[SCV Chamber] – The Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the incoming Chair for the 2013 year, Fred Arnold, of American Family Funding.
Fred currently serves on the Executive Committee for the Chamber and is the Chair of the Communications Committee. Fred founded and currently runs American Family Funding in Santa Clarita and serves on the Board of Directors for the National Association of Mortgage Brokers. Fred previously served as the President for the California Association of Mortgage Professionals and on the Board of Matadors Community Credit Union. “Fred comes to us with a long history of serving the Santa Clarita community as a lifelong resident of Santa Clarita and is a proven leader in the community”, says Chris Angelo, the 2012 Chairman of the Chamber of Commerce.
Fred begins his chairmanship on January 1, 2013. “Fred’s involved in many facets of the business community including his SCVTV show, ‘Out of the Rough,’ and helping chamber members get more exposure in their business through is KHTS radio show, ‘SCV Chamber Business Spotlight.’ One thing many don’t know is Fred serves the mortgage profession through his professional involvement in helping bring sound lending practices to protect consumers in the mortgage industry”, said Terri Crain, CEO of the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce.
The Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce has been the “Voice of Business” for 84 years, and is currently serving 1,100 members. The Chamber strives to promote and support local businesses by committing itself to its members. The Chamber serves as a proactive advocate for issues that impact the business community:
The Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce is a professional business organization dedicated to improving not only the business climate, but also the quality of life throughout the Santa Clarita Valley.
Bridge to Home, the primary homeless services provider in the Santa Clarita Valley, has secured a Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority contract in the amount of $840,000 which will fund three-quarters of the annual cost of providing 60 beds, 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year.
The Valley Industry Association’s Advocacy Committee has been in hot pursuit following the changes, amendments and carve-outs of Assembly Bill 5, which passed the California Assembly floor on May 29, and the Senate’s Labor, Public Employment and Retirement Committee on July 10.
The Santa Clarita Public Library will celebrate the end of its 2019 Summer Reading Program with a free event called the “Stellar Finale with Guest Performer: BubbleMania!” at the Old Town Newhall branch on Saturday, July 27, from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Los Angeles County has agreed to its largest-ever largest payout -- $53 million -- to settle a 2010 class-action lawsuit over strip search practices of prisoners at the Sheriff’s Department’s Century Regional Detention Facility in Lynwood.
Speaking before the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority Planning and Programming Committee on July 17, Santa Clarita Mayor Marsha McLean advocated for the Antelope Valley Line Study to be presented to the full Metro Board.
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As the retail industry continues to rapidly evolve, join Westfield Valencia Town Center Senior General Manager, Corrine Barchanowicz, as she provides insights into how a multi-national company like Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield is implementing changes at our local shopping center to elevate the retail shopping experience.
Arts for Santa Clarita is looking for artists – musicians, actors, writers, visual artists and more – to participate in the next Artquinoxen event scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 21, at Eureka Village, the home of SCV Adventure Play Foundation.
The Los Angeles County Community Development Foundation (LACDF) awarded $28,000 in Housing Authority Resident (HAR) Scholarships to 28 public housing and Section 8 participants attending a four-year university, community college, or vocational program.