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CORONA BUSINESS NEWS

VOL 4 | #3 MAY/JUNE 2018

C0r0na 2020 Equals New Jobs LAC – Local, State and Federal C orona 2020 is a public/ private partnership between the City of Corona

and the Corona Chamber. The collaboration contains three focal

ALDI Market

Dr. Khandhar Brings Quality of Life to Corona By Don Williamson

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orona Regional Medical Center (CRMC) continues to bring expanded services to Western Riverside County. Recently, Dr. Sumit Khandhar, D.O., an Interventional Cardiologist, has brought his special skill set to CRMC. Dr. Khandhar is a Board Certified Interventional Cardiologist and Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Disease. A member of the Inland Heart Doctors, with

offices at 2250 South Main Street in Corona, he is the founder and director of the Coronary Interventional Program established at CRMC. ... Continued on page 13

Member Spotlight

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or almost 2 decades, Grant Romancia, a professional photographer specializing in commercial, corporate, events, weddings, and family photography, has provided clients with a great experience and high quality

award winning images. With his passion for working well with clients and seeing things that others don’t see, he loves people and building quality relationships. Canadian born and now living in Southern CA, has a very impressive

points: creation of new jobs, healthcare, and reducing miles traveled. All will help our town to continue its advantage over neighboring communities. Many new businesses are calling Corona their home. Most recently, Aldi opened its doors in a beautifully remodeled structure that had sat empty for years. Aldi is a privately held and family owned enterprise that hails from Germany. Their ... Continued on page 4

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he Corona Chamber has a very active Legislative Advocacy group – referred to as the Legislative Action Committee (LAC) that

focuses its energy into bringing business friendly legislation to all levels of government. ... Continued on page 6

ADA to Honor Peabody, Sciortino, Venaas T

he local chapter of American Diabetes Association will showcase three gentlemen with the coveted Father of the Year award. Mark Peabody, Ned Sciortino and Dale Venaas will be honored in a black tie preferred event. This ceremony also serves to bring attention to the rapid expansion of diabetes in our region while honoring these gentlemen. The event will take place at the Riverside Convention Center on June 13. The mission of the Father’s Day Council, “To identify and honor fathers who have demonstrated the

ability to balance their personal lives, to serve as a role model for their children and to help make a positive difference in their community.” Funds raised from the Father of the Year Awards Dinners will benefit the American Diabetes Association.

book of business, satisfied clients that have him traveling north to Canada regularly. This echoes his great work ethic and integrity. His images are very creative. A friend asked Grant to photograph his daughter’s wedding, but since he only had a camera to take pictures

World War II Veteran to lead Annual Memorial Mile March

PERMIT #73 CORONA, CA

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MARK PEABODY

Mark Peabody is a 4th generation native Californian born in Hawthorne in 1959 and is a direct descendant of Francis Peabody, who settled in the Massachusetts Bay Colony in the late

1620’s. His wife of 33 years, Cheryl, is also a California native born in Long Beach. ... Continued on page 12

By Don Williamson

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aturday, May 26, at 9:00 a.m. the CORONA Chamber Foundation will be hosting the fourth annual Memorial Mile March. Participants will have the opportunity to carry an American flag from the Chamber of Commerce offices (904 East Sixth Street) to the Historic Civic Center (Sixth & Vicentia). Here the flags may be placed inside a ribbon border that

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CORONA Chamber of Commerce 904 E Sixth Street, Corona, CA 92879

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CORONA Chamber of Commerce 904 E. Sixth Street, CORONA, CA 92879 (951) 737-3350 | MyChamber.org Deserie Ramirez Member Services Deserie@MyChamber.org

Bobby Spiegel President/CEO Bobby@MyChamber.org

Don Williamson Editor

Heather Rawlings Member Services & Advertising Director Heather@MyChamber.org

CORONA Business News Graphic Design Kim Mabon Creative By Design www.creativebydesign.net

Linda Richards Member Services Linda@MyChamber.org

Jim Dorsey Photography 951.735.8668

Stephanie Shapiro Member Services Stephanie@MyChamber.org

CORONA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE 2018 OFFICERS Chairman of the Board John Weyhgandt Western States Financial

Vice Chair of Finance Kim Mabon Creative By Design

Chairman-Elect Yolanda Carrillo Corona-Norco Family YMCA

Immediate Past Chairman Don Garling Lifetime Vinyl Fence Fabricators, Inc.

Vice Chair Mike Ryan Ryan & Associates Financial Services

President/CEO/Corporate Secretary Bobby Spiegel CORONA Chamber of Commerce

Chair of Finance Don Williamson Corona History Association

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Carolyn Anderson

Sean Kelley Kelley Law

Lea Petersen Southern California Gas Company

Palbinder Badesha Express Employment Professionals

Michael Lin, Ed.D. Corona-Norco Unified School District

Dr. Anthony Pirritano Integrated Medical Center of Corona – CompAccess

Chad Miller American National Manufacturing

Mike Quraishi Aladdin Cleaning Services, Inc.

Jim Gore Vulcan Materials Company

Chris Miller Thomas Miller Mortuary and Crematory

Bryan Reece, PhD Norco College

Jon Haratyk Living Better 101

Sal Montes Fender USA

Kristen Holstrom Holstrom, Block & Parke, APLC

Mark Peabody Peabody Engineering & Supply, Inc.

Ruth Jaffe Kaiser Permanente

Linda Pearson Corona Regional Medical Center

Angie Byars 3M Corona Dr. Aimee French Breathe Clinic

Dean Seif CARSTAR Allstar Collision, Inc. Jan Steiner Thoro Packaging

Liaison for NAVSEA Corona Division Jennifer StewartUS Navy / Naval Weapons Surface Warfare Center

For advertising information, contact Heather Rawlings at (951) 737-3350 Since 1910, the Corona Chamber has been providing ‘resources for prosperity’ for the businesses and community of Corona, CA. This Chamber represents the interest of business in the greater Corona service area by providing its members networking opportunities, promoting the community, and engaging federal, state, and local officials in order to improve the economic prosperity of the Inland Southern California region. With a membership of over 750 businesses, representing over 55,000 jobs, the Corona Chamber is the voice of business. Learn more by visiting www.MyChamber.org.

Eagle Glen Golf Club

1800 Eagle Glen Parkway, Corona, CA 92883 Registration Check In and Networking 7am

May 25

Executive Leadership Roundtable Graduation

June 15

Doing Business with NAVSEA Invited Speaker

Capt. Rick Braunbeck Emcee John Weyhgandt

Business Tips by JaMarr Brown

Reservations are encouraged: www.MyChamber.org or call 951.737.3350 * topics and speakers subject to change

Corona Chamber Executive & Business Partners For 2018 These financial partners provide additional funding to the chamber to support & provide additional member services.


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Riverside County District 2

CANDIDATES forum

Riverside County Supervisors oversee an annual budget of more than $5 billion, support critical services and programs, and engage leaders on policy objectives with a goal of improving quality of life for residents.

