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Leaders launched in Chamber program

Leaders launched in Chamber program

By MELISSA HUTSELL Business Journal writer MANTECA — Leadership Stockton, an annual course offered by the Greater Stockton Chamber of Commerce, launched its 36th cohort this August. Throughout the class,…

Thieves hampering Emergency Food Bank’s efforts

STOCKTON — Copper thieves have dealt a blow to the Emergency Food Bank’s efforts. Thieves cut and removed copper piping from the freezer unit causing the walk-in freezer to fail…

Golf tournament raises $20,500 for Emergency Food Bank

STOCKTON — The Central Valley chapter of the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors raised $20,500 for the Emergency Food Bank. The group used its annual charity golf tournament…

ATHENA Awards nominations deadline set for Friday

ATHENA Awards nominations deadline set for Friday

STOCKTON — The Greater Stockton Chamber of Commerce, which presents the ATHENA Awards, is accepting nominations for the 2016 ATHENA Award and ATHENA Young Professional Leadership Award through Friday. Nominations…

Gomez tapped to lead Children’s Home

STOCKTON — The Children’s Home of Stockton has a new permanent leader. Joelle Gomez will take over as CEO of the organization, Oct. 3. She will replace Phil Kolodziej who…

Bank of America to donate $220,000 to boost workforce skills

SACRAMENTO — The University of the Pacific and the United Way of Stanislaus County are among 17 area organizations that will receive grants from Bank of America to help increase…

CASA Stanislaus honored at first nonprofits day celebration

SACRAMENTO — Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) for Stanislaus County was honored as Nonprofit of the Year for the 12th Assembly District on Wednesday. The group was honored by Assemblymember Kristin…

Stockton victims’ shelter looking for community support

STOCKTON — Stockton Women’s Center-Youth & Family Services needs community help with its efforts to renovate and improve DAWN House. The group houses up to 40 people at a time in…

Kaiser donates $35,000 to food banks

Kaiser donates $35,000 to food banks

STOCKTON — Kaiser Permanente donated $35,000 to Emergency Food Bank Stockton/San Joaquin on June 10, which was Donor Appreciation Day. The donation was made in connection with two major events:…

Modesto’s One Table dinner raises money for education

Modesto’s One Table dinner raises money for education

MODESTO — Three hundred people sat down at the same table Sunday night, shared dinner and raised money to help keep local students from dropping out of school. It was…