Tuesday, July 14, 2009

DaVita's Jim Hilger to Speak at City Center Luncheon- July 17th

Register NOW for this Friday's City Center Luncheon!

**new presentations added**

When: Friday, July 17th, 11:30 (registration) 12:00 to 1:30 (program)

Where: Pacific Grill Event Center (1530 Pacific Ave., Tacoma), validated parking is available at the Convention Center

What: The City Center Luncheon is a quarterly event hosted by the Tacoma-Pierce County Chamber

The theme of this quarter's City Center Luncheon is "Experience Life Locally". Join us to learn about:

Local Commitment
Jim Hilger, Vice President of DaVita will discuss the company's decision to stay in Tacoma and their plans for the future.

Local Living: Go Local
Tacoma is going local to support independent businesses and build a prosperous community. Learn how Go Local Tacoma is participating in this national movement and how you can join in your neighborhood business district.

Local Events:
Tollefson Plaza is coming to life this summer; tables and chairs are already there. Come learn what's in store for this summer's Friday Lunch Series and 3rd Thursday Art-Marts in the Plaza.

Local Transportation
Downtown On the Go! Transportation Innovators Awards. Downtown: On the Go! is downtown Tacoma's commute options campaign. How about relaxing to and from work by letting someone else do the driving? Wouldn't it be relaxing to walk, bike or ride the bus to work, or share a ride? Employees across Tacoma are saving money and time by switching to an alternative commute. Join Tacoma's alternative commute movement at the City Center Luncheon.

Local Business
The City of Tacoma's Economic Gardening program cultivates local entrepreneurs by providing them with the information and training they need to be successful in today’s marketplace. Learn about what's being done to keep local businesses up and running in Tacoma in tough economic times.

To reserve your seat register on line today at http://www.tacomachamber.org/ or contact Janice at the Chamber janiceh@tacomachamber.org, 253.627.2175

Price: $20 Ambassadors prepaid
$25 Chamber Members prepaid
$30 Members at the door
$35 Non-members prepaid or at the door

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