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Author and broadcaster Manny Pacheco to speak at Cypress Chamber December breakfast

he Cypress Chamber of Commerce will welcome Cypress based author and broadcaster Manny Pacheco as our guest speaker at our December Networking Breakfast. Our event will be held Tuesday, December 14 at the Residence Inn by Marriott at 4931 Katella Avenue, Cypress/Los Alamitos starting at 7:30 a.m. and will follow all current protocols for attendee safety. Manny Pacheco has authored three books on many of the character actors from the golden era of Hollywood who are often “forgotten” in film books. Manny will share some of the historical anecdotes and stories he has collected for his Forgotten Hollywood book series. His books will also be available for sale — just in time for the Holidays.

To celebrate the Holidays for those less fortunate, the Cypress Chamber has adopted Precious Life Shelter for pregnant homeless mothers. When you come to the breakfast bring an unwrapped toy or item for an infant or a gift for mothers such as lotions, slippers (size 8-up), pajamas, etc. Below is a complete list of suggestions:

For Children
Toys for boy and girl toddlers
Plush toys for 3-6/6-9 months
boys and girls Infant toys, toy blocks, plush toys,
Wooden puzzles (larger pieces) for childcare
Rubber/plastic play balls for outdoor play

For Moms
Pajamas sizes M, L, XL
Slippers sizes 8 and up
Lotions and/or body wash
Gloves for cold mornings
Bristle hair brushes and hair spray
Lip Gloss

A Cypress resident, author Manny Pacheco has enjoyed a growing acclaim through his Forgotten Hollywood Book Series, included in the library collections of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, Hollywood Heritage Museum, and American Film Institute. A Southern California television and radio personality for over three decades, Manny was on NBC’s Santa Barbara, co-hosted the Daytime Emmy-nominated In Studio on KCOP. He is currently a weekend traffic anchor on KNX 10-70 News Radio.

Each attendee will also have an opportunity to stand and introduce themselves and share a little about their business before the program begins.

Reservations are highly recommended to secure your spot for the monthly breakfasts and can be made here. Cost of the breakfast is $25.00. Attendees are also encouraged to bring door prizes to promote their product or service. The program will include time for networking, self-introductions, breakfast, our guest speaker and a question and answer session if time permits.

The Chamber breakfasts, which are open to the public, are held on the second Tuesday of every month. Space will be limited. To assure your seat, please pre-register on the Chamber website.

The article above was released by the Cypress Chamber of Commerce.