Local Business Seminar May 15

TUESDAY MAY 15, 2012

8AM-9:45AM

Opening presentation and discussion

10AM-1PM

Pro-local Business Workshop

Presentation/workshop from Jeff Milchen from AMIBA (American Independent Business Alliance). He has been in Malibu setting up that town with a Buy Local campaign and will be in Modesto TOMORROW, MAY 15, from 8am-1pm in The Modesto Chamber of Commerce conference room at 1114 J Street, Modesto, 95354. We want to encourage all independent businesses and those that support the local guy to attend. There is limited space. Local food will be served.

1114 J Street, Modesto

(Modesto Chamber of Commerce Conference Room)

NO CHARGE to attend. Reserve your spot by emailing: pamobrien@sbcglobal.net

Local food will be served. Win door prizes!

“Sustaining local ownership isn’t just important for sustaining our community character, it’s key to the long-term economic vitality of Modesto.”

Strength in Numbers!

Jeff Milchen, co-founder of the American Independent Business Alliance (AMIBA) and a leading advocate for community-based businesses will lead a presentation and workshop for all INDEPENDENT BUSINESS OWNERS, LOCAL LEADERS and ALL INTERESTED in the development of our community.

You’ll see examples of how dozens of communities have succeeded in building a culture of support for local entrepreneurs and shifting local spending.

GO MODESTO !

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Chris Murphy is the President and CEO of Sierra Pacific Warehouse Group and Publisher and Founder of ModestoView Inc. Chris worked globally in the cycling industry returning to Modesto in 1996. He is also the founder of the Modesto Historic Graffiti Cruise Route, Legends of the Cruise Walk of Fame, Modesto Rockin’ Holiday, the Modesto Music History Organization and co-founder of the Modesto Area Music Association. Chris is married to his artist wife Rebecca since 1985 and has two daughters Madison and Abigail, both graduating from Modesto High and UC Berkeley. He is lead singer and guitarist for his band, Third Party that donates their performances to non-profits.