Two day event brings national visitors to the Region
Wednesday, January 15, 2020 (Ontario, California) The management team of Toyota Arena in Ontario, California is proud to host the American Hockey League (AHL) All Star Classic presented by Ontario International Airport, competition on January 26th and 27th, 2020.
“We are thrilled to welcome visitors nationally and internationally that will be attending this special event” said Michael Krouse, President & CEO of the Greater Ontario Convention & Visitors Bureau. “This is a fabulous opportunity to showcase our region and all of our amenities – over 6,000 hotel rooms, a shopper’s paradise, culturally diverse restaurants, and the ease of Ontario International Airport.” The anticipated economic impact to the region is estimated at $4,165,000. All-Star Ticket Information – ontarioreign.com/allstar
Toyota Arena is the Entertainment Icon of the Inland Empire, continually voted as the best place to enjoy sporting competitions, family shows and concerts. “Our Ontario Reign fans have been loyal since we opened the doors in 2008, and we look forward to rolling out the red carpet to all hockey fans during the AHL All Star Classic presented by Ontario International Airport” said Adam Millar, General Manager of Toyota Arena. Estimated attendance is expected to be 9.050. Toyota Arena will be the hub of activity for two days with the Fan Fest, Player Arrival, Skills Competition and the All Star game.
Toyota Arena is a 10,000-seat capacity venue situated in Southern California’s Ontario near the apex of two major freeways, Interstate 10 and the 15 Freeway. The arena was built and is owned by the City of Ontario and since July of 2016 has been managed by SMG Worldwide / ASM Global. Under new management the arena has seen major improvements including a robust calendar of events. The arena hosts over 225 ticketed shows a year and sees attendance of more than 1,000,000 guests annually. For more information on the event and all upcoming shows at Toyota Arena please visit our website at Toyota-Arena.com
2020 AHL ALL-STAR CLASSIC presented by ONTARIO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
SUNDAY, JANUARY 26, 2020
Fan Fest at Toyota Arena – 2:00PM
Kicks off with a Fan Fest on the North side of Toyota Arena beginning at 2:00PM. There will be food trucks, music, games and a vendor village open to the public!
A red carpet player arrival will begin around 2:40PM on the Southeast side of Toyota Arena.
Skills Competition – 5:00PM
General doors of Toyota Arena will open at 4:00PM for the Skills Competition. The variety of events include the following:
Puck Control Relay
Pass & Score
After the Competition, the glass will be removed and fans will have the opportunity to get autographs from players down on the ice.
MONDAY, JANUARY 27, 2020
AHL Hall of Fame – 11:00AM
All Star Challenge – 7:00PM
General doors open at 6:00PM for the All Star Challenge
ROSTER / PLAYERS
Ontario Reign Players: Kale Clague, Martin Frk, Cal Petersen
Overall Rosters: https://theahl.com/rosters-2020-ahl-all-star-classic
Matt Moulson – LA Kings, Ontario Reign and Manchester Monarchs alum, closing in on his 1,000th professional game
Matthew Ford – Southern California native (West Hills, CA).
Derek Armstrong – Army, AHL MVP, Calder Cup champion, Kings Alumni, FSW Talent
Robb Stauber – LA Kings Alumni (1989 – 95), 2-time AHL All-Star as a goaltender, Olympic Gold Medal in 2018 with USA Women’s National Team
4 divisions, 3-on-3 tournament. Round Robin style, each team plays the other in “pool play” and the top 2 records advance to the championship match. 7 total games for those watching.
About Toyota Arena
Toyota Arena, built and owned by the City of Ontario and managed by ASM Global, includes 9,500 fixed seats with additional “portable” seating risers to accommodate capacities of 11,089 for concerts, 9,736 for ice hockey or arena football and 10,832 for basketball. The 225,000 square foot venue features 36 luxury suites located on two levels and a continuous concourse hosting a variety of refreshment stands, merchandise kiosks, a VIP club and other fan amenities. Toyota Arena hosts ice hockey, soccer, and a variety of other sporting competitions, concerts, family shows, special events, graduation ceremonies and community activities as well as private events. The Arena is home to Ontario Reign, an AHL Hockey Team, and Ontario Fury, a MASL Soccer Team and the Aqua Caliente Clippers of Ontario, a G league basketball team. Toyota Arena is the biggest and most modern arena within the Inland Empire, an area with over 4.7 million people. It is located in the City of Ontario, California, on a 37-acre parcel located between Haven Avenue and Milliken Avenue, Fourth Street and the I-10 Freeway. For more information visit Toyota-Arena.com
About the City of Ontario
The City of Ontario Elevates the quality-of-life by creating urban lifestyle districts that create sustainable places to live, work and play. Located just 35 miles east of downtown Los Angeles, the City of Ontario is ideally situated as a gateway to Southern California. With major freeways, rail transportation and International Airport, Ontario offers the rest of the world to be a part of a culturally diverse community with rich history that is well positioned for quality development and economic sustainability for its 177,000 residents. Complementing its business and residential core, Ontario offers premium entertainment venues such as the Ontario Convention Center, Toyota Arena, and the Ontario Mills Mall. To learn more about the City of Ontario, visit www.ontarioca.gov
or call (909) 395-2000.
