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Leadership Expert Ken Blanchard to Speak at Long Beach Area Chamber Ethics Seminar

Ken Blanchard to speak at ethics seminar Ken Blanchard, one of the most influential leadership experts in the world, will be the featured speaker at a breakfast seminar on “Leading the Ethical Organization” on Tuesday, June 28 at the Hyatt Regency Long Beach.

Enterprise Zones Are Investments, Not Liabilities

enterprise zones in long beach california On Monday, Governor Jerry Brown’s proposed State Budget recommended drastic cuts at all levels. The Long Beach Chamber will be paying close attention to the Governor’s budget proposal as pending discussions and decisions loom in the State Legislature to determine what is best for Long Beach and California.

Randy Gordon, CEO of Long Beach Chamber of Commerce, Named Chair of the Miller Children’s Hospital Long Beach Advisory Board

Wally Joyner Host Annual Golf Tournament Proceeds Support Miller Children’s Hospital Miller Children’s Hospital Long Beach appointed, Randy Gordon, President and CEO of the Long Beach Area Chamber of Commerce, to Chair of the Miller Children’s Advisory Board, succeeding Jay Davis. Mr. Gordon will oversee the 30-member board, as well as its Fund Development and Quality Board Committees.

Councilmember Garcia, Guest Speaker at Next Chamber Business Networking Lunch

chamber-business-networking-lunch October guest speaker Robert Garcia The next monthly Long Beach Area Chamber of Commerce Good Afternoon Long Beach Business Networking Lunch is Tuesday October 5, 2010 at Buster’s Beach House. 1st District Councilmember Robert Garcia is the Guest Speaker for the event.

Long Beach Area Chamber of Commerce to Host Business Networking Lunch August 3

3rd District Community Meeting Regarding FY 2012 Budget Councilman Gary DeLong On Tuesday August 3, 2010 Long Beach Area Chamber of Commerce will host Good Afternoon Long Beach Business Networking Lunch with Guest Speaker, 3rd District City Councilman Gary DeLong at Buster’s Beach House.

Chief Jim McDonnell, featured speaker at LB Chamber Business Networking Lunch

chief-jim-mcdonnell The Long Beach Area Chamber of Commerce will host a Business Networking Lunch featuring Long Beach Chief of Police, Jim McDonnell as the guest speaker. Chief McDonnell is a 28‐year police veteran with a history of innovative leadership and community outreach, has taken the lead as the new Chief of Police for the City of Long Beach.

Women’s Business Council to host annual scholarship dinner

womens-business-council On Tuesday May 25, 2010, the Women’s Business Council will host its Annual Scholarship Dinner. Throughout the year the Women’s Business Council has raised money to be able to present scholarships to some outstanding women students at Long Beach City College and California State University, Long Beach.

John Kashiwabara, first Japanese-American Harbor Commissioner, dies at 88

john-kashiwabara Dr. John Kashiwabara, who served on the Port of Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners from 1996 through 2002, has died. He was 88. Dr. Kashiwabara was a family physician whose active civic involvement included Boys and Girls Club of Long Beach, the 49ers Athletic Association, Long Beach City College Foundation, Long Beach Century Club, the Downtown Long Beach Lions Club, The California Conference for Equality and Justice, the Long Beach Area Chamber of Commerce and the Long Beach-Yokkaichi Sister City Committee.

LB Chamber’s 2009 Candidate Academy starts Thursday

long-beach-candidate It’s not too late to RSVP. Residents interested in running for public office can still sign up for the Chamber’s 2009 Candidate Academy. Whether your passion for government is best served as a member of the City Council, the School Board or even at the State or Federal levels of government, the Long Beach Area Chamber of Commerce is proud to support you with its fourth Candidate Academy, beginning next Thursday, August 6, 2009.

Long Beach Chamber California Visionaries Luncheon Series To Host Candidate for Governor Meg Whitman

meg-whitman-300x264 Ryan Choura, one of the youngest members of the Long Beach Chamber of Commerce, and CEO of Long Beach based Choura Venue Services, will be the keynote sponsor and introduce the distinguished guest speaker Meg Whitman, 2010 candidate for governor, at the Long Beach Chamber of Commerce’s “California Visionaries Luncheon Series” on Tuesday, May 12, 2009 at the Hyatt in Downtown Long Beach at 11:30am.

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