720 N Broadway
Escondido, CA 92025

May 22 , 2019
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May Coffee Exchange
w/ Dominic Dugo from 
the SD District 
Attorney's Office 

Escondido Chamber of Commerce
720 N. Broadway
Tuesday, May 28th
7:30am - 9:00am
North County
Business Expo
Thursday, May 30th

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Renaissance Institute of Music Gala
Saturday, June 15th

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The Longest Day to Benefit Alzheimer's Association
Friday, June 21st

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Hometown Hero Charity Challenge Competition
Saturday, June 22nd

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Employee or Independent
Contractor Seminar
Tuesday, June 25th

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It is an honor and privilege to have been selected as the new CEO of the Escondido Chamber of  Commerce, your Chamber. I look forward to meeting all members of our community not only our business community but all the people who make Escondido what it is today.
I write this on my 2nd day here at the Chamber and I am fortunate to have the opportunity to interface and download the various undertakings and programs the Chamber is currently involved with from outgoing Chamber leader Rorie Johntson. Rorie and I have known each for a relatively brief amount of time but it's been enough time to see what impact she has made here at the Chamber and Escondido. Her insights and willingness to help me with my transition as the new leader of the Chamber is invaluable. I thank our Board for moving in an expeditious manner on this recruitment which allows me this time with Rorie and the staff. She's not gone yet, and she has assured me that she is but a short call away for any questions I will undoubtedly have as I embrace and look to build on the great foundation she, the staff and volunteers have built at your Chamber.
This Chamber has a rich and storied history over the last 108+ years here in Escondido and it is with a sense of our history but with a vision of the future that I bring to the Chamber. I strive to be a person of character, a connector of people and ideas. I look to earn the trust and support of the businesses which make up the Chamber and forge stronger relations with our local government officials. I will be an advocate to all within and beyond our community of Escondido highlighting the value of doing business in Escondido.
The value of your Chamber must continually grow in order to survive and earn your support. We will become an even greater asset to all businesses and forge new relationships throughout all of San Diego highlighting what makes Escondido so special.
I invite you to contact me with your ideas and together we can begin a new chapter in the history of the Escondido Chamber of Commerce.
Thank you,
James Rowten (JR)
        Chris Cochran, Marketing & Development Director

        Tina Inscoe, Membership Executive

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