About Ontario Reign
The Ontario Reign are underway in the 2019-20 season, their fifth as members of the American Hockey League. For more information on the upcoming season, as well as the 2020 AHL All-Star Classic, to be held in Ontario, visit www.ontarioreign.com and to secure your seats with a Reign ticket plan, call 909.941.7825.
Stater Bros. Charities and Reyes Coca-Cola Bottling Give Back to Military Families
Stater Bros. Charities, the philanthropic arm of Stater Bros. Markets, partnered with Reyes Coca-Cola Bottling again this year for their Give Back program during National Military Appreciation Month. The program ran for the entire month of May, during which Reyes Coca-Cola Bottling committed to donating $0.25 per eligible product purchased to the Bob Hope USO. Reyes Coca-Cola Bottling donated $15,000, and Stater Bros. Charities matched their donation for a total contribution of $30,000.
A check presentation occurred during a K-EARTH 101 radiothon benefiting the Bob Hope USO. The radiothon took place at the Bob Hope USO at LAX (Los Angeles International Airport) on June 29, 2023, where Stater Bros. Charities and Reyes Coca-Cola Bottling presented Bob Hope USO with a $30,000 check.
Bob Hope USO’s mission is to strengthen America’s military service members by keeping them connected to family, home and country, throughout their service to the nation. The Give Back program is a unique opportunity to show gratitude and support to the brave men and women who risk their lives for our freedoms and to care for their families while they are away from home on deployment.
“Stater Bros. Markets has a long history of supporting veterans, service members, and their families,” said Danielle Oehlman, Director, Stater Bros. Charities. “We are so pleased to partner with our friends at Reyes Coca-Cola Bottling and the USO to give back to those who have given so much for us.”
Lorin Stewart, President, USO West Region, said, “We are deeply grateful to Stater Bros. Charities and Reyes Coca-Cola Bottling for being sustaining partners of the USO. The Give Back program embodies the essence of the USO mission by enabling the community at large to come together to support and give thanks to our armed forces and their brave military families in an impactful way.”
Funds will support the Bob Hope USO and USO San Diego Center operations, including programs and services that strengthen the social, mental, physical, and emotional well-being of local military service members, their families, and their communities.
BDK Logistics Intelligence Fully Leases 114,190 SF Industrial Facility in Corona, CA
Cushman & Wakefield represents landlord in lease in SoCal’s Inland Empire
Cushman & Wakefield announced that BDK Logistics Intelligence, Inc. has signed a lease for an entire 114,190-square-foot industrial facility at 1161 Olympic Drive in Corona, California. Situated in Southern California’s renowned Inland Empire, the building is owned by Monterey Rancho Mirage, LLC, which was represented by Brett Lockwood and Rick Ellison of Cushman & Wakefield in the transaction.
“We are pleased to welcome BDK to the property as a quality industrial tenant that is expanding its presence in the market, which it also currently occupies multiple warehouse facilities,” said Director Brett Lockwood. “Our client was instrumental in helping this deal transact as there were many variables that needed to be navigated which led to this lease coming together quickly and successfully.”
1161 Olympic Drive is a quality freestanding building situated on ±4.8 acres and features 20 dock high loading doors. The property is conveniently located off Interstate 15 near the confluence of SR 91 and is proximate to the extensive freeway network traversing the entire Greater Los Angeles region and into other major markets in and out of state.
According to Cushman & Wakefield’s latest Q2-2023 quarterly report, the Inland Empire industrial market posted an overall vacancy of 3.4% and has recorded more than 2.7 million square feet of positive net absorption through the first half of 2023.
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“The Board of Supervisors appreciates the service Leonard provided to the public and the County organization, especially as we navigated our way through the pandemic and other very difficult challenges,” said Board of Supervisors Chair Dawn Rowe.
Hernandez provided the following statement:
“It has been an extreme privilege to serve as the Chief Executive Officer of San Bernardino County. I am thankful to the Board of Supervisors for their leadership and the hard-working men and women who do amazing work every day. Due to an urgent family health issue that requires my immediate and undivided attention, I have informed the Board of my resignation. Under the strong leadership of the Board of Supervisors and the County’s executive team, the County will continue doing great things for the residents of San Bernardino County.”
“The Board of Supervisors is committed to a seamless transition in staff leadership with no interruption in County services or impact on County residents or employees,” Rowe said. “Luther has performed well filling in for Leonard and I am confident in his ability to continue serving in this role until the Board takes action.”
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