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SCV City Council Candidate Forum

 
Wednesday, September 21, 2016
Time:  8:00am
Tournament Players Club – TPC
26550 Heritage View Lane
Valencia CA 91381
Email KaylaM@srar,com with your
name(s) and number of tickets

Business After Hours Mixer

Castaic Lake Water Agency
Wednesday, September 21, 2016
Time:  5:30pm – 7:30pm
Castaic Lake Water Agency
27234 Bouquet Canyon Road
Santa Clarita CA 91350

Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Atria of Santa Clarita                                                            

Wednesday, September 21, 2016
Time:  6:00pm – 8:00pm
Atria of Santa Clarita
24431 Lyons Avenue
Santa Clarita CA 91321

Ambassador Committee Meeting                                                

Thursday, September 22, 2016
Time:  8:00am
Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce
27451 Tourney Road Suite #160
Santa Clarita CA 91355

Women’s Lunch Bunch at Salt Creek Grille

Thursday, September 22, 2016
Time: 11:30am – 1:00pm
Salt Creek Grille
24415 Town Center Drive #115
Santa Clarita CA 91355

 

Upcoming Events

25th District for Congress Candidate Forum  
          
Friday, October 7, 2016
Time:  8:00am
Valencia Country Club
27330 Tourney Road
Valencia CA 91355
The 6th Annual Hispanic Heritage Gala has been postponed to 2017.
The SCV Latino Business Alliance is beginning the planning process for next year’s exciting event!  If you are interested in participating in the planning process, the SCVLBA Committee meets on the 2nd Thursday of the month at the Chamber.
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