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Greetings from Michael Krouse

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Ontario International Airport has announced new service and flights making it convenient to fly in and out of Greater Ontario. Frontier Airlines is now providing flights along with charter airline service, Dynamic International Airways, bringing round-trip flights from Nanchang, China. The Greater Ontario Convention & Visitors Bureau is ready to welcome our visitors. We continue to push forward with our plans for a shuttle service that includes Ontario International Airport, hotels, transportation options and major destinations in our region.

CITY OF ONTARIO CELEBRATES INDEPENDENCE DAY

John Andrews, City of Ontario Economic Development Director

CITY OF ONTARIO CELEBRATES INDEPENDENCE DAY

The City of Ontario will host several family friendly events on Tuesday, July 4, 2017. The annual Independence Day Parade will begin at 9 AM on southbound Euclid Avenue beginning at Fourth Street and ending at B Street. Following the parade will be the All-States Picnic and Blast at Ontario Town Square by the Ontario/Chaffey Community Show Band in downtown Ontario.

Citizens Business Bank Arena historical display helps reconnect brothers after 41 years!

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On the main concourse of Citizens Business Bank Arena a tribute to the historic California Jam concerts includes a display of photos, newspaper articles and memorabilia. The land where Citizens Business Bank Arena was built in 2008 was the former Ontario Motor Speedway where two mega concerts occurred in 1974 (Cal Jam 1)  and 1978 (Cal Jam II). Over 250,000 music fans gather at each show for a stellar line up of artists including The Eagles, Fleetwood Mac, Foreigner, Deep Purple, Aerosmith, Santana, just to name a few.  

Flamin’ Hot Cheetos born in Rancho Cucamonga

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Richard Montanez was a janitor at the Frito-Lay plant in Rancho Cucamonga, California.  At a recent graduation ceremony at Citizens Business Bank Arena he shared his story with the graduating class of Chaffey College. Montañez recalled grabbing corn from the elote man. Biting into the corn, with all the fixings, he had his revelation. “That looks like a Cheeto. What if I put chili on a Cheeto?’ ” he said.

He and his wife made chili, and he garnished his Cheetos. Next thing he knows, he’s calling the CEO and pitching his idea. The CEO tells him he’ll see him in two weeks.

Greetings from Michael Krouse

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There’s no June Gloom in Greater Ontario!  We are enjoying plenty of sunshine and all of our outdoor destinations! After all the rain in Southern California we have rolling green hills and blooming flowers.  All of our alpine lakes in the Big Bear Mountain Resorts are full of water and fish. If you haven’t planned your Father’s Day outing you might want to consider a trip to Big Bear where you can hike, fish, boat, or zip line your way to a fun day!   

ONTARIO MILLS CONTINUES MORE THAN PINK™ DRIVE WITH SUSAN G. KOMEN®

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ONTARIO MILLS CONTINUES MORE THAN PINK™ DRIVE WITH SUSAN G. KOMEN® TO REDUCE BREAST CANCER DEATHS IN THE U.S. BY 50 PERCENT BY 2026

Ontario, Calif. [April 19, 2017]– Ontario Mills today announced its Spring 2017 More Than Pink movement in support of Susan G. Komen and the fight against breast cancer. As part of its pledge to donate $1 million each year in 2017 and 2018, more than 180 participating Simon Malls, The Mills and Premium Outlets nationwide will be participating in a range of activities during the months of April and May.

Summer Series Kicks Off May 31st!

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Ontario Town Square, operated by the Ontario Convention Center, has announced a great line-up for The Summer Series of 2017. Every Wednesday and Friday from May 31 thru August 18 the community is invited to attend events at Ontario Town Square. The Summer Concerts on Wednesdays and the Movies on Fridays organized by the City of Ontario Recreation & Community Services provides free entertainment for the entire family.

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