To Cuba??? Yes, to….Cuba!!!

By:  Al Smith, Fresno Chamber of Commerce CEO/President For those of us a little on the older side, there are many memories of the exotic times and the excitement of the island of Cuba, before the Castro revolution.  The casinos, the nightclubs, the entertainment – all swaying to the romance of the Caribbean. Well, we…

Preparing tomorrow’s workforce today

By: Doug Betts, Business/Education Committee Chairman Every month, the members of our Fresno Chamber Business / Education Committee come together to provide updates on the work of the many organizations in the Fresno region currently charged with helping students, both young and old, pursue higher career ambitions.  The ultimate goal of our committee is to…

New Laws for 2012

By: Ruth Evans, Owner of The Evans HR GROUP As much as I would like to start the New Year off with a positive message….the California Legislature makes it difficult to do so since they, with the Governor’s support, have passed a host of new laws for all of us to deal with.  I’ve selected…

I Am So Glad It’s 2012

By: Scott Miller, Fresno Chamber of Commerce Board Chairman and Owner of Gazebo Gardens Holy Cow – I’m starting my year in the Big Chair.  I am Chairman of the Board of one of the largest Chambers of Commerce in California, a tremendous honor and a daunting task.    With over 118 years of Fresno Chamber…