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CALENDAR OF EVENTS
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE: (Janine Chicourrat, Portola Hotel &
It is hard to believe 2011 is just
mid-year mark. MCHA has been extremely active this year with several hot topics
keeping us very busy. Our biggest challenge continues to be water and the
December 31, 2016 deadline set for us to solve our water issues or face a cease
and desist order which would be devastating to our industry.
(read more from Janine)
So far this year, MCHA
has welcomed 22 new
members for a total of 274 members.
You can visit our website and
see a complete and updated list of our membership
(click here and download the roster in a PDF).
Remember, when choosing a business or supplier to always refer to the membership
roster for active members with hospitality related products and services.
You'd be surprised at the breadth MCHA members have to offer...
(more on membership programs)
NEW MEMBER WELCOME: MCHA
welcomes the following new members
(more details on new members)
There have been a few changes to MCHA's Government Affairs
program with the retirement of Bob McKenzie as our GA Director; the contracting of Bob
to work with the new
MCHA Coalition of
Peninsula Businesses to continue pursuing water issues for MCHA and its new
Coalition partners; and the hiring in May of our new full time Government
Affairs director Dale Ellis.
AFFAIRS UPDATE: (by Dale Ellis)
The Government Affairs Committee tracks issues that are critical to the near
and long-term viability and vitality of our businesses and our communities.
MCHA works hard to assure that policies implemented at the local level are
consistent with that goal.
UPDATE ON THE NEW
MCHA'S COALITION OF PENINSULA BUSINESSES:
(by Bob McKenzie)
MCHA is joined by six other broad-based community organizations, all
representing hundreds of businesses and thousands of residents: Monterey
Commercial Property Owners’ Association; Monterey County Association of
Realtors; Chambers of Commerce of Carmel, Monterey Peninsula, and Pacific
Grove, and Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula.
Coalition recently agreed to stay focused on its primary missions of...
EDUCATION COMMITTEE UPDATE:
“Our mission is to promote the value of MCHA membership by being a significant
resource for the professional development of members’ employees.”
Following the mission statement, MCHA took our members’ employees around
Monterey County to discover...
MCHA SCHOLARSHIP FUNDS AVAILABLE:
We are excited to announce the availability of scholarship funds for those
students seeking a degree in the hospitality or wine related industries. We
offer scholarships up to $2,500 awarded on a competitive basis to qualified
applicants. Please click here to review
the application and criteria.
APPRECIATION DAY (EAD):
Congratulations to the Monterey Plaza
Hotel & Spa for winning the Overall Competition at Employee Appreciation
Day June 15th at the Monterey Fairgrounds.
They had stiff competition from the most diverse field of
competitors we have seen at these competitions....
official EAD 2011 results
Your Calendars for MCHA’s Annual Dinner which will be held on
March 30, 2012
at the beautiful InterContinental, The Clement Monterey hotel to honor our
incoming Chair John Turner. We also want to once again congratulate our winner
of the Hospitality Professional of the 2010 Year, Gary Cursio, President of Laguna
Seca Golf Ranch/Monterey Golf Management Group.
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ANNUAL GOLF TOURNAMENT: The 21st Annual Nick Lombardo Memorial Golf Tournament will take place on
Monday, October 3, 2011 at Laguna Seca Golf Ranch. Don’t miss the fun….save the date!!
If you are interested in participating on the committee please contact Bonnie Adams at 626-8636 or email@example.com .
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click for 2010 pictures
HOSPITALITY RECOGNITION LUNCH
The Hospitality Recognition Lunch is set for
Wednesday, November 2, 2011 at the Monterey Conference Center. Start thinking about your
outstanding employees you would like to nominate! If you are interested in
joining the committee please contact Bonnie Adams at 626-8636 or
firstname.lastname@example.org. Look for the nomination
packet this month.
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2011 Nomination Package
Bonnie Adams Exec. Dir MCHA
P.O. Box 223542
Carmel, CA 93922
(831) 626-8636 fax (831)626-4269
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