Local chambers awarded for excellence

The Greater Fresno Area and Porterville chambers of commerce were recently  recognized with the President's Circle Award for Excellence from the California Chamber of Commerce.
In all, 21 local chambers of commerce from throughout the state were given the award, which recognizes excellence in business advocacy and helping their members comply with California employment laws.

Recipients published vote records on their state legislators on key business issues, generated letters to state elected officials participated in the CalChamber compliance product resale program.

They also brought a delegation to Sacramento for the CalChamber Business Summit.

The first President's Circle awards were given out in 2009 to 13 local chambers.

The latest honors marks the third consecutive award for the Greater Fresno Area and Porterville chambers of commerce.