GLAAACC collects toys
Holiday Mixer upcoming
The Greater Los Angeles African American Chamber of Commerce hosts its annual “Peace and Prosperity Holiday Mixer and Toy Drive” Dec. 8 at the Omni Los Angeles hotel, from 6-8:30pm. The event will benefit Parents of Watts, and toiletries will be given away to people connected with the Union Rescue Mission. Members are free with a toy donation, and $10 without; non-members $15 with a toy donation and $25 without. Reservations required by Dec. 6 call (323) 292-1297.
More than a hundred business professionals attended the Greater Los Angeles African American Chamber of Commerce (GLAAACC) spring membership mixer supporting African American-owned businesses through networking, education, community involvement and legislative advocacy.
The Greater Los Angeles African American Chamber of Commerce (GLAAACC) will host its annual economic awards dinner on April 5, beginning with a 5:30 p.m. reception followed by the meal at 7 p.m. and a post reception at the JW Marriott Los Angeles at LA Live, 900 W. Olympic Blvd., in downtown Los Angeles. Tickets for the dinner are $300 for members and $500 for others, and March 29 is the deadline to make reservations. Tickets can be purchased by calling GLAAACC’s office at (323) 292-1297 or by visiting www.glaaacc.org.
LOS ANGELES, Calif.—YWCA Greater Los Angeles (YWCA GLA) is proud to present the 2011 Phenomenal Woman Awards Luncheon, Wednesday, May 18, 2011 at the Omni Los Angeles Hotel at California Plaza.
The event will honor supermodel and international business mogul Kathy Ireland , CEO of Kathy Ireland Worldwide, with the 2011 Phenomenal Woman of the Year Award and Los Angeles Ninth District Council President Pro Tempore Jan Perry with the 2011 Phenomenal Community Leader Award.
An important piece of legislation aimed at protecting our families and small businesses from astounding increases in health insurance costs is moving ahead in the state legislature.
All of us need to tell our representatives to pass this important bill right away.
LOS ANGELES, Calif.—Los Angeles' top elected officials vowed to help small and minority-owned local businesses win more contracts with the city.
Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa said he would develop a "business inclusion program'' that would expand the city's pool of potential bidders to include more small and minority-owned local businesses, which he called "the lifeblood of the Southern California economy.''
"As these businesses prosper, so does the city,'' Villaraigosa said.