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…

New Arcadia Business Icon tribute

The Arcadia Chamber of Commerce has partnered with the Arcadia Historical Society to pay tribute to longstanding businesses in Arcadia for their ongoing contribution to the financial health of the City and to the historical cultural fabric of the community. See profile of April 18 Business Icon recipient here – Fasching’s Car Wash. The first business…

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…

Sri Lanka 65th Independence Day

The Consulate General of Sri Lanka, a member of the Chamber, threw a grand 65th Independence Day anniversary celebration Sunday, Feb. 10, at the Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center. Chamber CEO Scott Hettrick and wife Betty were invited to attend as the guests of the Consulate General Dr. Hector Weerasinghe and Sidath Kumar of the…