Monday, May 14, 2018

Registration/Check in: 11:30am Program and lunch begins 12pm until 1:15pm at The FieldHouse / SilverLakes: 5555 Hamner Ave, Norco CA 92860

Mike Gardner

Eric Linder

Reservations are recommended

Will Martinez

Penny Newman

Karen Spiegel If payment received by

Register online at www.MyChamber.org, call 951.737.3350 $40 $50

Presented in partnership with

May 8 After May 9

All pricing includes lunch

American Legion Post Gets a Facelift

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he Corona Chamber of Commerce’s Executive Leadership Roundtable (ELR) program selects a local service project to complete by their graduation in May. This year the 2017-2018 class has chosen to work with The Joe Dominguez

American Legion Post 742, located at 1557 Yorba Street, Corona, CA. This 71 year old Post assists active and reserve veterans in our community, as well as host community and private events. Presently they serve

By Jami Merchant

approximately 250 members with an annual membership fee of just $45. It is the goal of the 2017-18 ELR class to obtain monetary donations, needed items, and volunteer labor to help bring the Joe Dominguez American Legion Post 742 to a level that will allow them to continue to offer their valuable services to its members and the community at large. Below is the list of things we would like to fix or replace in their kitchen: • Fire Suppression System • 10’ Type 1 Hood • Commercial Stove with 6 burners, 36” Griddle & Oven • Commercial Refrigerator • Tile Flooring supplies for installation • Stainless Steel walls, including supplies for installation • Cabinetry • Stainless Steel Counters • Paint

To become an Executive or Business Partner for 2018, contact Bobby Spiegel at 951 733 1836 or Bobby@MyChamber.org

The goal is to raise $25,000 to help with renovations. We are aware this is a large undertaking. However, with your help we are up for the task. Your monetary and in-kind donations will go to service one or more of the areas listed above. Your consideration and participation is appreciated. ELR members and Post members are selling tickets for an opportunity drawing to fund the building renovation. Prizes include a 5 night stay at one of shellvacations.com resorts, a 30” flat screen TV, tickets to an Angels game, gift cards and more. Tickets are only $25.00 and the drawing will be held at the Poet’s Open House on Friday, May 25th at 11 a.m. You can also go online to http://www.mychamber. org/events/details/elr-service-project-american-legion-post-742-14226 to register for a donation.


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Corona 2020 cont’d

success is the result of great prices, unique weekly specials, and their tremendous customer-friendly staff. Corona is uniquely positioned, located within an hour of multiple international airports, resort communities, and diverse getaway destinations. We are also intersected by two major freeways, and home to dozens of national organizations and Fortune 500 businesses. Corona is an ideal place for entrepreneurship. Many of the franchise businesses coming to Corona are locally owned by residents. “Mom and Pop” shops are finding their niche here in Corona. Start-up companies are enjoying the business-friendly atmosphere.

The Corona Chamber and Team Corona are designed to help all businesses from concept to opening their doors and beyond. When a business is ready, a full retention plan designed to assist in areas of growth, with options of expansion, reduction, new technology, and innovation. Quarterly, the Chamber and City of Corona publically recognizes businesses at a City Council meeting who have hired new employees. In March, over 645 net new jobs were represented by about 30 businesses. 1. The businesses that have increased between 1 to 5 jobs represent 30 new employees a. 3M Company

b. c. d. e. f. g. h. i. j.

9 Round Brandex Corporation Capital Counters and Cabinets Green Home Solutions Law Offices of Holstrom, Block and Parke, APLC Living Better 101 New Horizons Senior Residential Care Pacific Foresight Financial Corporation PRMG (Paramount Residential Mortgage Group)

k. Thomas Miller Mortuary & Crematory l. Vibrant Medical 2. 6 to 10 jobs represent 27 new employees a. AppCore Labs b. CIRCOR Aerospace, Inc. c. FutureLink, Inc. d. Kaiser Permanente 3. 11 to 20 jobs represent 58 new employees a. Baghouse & Industrial Sheet Metal Services b. Citrus Valley Medical Associates, Inc. c. National Ready Mixed Concrete Company d. Peabody Engineering & Supply, Inc. 4. 21 to 100 jobs = 140 new employees a. Del Taco #1225 b. Monster Energy Company c. Norco College 5. Over 100 jobs = 390 new employees a. Corona Regional Medical Center b. Miguel’s Jr/Miguel’s Restaurants

Our next public recognition will be in June. Please be sure to notify the Corona Chamber if you have hired new employees since September 2017. You can download the form from the Chamber website www.MyChamber.org or call the Corona Chamber at 951-737-3350

Mark Peabody

Many of the kids in our region will never have the opportunity to experience live, professional performing arts without your help. The Fox Riverside Theater Foundation promotes the Fox Performing Arts Center through education, outreach, and fundraising.

Cast members from Pippin answer student questions.

As a member of the Foundation’s Encore Society, you’ll get your name on our Lobby Donor Wall*, but the best benefit is lighting the spark that fuels big dreams. For more information, please contact the Foundation (info@riversidefoxfoundation.org or 951.826.5769).

*Other benefits include complimentary VIP receptions before most shows at the Fox and advance notice of upcoming shows.

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Memorial Mile March cont’d spells out USA. Affixed to each flag is the name of a local hero that sacrificed their lives in service to our country. Marchers may also create their own tag with the name of any veteran or active duty member that they wish to honor. Idaho resident, Mike Ehredt, founder of Project America Run, inspired this event. Mike walked from the Pacific to Atlantic Oceans and again from the Mexican to Canadian borders placing a flag approximately each mile with the name of a service member that gave their lives in Iraq and Afghanistan, respectively. Event Chair, Jami Merchant says this year’s March will be exceptionally important, “One of our Foundation Board members, Mark Maes (who sets the USA ribbon), has connected with World War II veteran, Robert Henry Morales. Mr. Morales, now in his nineties, will be our Grand Marshall.” Participation in the Memorial Mile March is FREE. The Chamber Foundation is always happy to accept donations to support local charity projects. The first 200 who are at the Chamber of Commerce at the 9:00 a.m. start time are guaranteed to receive a flag (registration check in begins at 8:00 a.m.) The route to the Historic Civic Center proceeds down Sixth Street to East Grand Boulevard and proceeds through the beautiful vintage homes that line the street and back to West Sixth to the Historic Civic Center. A brief ceremony will honor veterans following which shuttles will be available to return marchers to the Chamber of Commerce. Come and show your respect and appreciation for our country’s heroes, while enjoying what promises to be a beautiful day in CORONA.

