Tagged: Jake Mangas

The following is an open letter to Redding Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Jake Mangas in response to his blog post last week on the chamber’s website, “Hate Speech and Bethel Church.”

Dear Jake,

I read your blog post last week, in which you wrongly accused thousands of local citizens of religious discrimination, with concern from the very beginning.

This is a magical time of year. Shorter days and cooler weather prompts autumn leaves to show their brilliant colors. Fireplaces crackle with an amber glow following Thanksgiving feasts.

And on Thurs, Dec. 6 Northern Valley Catholic Social Service will celebrate the silver anniversary of its annual holiday gala, Magic of Christmas at the Holiday Inn in Redding.