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Chevron gives support, donates $10,000 to Kern County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

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The Kern County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce will join officials of Chevron today to announce a $10,000 business donation to support the chamber’s efforts and goals for 2013. The announcement will be made at a ceremony noon tomorrow, Nov. 15, at The Mark Restaurant located at 1623 19 th Street, Bakersfield CA. At the ceremony, Adam Alvidrez of Chevron will present a $10,000 check to the KCHCC Board of Directors during a special ceremony and luncheon. Chevron “is a vital corporation to our community,” says Denise Ornelas, Chair‐Elect of the Board, “nd they have a history of helping and supporting the local community through various ways. We are fortunate and proud to count on them as one of our key supporters for upcoming year.”As part of its donation, Chevron will be the main sponsor for upcoming business services and events for 2013. The KCHCC is already working on plans to host a number of business seminars targeting English and Spanish‐speaking business owners, whether they are established or entrepreneurs, just starting out.

Despite the tough economy, there are individuals are who going after their dreams and starting new businesses, say Jay Tamsi, CEO and President of the KCHCC. And because of that drive, they need support and guidance on how to remain successful from organizations such as the Hispanic Chamber.

Chevron’ support will also assist the KCHCC with its annual fundraising events in 2013, including the annual Menudo Cook‐Off and a Backpack Giveaway for needy children. Chevron also plans to sponsor the upcoming Hispanic Chamber’s Installation and Business Award Banquet, scheduled for Sat. Feb. 2, 2013 at the Marriott Hotel at the Convention Center. An announcement will be made soon on the chamber’s new officers and details of the event.

Last Updated ( Saturday, 26 January 2013 17:35 )  

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