Monthly Archives: May 2018

Every 65 seconds, someone in this country develops Alzheimer’s. The mind-robbing disease is a public health crisis, and the San Diego/Imperial Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association is here to help people with dementia and their caregivers. Alzheimer’s is a type of dementia that causes problems with memory, thinking and behavior. There are more than 60,000 […]

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On April 14, 2018 at 11 am Encanto Village celebrated their groundbreaking ceremony. Encanto Village is located in the Community of Encanto, City of San Diego and will provide 65 beautiful apartment homes to individuals earning between 30 and 60 percent of the area median income with one home for the full-time on-site property manager. This stunning […]

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The Impact San Diego Class of 2018 Graduation and Project Showcase will take place Thursday, June 7, from 5:00 to 7:30 p.m. at Qualcomm’s Irwin M. Jacobs Hall. After an opportunity for networking, class participants will present their projects to benefit six local nonprofit organizations. In addition, one class member will be presented with the […]

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LEAD’s INFLUENCE program was attended by nearly 30 participants at the end of April. Host venues were Johnson & Johnson’s lab on Torrey Pines Mesa; the Downtown Central Library; The Old Globe; and CBRE’s new offices at UTC. Participants enjoyed a panel on life sciences, a tour of a Navy submarine at Naval Base Point […]

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The Advance program began its second year of seminars on Thursday, May 10 with a strong and diverse cohort of more than 40 participants. The session was facilitated by Robin Toft, President and CEO of Toft Executive Search, and a member of LEAD’s Executive Committee. Advance is specifically designed to empower and elevate women in […]

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LEAD’s Public Leadership Institute is a comprehensive training program for business people who are interested in either elected or appointed public office. In May, the class heard a presentation from Sarah Jarman from Councilmember Scott Sherman’s office on policy issues, particularly housing. They also enjoyed a presentation about cross-border issues by Chamber Vice President Paola […]

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In order to provide a public platform for citizens to listen, analyze and reflect on presidential campaign proposals in Mexico and promoting knowledge, awareness and social activism, Tijuana Innovadora launched the Reflexión México initiative. These series of forums will provide each of the five presidential candidates space to discuss their proposals with Mexican citizens. Attendees […]

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On May 8th, Chamber VP of International Business Affairs Paola Avila, participated as a panelist discussing U.S.-Mexico trade policies, current opportunities, and challenges during a period of change. The event took place at Grand Hotel Tijuana and was organized by JD Group Logistics and Index Tijuana. Other panelists included: Enrique Orantes, Customs Administrator in Tijuana […]

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On Sunday April 29th, Chamber VP of International Business Affairs Paola Avila, participated on De Viva Voz live radio show, sharing details and accomplishments from our recent delegation trip to Mexico City. The show, part of Univision radio’s family of programs, informs the San Diego and Tijuana communities about current issues surrounding the region. She […]

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The City of Tijuana and DIF (the National Institution for Integral Family Development) invite you to the “Binational Gala Cocktail Event” held on Friday, July 13th, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. This gala is part of the City’s 129th anniversary celebration and will take place at the Central Patio of Tijuana’s City Hall. The event benefits the […]

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