CALEXICO — Former state Assemblywoman Denise Moreno Ducheny will be the keynote speaker at the Calexico Chamber of Commerce's annual membership dinner.
The dinner is put on by chamber directors to recap all activities of the year, according to a chamber statement.
The dinner starts at 6:30 p.m. Thursday in the Elks Lodge, 310 Rockwood Ave.
Libby Peraza, chamber president, said, "We are excited to have Assemblywoman Ducheny as our keynote speaker. She is a dynamic woman and we look forward to hearing what she has to say."
Ducheny is a Democrat and was elected to the Assembly in April 1994 to represent the 79th District, which includes parts of southern San Diego, National City and portions of Chula Vista.
She was re-elected in 1996 and 1998, and from 1997 to 2000 was chairwoman of the Assembly Budget Committee. She is the first San Diegan, first woman and first Latina legislator appointed to the position.