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Rep. Miller will keynote business lunch

By Lisa Vorderbrueggen
Friday, August 20th, 2010 at 7:05 pm in Congress, Contra Costa County.

Rep. George Miller

Rep. George Miller

Rep. George Miller, D-Martinez, will keynote the luncheon meeting of the Contra Costa Council and its Small Business Task Force from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. on Aug. 25 at the Holiday Inn in Concord.

Miller will speak on small business issues and provide an update from the Capitol.

Reservations are due by noon on Aug. 23. The event is open to the public.

The cost is $35 for members and elected officials and $45 for nonmembers. Contact the council at 925-246-1880  or

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  • RR, Uninvited Columnist

    Glad GM likes small business. Word of warning: Don’t be too successful and grow big, ’cause GM won’t like you anymore. BTW, why do elected officials get in cheaper than non-members? The only thing most pols know about profits is how to tax ’em.

  • John W

    RR — Champion of capitalism that you are, surely you understand the notion of charging less to members, who support the council with their hefty dues and make events of this type possible. I’m not a member but attended the recent panel on public pensions. As a non-member, I paid extra; but it was well worth it. I presume electeds get in cheaper, because the council wants them to participate, so long as they pay enough to cover the food.

  • Molly Walker

    Please note that the venue for this event has been changed. It will be held at the Concord Hilton, 1970 Diamond Boulevard.