick It-Custom Car Show May 7 Downtown Yakima


Yakima, WA – The Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Yakima County in partnership with Rollerz Only Car Club are gearing up for its 16 th annual Cinco de Mayo Custom Car Show on Sunday May 7, 2015 in downtown Yakima.


There are over 120 entrees, and we expect it to continue to grow. The goal is to highlight the best custom cars and low-rider bikes in the North West. There will be 1st 2nd and 3rd place trophies in each of 15 categories, with best of awards, cash prizes, free give-a- ways, food and music all day. Entry fee for cars or other vehicles is $25, and $15 for low rider bikes. All cars are welcome to join, low-riders, hotrods, muscle cars, imports, domestic and low-rider bikes. Come join the fun.



Date: Sunday May 6 th 2017


Show time: Roll-in 8am-12pm


Car show: 12:00 pm-5:00 pm


Location: Downtown Yakima between 2nd St & Chestnut Ave


Fee: Cars/Motorcycles- $25


Low-rider bikes- $15


For more information call Robert at 509.985.8627 or Hugo at 509.930.1342.

Comunicado de Prensa

Para Disfunción de Inmediata

3 de Abril 2017


Para: Medios de Comunicación y Departamentos de PSA


Contacto: Maria DJ Rodriguez, Comité de Planificación 509-453- 2050

Puestos disponibles!!


Yakima, WA- La Cámara sigue buscando personas interesadas en poner un puesto en la Fiesta de Cinco de Mayo en el Centro de Yakima en Mayo 6 & 7.


Los empresarios que quieren un puesto deben hacerlo ahora en vez de esperar hasta el último día porque los puestos se están llenando rápido,” dijo Lucy Domínguez, encargada del comité de puestos.


Habrá variedad de comida picosa y autentica mexicana, frutas, helados, nieve, refrescos, y otros antojitos americanos. Si le gustan los abarrotes, juguetes, ropa, artículos deportivos, globos y mucho más, ¡lo tenemos!


Los puestos de información se están llenando también. Si tiene un negocio y quiere repartir su información, este evento será un buen lugar para hacerlo.


Nos puede visitar en nuestra página web o nos puede llamar al 509-453-2050 para llenar su solicitud. ¡La fecha límite es el 28 de abril, no excepciones!

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