You may sign up in advance to participate through the Foundation’s website: GiveBigCORONA.com or call the Corona Chamber at 951.737.3350


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LAC cont’d SACRAMENTO BOUND: In May, the LAC, which is an all-volunteer group whose members pay their own way, is headed to Sacramento. While in the State Capital, they will meet with elected officials and decision makers, to ensure they hear our local viewpoints and understand our positions on pertinent issues. The Corona Chamber has traveled to Sacramento many times through the years on this mission. Most recently, CEO and President Bobby Spiegel hand delivered the Chamber’s two page document (see on Chamber website) to CalPERS. The CalPERS Board’s history of poor investments has increased the amount of taxpayer reimbursements to retirement funds. The Chamber aims to encourage the CalPERS Board to change their investment policies and strategies. Each tax dollar sent to reimbursement CalPERS funding shortage could find a reduction in local emergency services and/or an increase in taxes. The Chamber enthusiastically supports Corona Police Sergeant Jason Perez, as he seeks to

be elected to the CalPERS Board. Sergeant Perez will be a refreshing voice to redirect the billions of dollars invested into optimum returns. LOCAL INVOLVEMENT: In March, Corona City Manager, Darrell Talbert met with the Chamber Board of Directors. Mr. Talbert provided details of the budget crisis the city is facing and some of the decisions that must be made in the months and years ahead. The following week our Chamber Board met with representatives from our police and fire departments. These agencies account for the city’s largest labor expenses. Each of the representatives provided insight into the current situation for the Board’s review. NATIONAL OUTREACH: The Corona Chamber is planning its annual visit to Washington DC. We will be traveling on Friday, September 21 and Saturday 22. Our official Legislative Summit begins Sunday, September 23. For more information, contact the Corona Chamber at 951.737.3350 FUNDING: The Corona Chamber invests thousands of dollars annually to promote business friendly legislation. We actively work

against Job Killer Bills and strive tor keep our two local military institutions in operation (March Air Reserve Base and NAV SEA). Funding for the Chamber takes more than a small percentage of the membership investment made by member

firms. Annually, the Corona Chamber hosts a large fundraiser, gala and celebration called the Monte Carlo Masquerade. It will be on Friday, November 2, 2018. For more information, contact the Corona Chamber at 951.737.3350

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Monthly Ongoing Programs Program

Frequency

Time

Cost

Location

Ambassador’s Meeting

2nd Wednesday of each month

12:00pm1:00pm

No Charge

Chamber Office

Business Hour

2nd Thursday of each month

8:00am9:00am

No Charge

First Bank 104 E Ontario Ave, Corona

Chamber 101*

2nd Tuesday every Even Month

12:00 – 1:30pm

No Charge

Chamber Office

Coffee with an Entrepreneur*

2nd Monday each Month

8:00am9:30am

No Charge

Chamber Office

Community Services Network

1st Monday of each month

12:00pm1:00pm

No Charge

Chamber Office

Good Morning Corona

Friday May 25 Friday June 15 Friday July 20

7:00am8:30am

$20-$55

Eagle Glen Golf Club

Legislative Action Committee*

1st Friday of each month

8:009:00am

No Charge

Chamber Office

Realtor/ Broker Mixer

2nd Wednesday of each Month

5:30pm7:00pm

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Sandler Training*

Every Tuesday

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Last Tuesday of each month

5:307:00pm

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Win 125 Gallons of Fuel and MUCH MORE!! Supporting the military and having Active Duty Personnel join the Chamber in Golfing has become a tradition with the CORONA Chamber. The Golf Classic will be Monday, May 21 at Eagle Glen Golf Club. Hosting the active duty personnel will be secured through donations from various businesses and individuals. The Chamber has special drawing tickets that one lucky winner will capture all the items: 125 gallons of fuel, 2-day stay in a cabin or house in the mountains, rental car

for 2 days, gift cards for restaurants. The entire package ranges from $700 to $1000. How to participate: Call the Chamber at 951.737.3350 or log on to mychamber.org and purchase ticket(s) One ticket is $20 Six tickets is $100 Sponsor a Golfer for $400 and get 25 tickets! If you are an active duty personnel and want to golf, call the Corona Chamber at 951.737.3350

The CORONA Chamber of Commerce Proudly Presents The Annual

GOLF CLASSIC Monday, May 21, 2018 at Eagle Glen Golf Club

Experience Golf at a whole new level! Puma Mobile Golf Shop Rise and Shine Bloody Mary Bar Continental Breakfast All inclusive on the course “Putt for your Poison” (putting green game) Boxed Lunch Booze & Food on the course Dinner includes +1 (invite your spouse!) Auction & Awards FOR INFORMATION ON SPONSORSHIPS OR ATTENDING, CONTACT: CORONA Chamber of Commerce 904 E. 6th St., Corona, CA 92879

Phone: 951-737-3350 | Email: Linda@MyChamber.org

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ABOUT THE CHAMBER: The CORONA Chamber has been providing Resources for Prosperity since 1910. The Chamber continues to promote business, advocacy, community and economic development while serving as a catalyst for improving the overall quality of life in our community and region. The CORONA Chamber connects local businesses, service organizations and all levels of government to create an environment where people want to live, work and play. The Chamber is a private, not-for-profit organization, supported by over 750 businesses throughout the Inland Southern California, representing over 55,000 jobs. Most of our members are small businesses with less than six employees.

ABOUT CHAMBER MEMBERSHIP: Chamber membership is an option for any business, and the Corona Chamber has introduced a new monthly payment plan or annual investment options to fit all business models. For your personalized introduction and review, contact Heather Rawlings at heather@MyChamber.org or Celena Romero at celena@MyChamber.org you can also call the office at 951-737-3350 or visit our website at www.MyChamber.org


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Help Us Welcome Our New Members Listed on these pages are our newest members. For a complete listing, visit www.MyChamber.org; you will find a variety of businesses. Our members invest in our organization for numerous reasons. Many find the resources provided, the advocacy efforts and the economic profiles as viable assets. Driven by our Five Core Competencies: Sustaining and Creating a Strong

Local Economy; Representing the Interest of Business with Government for a better work flow; Promoting the Community; Promoting Political Action and Providing Networking Opportunities & Business Referrals for our member firms. If you are not currently a member, please contact Celena Romero at 951.737.3350

5 Star Wheel Protection (951) 201-1010 5 Star Wheel Protection provides AlloyGator rim protection products to be installed on your vehicle to save them from curb damage. Products come in 13 different colors.

Avant-Garde, Foster Family Agency (951) 735-5300 1655 E. 6th St. Ste. A-4C Corona, CA 92879 Our caring experts match foster children with qualified adults who can provide them with life’s most basic essentials.

Abella Medical Group (951) 734-7900 760 S. Washburn Ave., #14 Corona, CA 92882 Abella Medical Group is a private practice providing comprehensive medical care to women from menarche through menopause and beyond in a compassionate manner. Accountemps – A Robert Half Company (909) 945-2292 3633 Inland Empire Blvd., Ste. 955 Ontario, CA 91764 Accountemps specializes in providing businesses with skilled finance and accounting professionals on a temporary and temporary-to-hire basis. Adriana Arreola, Realtor (951) 667-5276 23823 Clinton Keith Rd., Ste. 102 Wildomar, CA 92595 Adriana finds buying or selling a home exciting, and with her as your realtor, she guarantees that she will provide you with the quality service you deserve.

