21 November "Advanced Estate Planning and Considerations Before Year End"

Nicole Anderson will educate the group on basic and sophisticated estate planning tools including revocable trusts, charitable trusts and asset protection trusts. She will also share estate planning ideas to implement before year end for estate and income tax planning.

17 Oct

"Affordable Health Care"
Tim Zandbergen, Benefits Manger, Financial Management Network

The Affordable Care Act aka ObamaCare -What does this new law mean to you as an individual and as a business owner? Healthcare benefits expert Tim Zandbergen will explain the new law and its impact on you. Have your questions ready!

Tim Zandbergen is the Benefits Account Manager for Financial Management Network, Inc. Tim is responsible for day-to-day operations of group medical accounts and acts as client liaison providing service for their insurance and conducts careful analysis and research in selecting the right carrier and plans for the group as well as handles the annual renewals. Tim holds a California Life/Health/Disability license. Tim has been with FMN since March 2006.


19 Sept

SteveDicterowSteve Dicterow, Laguna Beach City Council

Council Member Steve Dicterow will speak on the challenges facing Laguna over the coming years, police issues, undergrounding, and the transit system.

15 August Kimberly Gerber, President and CEO of Excelerate Inc.

Excelerate is an executive training and coaching firm that uses a unique approach to leadership training that combines perception management, technique training and coaching to leverage individual talent and create sustainable success.
Ms. Gerber’s presentation it titled “It’s Not About You: Creating and managing powerful communications for the right audience."
18 July

The Laguna Beach Community Foundation Darrcy Loveland, President and CEO, and Nicole Anderson, Trustee and Co-Chair of the Professional Council

The mission of the Laguna Beach Community Foundation is to enhance philanthropy. Loveland and Anderson will highlight recent accomplishments and share how you can participate on the Laguna Beach Community Foundation Professional Council.  

 

Laguna Beach Business Club member Diana Cimino with 2013 LBBC Entrepreneurial Scholarshipwinner, Alia Manetta.


Laguna Beach Business Club 2013 Scholarship Winner

Entrepreneurial Grad Savors Fruits of Her Labor

Alia Manetta is a young woman of many talents including those of a budding entrepreneur. Her determination, creativity, and optimism that helped launch a successful fruit canning business also landed her the $1,000 Laguna Beach Business Club Scholarship at the recent Laguna Beach High School Honors Convocation.

Alia started by growing and canning her own local produce and selling it around town. After several years, it has become a booming business with deliveries twice a week. Alia, who will be a freshman at UCLA in the fall, plans on branching out to another fruitful career—this time, in medicine.

The Laguna Beach Business Club is made up of professionals who live or work within the community. They are about learning, laughing, and supporting one another as well as young entrepreneurs like Alia.
20 June jasonKravetsCaptain Jason Kravetz, from the Laguna Beach Police Department.

Officer Kravetz will update attendees on the departments new summer business surveillance program. Jason is a 24 year law enforcement veteran officer and currently serves as Division Commander in the Laguna Beach Police Department. Summer brings a large increase in visitors to our city and Jason will address questions regarding the department’s plan to increase enforcement activities in and around the cities business districts as well as provide suggestions on how to prepare and prevent crimes such as fraud and shoplifting.  
18 April Norm Grossman, Laguna Beach Planning Commissioner

Norm will update attendees on the commission’s current projects and priorities. Major initiatives include the Village Entrance Project and The Downtown Specific Plan. Norm has served on the Laguna Beach Planning Commission since 1988 and has been a member of the Laguna Greenbelt, Inc. Board of Directors since 1984. He has been involved in multiple environmental and land use initiatives, including two on preservation of open space in Laguna Beach.
21 March samNelsonChip McDermott, Founder, ZeroTrash Laguna
Chip McDermott, Founder of ZeroTrash Laguna will speak to the Laguna Beach Business Club on March 21. In 2007 Chip decided to rally local businesses to create what is now known as the 1st Saturday program. On the 1st Saturday of every month, local business owners provide volunteers with food, coffee and trash pickers, and together they clean up the streets of our cities. To date this all-volunteer organization has removed more than 60,000 pounds of trash from our communities’ streets. ZeroTrash now operates in Laguna Beach, Newport Beach, Dana Point and Chico with Seattle, WA coming soon. Chip will discuss the Zero Trash movement and his plans and vision to expand beyond Orange County.
Feb 21

Jason Voegele, Founder of Peak Performance Institute
Jason Voegele, Founder of The Peak Performance Institute and Senior Regional Account Manager for Managed Markets at Allergan will speak at our February 21st meeting and discuss his work at the Peak Performance Institute and offer his insights on discovering more of who you are,
what you want in work and in life, and most importantly—how to get it!

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