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Hudgins Inducted As New Chamber Board Member
Riverbank Chamber of Commerce President Anthony McKinney and Venas Wellness and Skincare Studio Owner Vena Pearson Hudgins sealed her chamber board induction with a handshake and a smile. Photo Contributed


Riverbank Chamber of Commerce President, Anthony McKinney, recently inducted Vena Pearson Hudgins as a member of the Board of Directors. Hudgins, a clinical esthetician and owner of Vena’s Secrets on Santa Fe Street in Riverbank, brings her holistic management skills and outgoing, positive nature to a thoroughly revitalized chamber board.

“We are serious about bringing value, encouraging business owners and creating a culture of business success in Riverbank,” stated Chamber President McKinney.  “We are following our strategy to put our members first by recruiting talented, well-connected resourceful business owners like Vena to our board.”

McKinney began serving his term as president in January 2016. He has been a resident of Riverbank for over 25 years and in business for over 20 years.

“I joined this board because I see an intelligent, positive group of individuals who are working to promote Riverbank businesses,” added Hudgins. “I want to see the Chamber restored to a position of strength and visibility that truly represents the amazing businesses in this community. The best way to make that happen is to become part of it.”

The Riverbank Chamber of Commerce sponsors Family Night Out-Farmer’s Market, Business of the Year Award, College Scholarships, Member Grand Openings and Ribbon Cuttings, Quarterly Lunch-Learn Events that focus on vital information for the business community and other programs that create a strong local economy in Riverbank. For more information, visit