Vets show up for entrepreneur conference

A large group of military veterans attended the Foothill Workforce Investment Board’s conference today (Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013) providing multiple seminars about forming their own business. The Arcadia Chamber was a primary sponsor. Congresswoman Judy Chu, a longtime supporter of small business, offered opening welcome remarks at Chamber member Embassy Suites, updating attendees on a…

Hospital Mardi Gras culinary treat

Dozens of food and dessert vendors provided a plethora of taste options to the hundreds of attendees at Methodist Hospital’s 18th annual Mardi Gras Feb. 12 at Santa Anita Park’s spacious Sirona’s Restaurant and bar venue. See photo galley of just a few of the vendors below… [flagallery gid=87 name=”Mardi Gras”] The fun-filled event with…

Senator, Assemblymembers at PAN lunch

New Arcadia legislative representatives Assemblymember Ed Chau (49th District) and California senator Dr. Ed Hernandez, whose 24th district was recently assigned Arcadia as part of last year’s realignment introduced themselves to a business lunch gathering of the San Gabriel Valley Public Affairs Network Feb. 8 at Arcadia Chamber of Commerce member Embassy Suites. Newly-elected 41st Assembly…

MS Office 2010 training success

Chamber board member Andrew Gregson of The Executive Factor provided more than 90 minutes of free and very helpful tips on all the helpful new features of Mircosoft Office 2010 Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Excel to more than a dozen attendees at the Chamber this morning (Tuesday, Jan. 29). Other Chamber members provided plenty of…