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- August 10, 2012

Pleasanton business delegation back from Cuba

Chamber trip provided 'people-to-people' interaction

This group of representatives of the Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce is back from Cuba, part of a "people-to-people" cultural experience that allowed direct interaction with Cuban citizens.

Roy Cook, senior corporate recruiter for Robert Half International, who was on the trip, said the group spent eight days in Cuba on a guided tour of historic sites as a well as meeting with people in the community.

The trip was taken in partnership with Chamber Explorations that has a specific license from the U.S. Treasury Department's office of Foreign Assets Control, which authorizes Americans to visit Cuba. Everyone on the trip paid their own way for the visit, Cook said.

Shown here are Roy Cook and Tim Roach, Ed and Cindy Swetavage, Anthony and Myrna Musni, Gurbachan and Rosemary Virk, Joann and Joe Pennisi, Sandy and Doug Schiel, George and Carol Vranesh, and Tuni and Art Dunkley.

Also in the photo are Jim and Barb McGeough, Jimmy and Carol Waksdal, Karl and Judy Schunck (and five members of their family from Brentwood), Robert, Janet and Alana Roth, Jane Pagadua, Marie Rogers and Gilda Costa.


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