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January 19, 1999
* The Camarillo Chamber of Commerce luncheon and mini expo on "Renewing Old Town" will be held at 11:30 a.m. today at the Marquie Banquet Center, 340 Mobil Ave., Camarillo. Camarillo redevelopment coordinator Tony Perez will speak on revamping and revitalizing Ventura Boulevard. The cost is $25. Information is available at 484-4383. * The Ventura Chamber of Commerce will hold its 86th annual installation dinner at 6 p.m. Saturday at the Doubletree Hotel, 2055 Harbor Blvd., Ventura.
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January 19, 1999
* The Camarillo Chamber of Commerce luncheon and mini expo on "Renewing Old Town" will be held at 11:30 a.m. today at the Marquie Banquet Center, 340 Mobil Ave., Camarillo. Camarillo redevelopment coordinator Tony Perez will speak on revamping and revitalizing Ventura Boulevard. The cost is $25. Information is available at 484-4383. * The Ventura Chamber of Commerce will hold its 86th annual installation dinner at 6 p.m. Saturday at the Doubletree Hotel, 2055 Harbor Blvd., Ventura.
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September 16, 1993 | PEGGY Y. LEE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Ventura Chamber of Commerce--which helped catapult three successful candidates to the Ventura City Council two years ago--announced Wednesday its endorsements for November's council race. The slate--three men and one woman--will receive a total of $16,000 in financial support from the chamber, officials said. The money will not go directly to the candidates, but will be spent on flyers, posters and advertisements endorsing the slate, officials said.
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September 17, 1996 | LEO SMITH, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Jim Barroca has had his share of milestones as executive vice president of the Ventura Chamber of Commerce. There was the chamber's vocal support of the Buenaventura Mall expansion, its support of the proposed Centerplex sports and entertainment complex, the arrival of the chamber on the Internet and the formation of the chamber's political action committee. But after 25 years on the job, Barroca has decided it is time to move on. He has announced his retirement from the chamber effective Oct.
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September 17, 1996 | LEO SMITH, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Jim Barroca has had his share of milestones as executive vice president of the Ventura Chamber of Commerce. There was the chamber's vocal support of the Buenaventura Mall expansion, its support of the proposed Centerplex sports and entertainment complex, the arrival of the chamber on the Internet and the formation of the chamber's political action committee. But after 25 years on the job, Barroca has decided it is time to move on. He has announced his retirement from the chamber effective Oct.
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August 9, 2001 | From Times Staff Reports
The Ventura Chamber of Commerce Political Action Committee will sponsor a public forum this month for City Council candidates. The forum is scheduled for 7 p.m. Aug. 23 at Wedgewood Banquet Center, 5880 Olivas Park Drive, in Ventura. Candidates will compete in November for four seats on the seven-member council. All candidates who qualify for the ballot are invited to speak. For information, call 648-2875.
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May 9, 1995 | Jack Searles
Members of the Greater Ventura Chamber of Commerce are being offered a chance to promote business by offering discounts to one another. The chamber is encouraging its members to give 10% to 15% discounts on products or services purchased by fellow members. Service businesses such as repair shops and health providers might allow the first hour free of charge, the group suggests.
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September 19, 1991 | MACK REED
The Ventura County Building and Trades Council endorsed three pro-business candidates for Ventura City Council on Wednesday. The council endorsed labor attorney Tom Buford, nursery owner Greg Carson and personnel consultant Jack Tingstrom. The three have also won the endorsements of the Ventura Chamber of Commerce and a political action committee called Venturans for a Responsible Government, the only other groups to endorse council candidates for the November election.
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August 15, 2000 | BARBARA MURPHY
The Ventura Chamber of Commerce's "Leadership Ventura" program is accepting applications for the 2000-01 class. The program was established in 1994 to help develop future leaders for the community. Since its inception, the program has had more than 70 graduates. Once a month from September through June, participants attend an all-day session where community issues are reviewed and discussed.
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November 2, 1996 | MIGUEL HELFT
The Ventura Chamber of Commerce and the Ventura County Ad Club next week will co-host Ad Expo '96, an advertising trade show targeting the area's business community. Ad Expo '96 is designed to showcase the creative talent in Ventura County, said Chuck Smith, president of Clas-E-Fax and co-chairman of the marketing committee for the trade show. "The goal is to show the community in Ventura County that we have the capability to put together complete advertising and marketing packages," Smith said.
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September 16, 1993 | PEGGY Y. LEE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Ventura Chamber of Commerce--which helped catapult three successful candidates to the Ventura City Council two years ago--announced Wednesday its endorsements for November's council race. The slate--three men and one woman--will receive a total of $16,000 in financial support from the chamber, officials said. The money will not go directly to the candidates, but will be spent on flyers, posters and advertisements endorsing the slate, officials said.
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September 21, 1999 | NANCY FORREST
The political arm of Ventura's business community bypassed sitting Mayor Jim Friedman on Monday in announcing its endorsements for three seats on the City Council. Candidates Ray DiGuilio, Doug Halter and Carl Moorehouse received the nod from the Ventura Chamber of Commerce Political Action Committee.
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October 15, 1992 | PATRICK McCARTNEY
A new public affairs show scheduled to debut today on Ventura's public-access station will begin with a panel discussion of Ventura County's economy. The premiere episode of the half-hour "Ventura Today" will air at 7 p.m. on Avenue/Century Cable's Channel 6. Guests will be Marshall Milligan, the president of Bank of A. Levy; Susan Vinson, publisher of Business Digest; Ventura County Supervisor John Flynn, and Lindsay Nielson, president of the Ventura County Taxpayer's Assn.
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