AIS (855) 448-4247 x206 371 Corporate Terrace Cir., Ste. 101 Corona, CA 92879 AIS offers multi-functional copiers, printers, 3D printers, phone systems and IT services to streamline workflow, manage content and protect your data in Southern California All American Karate (951) 736-0635 405 Corona Mall Corona, CA 92879 “Be better than you were before.” That is the motto that All American Karate lives by. Whether for yourself or your child, they are there to help you learn and develop the self-control, selfdiscipline, and self-confidence you have always desired. Astra Surgical, LLC (909) 999-6620 1370 Valley Vista Dr., Ste. 200 Diamond Bar, CA 91765 Astra Surgical is the industry leader in surgical instruments whose goal is to provide superior service paired with high quality surgical instruments at a cost saving to their customers.

Brooklyn Dance Academy (951) 603-0529 9022 Pulsar Ct. Ste. E Corona, CA 92883 Brooklyn Dance Academy’s staff emphasizes technique and discipline in a positive atmosphere to allow their students to learn to the best of their potential. CardConnect (949) 424-9200 Eastvale, CA 92880 Our mission is to make payments simple and secure. We provide simple and secure credit card payment processing, using industryleading tokenization & P2PE. Centro Medico Community Clinic, Inc. 1307 W. 6th St., Ste. 113 Corona, CA 92882 A community clinic providing medical and dental service to the IE. Very committed to bringing quality, accessible and wellness based healthcare services to our community in need. Crave Coffee & Tea (951) 278-0038 175 E. Ontario Ave. Corona, CA 92879 With art deco flair, Crave Coffee Bar cleverly bends post-modern and vintage styles to create a comfortable spot that welcomes beat poets and business people alike.

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Creepy Sweets (888) 613-6126 Corona, CA 92882 At Creepy Sweets, our goal is to provide you with unique designs and flavors for your event to fulfill the hungry monster inside you! Denny’s Restaurant 951-737-0890 1833 W. 6th St Corona, CA 92882 America’s diner is always open, serving breakfast around the clock casual family dining across America, from freshly cracked eggs to craveable salads and burgers.

Direct Home Lending (951) 893-5017 2790 Cabot Dr., Ste. 136 Corona, CA 92883 Direct Home Lending’s mission is to serve our customers with honesty, integrity and competence. They also offer home loans to clients while providing them with the lowest interest rates and closing costs possible. El Chivazo Salvadorian Restaurant (951) 898-4758 514 S. Smith Ave., Ste. 108 Corona, CA 92882 Family owned restaurant with authentic Salvadorian food! We also serve a different variety of foods including American and Mexican. Come and enjoy! Eugene Siffredi/My Lucky Pen™ (949) 831-8924 Corona, CA 92883 My Lucky Pen™ is a beautiful selection of quality pens manufactured in France. 23.3-karat gold, silver or nickel palladium plated clip and trim. Price range is $50 to $210. A perfect gift. Farmers Insurance Anthony Garibay (951) 531-8106 271 Ott St., Ste. 21 Corona, CA 92882 As your local Farmers® agent in Corona, CA, I help customers like you identify the insurance coverage that best fits your needs. This process is straightforward and personalized to help make you smarter about insurance. Farmers Insurance Clint Copas Agency (951) 251-0903 1640 2nd St., Ste. 101 Norco, CA 92860 We give you peace of mind by making you smarter about your insurance. I have the knowledge and experience to help you better understand your coverage options-whether that’s auto, home, renters, business insurance and more. Friends of the Corona Public Library (951) 279-6604 650 S. Main St. Corona, CA 92882 The Friends of the Corona Public Library is a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting our Library in providing the best programs, services, materials and experience for Library visitors.


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Heartland Payment System (951) 786-9917 Claremont, CA 91711 From payment card processing to enterprise-quality solutions in security, payroll, lending and more we›re committed to your company›s success. Inland Empire Law Center (951) 444-6434 1741 Third St., Ste. B Norco, CA 92860 IELC is comprised of three distinct law groups that provide you with customized legal services, all of which are dedicated to make your legal needs the center of attention resulting in a fair and satisfying legal solution.   Inspire Dance Complex (951) 371-1700 211 DuPont St., Ste. 109 Corona, CA 92879 Dance instruction for students 2-18 years old in the following genres: Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Hip Hop, Lyrical, Contemporary & Acro/Tumbling. Isagenix – Lifestyle Coaching (951) 316-0572 Norco, CA 92860 By partnering with well-respected universities and laboratories in funding and conducting clinical studies, Isagenix is contributing to evidence-based nutrition research while also providing clinical substantiation for Isagenix systems for healthy weight loss and healthy living. Kutt’n Kings (951) 208-3057 624 E. Grand Blvd., Ste. C Corona, CA 92879 Kutt’n Kings is a Gentleman’s Barbershop located in the historic Grand Circle of Corona. Come in for a traditional hot towel shave and experience the difference of private, personal service. Book appointments online at kuttnkings.com.

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Graziano’s Corona Restaurant (951) 734-8500 333 Magnolia Ave. Corona, CA 92879 Graziano’s has been Corona’s favorite pizza restaurant since opening back in 2001. Their success is attributable to their time-tested philosophy provide exceptional food, great value, and outstanding service in a sparkling clean environment.

Legacy Wealth & Health Consultants (951) 667-9010 1191 Magnolia Ave., Ste. D339 Corona, CA 92879 Legacy Wealth & Health’s main mission is to financially educate our clients on how to grow and protect their assets while incorporating healthful living standards to build and enjoy a long lasting LEGACY. Live From Memphis (951) 277-2274 2795 Cabot Dr. Ste. 180 Corona, CA 92883 Live From Memphis is a unique music venue and restaurant featuring a sing-along, all-request, live dueling piano show. Mouthwatering food, craft beers, specialty drinks, and friendly staff. Lowe Institute of Political Economy (909) 621-8012 500 E. 9th St. Claremont, CA 91711 Lowe Institute of Political Economy is a research institute which provides data driven analysis for business and policy. MD Installation (951) 737-5019 P.O. Box 398 Corona, CA 92878 MD Installation is committed to state of the art service. They specialize in Office Relocation, Modular Furniture, Furniture Delivery and Reconfiguration. Mission Bell Solutions (951) 201-7420 Riverside, CA 92503 We position small local businesses with a strong online presence bringing potential clients to your front door! Mobile apps, mobile websites, websites, social selling, SMS, PPC, VoiceDrops, Facebook Ads, business reviews, always keeping you in the eye of the consumer. MOD Pizza (888) 770-6637 924 E. Ontario Ave., Ste. 106 Corona, CA 92881 Family friendly MOD Pizza is the pioneer of the fast-casual madeto-order pizza. MOD’s individual artisan-style pizzas are made on demand along with salads, milkshakes, lemonades, beer and wine. Neo Solutions (800) 544-0571 11222 La Cienega Blvd., Ste. 550 Inglewood, CA 90304 Neosolutions is a credit repair and restoration company. They offer free first time individual consultations to help decide what solutions work best for their clients.

