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Hollywood Chamber of Commerce

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Congratulations to our outstanding members and our new board, honored at a festive reception on Feb. 26 at the Beverly Garland Holiday Inn. With our expanded benefits and the broad networking and informational opportunities that active membership provides, the chamber is here to help you with the challenges and opportunities of this new era. Come to our effective networking events, and check this month’s calendar for added opportunities. See you in NoHo. Jo Ellen Krumm Editor, The Dispatch NEW BENEFITS FOR MEMBERS: Reduced Membership Fees and Centennial Directory Due to the country's difficult financial times, we are ...
that serves as a permanent public monument to achievement in the entertainment industry. More than 2,400 5-pointed terrazzo and brass stars are embedded at 6-foot intervals over a combined 1.7 miles. The stars bear the names of an eclectic mix of actors, musicians, directors, producers, musical and theatrical groups, fictional characters, and others recognized by the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce for their entertainment contributions. The Walk is maintained by the self-financing Hollywood Historic Trust. According to a report by the market research firm NPO/Plog Research, the Walk attracts about 10 million visitors annually - ...
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Hollywood Walk of Fame feels flawed : DISTRICT | The student voice ...
I found Hollywood a mix of history and tackiness. Grauman’s Chinese Theatre, the Roosevelt Hotel (site of the first Academy Awards), the Hollywood Wax Museum and the Kodak Theatre sit alongside numerous t-shirt and souvenir shops. Images of James Dean, Marilyn Monroe, Elvis Presley, Humphrey Bogart and Clarke Gable are emblazoned on anything from shot glasses to postcards. Hollywood reveres its celebrities, just not when they are alive. One of the most visited landmarks is the Hollywood Walk of Fame—a two-and-a-half-mile stretch of Hollywood Boulevard running between Gower Street and La Brea Avenue. Five-pointed pink terrazzo ... market research, surveys and trends
PCD News » Blog Archive » PCD's Brian Folb Re-elected to Hollywood ...
Since 1921, the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce – consisting of owners, managers, presidents and other key representatives from a spectrum of businesses and organizations around the Hollywood community – has worked to promote and enhance the cultural, business and civic well being of the neighborhood. One of those key representatives from the community is the owner of Paramount Contractors & Developers (PCD) and current Hollywood Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors member, Brian Folb. Brian has been active with the Chamber of Commerce for over twenty years and at the Chamber’s 89 th Annual Installation Luncheon held on April 15 ... market research, surveys and trends

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Economic Development - Welcome - Hollywood Chamber of Commerce
The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce works closely with the community, new developers and financial investors on projects which are important to Hollywood’s revitalization. Below is a list of Hollywood’s Economic Development Update on major projects in Hollywood currently in development. For your convenience, the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce Economic Development Committee has also mapped the location of these projects on an annual map of Hollywood Economic Development. To obtain a copy of this map, please email Hollywood Chamber at info@HollywoodChamber.net COMMERCIAL/RETAIL/ATTRACTIONS 1. ACADEMY OF MOTION PICTURE ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Benefits of Chamber Membership - Welcome - Hollywood Chamber of ...
Since 1921, the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce has provided the business and residential community resources, programs, and services to maintain economic vitality and quality of life. The Chamber offers a broad spectrum of benefits that help make Hollywood “a better place to live, work, and play.” Chamber membership offers numerous benefits: Assisting the Community The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce Community Foundation is a 501c3 non-profit organization founded to assist those in need in the Hollywood community. The foundation supports and advances the educational, cultural, and economic interest of the community by ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
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New Hollywood Walk of Fame Inductees
The Hollywood Walk of Fame stretches nearly two and a half miles along the sidewalks around Hollywood Boulevard. The Los Angeles Cultural Monument currently displays over 2,000 stars from motion pictures, radio, television, theatre, and music. The Hollywood Walk of Fame began 50 years ago after years of planning, construction, and numerous approvals. The very first star was laid on the future Walk of Fame belonged to Stanley Kramer and was laid on March 28,1960. Voluntary Hollywood Chamber of Commerce President E.W. Stuart proposed the idea saying he wanted something to, “maintain the glory of a community whose name means ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
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7:45 a.m., Coral Springs Marriott in Heron Bay. Breakfast will highlight the debate over Amendment 4, which is a proposed change to Florida's Constitution, requiring taxpayers to fund elections for every revision to local government comprehensive plans, and has been called a "Jobs-Killer" by the Florida Chamber of Commerce.  Pembroke Pines Mayor Frank Ortis, who leads the Broward County "Vote No on 4" will be the featured speaker. $15 - $25.  Call 954-752-4242, or visit http://www.cschamber.com.  NPI Cooper City Breakfast , 7:50 a.m., Denny's, 5645 S. University Drive, ... market trends, news research and surveys resources

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THE HOLLYWOOD CHAMBER OF COMMERCE WALK OF FAME COMMITTEE ANNOUNCES
THE HOLLYWOOD CHAMBER OF COMMERCE WALK OF FAME COMMITTEE ANNOUNCES. NEW WALK OF FAME RECIPIENTS FOR 2010. HOLLYWOOD, CA.—A new group of entertainers in ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
MyVote Democracy At Work Project - Elections & Voter Information ...
invites businesses, state and local government and nonprofit organizations to strengthen our democracy by engaging in nonpartisan activities that encourage their employees, customers and members to participate in elections. The project offers ideas to spark creativity in spreading the word about voting, and recognizes the civic spirit of everyone who takes part by listing them on the Secretary of State's website. You can help to improve voter participation in California by using your favorite forms of communication to send brief nonpartisan messages about upcoming elections to your employees, customers or members. Whether ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
USC School of Cinematic Arts - About » News » Star Treatment
(Left to right) former AMPAS president Sid Ganis, Dean Elizabeth M. Daley and Hollywood Chamber of Commerce President, Leron Gubler. Photo: Roberto Gomez On September 10, the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce gave the legendary Hollywood Boulevard Walk of Fame a special detour along 37th Street to honor the School of Cinematic Arts with a coveted star for its 80 years of contributions to film, television and interactive media. "This is the first time that we have ever recognized an educational institution," said Hollywood Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Leron Gubler, as he addressed students, faculty, staff and alumni in front ...
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When did they change the Hollywoodland sign to Hollywood? - Yahoo ...
The HOLLYWOOD sign is a famous landmark in Los Angeles, California that dates back to 1923, with periodic restoration since then. The sign originally read "HOLLYWOODLAND", and its purpose was to advertise a new housing development in the hills above the Hollywood district of Los Angeles. The sign's letters were 30 feet (9 m) wide and 50 feet (15 m) high, and were originally studded with light bulbs. The sign was officially dedicated on July 13, 1923. It was not intended to be permanent. Some sources say its expected life was to be about a year and a half. The sign began to take on some notoriety, after its initial ...
What are the letters in the Hollywood Sign made of? Are they ...
In 1923 the sign was born.  Each of the 13 letters (It originally said HOLLYWOODLAND) was 30 feet wide and 50 feet tall.  Each letter was made of 3 x 9 metal squares, all rigged up by an intricate frame of scaffolding, pipes, wires and telephone poles.  At first, the sign featured 4,000 20 watt bulbs, spaced 8 inches apart.  It was visible from 25 miles away.   In 1949, the Chamber of Commerce came to the ailing sign’s rescue, removing the letters that spelled "LAND" and repairing the rest.   In 1978, the Hollywood Sign Trust unveiled a pristine new Hollywood Sign with the help of generous ...