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    Oxnard Chamber: May 11th Luncheon — Fiscal Impacts of Immigrants on Ventura County Agriculture


    The Oxnard Chamber Knowledge & Networking Lunch is an excellent opportunity to promote your business or organization.  Each lunch starts with networking and includes a speaker on a timely topic. This month’s topic is the Fiscal Impacts of Immigrants on Ventura County Agriculture with speakers John Krist and Edgar Terry. 

    The Oxnard Chamber Knowledge & Networking lunch will be held on May 11 from noon to 1:30 at the Residence Inn, 2101 W. Vineyard Avenue in Oxnard. Advance reservations are requested, and the price is discounted for Chamber members signing up by Monday, May 8. Log on to or call the office at 805.983.6118 to register.

    John Krist was hired in February 2008 to serve as the chief executive officer of the Farm Bureau of Ventura County, the region’s oldest and largest agricultural association. As CEO, he is responsible for managing the nonprofit organization’s staff, daily operations and finances. He recommends policy to the organization’s Board of Directors, implements board directives, and represents the interests of the membership at legislative and regulatory hearings. He also serves as the organization’s liaison with the news media, as well as with numerous community organizations and groups. 

    Edgar Terry is engaged in vegetable and strawberry production with his family company Terry Farms, Inc.  Terry Farms, Inc.  produces various vegetable and strawberry crops on 2,000 +/- acres in Ventura County, California.   Also, he is a Senior Adjunct Professor at California Lutheran University where he teaches corporate finance in the Degree for Professionals Evening Program and the Master of Business Administration Program.


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