The President of the Hawthorne Chamber of Commerce announced their endorsement of Mayor Pro Tem Alex Vargas. The announcement came only five days after Vargas received the endorsement of the LA County Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO. “The business community of Hawthorne trusts in Councilman Vargas. He has been with us when we address concern and has worked with us in times of economic difficulty.” stated Pat Donaldson, President and CEO of the Hawthorne Chamber of Commerce.
The Mayor Pro-Tem, upon receiving the news, stated that he is honored that both business and labor are standing behind the same candidate. “Their endorsements show that they believe in my plans for economic development and job creation in the City of Hawthorne.”
The Hawthorne Chamber of Commerce has a membership of over 250 local area businesses and serves as the voice of the Hawthorne business community. The Chamber has played a role in major city issues such as economic development, public safety, community events, and government affairs.
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