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Chamber mixer raises $700
Posted: February 25, 2015

The Gilroy Chamber of Commerce held it’s monthly mixer at Bonfante Collision Center where nearly 70 people gathered to network and help raise money for the Gilroy Compassion Center. More than $700 was raised as a result of the mixer. The Chamber’s monthly mixer partners a host business with a local nonprofit in order to provide awareness and needed revenue for the nonprofit organization. The monthly event creates an environment for networking and helps create a strong local economy.

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Brad Ledwith appointed CFP Board Ambassador
Updated: March 09, 2015 - 4:08 pm

Brad Ledwith, a Certified Financial Planner in Morgan Hill, has been appointed to serve as a representative of CFP Board in their local communities. There are now a total of 50 CFP professionals throughout the United States serving as CFP Board Ambassadors.

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Updated: March 09, 2015 - 4:07 pm

Art on display: The offices of Dr. Jernell Escobar D.D.S., located at 7880 Wren Ave. Suite D-142 in Gilroy, holds a bi-monthly art exhibition. The current artist on display is Gary Coleman, who has more than 10 works showing. For more information on his art, visit garycolemanartist.com.

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Fitness Evolution acquires Gilroy Athletic Club
Posted: January 06, 2015

Fitness Evolution announced it has purchased Gilroy Athletic Club, a full-service health club that has serviced Gilroy for many years. The newest addition to the rapidly expanding Fitness Evolution health club chain is located at 8540 Church St. in Gilroy. Within the spacious 30,000 square foot facility is cardio equipment, weight resistance machines, free weights, a group exercise studio, a spinning studio, racquetball courts and a childcare center. In addition, the club has saunas, steam rooms, tanning and hydro massage.

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Dealer helps Toys for Tots
Posted: November 24, 2014

South County Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram is an official Toys for Tots location. Residents can donate new, unwrapped toys at either South County Chrysler Jeep Dodge on the corner of Chestnut Street and Stutz Way or at South County Ram at 500 Stutz Way in Gilroy. Donations are accepted seven days a week from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. From Nov. 28 to Dec. 6, South County CDJR will donate one toy for each car sold.

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Speno joins accounting firm
Posted: October 23, 2014

Jennifer Speno has joined John Blaettler Accountancy Corporation as a fully-licensed Certified Public Accountant. As staff accountant, she will be responsible for ongoing client support as well as new business development. Speno holds a bachelor's degree in accounting from San Jose State University and a California CPA license. She previously worked as an auditor at PricewaterhouseCoopers, where she specialized in life science and venture capital clients. Speno grew up in Gilroy and was Gilroy Garlic Festival Queen in 1987 and went on to serve as president of the 2005 Gilroy Garlic Festival. Speno is also a Leadership Gilroy graduate and a member of the Gilroy Assistance League (GALs) and Gilroy Rotary Club. She lives in Gilroy with her husband Jeff and their two children, Lindsay and Bradley.

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Coldwell raises funds for Habitat for Humanity
Posted: September 30, 2014

Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage Community Foundation has raised more than $95,000 for Habitat for Humanity during the company's recent annual fundraising campaign. The donations were the result of a month-long community-wide raffle held throughout Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage's 57 Northern California offices. Entitled “Homes and Hope,” this was the company's 16th annual fundraiser for Habitat for Humanity, the nonprofit organization that helps low-income families build their own homes. Over the past 15 years, the Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage Community Foundation has raised more than $2.5 million for Habitat for Humanity chapters in Northern California. The Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage team has also volunteered more 50,000 hours and participated in the construction of nearly 200 Habitat for Humanity homes.

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Denny's opens following renovation
Posted: September 30, 2014

Denny's in Morgan Hill will celebrate its recent remodeling by serving up an all-day Grand Celebration Oct. 9 beginning at 8 a.m. Located at 875 Cochrane Rd, the newly-renovated restaurant offers diners a first look at its all-new, locally-inspired design and updated features. Hundreds of prizes, including complimentary cups of Denny's new signature coffee blends for one month with the purchase of a limited-edition Denny's mug, will be given away during the celebration.

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