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Golden Empire Mortgage (951) 288-5089 400 S. Ramona Ave., Ste. 212-D Corona, CA 92879 Residential lending solutions serving Los Angeles, Orange, San Diego and Riverside Counties for 13 years.

New American Funding (844) 633-3729 11820 Pierce St., Ste. 200 Riverside, CA 92505 New American Funding provides homeowners a variety of home financing options at competitive rates; Fulfilling their needs in a manner that enhances their standard of living in realizing the America Dream.

Orthopaedic Medical Supplies (951) 549-9696 2790 Cabot Dr., Ste. 138 Corona, CA 92883 Brace Yourself provides braces & supports, foot inserts, therapeutic shoes, compression products, hot & cold wraps, boots, crutches, knee walkers and more! Ortiz Law (951) 858-2402 342 Bonnie Cir., Ste. A Corona, CA 92880 Ortiz Law is a general practice law firm. We provide legal representation in both transaction and dispute resolution/litigation matters. Pacific Residential Mortgage Inc. (951) 808-2909 1315 Corona Pointe Ct., Ste. 102 Corona, CA 92879 PRM provides outstanding customer service, while offering a wide array of home loan products, all at industry-competitive rates. PRM is recognized as a top-tier provider of home loans throughout the Pacific Northwest and beyond.

Pacifica Foods, LLC (951) 371-3123 13145 Estelle St. Corona, CA 92879 Pacifica Foods provides customers with the highest quality dressings, sauces, soups, salsas, and dips at competitive prices. Pacifica Foods has a proven track record of understanding opportunities and providing solutions. Panrosa (951) 339-5888 550 Monica Cir. Corona, CA 92880 Panrosa Enterprises, Inc. is a company dedicated to developing, manufacturing and distributing quality consumer based personal and household care products. Philoveracity Design (951) 547-0896 1941 California Ave. #79554 Corona, CA 92877 Philoveracity Designs develops and designs distinct branding solutions that are seamless and disclose the true identity essence of their clients. Power Bowl Teriyaki (951) 893-1133 1185 Magnolia Ave. Corona, CA 92879 Japanese inspired cool - casual restaurant serving chicken, beef or pork teriyaki bowls and unique poke bowl combinations. Featuring Hawaiian style macaroni salad, spicy mayo, fried Gyoza, Udon and the freshest poke around. Tasty vegetarian and glutenfree options also.


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The Bountiful Basket (909) 608-2131 9757 7th St., Ste. 806 Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730 Custom Gift baskets made to order. Beer, Wine and Champagne baskets also available. Specialty Gift Baskets filled with a bounty of treats. The Bountiful Basket delivers that special feeling for all occasions.

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The Law Office of Christopher Glenn Beckom (800) 581-7030 3709 Sixth St., Ste. 223 Corona, CA 92879 Law office specializing in small business, commercial real estate and wireless site acquisition.

Regional Center Services (951) 340-3325 2804 Gateway Oaks Dr., Ste. 100 Sacramento, CA 95833 Regional Center Services is dedicated to providing logistics and professional transportation management solutions to everyday passenger transportation problems. Reign Training Facility (800) 535-8807 2780 Cabot Dr., Ste. 135 Corona, CA 92883 Reign Training Facility is an exclusive training facility that offers one-onone Personal Training, Nutritional Meal Plans, Group Classes, and a limited number of Memberships.

Relationship Marketing Strategist Bo Lowe (714) 307-3578 Yorba Linda, CA 92887 Helping businesses turn satisfied customers into ‘’Ravery Fans’’ that send you more warm referrals. We help business owners and entrepreneurs with the strategies and tools that help them grow their businesses and make more money.

Riverside University Health System Community Health Centers (951) 358-6023 2813 S. Main St Corona, CA 92882 Federally Qualified Health Centers provide comprehensive outpatient primary care services to all. Cancer screenings, immunizations, flu shots, nutrition management, pregnancy care, child health services, and more.

Rite Staff, Inc. (951) 722-0213 710 Rimpau Ave. Ste. 105 Corona, CA 92879 Rite Staff’s goal is to provide strategic employment solutions that enable employers to meet their staffing needs in a cost-effective manner.

Sheldon Precision Grinding, Inc. (951) 520-1157 2401 Pomona Rd. Corona, CA 92880 Specializing in high precision CNC ground aerospace industry for over 30 years. Single Point Concepts (951) 545-4516 Corona, CA 92881 Single Point Concepts strategizes with business leaders to help them navigate the ever-changing technology landscape.  South Coast Trophy & Engraving (951) 907-4106 Corona, CA 92881 South Coast Trophy & Engraving specializes in engraving custom awards and gifts. They can engrave on a variety of materials including: Crystal/Glass, Acrylic, Leather, Wood, Jewelry and much more!

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Squar Milner (949) 222-2999 4100 Newport Place Dr., Ste. 600 Newport Beach, CA 92660 Squar Milner is a full-service accounting firm with an expertise in Business Management, State and Local Tax, International, Risk Advisory, Mergers and Acquisitions and R&D services. Sunwest Bank (949) 304-0148 2050 Main St., Ste. 300 Irvine, CA 92614 Sunwest Bank, founded in 1969, is a privately held commercial bank with over $1.1 Billion in assets and headquartered in Irvine, CA with operations in California, Arizona, Idaho and Utah.

TMK Music and Entertainment (951) 818-2138 160 Foothill Pkwy. Ste. 105-102 Corona, CA 92882 TMK Music is a music production company that offers entertainment booking, promotion event planning, music education and DJ’s. Totally Nutz/Pacific Nut Roasters (562) 665-2299 Corona, CA 92881 Totally Nutz offers fresh-roasted, cinnamon-glazed almonds, cashews and pecans. We roast our nuts in a proprietary blend of cinnamon, sugar and vanilla. Gluten Free. No added oils. Town & Country Cleaners (951) 736-0155 140 W. Ontario Ave., Ste. 102 Corona, CA 92882 Town & Country Cleaners are ecofriendly dry cleaners who offer numerous services such as wedding gown cleaning, uniform cleaning and same day service. Via Avalon Executive Suites (951) 256-3600 765 N. Main St. Corona, CA 92880 Via Avalon’s office suites are a convenient, economical alternative to leasing or renting traditional office space. Offering a prestigious location & facility with flexible terms for day, week, month or year rentals. Weddings and Wine (909) 815-0402 Corona, CA 92883 Family owned estate vineyard that offers a beautiful venue for weddings and other events. Located in South Corona, it is easy to access. Wicked Pizza Pies (951) 858-4015 Corona, CA 92881 We are a Mobile Pizza Catering Company with a Wood Fired Oven. Our traveling ovens allow us to make wood fired pizzas anywhere we can park them. We specialize in catering all types of events from 10 - 100 people in the Southern California Area.


