CSU, Chico News

Formal Event Brings Business Community and Students Together

Date: 05-06-2010

Joe Wills
Public Affairs

California State University, Chico’s Collegiate Entrepreneurial Association (CEA) will host Chico Spotlight in the Student Services Center Plaza on Friday, May 7, 7 p.m.-9:30 p.m. This formal event invites local entrepreneurs and CEOs to meet like-minded students and alumni and focuses on bringing together the business community with the campus community.

The Chico Spotlight will include hors d’oeuvres, live jazz, a silent auction and a 130-foot red carpet for guests to show off their formal attire. CEA members have invited more than 300 students and 100 business community members to the event.

The Chico Spotlight is free and open to business people, entrepreneurs, students, alumni, faculty, staff and the general public. For more information contact Alison Davis at 925-667-6773 or Alison.Davis@comcast.net. Please RSVP at www.ChicoCEA.com.

During the event the CEA will spotlight the accomplishments of College of Business organizations and local businesses. Cash scholarships will be awarded to each of the elected “MVPs” from the college organizations, and entrepreneurs will be initiated into the CEA Hall of Fame.

Event sponsors include Georgie Bellin with The Group, Christian Friedland with Direct.com, Aaron Stewart with the Law Offices of Aaron J. Stewart, Mary Mooney with Mooney Farms, and Steve Gonsalves with Nichols, Melburg & Rossetto. The CEA appreciates the commitment and support from the business community for this event.