WALK MS 2013

By: Chamber Ambassadors, Christy Nottingham – Jack Arbuckle Company and Scott Karl – Pacific Advisors On Saturday, April 13, 2013, the Chamber Ambassador Committee represented their group at WALK MS 2013 in Woodward Park (an event which raised $137,600). Their participation was a reflection of their dedication to get involved and desire to make a…

Education, Poverty, and Crime

By: Dave Johnson, M.B.A., M.P.A., Director of Center Operations of National University – Fresno, Chamber Ambassador  Though the recent downturn in the economy certainly has had a tremendous affect on both crime and poverty rates, educational institutions and education as a whole have continued to offer society a positive influence. These establishments assist in the production…

Buy Local and Stimulate YOU!

By: Brandi Weikle, CLCS, WCCP, CPDM – Winton-Ireland, Strom & Green Insurance Agency & Fresno Chamber Ambassador I recently purchased a home which, of course, led to a plethora of updates, repair, and general maintenance.  Floor coverings, paint, new window screens, and sprinkler repair were just a few of my focuses.   And then there’s the…

Leaving a legacy

Sonia Della, Chamber Ambassador and Insurance Agent at Agri-Center Insurance Agency, Inc. Walt Disney once said, “All your dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them.”  Ray Bradbury once said, “Everyone must leave something behind when he dies…..as long as you change something from the way it was before you touched…

It’s a great place to visit but….

Scott Karl, Scott Karl Economic & Insurance Services, Chamber Ambassador I bet you’ve heard the cliché, “It’s a great place to visit but I wouldn’t want to live there” a few times at a cocktail party or around the office water cooler and shared that sentiment when it comes to our own fair city. Unfortunately,…