Fresno Chamber PAC Issues First Endorsements in the June 2012 Election

Fresno, CA (March 23, 2012) – The Fresno Chamber of Commerce’s Political Action Committee has issued its first endorsements for the June primary election by supporting three business-friendly candidates who are running for state and federal offices. The Chamber PAC is supporting Ashley Swearengin for Mayor of the City of Fresno, Debbie Poochigian for County Board…

The Small Business Bill of Rights

Developed this 1st day of September 2011, by the Government Affairs Council of the Fresno Chamber of Commerce based on input from small business members. Whereas Small Business Owners create 80 percent of new jobs throughout the Fresno area, California and the Nation; and Whereas Small Business Owners contribute to the economic well being of…

Making the 2012 Mayor’s Youth Job Fair happen!

By: Doug Betts, Business/Education Committee Chairman I know that many of those who read this article have experienced the feeling of building excitement and anticipation resulting from a dwindling countdown to an event you have worked to prepare.  The Business/Education Committee is currently experiencing this exhilarating feeling as we come to the final weeks of…

Leadership Development – A four letter word

By: Fresno Chamber Vice President/COO, Anna Borgeas This much we know is true: Leadership and the development of leaders is a crucial component of any community’s future.  Without strong visionaries who can remain focused while jumping through hurdles and overcoming obstacles, nothing would get done. Nearly three decades ago your Chamber of Commerce, understood the…