A Note from the Publishers – January 2018
It’s been an exciting year, and we can’t wait to see what 2018 will bring us! We hope you’ve had a wonderful holiday season, and that this New Year brings only good health and happiness.
On our cover this month, we feature our very own Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce representatives, Troy Hooper and John Musella. We send our sincere congratulations to Troy who will be taking over the position of Chairman in 2018 and job well done to John Musella for his leadership over the past several years. Troy will be introducing new and exciting programs to the Chamber, read the story on the opposite page.
We are pleased to once again feature the Non-Profit Wish List which compiles our local organizations’ most needed items, as each charity looks ahead to 2018. Year after year, our non-profits continue their good work, bettering the lives of our residents and lifting the spirits of families throughout our valley. But they need our help and support. And this year, 37 non-profits participated! So, as we make our resolutions, let’s not forget the importance of giving back to a community that gives so much to us. After all, a willingness to give back is what defines the spirit of this community. Take a look at pages 10 through 14 to see how you can help.
In addition to events, this issue offers two excellent guides to help you kick off get your new year the right way. Our Physical Fitness Guide features a listing of all the best and most diverse gyms, fitness centers and trainers this valley has to offer. You will surely find the right place to help you stick to your resolutions in this reliable guide. We also have the Business Guide in this issue. As people consider their fiscal, legal and professional needs at the start of the year, we hope to provide readers with a one-stop shop to help you get business done in the most efficient way possible – and with the best possible team.
Looking ahead, the next couple of months promise a few exciting events and wonderful ways to show your support. In January, the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce holds its 94th Annual Recognition and Installation Dinner. There have been a number of excellent local businesses nominated for the Chamber’s Business of the Year Awards, and the winners will be announced during the event on January 26 at the TPC, Valencia. We congratulate the nominees on their success!
March offers our longtime favorite event, hosted by the SCV Senior Center, the Celebrity Waiter Dinner always promises a lively evening of costumes, elaborate décor, laughter and dancing. We can’t wait to see what everyone comes up with for this year’s theme: Spies Like Us. With a new venue in 2018 don’t forget to purchase a table and join in the fun. See story on page 6.
The results are in for our élite Magazine’s Ultimate Business Professionals and Ultimate Bridal Professionals contests. Get your copy of the February/March issue of élite Magazine to see who won. We are happy to announce the inaugural élite Medical Ultimate awards competition, voting is open until January 18, so cast your votes now for your favorite medical related businesses, winners will be announced in the April/May issue!
We dedicate this issue of The Magazine of Santa Clarita, to William Sutcliffe, our brother-in-law of 50 years. William was the devoted husband of Linda’s sister Elaine, father to Katie and grandfather to Charlie. He will be dearly missed, and we send our love and prayers to Elaine in her time of mourning.
Have a wonderful New Year, Santa Clarita!
Linda, Moe and Alexander Hafizi
ADVERTISE WITH US
The third largest City in LA County and one of the most business friendly cities in the country deserves a strong Chamber of Commerce. Over the last year, the SCV Chamber of Commerce, under the leadership of 2017 Chairman John Musella, took the organization on an...read more
Students Off And Running (SOAR) To Host 8th Annual Mardi Gras Madness 5K/10K at Valencia Town Center in Santa Clarita
Bring the whole family Sunday February 25th as the Santa Clarita Track Club and Westfield’s Valencia Town Center celebrate the 8th Annual Mardi Gras Madness at Valencia Town Center in Valencia! Mardi Gras Madness is a premier family fun run / walk centered in the...read more
Table sponsorships are now available for this year’s SCV Senior Center Celebrity Waiter dinner, scheduled for Saturday, March 3, 2018, at the Sand Canyon Country Club. Members of the committee planning this year’s event have set a goal to sign up 30 sponsored tables...read more
ABOUT THE MAGAZINE
The Magazine of Santa Clarita has set a high standard for excellence in advertising for over 25 years. A family owned and operated business, The Magazine of Santa Clarita has grown with the Santa Clarita Valley since 1989 and become the #1 place to advertise locally.
SANTA CLARITA MAGAZINE