Welcome to the Merced County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce website. We hope that the information provided to you on this website will better acquaint you with our services, benefits and an insight into our county and city. We are glad that you have visited our website and we hope that you will come back again and again. 

Upcoming Events

Sun Aug 20 @12:00AM - 04:00PM
4-H Picnic

Member Spotlight

Upcoming Event


The Merced County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
invites you to submit nominations for Man and Woman of the Year. 


           The award will be presented at our 2017 Installation and Awards Dinner on            Friday, Oct. 6, 2017, at Gateway Gardens, 800 W. 18th St., Merced. 

Nomination Deadline is Friday, September 1, 2017.


To request a Nomination Form contact our MCHCC office at  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or (209) 384-9537.



2017 Installation Dinner

The Merced County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce cordially invites you,

your significant other, your colleagues and your friends to the

2017 Installation Dinner & Awards Ceremony on October 6, 2017.

 Gateway Gardens

560 W. 18th Street, Merced, CA 95340

6 PM – No Host Bar

7 PM – Dinner

8 PM – Awards/Program

9 PM - Celebration/Dancing 

The Installation Ceremony permits the Hispanic Chamber to introduce and inaugurate our new Board Members and Officers for 2017 – 2018, to the community. The Awards Ceremony gives us the privilege of recognizing outstanding citizens in our community. If you know an outstanding Latino Man or Woman please request and complete a nomination form.

As a non – profit 501c (6) organization the Hispanic Chamber relies on your generous support to carry out the goal of advancing economic development in Merced County. In addition, we will be asking for raffle/silent auction items, to help support the Linda Lopez Scholarship fund. To become a sponsor and/or submit a raffle/auction item, please contact our office at (209) 384-9537

On behalf of the Merced County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, we thank you in advance for your support and look forward to seeing you at our event.



2017 Minimum Wage Laws - Info

2017 Minimum Wage Laws - Info

Effective January 1, 2017, the minimum wage in California is $10.50 per hour for Employers with 26 employees or more. There are some employees who are exempt from the minimum wage law, such as outside salespersons, individuals who are the parent, spouse, or child of the employer, and apprentices regularly indentured under the State Division of Apprenticeship Standards.

California Minimum Wage Official Notice