IVEDC holds 9th Annual Dinner and Meeting

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From left:  Greg Smith, Brawley Community Foundation; Mike Harling, executive vice president, director, Municipal Capital Markets; Mike Goodsell, mayor of the City of Holtville; Don F. Shank, Brawley Community Foundation; Eric Cohen, vice president of project development, Hale-Mills Construction; Mike Murphy, vice president corrections marketing, Management Training Corporation; Tom DuBose, chairman, IVEDC
From left: Greg Smith, Brawley Community Foundation; Mike Harling, executive vice president, director, Municipal Capital Markets; Mike Goodsell, mayor of the City of Holtville; Don F. Shank, Brawley Community Foundation; Eric Cohen, vice president of project development, Hale-Mills Construction; Mike Murphy, vice president corrections marketing, Management Training Corporation; Tom DuBose, chairman, IVEDC
HEBER – IVEDC held its 9th Annual Dinner and Meeting on November 21 at Club Lohoo in Heber, CA.  Club Lohoo is one of the successful ventures of the Imperial Regional Center heavily marketed by IVEDC, the County of Imperial and Heber Public Utility District.  Club owner James Lo has been a supporter of IVEDC for eight years.

The evening was spent celebrating the successes and highlights of the past year.  Guests were engaged by keynote speaker Todd S. Jonas, Tenaska senior vice president, operations and asset management who spoke of the multiple benefits to the community of the newly operational Tenaska Imperial Solar Energy Center South.  In addition, Mr. Jonas announced that Tenaska is establishing an annual scholarship program available to Imperial Valley students beginning with the class of 2014.

IVEDC gave a special congratulations and thank you to the following award recipients for their contributions and dedication to growing the regional economy this past year:
Partnership Award – County of Imperial, Project of the Year Award – Imperial Valley Gateway Detention Facility, and

  • HMC California Contracting – 
  • Management & Training Corporation and 
  •  Municipal Capital Markets.  

Recognition was also given to the Brawley Community Foundation and the City of Holtville for their support of this project.