On January 23, Taglyan Cultural Complex welcomed the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce for the Chamber’s annual State of Hollywood address. City Councilman Mitch O’Farrell of Council District 13, attending for the first time, was recognized by the Chamber with a star plaque at the event, presented by the Hollywood Museum and Variety.

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Councilman Mitch O’Farrell addresses the Hollywood business community at January’s “State of Hollywood” 2014 luncheon at Taglyan

O’Farrell began his speech by greeting the crowd and expressing gratitude to the community for selecting him as the honoree and to his long-term partner for supporting his career in public service. He went on the speak about Hollywood’s unique profile and culture, the opportunities and one-of-a-kind experiences he found in his arrival in the city 32 years prior, and community members before him who contributed to revitalizing and enriching the iconic neighborhood.

In his strongly team-oriented address, O’Farrell went on to recognize that “There were certainly those that had given up on Hollywood but there were plenty who hadn’t.[…] It is not lost on me that the legions, who toil daily to make this community better, and have done so for years, do so while no one is looking. That includes most of the good people in this room and I hope all of you can take some satisfaction in knowing you are making an enormous difference in the lives of everyone who lives, works, or visits Hollywood.”

State of Hollywood luncheon at Taglyan

Councilman O’Farrell was recognized with a star plaque by the Hollywood Chamber for his contributions to the community

Other notable attendees included Hollywood Chamber of Commerce Chair Heather Cochran, Variety magazine publisher Michelle Sobrino-Stearns, and Hollywood Museum founder Donelle Dadigan.

Taglyan Cultural Complex enjoys a long-standing relationship with the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce and hosts a number of the events the Chamber holds each year to honor contributions by members of the local business community, introduce new businesses, facilitate networking and good faith, and make important announcements in a festive, elegant setting.

Taglyan welcomes your corporate event inquiries and bookings. Our facilities make a variety of seating arrangements and event styles possible, and are fully equipped with a state-of-the-art audio-visual system and customizable lighting and decor. Taglyan also accommodates catered events in our modern, full-service industrial kitchen; provided your own chefs and staff or reserve ours. Contact Taglyan today to plan your next corporate gathering!

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