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Ontario Heritage Documents Restoration Process of Iconic Nativity Scenes

Ontario Heritage

The following article was published in the quarterly newsletter, “Model Colony News,” published this month by Ontario Heritage, a nonprofit advocacy organization established to protect, preserve and promote the history and cultural heritage of the city. Our thanks to them for detailing the important steps involved in restoring our historic Nativity Scenes.


By Petrina Delman

Huck Finn Jubilee Adopts Fixed Calendar

Greater Ontario Convention & Visitors Bureau

Moving forward with its commitment to securing the best in world-class entertainment, Huck Finn Jubilee has changed its annual dates of operation to the second weekend in June, starting in 2015, organizers announced today.

This is a change from the music festival’s previous schedule, which fell on Father’s Day weekend of each year. The change allows for easier planning and avoids potential conflicts with the Telluride bluegrass festival, which is held the third weekend in June (occasionally on Father’s Day weekend).

California Welcome Center Returns to Ontario Mills

Greater Ontario Convention & Visitors Bureau

The anticipated relocation of a California Welcome Center at Ontario Mills is great news for our region, as explained in this article published in the Inland Valley Daily Bulletin. Read the entire story below:

California Welcome Center Returns to Ontario Mills

By Neil Nisperos / Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

ONTARIO -- A California Welcome Center, which will help market the region to tourists, is set to make its return to the Ontario Mills this fall, after the closure of the welcome center in San Bernardino last year.

Michael Krouse Featured as Industry Expert on State Travel and Tourism Website

Greater Ontario Convention & Visitors Bureau

Michael Krouse, President and CEO of the Greater Ontario Convention & Visitors Bureau, was interviewed by Visit California -- an affiliate of the State of California Travel and Tourism Commission -- on the amazing successes that have been achieved under his leadership. Here's the completed article below:

Chat with Michael Krouse

By Amy Perritt

Ontario Convention Center, SAVOR... Ontario Bring Innovation to the Table with New Chef

Greater Ontario Convention & Visitors Bureau

Bryan Lareau, the new executive chef at the Ontario Convention Center, is as comfortable on stage at some of the Southland’s most popular clubs as he is in the kitchen, where he prepares rich dishes drawing from his diverse heritage and his love of fine food.

Lareau joined the Ontario Convention Center as executive chef this month, coming from an award-winning background in the kitchens of some of the region’s finest restaurants and hotels.


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