Rosanne Foust and Jim Hartnett recognized as 2013 Chamber Persons of the Year

Redwood City Vice Mayor, Rosanne Foust who is also President and CEO of SAMCEDA, (San Mateo County Economic Development Association) and her husband, Jim Hartnett, a Founding Partner in the law firm Hartnett, Smith and Paetkau were recognized at the Redwood City-San Mateo County Chamber of Commerce’s 116th Annual Dinner as the Chamber’s Persons of the Year.  Chairman of the Board, Stacey Wagner, Director of Public Affairs with Kaiser Permanente, surprised Rosanne and Jim as they were announced as the two 2013 Chamber Persons of the Year at the event held at the Hotel Sofitel.  Foust and Hartnett became the 43rd and 44th members of the Chamber to be so honored since the award began in 1970.  Only two other people ever received the award a second time.  Jim Hartnett was named Person of the Year in 2001 and Rosanne Foust was Person of the Year in 2009.

Legacy Award Recipients Named

For the first time the Redwood City-San Mateo County Chamber of Commerce presented Legacy Awards to four of Redwood City’s oldest businesses at the Annual Awards & Recognition Dinner on January 31, 2014, recognizing their ability to wade through change, all over 60 years. Ampex Corporation, Davies Appliance, Lyngso Garden Materials, and the Pete and Paula Uccelli Foundation (formerly Pete’s Harbor) must all have something in common in their vision, their creativity, their tenacity, their hard work and all of them with a commitment to community.

Featured Topics

  • Leadership Redwood City/Belmont/Menlo Park/San Carlos, a ten month long civic engagement program, provides participants the opportunity for face-to-face meetings and interactive sessions with experts and key decision makers from business, government, our health care and educations systems, and the community

  • The Seminar has been collaborating with Business, Government and Community Leaders for over 43 years. The concept of the Progress Seminar lends itself to an environment of informal discussions about regional issues and the opportunities to meet those issues.  

  • Provident Credit Union will present the 27th Annual Kainos Benefit Golf Tournament Monday, May 12, 2014 at Stanford University Golf Course arranged by the Redwood City-San Mateo County Chamber of Commerce.

  • Redwood City Business IPO Watch See which local businesses are enjoying Initial Public Offerings.

  • Click here for Redwood City’s Economic Indicator Dashboard

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