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Union Bank Named Banking and Financial Institution of the Year during GLAAACC’S 22ND Annual Economic Awards Dinner

GLAACCC Chair Angela Gibson and UB Todd Hollander photo

GLAACCC Chair Angela Gibson and UB Todd Hollander photo

Union Bank was recently honored by the Greater Los Angeles African American Chamber of Commerce (GLAAACC) with the Banking and Financial Institution of the Year award.  The award was presented to Union Bank Managing Director Todd Hollander, who heads the bank’s Business Banking Group, during GLAAACC’s 22nd Annual Economic Awards Dinner.  The award recognizes the banking institution that has shown the highest level of responsiveness to the African American and small business community.

The GLAAACC’s 22nd Annual Economic Awards Dinner, held at the JW Marriott at L.A. Live, honored the accomplishments of individuals, small businesses and corporations who are working for the greater good of African American businesses.  U.S. Small Business Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet delivered the keynote address

“Union Bank is humbled to be the recipient of such a prestigious award,” said Hollander.  “We are committed to the success of diverse business communities throughout our geographies, including in and around Los Angeles, and we are committed to the needs of business owners who are helping drive California’s economy.”

AKA Debutantes Nubian Pearls of Distinction Presented to Society

L/R Back Row Debutantes: Jordan Brown, Diamond Tabron, Rachel Harris, Sabrina Cook, Alexis Hoxie, Lakaya Hodge, Klarke Scott Cierra Gilmore,, Sydni McKinley-Parson, Makayla Marshall.  L/R Front Row Escorts: Andrew Daniels, Kyron Frazier, Erin Owens, Nathaniel Byron, Donjae Owens, Antonio Crosby, Cody Tucker, Jordan Underwood, Jhaen Haynes, and Terrance Robinson.

L/R Back Row Debutantes: Jordan Brown, Diamond Tabron, Rachel Harris, Sabrina Cook, Alexis Hoxie, Lakaya Hodge, Klarke Scott Cierra Gilmore,, Sydni McKinley-Parson, Makayla Marshall. L/R Front Row Escorts: Andrew Daniels, Kyron Frazier, Erin Owens, Nathaniel Byron, Donjae Owens, Antonio Crosby, Cody Tucker, Jordan Underwood, Jhaen Haynes, and Terrance Robinson.

ONTARIO, CA- The 2015 AKA Debutantes Nubian Pearls of Distinction of Eta Nu Omega Chapter in partnership with the Inland Ivy Foundation were presented to society in a formal presentation on Saturday, April 4, at the Double Tree Hotel, Ontario California.  The Debutantes under the training of Ms. Nancy Ross, Chairman and Mrs. Elizabeth Macon, Co-Chairman of the Debutante program and committee experienced nine (9) months of various activities, workshops and programs to prepare them for social grace, community service, high scholastic achievement, foster cultural awareness and training to dance formally.  The Debutante Ball is a culmination of the debutante program.  Congratulations to the 2014/2015 AKA Eta Nu Omega Chapter Debutantes!

Giving and Feeding: Moreno Valley Feeds Hundreds on Easter

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MORENO VALLEY, CA- Holidays are all about giving rather than receiving. The greatest fift that you can give is to show the ones in need that you recognize them and you want to help them. On Easter Sunday, the Navy’s Master Chef Andre L. Harris; Le Cordon Alumni and Executive Chief Basil; and the Chef Nancy from Salvation Army came together to feed over 3,600 Moreno Valley residents.

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