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Crenshaw/LAX Transit Project Area Updates 8-24-17
By Sentinel News Service
Published August 24, 2017

COMMUNITY LEADERSHIP COUNCIL (CLC)

Please join your neighbors, local business owners, and community leaders for the upcoming Crenshaw/LAX Transit Project Community Leadership Council (CLC) Workgroup Meetings and Events. You’re invited to attend and get updates about all the CLC happenings on the Crenshaw/LAX Transit Project.

Celebrate Baldwin Hills Crenshaw’s 70th Anniversary With Us!
The CLC Community Engagement Workgroup invites you to visit Metro’s booth at Baldwin Hills Crenshaw’s 70th-anniversary celebration, with FREE performance by R&B singer Faith Evans, on Saturday, Sept 9th from 1pm to 5pm located at 3650 W Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90008. Baldwin Hills Crenshaw is recognized as the oldest mall in the United States and is home to Metro’s future MLK Station. To celebrate, Metro Arts will be there presenting local musicians from Leimert Park to kickoff Faith Evans performance. The CLC Community Engagement Workgroup will be on-hand to giveaway free prizes and community info to concert attendees. Additionally, VIP gift bags will be on reserve for CLC members who stop by the booth and joins the photo collage. For your best route to the concert, visit metro.net/riding/trip-planner

CLC Workgroup meetings and events are open to the public, unless otherwise noted. For questions or to RSVP, contact crenshawclc@metro.net. Please share with your networks, constituents, colleagues and neighbors. We look forward to your attendance and participation.

EAT SHOP PLAY

Eat Shop Play Crenshaw and Inglewood is a marketing and community engagement campaign, free to local businesses intended to bring focused attention to businesses impacted by construction of the Crenshaw/LAX Transit Projects. The goal of the campaign is to encourage consumers to eat at local restaurants, shop at local stores and play at local destinations within the project areas. Eat, Shop, Play makes a significant commitment to supporting businesses, during and after construction. Participation for businesses is free. Visit metro.net/eatshopplay for more information.

Eat Shop Play Lunch Meet Up
You’re invited to attend the upcoming Eat Shop Play Lunch Meet Up at Los Ponchos located at 162 N La Brea Ave, Inglewood, CA 90301 on Wednesday, August 30th from 12-1:30pm to network with neighbors and get Metro updates, all while supporting a local #Inglewood business. Attendees will receive free tote bags and several lucky guests will win Metro TAP Pass prizes. Email EatShopPlay@metro.net to RSVP and for questions. Each guest billed separately. #EatShopPLay #Inglewood

METRO CONNECTS

How to Do Business with Metro Workshop
You are invited to attend the How to Do Business with Metro Workshop at Metro Headquarters located on 3rd Floor Board Room at One Gateway Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90012. This two-hour orientation and business workshop is held on the second Tuesday of each month and provides firms with information on Metro’s certification program, vendor registration, contract look-ahead schedules and other useful information. Metro’s procurement staff conducts one-on-one interviews with firms during the workshop.

September 12, 2017
8:30 am: Registration
9:00 am – 9:30 am: One-on-One with Contract Administrators and Continental Breakfast
9:30am – 11:00am: Program

New Program for Small Construction Firms Workshop

You’re invited to attend the New Program for Small Construction Firms Workshop on September 27, 2017 from 9:30 am – 12:00 pm at Metro Headquarters Board Room located at One Gateway Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90012. Come to learn about the following….
• New laws allow Metro to have a set-aside for you, even on low bid projects
• Knowledge is key, not size
• Are you certified with Metro yet?
• We want to smash barriers
• Together we can fix what’s impeding you
BUSINESS ASSISTANCE

Business Solution Center
Metro’s Crenshaw/LAX Transit Project Business Solution Center (BSC) is here to support your business. The BSC provides small business owners with direct hands-on assistance including access to business resources, programs, educational classes and workshops. Business owners in the Crenshaw/LAX Corridor are invited to stop by Metro’s BSC located at 3450 Mount Vernon Drive (located inside the LA Urban League) during open hours M-F 9:00 am to 5:00 pm or visit the website for more information about the FREE services and resources www.metrobsc.net.

JOBS

Join Metro’s team of dedicated transportation professionals and help provide the people of Los Angeles County with one of the most effective and efficiently operated mass transit systems in the entire country.
Metro offers a variety of employment opportunities that present exciting challenges and growth opportunities in an outstanding work environment. Metro also offers its employees competitive salaries and an attractive benefit package. Computers are available to complete online employment applications at the following location:

METRO Headquarters
Employment Office
One Gateway Plaza Level
Los Angeles, CA 90012-2932

For more information on current job opportunities, please contact the job hotline at (213) 922-6217 or visit www.metro.net/about/jobs.

STAY CONNECTED

Crenshaw/LAX Transit Project
Get the latest information on construction activities in your neighborhood by staying connected.

Hotline (213) 922-2736
Email crenshawcorridor@metro.net
Website www.metro.net/crenshaw
Facebook www.facebook.com/crenshawrail
Twitter www.twitter.com/crenshawrail

 

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