LPAC Events

Members of LPAC enjoy events throughout Southern California organized by the members of LPAC's Board. LPAC desires to make membership of the chapter an enjoyable experience that culminates in life-time memories. Exciting upcoming events can be found on our main page. Below, you will find some of our most recent events. Photo albums of our events can be viewed on our Facebook photo page. Want to be more involved and suggest or help organize events? Email LPAC's President, Yanet Garcia, at lpac.cpp@gmail.com.

16th Annual Hilda L. Solis Scholarship Dinner & Reception

LPAC and the Cesar E. Chavez Center for Higher Education organized the Hilda L. Solis Scholarship Dinner & Reception. The scholarship program awarded 17 outstanding young individuals for their accomplishments in the Latino community and in the classroom. Congratulations to all of the recipients and a huge Thank You to all of the sponsors and people who helped put on the event.
2012 Hilda L. Solis Scholarship Recipients

 

A Salsa Night Out

Alumni members from the Latino Professional Alumni Chapter and the College of Business Administration Alumni Chapter gathered at CocoPalm in Pomona, CA for a night of salsa classes and salsa dancing to a live band. On this night, members celebrated the birthday of LPAC President, Yanet Garcia.
Members of LPAC and CBA on the dancefloor at CocoPalm

 

Horseback Riding to the Hollywood Sign

Approximately 25 alumni and family members got to ride horses along the Hollywood sign on a beautiful, sunny day in Southern California. After 1-hour of enjoying a view that included the Pacific Ocean, Downtown LA, the San Gabriel Valley, the Palos Verdes Peninsula and Catalina Island, alumni members enjoyed lunch at the Hollywood & Highland Center.
Members of the alumni association riding the Hollywood sign hills

 

An Evening in Spain at Café Hidalgo

A joint mixer between LPAC and the Cal State Fullerton Alumni Association. Free food provided by the alumni, free "Cake Vodka" provided by Café Hidalgo, ice breakers, an impromptu serenade by a passing Church group and great conversation made for a nice night with alumni and friends.
Alumni socializing in the Café Hidalgo patio

 

Wine Tasting Event at Wine Detective in Pasadena

LPAC hosted a food and wine tasting event in Pasadena. Members walked around to 48 wine stations inside Wine Detective and tried wines from California, Oregon, Washington and Europe.
Alumni during food and wine tasting at Wine Detective in Pasadena

 

Holiday Ice skating Event

LPAC's Holiday Ice Skating event took place in Ontario, CA. Members came out for lunch to El Pescador Restaurant, then proceeded to the skating venue where they ice skated until exhaustion. Below, LPAC President, Yanet Garcia, having a wonderful time on the ice.
LPAC President, Yanet Garcia, having a wonderful time on the ice

 

CSU Megamixer - Uniting six Cal State University campuses

LPAC members attended the Día de los Muertos festival held at Cal Poly Pomona every year. The evening was filled with concerts and great food from clubs across campus.
Día de los Muertos

 

LPAC Kayaking Excursion

LPAC organized a kayaking excursion in Huntington Harbor. For two hours, LPAC members kayaked the aquatic neighborhoods of Huntington Harbor in Seal Beach, CA. Afterwards, everyone caravaned to The Magic Lamp Mediterranean Grill in Long Beach for lunch.
kayaking in Huntington Harbor

 

Latino Professional Hispanic Heritage Month BBQ

In conjunction with the SHPE Orange County Professional Chapter and the National Society of Hispanic MBAs, LPAC helped coordinate the Hispanic Heritage Month BBQ at Irvine Recreational Park. Below, members competing in the sandbag toss.
sandbag toss at Irvine Recreational Park

 

Inaugural Casa 425 Mixer in Claremont

Social mixer bringing together members of LPAC and more friends from Cal Poly and Cal State Fullerton.
Group picture at Casa 425

 

Cal Poly Pomona - Cal State Fullerton Summer Picnic

Joint picnic between LPAC, Fullerton Finance Alumni Chapter and Hispanic-Latino CSUF Alumni Chapter at Covina Park. Below, LPAC President, Yanet Garcia, swinging at the piñata as Fullerton Latino Alumni Chapter President, Dorrisa Martinez, looks on.
LPAC President, Yanet Garcia, swinging at a piñata.