Chamber of Comm

A capacity crowd filled the ballroom at the Seven Oaks Country Club for the Bakersfield Chamber of Commerce's Board Installation & Awards Luncheon.

The Kern County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce will welcome the new year by recognizing local community leaders and installing its new board of directors at its annual awards dinner, 6 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 3, at the Bakersfield Marriott at the Convention Center downtown.

According to Jay Tamsi, president/CEO of the Kern County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, the following are the list of business award honorees:

• Business Man of the Year: Dr. Horace Mitchell, California State University, Bakersfield

• Business Woman of the Year: Pam Alvarez, Beautiful You Medical Aesthetics

• Small Business of the Year: Godinez Law

• Large Business of the Year: Luis Aguilar, El Pueblo

• Corporation of the Year: Trans-West Security

• Nonprofit Organization of the Year: Patriots of Kern

• Community Service Award: Beverly Camp, Catholic Charities

In addition, the Hispanic chamber will also install its new slate of directors.

Tickets are still available for the event. For more information, call 633-5495, email or visit its Facebook page: @KCHCC.

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