Rich City Biz Blog – March 6, 2017

March is Women’s History Month! In honor of Women’s History Month, the Chamber is contacting women-owned businesses to feature on our blog. Please contact nadine@rcoc.com for details. Funding Opportunities March 10: The Richmond Promise Scholarship March 20: ECIA Community Grant Program Application Due   Highlights from the Richmond City Council Meeting...

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Environmental Impact Report Shows that Modernization Project Benefits Richmond

Published by Chevron Richmond on March 18, 2014. The Richmond Refinery Modernization Project will protect the environment, enhance safety, reduce energy use and create 1,000 new local construction jobs as described in the City of Richmond’s draft environmental impact report (EIR), which was published today. The publication of the EIR,...

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Contra Costa Community College District Governing Board Approves Local Education Bond Measure on June 2014 Ballot

The Contra Costa Community College District (District) Governing Board voted unanimously at their Wednesday, February 26, 2014, meeting, to place a local education facilities funding measure on the June 3, 2014, ballot for the community’s consideration. The intent of this communication is to provide accurate information regarding the measure which...

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Waiting for a Heart Attack

A monthly update by Michelle Blackwell, Chair, Richmond Chamber Government Relations Committee. Eric Zell, the Chairman of the Board for the West Contra Costa County Health Care District, was the guest speaker at the Chamber’s February Government Relations Committee meeting. We invited him to talk about the proposed parcel tax...

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Contra Costa County Library to Spearhead Exhibit of Iraq and Afghanistan Veteran Memorial Tattoo Art

Press Release, Contra Costa County Library, February 20, 2014. (Pleasant Hill, CALIF.) — With nearly 2 million veterans in California and a generation of veterans returning from two wars, Contra Costa County Library has launched a timely and relevant project, War Ink, an online exhibit of Iraq and Afghanistan veteran...

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Genetics, Ag, and the Minimum Wage

A monthly update by Michelle Blackwell, Chair, Richmond Chamber Government Relations Committee. City Manager Bill Lindsay was a guest at the Richmond Chamber Government Relations Committee meeting on January 21st. He came to respond to queries we had about the GMO and Urban Ag ordinances the City is considering. While...

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Fresh Air and Sewers

A monthly update by Michelle Blackwell, Chair, Richmond Chamber Government Relations Committee. At the October 15th Government Relations Committee meeting, Chad Davisson from the City’s Wastewater Department and Sonam Sha-Paul from the Bay Area Air Quality Management District (BAAQMD) gave us an update on their programs, plans and projects. Richmond’s...

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Secretary Anna M. Caballero, California State & Consumer Services Agency – to keynote the NHS 32nd Anniversary East Bay Leadership Awards Luncheon

Chamber members receive 50% off sponsorships and individual tickets! Click here to purchase now. This is a great opportunity for the business community to meet the Governor’s top cabinet leader over all business and consumer affairs. Secretary Caballero is among the top 10 most influential women in the State. This...

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