One of Orange County's most unique and important community resources continues to grow. For those of you who haven't yet experienced it, Pretend City Children's Museum is a colorful, exciting, miniature city where children have fun while learning through guided play. The museum also hosts a wide range of special events, school field trips, educational classes, and more. Through March, Pretend City has welcomed over 450,000 guests and served some 30,000 children on field trips.

The museum recently held its third annual poker fundraising event on March 22 at Big Canyon County Club featuring a hosted premium bar, gourmet hors d'oeuvres, certified poker dealers and multiple prize opportunities. Over $175,000 was raised in an evening filled with pocket aces, lots of laughter and generosity!

Save the Date!

2012 IMA Conference & Awards
September 20-22, 2012
Aria Resort & Casino
CityCenter, Las Vegas
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Sinan Kanatsiz
Chairman / CEO

U.S. Congressman McKeon Offers Armed Services Update

The Balboa Bay Club & Resort was the venue for a special update by U.S. Congressman Buck McKeon, who represents the state's 25th district. Congressman McKeon currently serves as the Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee.

His priorities include investing in a force positioned to meet the challenges of the 21st century, keeping terrorist detainees off U.S. soil, boosting funds for missile defense, and bridging the gap between industry and military leaders.

At the March gathering of area business and community leaders, McKeon addressed advancements in the armed forces and related developments in Washington.
Blizzard CEO to Speak at OCBC Chairman's Leadership Breakfast
Source: The Business Journals

The Chairman's Leadership Breakfast hosted by the Orange County Business Council in May will feature Blizzard Entertainment President and CEO Michael Morhaime. Morhaime leads one of the world's largest and most important firms in the interactive gaming industry, well known for its World of Warcraft, Starcraft and Diablo titles.

Morhaime co-founded the company 1991, less than one year after earning a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering at UCLA. He was named president of the company 1998. Blizzard employs thousands of people around the world and has won countless critical awards for its games.

The Leadership Breakfast series focuses on building and acquiring tools for success from outstanding business leaders. Later this year, the series will feature other entrepreneurs including William Wang of Vizio and Henrik Fisker of Fisker Automotive.

KCOMM, an OCBC partner, is proud to be a part of this exciting series. To register, visit www.ocbc.org, email Leslie Dods at ldods@ocbc.org or call 949-794-7241.
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