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Pick up your copy of Corona Business News at the following locations: Ayres Suites Corona West 1900 Frontage Rd., Corona 92882 Baker’s Dozen Donuts 325 S Main St, Ste A, Corona 92882 Bear Alignment & Brake Service 927 W. 6th St., Corona 92882 Blackburn’s Farm To Table 4300 Green River Road, Corona 92880 Bob’s Big Boy 3521 Hamner Avenue, Norco 92860 Burger Basket, Norco 2775 Hamner Ave., Norco 92860 Charles Meigs Community Center 21091 Rider St, Perris 92570 Circle City Center 365 N Main St., Corona 92880 Citrus City Grille 2765 Lakeshore Dr., Corona 92883 Corona City Hall (multiple locations) 400 S Vicentia Ave., Corona 92882 Corona Public Library 650 S Main St, Corona 92882 Corona Smog Center & Test Only 12690 Magnolia Ave., Riverside 92503 Cowboy Surfer Grill 387 Magnolia Ave., Ste. 106, Corona 92879

Mantra Indian Cuisine 712 N. Main St., Corona 92880 Mead Valley Community Center 19450 Clark St., Perris 92570 Mead Valley Library 21580 Oakwood St., Perris 92570 Miguel’s Jr - Compton Avenue 2320 Compton Avenue, Corona 92880 Miguel’s Restaurant - Dos Lagos 2715 Lakeshore Drive, Corona 92883 Mr You Express 175 E. Ontario Ave #101, Corona 92879 Norco Equipment Rentals 1246 Sixth St., Norco 92860 Norco’s Best Burgers 3158 Hamner Ave., Norco 92860 Orange Empire Railway Museum 2201 S A St., Perris 92507

Perris Valley Recovery 236 E Third St, Ste. B, Perris 92570

Del Taco #1168 219 E. Ontario Ave., Corona 92881

Postal Annex 387 Magnolia Avenue Suite 103, Corona 92879

Dollar Self Storage-Lincoln 205 North Lincoln Avenue, Corona 92882 Eagle Glen Golf Club 1800 Eagle Glen Parkway, Corona 92883 Eduardo’s Mexican Restaurant 513 West Sixth St., Corona 92882 Family Basket Restaurant 670 7th St., Perris 92570 Farmer Boys - Lincoln Ave. 263 North Lincoln Avenue, Corona 92882 Farmer Boys - Sixth 1625 East Sixth Street, Corona 92879

Postal Annex, #54 Riverside 3410 La Sierra Ave, Ste. F, Riverside 92503 ProView Eye Care Optometry 800 Magnolia Ave. Ste. 113, Corona, CA 92879 Residence Inn By Marriott Corona 1015 Montecito Dr., Corona 92879 Round Table Pizza 1180 El Camino Ave, Suite 116, Corona 92879 Sandoval’s Barber Shop 126 S D St., Perris 92570

First Bank 104 E. Ontario Ave. Corona, CA 92879

Send & Receive Mail Printing N More 17130 Van Buren Blvd., Riverside 92504

Fish-O-Licious 451 Magnolia Ave #103, Corona 92879

Silver Dollar Pancake House 710 East Sixth Street, Corona 92879

Glen Eden Sun Club 25999 Glen Eden Rd., Corona 92883

Sizzler Restaurant 1461 Rimpau Avenue, Corona 92879

Gregory’s Salon 16781 Van Buren #D, Riverside 92504

Slam Dunk Sports Bar 2854 Hamner Ave., Norco 92860

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Corona 1550 Circle City Dr., Corona 92879

So Much Style Barbershop 247 E 3rd St, Ste. B, Perris 92570

Hunnys Cafe 9022 Puslar Ct., Corona 92883 IHOP - Corona 2450 Wardlow Rd., Corona 92880 Joanna’s Cafe 17950 Van Buren Blvd., Woodcrest 92508 Joe’s Barber Shop 1009 W. 6th Street., Corona 92882 Kutt’n Kings Barber Shop 624 E Grand, Corona 92879 Kabob Hutt 165 Washburn Circle, Corona 92882 Lake Mathews General Store 17 Cajalco Rd., Perris 92570 Linda’s Feed & Supplies 1234 Sixth St., Norco 92860 Luna Modern Mexican Kitchen 980 Montecito Drive, Suite 110, Corona 92879

Liane Thomas, REALTOR®, SRES® 951 454-3805 www.SeniorRealtyHelp.com CA BRE 01704162

Performance Auto Care 11883 Magnolia, Ste. 40, Riverside 92503

Cowgirl Cafe 2859 Hamner Ave., Norco 92860

Dog Haus 350 N. McKinley St. #102, Corona 92879

Seniors have needs that are unique to their circumstance. Often selling a home is just the tip of the iceberg. Seniors worry about the rising cost of healthcare, outliving their money, and living independently for as long as possible. My goal is to be a trusted resource for the 55+ community. As a Seniors Real Estate Specialist® or SRES® designee, I am especially skilled and educated in all real estate areas affecting senior citizens. I’m also an attorney-trained probate REALTOR® qualified with over 13 years of experience to handle even the most challenging real estate transactions. I pride myself on communicating with my clients every step of the way.

SOS Postal 277 E 4th St., Perris 92570 Stone Church Brewing 2785 Cabot Dr., #160, Corona, CA 92883 Storage Stop 3475 Second St., Norco 92860 Sushi Kawa Sports Bar & Grill 469 Magnolia Ave., Ste. 101, Corona 92879 TAPS Fish House & Brewery 2745 Lakeshore Dr., Corona 92883 The Grove Outreach Center 227 N. D St., Perris 92570 Time 2 Relax Day Spa 1261 Sixth St., Ste. 6, Norco 92860 Twisted Gourmet 490 Hidden Valley Pkwy., Ste. 103, Corona 92879 Vito’s Italian Pizza 440 River Rd., Ste. C, Corona 92880 Woodcrest Library 16625 Krameria Ave., Riverside 92504

To be added to the location list please call Linda at 951-737-3350.

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Customize your membership to fit your needs and goals. The Corona Chamber of Commerce is at your service!

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• You are the most powerful part of the chamber! We can accomplish great things in this region with just your membership. No need to attend or do anything! • Your membership increases the strength of our voice when fighting anti-business legislation. The more supporters we have, the stronger our voice. • Have access to connections you need for your business with a simple phone call to our office or visit to the website. From businesses to government, we are connected! • Free access to online business tools including training, research, job postings, directories and so much more. • Free listing on website & annual directory.

