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2014 Weekly Challenge #10 - Eliminate the Frenimies

2014 Weekly Challenge #10 - Eliminate the Frenimies

2014 Weekly Challenge #10 - Eliminate the Frenimies

By Lorri Ann Code

Remember the weekly challenge (and all time FAVORITE), when we had you pick a physical area to de-clutter in your lives? You told me about your cars, closets, and even refrigerators! And you loved the freeing feeling of getting rid of the junk that was draining you of your energy and your time. I think this was close to one of our most popular challenges. Well, this is a de-cluttering of the spirit. An emotional kind of clean-up.

CEO Resource Spotlight event Friday featuring Kish Rajan

CEO Resource Spotlight event Friday featuring Kish Rajan

Find out about the state's Economic Development Initiative and local incentives!Working in partnership, the San Joaquin County WorkNet, San Joaquin County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, City of Stockton, Employee Development Department and the Greater Stockton Chamber of Commerce will host the event to cover further details and highlights about the new GEDI Program and the wind-down of the Enterprise Zone Program. To register for this event, please call the San Joaquin County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce at 209-943-6117 or email info@sjchispanicchamber.com .

San Joaquin County Supervisors appoint new Airport Director

San Joaquin County Supervisors appoint new Airport Director

The San Joaquin County Board of Supervisors has announced its selection of Harry Mavrogenes as the new Director of the Stockton Metropolitan Airport effective February 14th. Mavrogenes has been acting as Interim Director of the Airport since July 2013. Mavrogenes has served as San Joaquin County's Chief Deputy County Administrator since November 2012.

During this time he developed an Economic Strategy for the County as well as establishing a strong presence for San Joaquin County in the Silicon Valley including the opening of an office in Santa Clara. He was also a key player in helping to establish the County as an Innovation Hub (iHub).

San Joaquin Delta College Success Story.

San Joaquin Delta College produces thousands of career success stories. The Junior College was recently named one of the top Junior colleges in the nation. It is a great place to get your start in life whether re-entering the work force or getting your AA before moving on to a 4 year university.

Sarah Buhr is a teacher at St. Mary's High School. She got her start at SJDC with an AA in Spanish and another AA in Arts & Sciences, she also played basketball with the Lady Mustangs.

Brookside Country Club GM Obtains Highest Distinction

Brookside Country Club GM Obtains Highest Distinction

 Alecia Escajeda, General Manager of Brookside Golf & Country Club in Stockton, has achieved the designation of “Certified Club Manager” CCM with the Club Managers Association of America (CMAA).

Escajeda is the only Country Club General Manager in San Joaquin county to earn this designation and is among an elite group of  club managers worldwide to have achieved this hallmark professionalism.

Alecia Escajeda qualified for the CCM examination after fulfilling requirements in Club Management experience, education and association activity. The CCM examination require expertise in areas of leadership, communication, club governance, financial management, human and professional resources, food and beverage operations, facilities management, principals of management and recreation management.

Stockton Athena Awards honors educator; attorney

Stockton Athena Awards honors educator; attorney

San Joaquin Delta College President Kathy Hart and attorney Monica Streeter were honored this afternoon at the Greater Stockton Chamber of Commerce 27th Annual Athena Awards luncheon.

Streeter received the Young Professional Leadership award initiated in 2009 to recognize emerging leaders and role models for young women professionally and personally.

Hart, pictured with Stockton City Councilman Moses Zapien, was described by past Athena Award recipient Judith Chambers as a  "person dedicated to education and community involvement."

Colangelo says crime, jobs and education are focus in run for Congress

You may know Steve Anthony Colangelo from his years on radio. Or you may know him as the owner of American Event Rentals and MetroExpositions. Now he wants to introduce you to Steve Anthony Colangelo, populist candidate for Congress.