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  • Temecula Valley Balloon & Wine Announces Dates and Welcomes Executive Director

    The board of directors of the Temecula Valley Balloon & Wine Festival announced the appointment of Peggy Evans as interim executive director, effective immediately. The 35th annual event is scheduled for June 1-3, 2018. “Peggy’s contagious enthusiasm, creativity and infinite experience, will make our 35th anniversary year spectacular” stated Brian Keefer, CEO and chairman of […]

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  • Todd Montgomery Awarded Community Service Award in Wisconsin

    Todd Montgomery, who has lived in Temecula for almost seven years, recently returned to his home state of Wisconsin to accept his Alma Mater’s Distinguished Alumni Community Service Award. Todd, who has Master’s and PhD degrees from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM), received this prestigious award because of his service to the University and community […]

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  • Temecula Valley Learning Forum’s November Meeting

    Please join The Community Foundation on Thursday, November 7, 8:45 am, at Mercedes Benz of Temecula to discover how the Temecula Valley Endowment program and you can help the hard-working charitable organizations of our community thrive long into the future. The Temecula Valley Endowment Program (TVEP) — is a project of The Community Foundation in […]

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  • Temecula Assistance League Member Elected National Director of Membership

    Assistance League is a national nonprofit organization that empowers ordinary citizens to improve communities and transform lives through long-term volunteerism. Currently, there are 120 chapters of Assistance League throughout the United States with over 23,000 members. Plummer was one of a group of women who came together in 1989 to establish an Assistance League chapter […]

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  • November NAFE Speaker will be Jema Redlin

    Jenna Redlin owner of Socially Fused Marketing to discuss 4-Step Blueprint to maximize and strengthen your Social Media Marketing. After studying to an American Sign Language Interpreter, Jenna discovered that she loved all languages, especially the social language. With strengths in language, writing and art, she found a platform where she could incorporate all interests. […]

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  • New Officers Installed for the Kiwanis Club of Temecula Valley

    Lori Butler, the outgoing Lieutenant Governor for Kiwanis Division 37, of which the Kiwanis Club of Temecula Valley belongs, was very complimentary of Greg Kind’s service as President, as well as heaping praise on the entire club for their commitment to the mission and ideals of Kiwanis International. She also de-installed the outgoing officers and […]

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  • Murrieta Rotary Honors Heroes in ‘Field of Honor’ Event

    ALL FROM THE HEART: Honoring local military families is the overriding mission of this nonprofit which started in 2003.  Each year it has hosted a Support Our Troops holiday season event.  Some 100 family members living with special circumstances are invited to celebrate with gifts, music, a barbeque and a visit from a Harley-riding Santa. […]

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  • The Big O Tires in Temecula on 40525 Winchester Road has a New Owner

    A U.S. Veteran and his dedicated family, The Toumayans are the new operators. “We are very excited to expand our business and be part of this great community and we are fully committed to deliver high quality products and service.” If you are not sure when your vehicle is due for routine maintenance service, come […]

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  • The Southwest California Manufacturing Council Receives Special Proclamation

    The proclamation was presented by Temecula City Mayor, Maryann Edwards, acknowledging their high school internship program and for providing a forum in which the local manufacturing community can collaborate.

    The businesses that participated in the internship program and organized field trips are Abbott, Optiforms, Millipore Sigma, Paulson Manufacturing, FFF Enterprises Inc., Pacific Barcode, Infineon Technologies and Tension Envelope.

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  • Annual Patriotic Salute Honors All Veterans at the Temecula Civic Center

    The event will feature remarks by City dignitaries, the presentation of military banners to recognize active military personnel from the City’s Military Banner Program, and a performance by the Temecula Valley Symphony, beginning with the National Anthem, performed by Resonate! A highlight of this free Annual Veterans Day Celebration is the 90-minute concert under the […]

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  • National Merchants Association Makes the Inc. 500 List

    … of the Nation’s Fastest-Growing Companies with Record Expansion The Inc. 500 list has been recognizing the fastest-growing private companies in America for the past 36 years and has been published annually by Inc. Media. To make the list, a company must have grown a minimum of ten-fold over the past three years. During a […]

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  • How Do You Teach Patriotism?

