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|Saturday, 27 December 2008 11:21|
Steering Committee Meeting for the Asian American Chamber of Commerce
This was taken Monday Dec. 15 at the Steering committee meeting for the Asian American Chamber of Commerce hosted by the Japanese American Chamber of Commerce.
HEALTH AND SAFETY FAIR - February 2008
Just recently , FACCSFV in cooperation with the Panorama City Neighborhood Council held a Health and Safety Fair. This event aimed at giving Free Health and Educational Services, Safety Information, Blood Pressure Testing, Vision Screenings, Diabetes Screenings . 300 Free Emergency bags were also given out to those who have attended.
PANORAMA COASTAL CLEAN UP DAY- September
We participated in the coastal clean-up in Panorama City last September. This project was in collaboration with the Department of Public Works, Council District 6 Tony Cardenas Office, Council District 7 Richard Alarcon, Office of Community Beautification of the Board of Public Works and 39 th Assembly member Felipe Fuentes & Heal the Bay. This event helped educate the students, residents and businesses in Panorama City about their connection to the ocean and their local watershed, regardless of its distance from the beaches. Almost 400 participants came out to manually pick up trash in 44 square blocks of Panorama City which resulted in the collection of 27,000 pounds of litter, the most for any single site in the country, as reported by LA Times. Coastal Cleanup Day definitely raised public awareness about ocean pollution issues & strengthened community ties in Panorama City.
PANORAMA CITY NEIGHBORHOOD COUNCIL (PCNC)
The purpose of the emerging Panorama City Neighborhood Council (PCNC) is to empower community stakeholders with a grass roots-based forum to address and resolve community issues.Non-profit organizations like the FACCsfv are important providers of jobs and services in Panorama City. Centered on community development and propagation of business interests among entrepreneurs and professionals, the Chamber's active participation and support with the PCNC provides a voice and awareness to our members about business issues, public safety environmental issues, taxation & business regulations within Panorama City area.
HEAL THE BAY SUPPORTER
FACCsfv is also supporting Heal the Bay by actively participating in its cause-oriented activities. Heal the Bay is a nonprofit environmental organization dedicated to making Southern California coastal waters and watersheds, including Santa Monica Bay, safe, healthy and clean. They do research, education, community action and advocacy to pursue their mission.
BOARD OF PUBLIC WORKS RECOGNITION OF THE CHAMBER'S PARTICIPATION IN THE PANORAMA CITY COASTAL CLEAN UP DAY - November 2007
The efforts and hard work of the Chamber's dedicated team members during the Panorama City Clean up day were recognized by the Board of Public Works.The Board Recognition is Commissioner Cynthia Ruiz' way of showing genuine appreciation of the team effort and contributions to the success of the event and its impact on saving millions of aquatic animals from entanglement and starvation due to marine debris.
FACCsfv participated in the Philippine Business Conference – Manila, October 2007
Realizing the importance of establishing global networks with other Chambers and businesses to keep pace with the developments in the business environment, the Filipino-American Chamber of Commerce, San Fernando Valley (FACCsfv) sent its representatives - Board Members Art Bernardo and Maridy Masicat, to the Philippine Business Conference and Exposition (PBCE) held at the Manila Hotel on October 2007. It is an annual event of the Philippine Chamber of Commerce, Inc. (PCCI) aimed at continuing linkages of Chambers of Commerce between private sector and the government. Around 1,500 delegates from the Federation of Philippine American Chambers of Commerce, 98 local chambers nationwide, 122 industry associations, 29 bilateral business councils, and foreign chambers participated in this event.
The conference highlights were the proactive and shared vision of business and government in moving the country forward through initiatives that promote sustainable economic development and global competitiveness. A business matching forum was also conducted for Filipino American Chambers of Commerce from the US through the PCCI’s council – the Philippine USA Economic and Business Council (PUBC).
RECIPIENT OF THE WELLS FARGO COMMUNITY GRANT IN PANORAMA CITY - September 2007
Recognizing the strong presence of the Filipino-American Community in the San Fernando Valley through the visibility of the Chamber, FACCSFV was the recipient of a community grant from Wells Fargo Bank . This is one of the many ways Wells Fargo Banks support the community.
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