CERRITOS, CA - Naresh Solanki, in the running for Cerritos City Council in March 2015 had a well attended fund-raising event at the Cerritos Park East facility on Dec 2 –a jump-start to the campaign. Solanki, a diversified entrepreneur and a community advocate has aided his city Cerritos as a Planning Commissioner...
Former Mayor Sherman Kappe said he was proud to endorse Solanki and being a former Mayor he knew what qualities were needed for the position and was sure Solanki possessed all those qualities. As Solanki was in the grocery stores business, one of the toughest to manage, he would certainly be able to manage the city budget. Cerritos former Mayor and Mayor Pro tem Carol Chen said t she was delighted to be at the event . “I will be proud to call Solanki my city council colleague. We need someone who has the knowledge and experience of how to balance the budget and due to his business experience, Solanki will bring the quality to the city council beyond boundaries.”
In response, Solanki said he appreciated the vigorous support. “It requires so much and it’s not going to be easy to get elected. I need votes. So, make sure everybody have registered to vote; Cerritos has the most diverse community in the nation. I need every community to support me and one cannot win with just the support of one community. For me to serve you as a Council member, I need your help as no council member has ever been elected without help from many volunteers and donors.”
Speakers like Bryan Tom, CEO Blind Start America; Bruce Barrows, Cerritos Council member and 4 time Mayor; Dr. Bob Hughlett, former Mayor Cerritos; Laura Lee, former Cerritos Mayor, emphasized that Solanki will not only preserve the quality but improve the quality of living in the city. He is dedicated and gets involves in what he does and has a clear vision which makes him successful. They lauded Solanki’s commitment to citizen’s safety and his understanding of the needs of the residents of Cerritos.