BUSINESS BRIEFING JAN. 29: Healthcare reform to be discussed at Talent Townhall; Chaldean-American Chamber of Commerce announces new officers and board members
AUBURN HILLS Healthcare reform to be discussed at Talent Townhall
Health care benefit experts will discuss recent legislation impacting area employers, and how businesses can ready themselves for 2014 implementation during the upcoming Talent Townhall. Certified by the Human Resource Certificate Institute, this breakfast event is held 8 to 10 a.m., Wednesday, Feb. 13 at Oakland Community College Student Center. It is presented by the Auburn Hills Chamber of Commerce and Blue Cross Blue Shield.
Health care reform subject experts include Steve Mattar, CLU, ChFC, Member, Corporate Benefit Solutions, and Alisa Bennett, Manager, Blue Cross Blue Shield Health Care Reform Team.
Attendees are encouraged to bring gently used girls running shoes to donate to North Oakland YMCA’s Girls on the Run program, a non-profit prevention program that encourages preteen girls to develop self-respect and healthy lifestyles through running.
Talent Townhall tickets are $25 for members and $35 for nonmembers.
HR professionals may earn 1.5 credit hours by attending this event, sponsored by Blue Cross Blue Shield, Oakland University, Corp!, Baker College, Snelling Staffing Services and Oakland Community College. For more information, contact the Auburn Hills Chamber of Commerce at 248-853-7862 or email@example.com .
Chaldean-American Chamber of Commerce announces new officers and board members
The Chaldean-American Chamber of Commerce announced its newly elected and re-elected board members for 2013-2014. They are: Paul Asker, Chairman, West Bloomfield Township; Matthew Loussia, West Bloomfield Township; Tiffany George, Highland; Steven Tapper, West Bloomfield Township and Stephen Yatooma, Birmingham. Saad Hajjar, Immediate past-chairman, West Bloomfield Township and Dr. Iyad Alosachie, West Bloomfield Township were re-elected to the chamber. Other board members include: Jeff Denha, Executive Vice Chairman, Troy; Kevin Jappaya, Vice Chairman, West Bloomfield Township; Secretary, Mark Sarafa, Highland Township; Treasurer, Sylvester Sandiha, West Bloomfield Township; Saad Abbo, Executive Board Member, West Bloomfield Township; Kint Kesto, Commerce Township; Sharona Shapiro, West Bloomfield Township and Gerard Van Grinsven, Franklin.
The Chaldean American Chamber of Commerce is a partnership of Chaldean businesses and professionals. The Chamber seeks to service and represent Aramaic-speaking people, including Assyrians, Chaldeans and Syriacs. For more information, visit www.chaldeanchamber.com .