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7th Annual Kern County Small Business Luncheon & Awards

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Congratulations to this year's award recipients at the 7th annual Kern County Small Business Week Luncheon & Awards on May 2nd at the Bakersfield Marriott. Pictured above, front row - left to right: Geronimo Atriano and Natalia Atriano "Business of the Year - Atriano's Cleaners", Samantha Johnson "Rising Star Business of the Year" - Johnny's Take and Bake Pizza, Lydia Chaney "Family Owned Business of the Year" - South Street Digital, Eric Horn - South Street Digital, Cami Hogg "Energy Service Business of the Year" - 5C Holding Inc. Drilling and Transportation. Back row - left to right: Leticia Garza Velasquez "Woman Owned Business of the Year" - Mix Salon and Touch Up Bar, John Heath "Technology Business of the Year" - Alpha Technologies & Alarm System, Amy Langston - Johnny's Take and Bake Pizza, Audrey Post - South Street Digital. 




Thank You to our event keynote speaker, Raji K. Brar - Owner / Operator of Countryside Market & Restaurants who shared amazing stories of inspiration from her experiences as a lifelong Kern County resident to becoming one the area's most prominent business owners.


Thank You!
Presenting Sponsor - Wells Fargo
Event Sponsors
Dignity Health, CSUB BPA, KGET17 - Telemundo 17 
Marriott Hotels & Resorts
Event Partners
University of LaVerne 
North of the River Chamber of Commerce  
Downtown Business Association
Greater Bakersfield Chamber of Commerce 


Please continue to support local business! 
See you next year!




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Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting

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Congratulations to the Delano Hyatt on their Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting on April 21. Pictured above from left: KCHCC President/CEO Jay Tamsi, Delano Hyatt General Manager James Silva, and Delano Chamber of Commerce CEO Janet Rabanal.


KCHCC Government Relations Committee

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Thank You to this month's special guest, Douglas DeFlitch (at left), the COO of the Friant Water Authority (FWA), and Kristen Doud (right), Government Relations Representative at Pacific Gas and Electric Company, and our panelists for discussing water bond measures affecting Kern County on April 9. Photo Gallery:


April Business Networking Mixer

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Thank You to Elegante at the Junior League of Bakersfield for hosting our April Business Networking Mixer. We wish you continued success! Pictured above from left: Griselda Clark (KCHCC Diplomat), Ed Herrera (KCHCC Board of Directors), and Nick Felix (KCHCC Diplomat). Photo Gallery:  


Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting

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Congratulations to JSC Agricultural Supply on the Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting of their new location in Delano, CA. on April 12, 2018!Photo Gallery:  

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