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Welcome to the Modesto Chamber of Commerce For over 100 years your chamber has been dedicated to serving the Greater Modesto Area, regional businesses and community prosperity through advocacy, access to leaders, economic development, connectivity and business education. The events and programs of the Modesto Chamber of Commerce are envisioned, designed and executed around a single, simple and direct vision: Building a vibrant and prosperous community through business leadership. We invite you to spend some time visiting the various pages of our website. You will discover more about how the Modesto Chamber of Commerce continually strives to add value to your membership, business, organization and community.
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August 11, 2015(0)
Educating our Skilled Work Force As the economy rebounds, the Central Valley is terrified of being left behind. Residents look west and they see booming cities, chock-full of businesses. They look south and see rents rising faster than new housing high-rises. But the rebound has been slower in the Valley. Modesto has the land. It has the infrastructure. Tax and utility rates are favorable. So why aren’t businesses coming here? The reason, California State University, Stanislaus President Dr. Joseph Sheley says, is simple: Why would a company locate in Modesto with no skilled workforce ready to hire? Just 18.2 ... Full article
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The focus of this issue of Progress is education. We continue to believe that education is essential to economic development. A well-educated work force helps attract companies with great jobs to locate and expand in our community. The Modesto Chamber will have its annual State of Business and Education ... Full article
Everyone has their perspective on just about everything these days – but one thing that is hard to argue with is teaching children how to be self-starters and financially proficient. On May 16 of this year, Modesto did exactly that. Through the help of the Modesto Chamber of Commerce, ...
There is no doubt that technology plays a significant role in our everyday lives. Science and engineering have innovated powerful computer technology that is affordable and portable. We have smart cars, smart TV’s, and intuitive, interactive communication devices conveniently held in our hands or worn on our wrists. Technology ...
California’s drought affects us all. Lack of water hurts those who live in both urban and rural communities, work in a high tech company or on a farm. Water shortages impact job opportunities, economic growth, and our health and well-being. There are communities across our state whose wells have ...
When people ask me how long I’ve been with Bank of the West, they are surprised to hear that I just reached my 22nd year. Sometimes, we start out with a company and, before we know it, we have a career! When given the opportunity, I share with people ...
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