Andres Roemer, consul general of Mexico, will be the latest speaker in the Hayward Chamber of Commerce international luncheon series on March 18 at 11:30 a.m. at the Golden Peacock Banquet Hall, 24989 Santa Clara St. Reservations are now available HERE.
Roemer, 52, is a journalist, civil servant and an academic. He earned his master's degree in public administration from Harvard and a doctorate from the Goldman School of Public Policy at UC Berkeley. He is the author of 16 books and two plays and is the winner of numerous international awards.
In 2006, Microsoft Corp. and the Latin American and Iberian Law and Economics Association created the "Andrés Roemer Microsoft Award," an annual prize that honors extraordinary contributions to economic law.
Sponsorships for the event are still available, and local businesses can join the Latino Business Roundtable, Bank of the West, Wells Fargo Bank, PG&E, the Russell City Energy Center, Pro Mexico, and the US Commercial Service. Contact the chamber for information at 510-537-2424.
The director of East Bay marketing and outreach for Whole Foods will be the featured speaker at the Feb. 18 meeting of the Hayward Nonprofit Alliance. The meeting will be held at 10 a.m. at the Hayward Area Historical Society, 22380 Foothill Blvd.
In her position, Juliette Soares is responsible for creating partnerships with organizations. She maintains social media channels and works with news media as part of her public relations responsibilities.
All Hayward chamber members and their guests are welcome to attend the Hayward Nonprofit Alliance. Upcoming meetings will include addresses by the vice president for University Advancement at California State University, East Bay on "Launching a Successful Campaign," and a presentation by the coordinator for grantmaking at United Way of the Bay Area.
"Accessing Capital for Your Small Business" is the next free workshop in a series of four co-sponsored by the Small Business Development Center, City of Hayward and the Hayward Chamber of Commerce will be held from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 24 at Hayward City Hall, 777 B St. Other workshops in the series:
For more information or to register go to http://acsbdc.org/.