Housing Committee – Beginning Projects You Can
Join Clark Blasdell, president & CEO, North Bay
Ecumenical Homes, for an informative discussion about
building affordable housing for the Bay Area’s low-
and moderate-income workforce.
For the past 25 years, Blasdell has helped
thousands of people become homeowners in the North
June 19, 9-10 am, Chamber Boardroom.
Online Now. For more details, contact Jaime Rossi at firstname.lastname@example.org
Health Commission will hold hearing on Tuesday,
19, 3 pm,
to consider issues related to implementation of the
city's "living-health" ordinance, slated to
go into effect on July 1. For a copy of the ordinance,
or contact Jim Mathias at 415-352-8838.
Build a House: The
Chamber has joined forces with the San Francisco
Rotary Club and Habitat for Humanity to build two
houses in Bayview/Hunters Point. The Rotary Club is
donating $100 for each Chamber member who volunteers.
If you or anyone in your organization would
like to help on Saturday, June 23,
contact Jaime Rossi at 415-352-8873 or email@example.com.
Philadelphia Story –How
One of America’s Largest & Oldest Cities was
Revitalized by Visionary Leadership:
Join us for a special reception on Monday,
June 25, 5-6:30 pm, Chamber Boardroom, to meet Ed
Rendell, former mayor of Philadelphia, 2000 chair of
the Democratic National Committee and declared
candidate for governor of Pennsylvania. Rendell will
share how his policies as mayor led to the dramatic
revitalization of Philadelphia and the role of the
business community in that turnaround. Rendell
eliminated Philadelphia’s $250 million deficit,
balanced the city budget and generated six straight
budget-surplus years. He reduced business and income
taxes and implemented new, revenue-generating
initiatives. Space is limited. RSVP to Affy Tavakoli
Public Power for San Francisco?
on the November ballot is a proposal to create a
Municipal Utility District and an elected body to
oversee it. Alternative measures are in the works.
These proposals raise questions about San
Francisco’s energy future: What is a MUD? Who owns
it? Who pays for it? Where will the power come from? Is
public power the answer to our energy challenges? Speakers
include Joel Ventresca, Coalition for Lower Utility
Bills; Darren Senton, Coalition for Affordable Public
Services; John Nimmons, John Nimmons & Associates
and consultant to the city of Brisbane. Wednesday,
8-9 am, Chamber Boardroom. Continental breakfast;
Online Now. For details, contact Jim Mathias at firstname.lastname@example.org