HispanicPro's Blog – July 2011 Archive (25)

Health-inspired Latino soap plans sequel

The titillating twists and turns of this Spanish-language soap opera captivated Colorado Hispanics.

But instead of stories of forbidden love and revenge, its plot twists involved health issues affecting Hispanics and the services the state provides—all told with the dramatic flair for which telenovelas are famous.

Think soap opera meets after-school special.

Health officials say they got a resounding response from 2009's Denver-area series, titled "Encrucijada: Sin… Continue

Added by HispanicPro on July 10, 2011 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Juntos Finanzas Helps Latinos Save, Plan

If you’ve come from Mexico to Palo Alto, Calif. and you work the night shift cleaning buildings at Stanford University, you might be surprised to learn that Stanford students are building a business to help you save money and plan for the future.

That’s the idea behind Juntos Finanzas, a start-up that began at the Stanford d.school. Juntos’ founder Ben Knelman was…


Added by HispanicPro on July 8, 2011 at 5:29am — No Comments

Verizon’s My Fabulous Quince Contest Offers Teens The Opportunity to Win Quinceanera of Their Dreams

From July 1 through August 31, teens across the United States will have the chance to enter to win the Quince of their dreams as part of Verizon’s My Fabulous Quince contest. Eligible teens from 13 participating cities and surrounding areas (Los Angeles, San Diego, Fresno, El Paso, San Antonio, Houston, Dallas, Tampa, Miami, Albuquerque, Secaucus, Chicago and…


Added by HispanicPro on July 6, 2011 at 12:48am — No Comments

Bankers Healthcare Group, Inc., One of the Largest U.S. Hispanic-owned Companies

Bankers Healthcare Group (BHG) is pleased to announce it has made the HispanicBusiness list of the 500 Largest US Hispanic-Owned Companies, landing a top ranking in the Finance Sector.

Eric Castro, Chief Operations Officer of BHG, stated, "BHG's growth is due to our innovative approach to customer service. Listening to their needs and providing a winning…


Added by HispanicPro on July 6, 2011 at 12:45am — No Comments

Seriously, Crains? No powerful Latinas in New York?

Some days, when I read lists like Crain’s New York Business “50 Most Powerful Women in New York” I feel that I must clearly live in a parallel universe. One that doesn’t overlap even a tiny bit with the world these editors inhabit. Given the latest U.S. Census numbers revealing that there are now 50.4 million Hispanics in the country, and that a third of the population…


Added by HispanicPro on July 6, 2011 at 12:39am — No Comments

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