Dick Bublitz ’54, VP Marketing on the Board of Directors of Woodland Hills-Tarzana Chamber of Commerce, was named ’2012 Member of the Year’ for this 700 member organization in the West San Fernando Valley. Dick, his wife, Rosemary, and their 5 children have lived in Southern California since 1970 when they moved from Chicago with Better Homes & Gardens to establish Travel West, a regional tourism section in the magazine.
Dick started R C Bublitz & Associates in 1980 to represent additional magazines, along with their oldest son, Rick. They started FIBRENEW WEST, a leather, vinyl, plastic repair franchise, in 2010 and continue to operate both businesses.
Dick & Rosemary continue to run 5/10K races and Dick runs Half Marathons about 4 times a year, the next being the 5th Annual Pasadena Marathon on June 30. Dick is also active in the Ventura County Sportfishing Club and The Blues Foundation.