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  • Santa Clarita, California:  The Zonta Club of Santa Clarita Valley will present two events to celebrate women in film: First, a twilight celebration honoring ten incredible local women who are leaders in the Santa Clarita Valley taking place on Thursday, October 14th at 5:00 p.m., and culminating in the viewing of the 2021 LUNAFEST™ film festival at the Newhall Laemmle Theaters; and second, a conference taking place at the University Center, College of the Canyons on Saturday, October 16th from 9:00 a.m. until noon and featuring ten accomplished film industry professionals.

    Zonta SCV is proud to bring LUNAFEST™ to Santa Clarita for the 10th year. This milestone has given Zonta the opportunity to also showcase outstanding local women in film and associated businesses not only for their accomplishments but for their leadership in helping aspiring women to also enter the industry in one of its many businesses and roles. Zonta wants to increase training and employment opportunities and mentoring for SCV women who seek careers in the burgeoning local film industry.

    The exciting Celebration of SCV Women in Film event on October 14th will honor ten amazing business leaders who work in the film industry and associated businesses. These women have reached leadership roles in established companies, or they have created a business of their own through their visionary and entrepreneurial talents. Before being led to the Laemmle Theaters for the viewing of the LUNAFEST films, guests will be treated to a delightful array of appetizing and robust small plates, wine, and a mimosa bar. Sponsorships with concierge service and tickets are available at

    Following this exciting celebration, a Conference focusing on Saturday, October 16th on “How to Get In and How to Get Ahead” will encourage and inspire an audience comprising women of all ages who want to get into the film industry and other businesses. The two panels will feature many of the leading women who will have been honored at the “SCV Women in Film” celebration. This event is free-of-charge.

    Nicole Miller, President of Zonta SCV, said “We are looking forward to honoring these great women and assisting others to break into the film industry.”

    Helping women improve their status has long been the goal of 47-year-old Zonta SCV. This is accomplished through a variety of initiatives including addressing women’s health problems, creating service projects dealing with domestic violence, scholarship programs for women advancing their status through education, a monthly on-line women’s workshop dealing with topics of interest and learning for women who are underserved, a robotics program for middle school girls, a community grants program for local nonprofit agencies that have special programs which advance Zonta’s mission, and more. Dollars raised through the event will support the many philanthropic, advocacy and service activities of Zonta.

    Sponsorships and tickets are available at The Saturday Conference is free-of-charge; however seating is limited so reservations are required at


  • 22 Sep 2021 by Vance Wealth

    Join John Vance & Brian Koegle as they discuss strategies to help you protect your business and achieve more in 2022. 

    When: Thursday, October 7th from 9:00am - 10:30am

    Register here:

    Topics covered include:

    • Business and Tax Planning Strategies
      • Payroll optimization 
      • Retirement Plan design
      • Year-end Tax Strategies
      • Employee Retention 

    • Legal Matters
      • California Employer Best Practices
      • Compensation
      • Meals & Rest Periods
      • Leaves of Absence

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  • 21 Sep 2021 by DeDona Restoration

    We welcome CORE by DeDona Restoration to an exceptional property restoration of contractors that have met CORE’s rigorous credentialing standards. DeDona Restoration has proven to be an organization that believes in operating with the highest standards of craftsmanship, quality, and integrity. As a Branded Member, they will have access to innovative technologies to increase operational efficiencies, unique vendor & supplier resources, world-class networking events, and exclusive educational opportunities to elevate every key role in their business, all without giving up their independence.

    “We are thrilled to welcome CORE by DeDona Restoration to our growing network of the finest independent contractors in the industry,” said Dan Cassara, CEO of CORE Group. “The combination of bringing together leaders from the most experienced service providers, while employing state-of-the-art technology and best practices, will truly be a game-changer. Our relationship with CORE by DeDona Restoration will help them sustain years of growth & success, and only strengthens our unwavering commitment to service excellence for our clients.”

    “It is an honor to have been accepted into the CORE family”, said Michael Fitzgibbons, owner of DeDona Restoration, “and to have the opportunity to work alongside companies that align with DeDona’s core values. In my opinion your company values need to be more than words on a piece of paper, they are action items. We at CORE by DeDona Restoration look forward to many years of continued success and great relationships.”

    About DeDona Restoration

    DeDona Restoration is about creating family, not just customers! Proudly serving LA County, they provide water and fire damage restoration, mold remediation, and sewage cleanup. Founded on a principle to serve the community, DeDona makes sure the customers’ needs are at the forefront of everything that they do. Holding the standard for quality service, DeDona Restoration is committed to genuine care, excellent services, and quality work that lasts a lifetime.

    About CORE
    CORE Group Inc., headquartered in Austin, Texas, is a network of disaster restoration contractors delivering private client centric claim services. CORE contractors must meet all industry standards needed to perform work, they are certified, insured, and fully vetted. Learn more at |