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Dec. 6 – Arcadia Chamber to Celebrate Civic Leaders at Government Affairs Forum

By Wonder

The Arcadia Chamber of Commerce will be honoring several special people at the next Government Affairs Forum held on Thursday, December 6th at 8am:

• Gov. Affairs Chairman Peter Ulrich for his recent 90th Birthday & many years of dedication to the Chamber and Arcadia.
• Mark Harmsen, Congressman David Dreier’s Field Representative, who will be leaving us after 27 years due to Dreier’s retirement.
• Steve Johnson, who has worked for the State Assembly for 21 years, including 17 with Legislators representing Arcadia. Assemblyman Tim Donnelly no longer represents Arcadia.
• David Monroy, whose boss Senator Bob Huff, will not be in Arcadia’s district any longer.
• Bill Hacket, who formerly represented Assemblyman Portantino at monthly Government Affairs meetings, ribbon cuttings, grand openings and many other community events.
• Hovanes Gasparian, recently representing Assemblyman Portantino at the Government Affairs meetings, business ribbon cuttings & grand openings and other Chamber & community events.

Join us to honor these special people and hear informative presentations from City, County, State, and Federal officials and representatives from the Metro Gold Line Foothill Extension Construction Authority and the Monrovia-Arcadia-Duarte Town Council.

The guest speaker for this month’s meeting will be Phil Doudar, LA County Department of Public Works Principal Engineer, with a presentation on the LA County Parcel Tax.

The monthly Government Affairs Forums are held the first Thursday of each month at the Arcadia Chamber of Commerce, 388 W. Huntington Dr. and led by co-chairmen Peter Ulrich, former Arcadia City Councilman, and Mary Dougherty, former President of the Arcadia School District Board of Education.

RSVPs are appreciated to the Chamber office: 626-447-2159 or [email protected]

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