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.