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• All the Benefits of CHAMPION. • Meet face to face with the local business community. There are weekly and monthly events at different times that can accommodate even the busiest schedule. • Gain timely insights & information at our Economic Summit and Women’s Conference. • Have some fun at our Golf Tournament or Monte Carlo Masquerade.

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May/June 2018

Peabody Scirotino Venaas to receive honors cont’d Mark was raised in Rolling Hills Estates by parents Dick and Ruth Peabody, a rural community on the Palos Verdes Peninsula where he cared for the family’s 17 horses, dogs and cats. As a youth, Mark was independent. He enjoyed hiking on the miles of horse trails in Rolling Hills during his summer vacations, collecting peacock feathers dropped by the wild peacocks that abound on the Palos Verdes Peninsula. He would often leave home before dawn and spend the entire day letting his imagination wander while adventuring on trails with names like John’s Canyon, Sleepy Hollow and Blackwater Canyon. As he got older, he grew to appreciate athletics and he competed in horse shows, played baseball, and wrestled in High School. He graduated from high school a year early and went off to college at Chico State at 17 years of age where he pursued an education in Business Administration. Six years and 4 colleges later, he graduated from Cal State Dominguez Hills with a degree in Finance while working full time for his father’s small family business, Peabody Engineering & Supply in Gardena, CA, a manufacturer of agricultural fertilizer equipment, alongside his brother Larry. In 1982, the same year he graduated from College, he and Larry purchased the company from their father and embarked upon a very difficult and challenging road to success. The Peabody of today is completely different from the company they bought, as they had to adapt to changing market conditions to survive. Today, the company manufactures plastic chemical storage tanks and Cellular antenna screening Mark Peabody products. Mark married Cheryl in 1984 and they had two sons, Kyle (30) and Adam (28) in Cerritos. During this time, Mark & Cheryl were very active in raising their children the right way. Cheryl acted as a teacher’s assistant at their Christian elementary school and Mark was Indian Guides Chief, Scoutmaster, Coach, Sunday School teacher and cheerleader as the boys grew up. During this time, both Kyle and Adam achieved the rank of Eagle Scout, Boy Scout’s highest honor only reached by 2% of all Boy Scouts. In 2002, Mark and Larry moved Peabody Engineering to Corona, CA where it remains to this day. Mark also moved his family to Corona at the same time. In the past 16 years, Mark has been very active in the Corona Community, serving on non-profit boards, Chairman of the Corona Chamber of Commerce, Governing Board at Corona Regional Medical Center and Fundraising Chair at the Circle City Rotary Club. In business, he has been honored with several awards including Manufacturer of the Year, Spirit of the Entrepreneur, Top Workplace awards and most recently, Family Business of the Year by the U.S. Small Business Administration. Mark and his wife Cheryl attend Crossroads Christian Church where they serve each weekend and also host a Bible Study in their home. In his spare time, Mark enjoys serving his church and community, gardening, hiking, reading and spending time with family and friends.

NED SCIORTINO

Ned Sciortino is Vice President of Development for Hillwood Properties. He has been with Hillwood for sixteen years and has overseen the development of the Norton Airport base in San Bernardino and many large fulfillment centers in the area, such as Ontario’s UPS Air facility, Stater Bros., Pep Boys, Mattel, FedEx and most recently, multiple Amazon Fulfillment Centers. His knowledge and expertise in developing such properties has had an impact on the success of companies choosing to locate in this region, resulting in the creation of thousands of jobs. His work often takes him to many Inland Empire cities to promote work for local comNed Sciortino munities. He believes his reputation speaks loud in the ecommerce business in the Inland Empire. Ned and his wife, Cathy of 39 years, have resided in South Corona for 33 years. They have 3 adult daughters, Carly with husband Eric, Natalie with husband David, and Tessa with husband Tycie. Collectively, they have six grandchildren, 5 dogs and 4 cats. Some of Ned’s community involvements include serving as a City of Corona Planning Commissioner, member of NAIOP, Corona Norco Schools Oversight Committee for Measure GG, City of Hope Contractors Annual Golf Tournament Commissioner, Corona Rotary International, as well as many work related Leadership committees. Ned is also the recipient of the REXIE Industrial Leader of the Year Award. In his spare time, Ned can be found enjoying a game of golf, a sport he has played since a young boy or spending time with his pride and joy, his six grandchildren.

DALE VENAAS

Dale Venaas is a registered nurse and the Director of Health Education at Riverside Medical Clinic, where he has worked for the last 17 years. His clinical experience is in the cardiac and critical care nursing areas, but since coming to work at Riverside Medical Clinic in 2001, his focus has been on developing and implementing patient education programs for Riverside and its surrounding communities. Dale lives in Riverside with his wife Jennifer, who works as a clinical supervisor for therapists working at a social service agency in Los Angeles. His daughter Calli works as an office coordinator for a physical therapy clinic in Portland, Oregon. With a strong family history of diabetes and the growing inDale Venaas cidence of diabetes locally, across the United States, and globally, Dale is committed to working with the American Diabetes Association to STOP DIABETES!

Those interested in attending, contact Molly Soliman, Inland Empire Father Of The Year email is MSoliman@Diabetes.org; 619.234.9897 ext. 7435 611 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 900, Los Angeles, CA 90017 Tax ID 13-1623888


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of cars, Grant said no for 2 months until his friend convinced him to do it. “I only agreed because I thought ‘who else would risk having me shoot their wedding knowing that I had no experience?’ I was scared to death, but it turned out great and I started getting calls from her friends and things took off from there.” Since then, Grant Romancia has become one of the most successful photographers in Canada. Photography has provided Grant with a lifestyle and the flexibility to help others. “I help organize a charity event involving 7 professional photographers, where we photograph 7 brides trashing their wedding dresses. We donate our time to photograph them, along with all of the other vendors donating hair, makeup, jewelry,

Dr. Khandhar cont’d and limousine services and prizes. The brides fundraise, with the highest fundraisers winning prizes. 100% of the money raised goes towards a Childrens’ Hospital, where equipment is purchased.” The event has raised almost $200,000 in the last few years since it began. “My wife and I also volunteer as facilitators of a divorce care program, to help those going through all the difficulties of a divorce.” The initial camera investment was natural, as he is an avid classic car enthusiast. He is a recipient of many awards from the Professional Photographers of Canada, and since 2012, Grant has been a finalist for Photographer of the Year twice. This honor puts him in the top 5 photographers in the country. “I feel very blessed to be gifted with great talent, vision, and the ability to work so well with clients.” Marriage brought Grant to California, and with his outgoing personality, he is restarting his business. His references and photos really speak to the quality of art/photography Grant provides. Grant immediately joined the Corona Chamber, became involved with taking photos, and has new clients from our member base. You can reach Grant by calling 714.406.1296 or emailing info@GrantRomancia.com.

