Helen Troncoso, Miss NY America 2012 with Carlos Medina, SHCCNJ Presdient and Luis O De la Hoz, Board member, at the 2014 First Health and Wellness Fair.

The power of Hispanic business at the SHCCNJ 2nd Annual Health and Wellness Fair  

Erica and Diana

If you have not registered yet for the Statewide Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey (SHCCNJ) Second Annual Health & Wellness Fair taking place this coming Friday May 15, you are still on time. Come early to help kick off the day! The first 100 attendees will receive goodie bags filled with samples, coupons and products from sponsors.

This event, which brings together over 100 exhibitors including large corporations, small businesses, restaurants and individual health professionals interested in sharing knowledge on pressing health issues in the local community, is open to all members and non-members of the chamber.

The fair will take place at the Robert Treat Hotel in Newark, NJ. A Newark landmark for nearly 100 years, the Robert Treat Hotel has been a favorite for generations, hosting five presidents, numerous governors and many foreign dignitaries. Mayor of the City of Newark, Ras Baraka will be on hand alongside Gold Sponsors to welcome attendees to the event. They will also serve as speakers at the Ribbon Cutting Ceremony.

Exhibitors at the 2014 First Health and Wellness Fair.

Exhibitors at the 2014 First Health and Wellness Fair.

 “We are proud to organize this event not only to benefit members & friends of SHCC-NJ, but the community at large as well. Anyone can benefit from the wealth of great information that will be available”, said Carlos Medina, Esq., Chairman of the Statewide Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey.

Exhibitors at the Fair will offer best practices, samples and products to maintain optimal health.

Mercedes and Natalia Novoa

Mercedes and Natalia Novoa, mother and daughter Zumba and Meditation instructors.

One of these exhibitors is Natalia Novoa, a Zumba and Meditation instructor. “I have a masters degree in Holistic Health and I am teaching group fitness classes of Zumba and Meditation with my mother, Mercedes Novoa.  We are a mother/daughter team inspiring people from all different ages, sizes, races, and types.  The SHCCNJ has given me support throughout my career so I owe where I am today to the chamber and it is time to give back to my community,” she said enthusiastically.

Take your blood pressure and more! (Exhibitors at the 2014 First Health and Wellness Fair)

Take your blood pressure and more! (Exhibitors at the 2014 First Health and Wellness Fair)

The Statewide Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey had its beginnings in 1989. Since mid-1998, the SHCC-NJ has become the largest chamber in New Jersey and rated among the top chambers in the Garden State for ten consecutive years. SHCC-NJ is the Flagship of the Small Business Community and its non-Hispanic membership has grown to forty-five percent, making it the perfect vehicle to access the Latino community and its formidable purchasing power. The SHCC-NJ has been actively involved with the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.

Additional information regarding event attendance or sponsorship can be obtained by emailing the Chamber at chamber@shccnj.org or by phone at (973) 900-5886. For more information on this event or on the Chamber, you can access www.shccnj.org or contact Aixa Lopez at chamber@shccnj.org.


About Susana G Baumann

Award-winning journalist, author, multicultural expert, public speaker, small business advocate and the Editor-in-Chief of LatinasinBusiness.us. Susana is an Argentinean immigrant who started her own small business over 20 years ago. Now, through her new digital platform and social media channels, she advocates for the economic empowerment of Latinas in the United States.
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