    A woman approached the table and said in a quiet voice, “Um, I sponsored a flag for my husband. He’s deployed right now, but I wanted our kids to see it and be proud of their daddy. Can you tell me where to find my flag?”

    After the woman had been shown the location of the flag, she and the two children reappeared at the registration table looking for the volunteer. “Yes?” he said, curious about her return. “I sent the photo you took to my husband,” she replied. Tears welled up in her eyes. “He’s been sharing it with his buddies. They are all very, very grateful that you have the Field of Honor,” she said. “I wanted to thank you again.”

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  • Commerce Bank of Temecula Valley Appoints Scott R. Andrews as President & CEO.

    Mr. Andrews has a 41-year banking career, including having served as CEO of two Southern California community banks; Pacific Commerce Bank in Los Angeles and Sunrise Bank in San Diego. During his distinguished career, he has assisted in the development of six de novo community banks and held executive management roles at community, regional and […]

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  • What is Print Ready Art?

    Print ready art. We’ve all heard the term, but what does that actually mean? In the printing world, electronic files (yes, even PDF) are not created equal. There are certain criteria that the files must meet in order to print properly. Proper file submission will not only produce a quality project, but it will also […]

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  • Temecula Valley Learning Forum Announces October Speaker – Lee Bejar

    Our speaker September 6th is Lee Bejar. He is a Senior Patrol Agent with U.S. Border Patrol and has been with the agency for 29 years. He has studied at San Diego State University for 4 years. Business Administration (Major) Spanish (Minor). He has worked in Calexico, California, Bellingham, Washington; Charleston, South Carolina and beautiful […]

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  • Temecula Financial Advisor Earns National Recognition for Philanthropy

    The ‘Invest in Others Awards’ program recognizes the charitable work of financial advisors and financial services firms in communities across the country and around the world. Advisors are nominated by their peers for actively giving back to non-profits to improve their communities and make a difference in the lives of others. There are five award […]

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  • BWN Meetings for October

    BWN has been promoting women since 1992, we are the longest running women’s networking group in the Temecula Valley. Our goal is to have the highest quality of professional business women in a broad variety of industries to network with and support. We are seeking new members and would like to invite women seeking a […]

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  • There Ought to be a Law!

    High School Students encouraged to propose legislation to be introduced by Senator Stone Have you ever said to yourself, “There ought to be a law….”? Once again this year, high school students from Senator Stone’s 28th California Senate District are being encouraged to propose legislation that may become law in California. “There ought to be […]

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  • Rancho Damacitas Grows Board in Number and Expertise

    Joseph Gray, Board Chair for the past five years, transitioned leadership to Julie Ngo in July. Julie Ngo has served on Rancho Damacitas’ Board since 2012 and is the owner of Julie Ngo’s State Farm Insurance Agency in Temecula. Julie is the first woman Chair of the organization. New Board Members include Michael Brewer, Christene […]

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  • October NAFE Speaker to be Dr. Cherilyn Lee

    Dr. Cherilyn Lee is in the field of health with the highest integrity as a Registered Nurse, a Physician Assistant, a Board-Certified Nurse Practitioner and received a Ph.D. in Holistic Nutrition. Dr. Lee’s commitment over the years has been as an “advocate-in-action” for a wholistic approach to health retention. Her numerous certifications include IV Nutrition, […]

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  • Temecula Wins Statewide Award from The League of California Cities

    Prestigious Helen Putnam Award for Economic Development Through The Arts Temecula Mayor Maryann Edwards proudly proclaims, “Arts and culturally rich opportunities help to shape and define the character of a community and generate a strong sense of pride. When we celebrate different cultures, it brings the community together and helps newcomers feel welcome.” Temecula won […]

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