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MVBCC Holds Empowerment Event

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By CBM Staff –

The Moreno Valley Black Chamber of Commerce recently held an empowerment luncheon focusing on the struggling economy, hosted by Janet Green, Canyon Crest Country Club.

Harrison McCoy, III, Engineer and grandson of Elijah McCoy, America’s first Black Engineer who also invented the Lubricating Cup served as the keynote speaker.  Linda D. Wright, Organizer, President/CEO/Founder Wright’s Community and Business Development Corporation and the President of the Moreno Valley Black Chamber of Commerce stated:

“The goals [for this conference] are to educate attendees to be empowered in order to make informed financial decisions on how to live in this struggling economy. Small business, faith based/nonprofit organizations found out what’s happening in the technology world that affects all businesses. How to use renewable energy, such as solar and wind power; offset non-renewable energy consumption by purchasing alternative, efficient, or renewable energy sources.

“One of the other goals was to provide assistant through various organizations for veterans both returning and presently in the U.S.A. with workforce development training in going green initiatives, employment, housing, food, clothing and substance abuse, etc.” For more information on sustainability or the MVBCC contact 951.443.3611.

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