The addition of Dr. Khandhar is saving lives in Corona. He is authorized to perform cardiac procedures that previously could not be completed locally. This means not only life saving techniques can be performed sooner, but also the need for patients to drive out of town for follow up treatment and continued services is eliminated. Despite his very youthful appearance, Dr. Khandhar has been in practice for ten years. He has been selected by the Corona Chamber of Commerce, to be one of our “40 under 40” honorees. This is a recognition given to young adults that have found ways to succeed and enhance life in the Circle City. Educating the public on the importance of heart health is important to Dr. Khandhar. Recently he addressed a room filled with senior citizens, who listened intently as he

DR. KHANDHAR IS AUTHORIZED TO PERFORM CARDIAC PROCEDURES THAT PREVIOUSLY COULD NOT BE COMPLETED LOCALLY. provided details on how to maintain a healthy heart. A charismatic and engaging speaker, he patiently answered questions and even gave explanations for experiences that some of the seniors had experienced. Dr. Khandhar and his family reside in the area, which enables him to rapidly respond his patients’ emergencies. He is a welcome addition to CRMC and to the patients, some of whose lives he will save. You can reach Dr. Khandhar by calling Inland Heart Doctors Medical Group at (951) 734-4880.

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12 Money Tips for Your Kids or Grandkids. Most kids still graduate high school with very little comprehension of basic personal finance and end up very stressed or misinformed about their money decisions, so we believe this list is timely and useful.

1. For little kids, use a clear jar to let them help build up savings and watch it grow. 2. Teach them the difference between debit cards and credit cards. 3. Show them how and why to comparison shop. 4. Help them keep a family budget for 3 months. 5. Teach them the difference between saving and investing. 6. Teach them different ways to borrow money and what a credit score is.

7. Teach them simple interest vs compound interest. 8. Teach them about insurance: home, auto, disability, life, etc. 9. Show them how to research different investments: stocks, ETFs, real estate, mutual funds, private businesses, etc. 10. Discuss with them the difference between needs and wants. 11. Pay kids commissions, not allowance... teaching them money is earned. (They don’t get it by just breathing). 12. Teach them the difference between earned income and passive investment income.

Chad Willardson, AWMA®, CRPC® President/Founder www.PacificCapital.com

Utilizing a professional for investments, money management is always recommended. Pacific Capital along with other financial planners and investors are located on our Chamber website: www.MyChamber.org

The Kennedy Center Announces Arts Across America T

he John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts recently announced “Arts Across America”. The Corona Chamber was honored to help coordinate the inaugural event on March 2, 2018. The program helps recognize thriving arts communities across the country. Through community outreach and one-day events, Arts Across America will spotlight everyday cities and towns that are using the arts to promote connection, a strong creative economy, and cultural citizenship. Future events are currently scheduled for Fort Lauderdale, Florida on April 22 and 23, and in Braddock, Pennsylvania on June 8. Participating Kennedy Center leadership includes Artistic Advisor At-Large Yo-Yo Ma, Chairman David M. Rubenstein, and President Deborah F. Rutter.

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Food Runners is Chamber feeds 300 Volunteers at March Air Growing! Field’s 100th Celebration The Corona Chamber supports our military in numerous ways. Our recent outreach enabled the volunteers (300 each day) to enjoy a hot breakfast that the Chamber provided. A special thank you to our partner, Lucy Silva with Food Runners, and chamber Board Members: Dean Seif and Kim Mabon for helping on Saturday morning. The March Field Air and Space Expo—Thunder Over the Empire was in celebration of March Field turning 100 years old!

The entire weekend provided many spectators the opportunity to watch a terrific show. We have included a couple of photos.

Food Runners Club is a life skills program that provides middle and high school students in the Corona area opportunities to serve others. Food Runners volunteers expand their personal horizons beyond their immediate peer group to a larger community: their neighborhood, their city, and surrounding Riverside County areas. Volunteers learn many areas of the food service industry, valuable work readiness skills, life skills and charity awareness. The Food Runners Club experience expands upon the traditional community service requirements colleges and universities look for. They provide catering to nonprofit organizations, schools and public service events at price points that enable organizations to more easily achieve their fundraising goals. We’re excited to announce the Food Runners Club has welcomed 8 new members this spring! New members bring with them new levels of enthusiasm and drive to learn and serve their community. They’ve most recently been busy catering and serving events like Seder at Congregation Beth Shalom, brunch at Inland Vineyard Church’s women’s group, breakfast at the 100th Anniversary Air Show at March AFRB and more. Most recently, they prepared and served dinner to the Corona Firefighters at Station 3. Cooking classes were added to the Food Runners Club program in 2017. Members have learned how

to prepare meals including a full turkey dinner with all the fixings, healthy lunches, and desserts like scones and decorated layered cakes. Each week’s class is free for members of the Food Runners Club, so Food Runners are seeking donations to help underwrite this unique program. Additionally, Food Runners has a huge BBQ & Brews event slated for September 22. Funds raised during the inaugural event last year netted over $27,000. This year the goal is to secure the final $15,000 needed to purchase a transportation vehicle. For more information, or to donate, please contact Lucy Silva at 951-235-2423.

2018 The Guide is here The 2018 Guide is a comprehensive pamphlet which includes the listing of Corona Chamber Members. Our sincere thank you to those businesses who invested in this project by procuring advertising and furnishing content for this year’s issue. This booklet will be found in many businesses throughout our region including restaurants, hotels, and professional offices. Consider to have copies for your customers while waiting for your services or products. If you would like copies for your business, or a free copy for your own use, please call the Chamber at 951737-3350 or visit the Chamber at 904 East Sixth Street, Corona CA 92879.

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A Variety of Surgical Services from Head to Toe Corona Regional Medical Center offers a wide range of quality surgical services, from general surgery to minimally invasive surgery. We are dedicated to making surgery and recovery easier on patients. You or a loved one can turn to Corona Regional when you need surgical services in areas like: • Ear, Nose & Throat (ENT)

• Plastic/Reconstructive Surgery

• Gastroenterology

• Podiatry

• Gynecology

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The Orthopedic and Total Joint Care Center Corona Regional offers diagnosis and treatment – including surgical procedures – for orthopedic conditions and injuries: • Total hip and knee replacement • Foot and ankle surgery • Hand surgery

Center for Digestive Diseases • BRAVO (acid reflux) • Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS) • EBUS

Spine Center • Minimally invasive spinal surgery • Spinal degenerative disorders/deformities • Spinal stenosis • Microdecompression

To learn more about our surgical services, visit coronaregional.com/surgery

Individual results may vary. There are risks associated with any surgical procedure. Talk with your doctor about these risks to find out if surgery is right for you. Physicians are independent practitioners who are not employees or agents of Corona Regional Medical Center. The hospital shall not be liable for actions or treatments provided by physicians. For language assistance, disability accommodations and the non-discrimination notice, visit our website. 180043 4/18

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