East Bay Leadership Council and Region Chambers of Commerce to Honor 14 Small Business Owners at 14th Annual Luncheon

Dennis Erokan of Placemaking Group to deliver keynote at May 9 event in Concord CONCORD, CA., April 25, 2014—Fourteen outstanding small-business owners, selected by Contra Costa County and Tri-Valley Chambers of Commerce, will be honored at the East Bay Leadership Council’s 14th Annual Small Business Awards Luncheon on Friday, May...

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Boxes, Doctors and Air Time

A monthly update by Michelle Blackwell, Chair, Richmond Chamber Government Relations Committee. Government Relations took a break in July so we held two meetings in August. Jael Myrick was a guest at our regularly scheduled GA meeting on August 20th. He got an earful from a wide variety of businesses...

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Chevron Announces Installation of Community Air Monitoring Systems

A message from Chevron Richmond, www.richmond.chevron.com. Chevron U.S.A.’s Richmond Refinery (Chevron Richmond) in cooperation with the City of Richmond,  is excited to announce that we have begun installation of the first of three offsite community air monitoring systems in the City of Richmond. The community air monitoring system is located...

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Chevron Announces New Job Openings at the Richmond Refinery

Beginning August 19, Chevron will begin accepting applications for Operator Trainee positions at the Richmond Refinery. We want to make you aware of this information before it is formally advertised. The flyer below provides the information needed to apply for these positions. Individuals interested in applying should visit www.chevron.com/careers to...

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Attend the North Richmond Community Cultural Celebration This Weekend

The Shields-Reid Residents Neighborhood Council in collaboration with Community Partners present the “Better Together in Friendship and Unity” North Richmond Community Cultural Celebration. Bring the whole family to this free North Richmond community-wide picnic held at the Shields-Reid Community Center Park, 1410 Kelsey Street, Richmond this Saturday, June 29th from...

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Councilmember Nat Bates Entertains and Surprises at April Government Relations Meeting

Article by Michelle Blackwell, Chair, Government Relations Committee. Updated: April 17, 2013 Councilmember Nat Bates, was suffering from a bad cold, when he addressed the Chamber members at the April 9th Government Relations meeting. Despite the cold, his dry wit and candor were evident throughout the meeting. He announced that...

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