Wednesday, July 8, 2020

Business Leaders Series Online hosted by the Latino Business Group

Make sure to tune in on our Facebook page at 1PM tomorrow, Business Leaders Series Online hosted by the Latino Business Group.

Thursday, July 9 - Resiliency through Covid-19 –Join Deputy Fire Chief Pedro Arevalo and Dr. Victor Portillo, MD as they discuss what the pandemic has been like through their perspective and how the community has rallied around them.

Deputy Fire Chief Pedro Arevalo has worked for the Arlington Fire Department for 20 years and is the first Hispanic Chief in the department.  He is a native of Arlington and resided here since he was a child, graduating from Bowie High School.  He has assisted with the development if the AISD High School Fire Academy, oversees special events, and currently working with the State of Jalisco, Mexico to donate PPE Equipment and training their fire fighters.  He has seen first-hand the effect of the virus and the impact on our community and will share his perspective on his experiences.

Dr. Victor Portillo, MD with Medical Center Arlington, is an acute care/trauma surgeon.  Dr. Portillo graduated from Baylor College of Medicine and New York Medical College and will be sharing with the listeners his experiences in the emergency operating room and other areas of treatment, specifically during this pandemic and his experiences.

Sherry Jackson
Chief of Staff

Greater Arlington Chamber of Commerce
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