Independence Day is Tuesday, July 4th. Please celebrate our liberty and country and take a moment to remember those who sacrificed so that our country can thrive and our people can prosper. The Chamber offices will be closed Monday, July 3rd, and Tuesday, July 4th.
Join us for our networking Luncheon Alliance on Wednesday, July 5th, at 11:45am at Brookside Golf Club. The Pasadena Star-news sponsors. Learn about how you can improve your marketing efforts and increase your business outreach with our local daily newspaper, the Pasadena Star-News. Cost for the lunch is $25 for Pasadena Chamber members and $30 for non-members. Those reserving after the Monday at 5pm deadline pay $5 more. We will meet on the patio at 1133 N. Rosemont Avenue (near the Rose Bowl) in Pasadena.
You can meet and network with Pasadena Chamber members at our Connection Breakfast on Thursday, July 13th, 2017, at 7am at the Courtyard by Marriott in Old Pasadena. Nancy Davidson and The Foundation for Living Beauty sponsors. Learn how you can support the foundation in its mission to support women fighting cancer. Cost is $25 for Chamber members and $30 for others. Reserve before the Monday deadline or pay an additional $5 per person.
To RSVP and register for the networking lunch and/or breakfast, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Pasadena Chamber After Hours Social and Mixer
Join Pasadena Chamber members and friends at our monthly Pasadena Chamber After Hours Social and Mixer on Thursday, July 20th, from 5pm to 7pm. The July mixer is sponsored by Cabrera's Mexican Cuisine. Enjoy refreshments and appetizers at one of Pasadena's favorite restaurants. Cabrera's is at 655 North Lake Avenue in Pasadena. Admission is free for Chamber members. All others pay $10. There is free parking in the lot behind the restaurant and on the street. No need to RSVP, just show up for friendship, networking and fun.
Pasadena Chamber Inaugural Gala is July 7th at the Langham Huntington Hotel Pasadena
Pasadena Chamber of Commerce members, community leaders and guests celebrate our business community at the annual Pasadena Chamber of Commerce Inaugural Gala on Friday, July 7, 2017. The hosted cocktail reception and silent auction begins at 6:00 p.m. at the Langham Huntington Hotel. Dinner and the festive program begins at 7:30pm.
During the evening the Chamber will present the Bill Bogaard Scholarship to an emancipated foster youth who is matriculating from a local community college to a four-year institution. Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP will also award a scholarship to an emancipated foster youth. The Chamber will also recognize a small member business and a large member business as Corporate Citizen of the Year. This year, A.J. Longo & Associates will be presented with the small business award and Villa Gardens will receive the large business award.
Chamber members contribute thousands of dollars worth of valuable and unique services, products and treats for the silent auction. This year, items include travel packages, golf outings, event and sports tickets, dinners, visits to local attractions and VIP treatment at local wonders.
Proceeds from the Inaugural Gala support Chamber activities and member services.
Gold Sponsors are Kaiser Permanente and Wells Fargo. Silver Sponsors are Hollywood Burbank Airport, Huntington Memorial Hospital, Parsons Corporation, Pacific Oaks College and Children’s School, Pasadena Tournament of Roses, Southern California Gas Company and U.S. Bank.
Corporate tables cost $2000. Individual tickets to the Inaugural Gala cost $200. Valet parking and a hosted cocktail reception are included. Anyone wanting information can call the Chamber at (626) 795-3355 or visit the website at www.pasadena-chamber.org. Youcan get tickets by clicking here.
SIP-tember: A Celebration of the Cocktail returns August 15th
SIP-tember: A Celebration of the Cocktail and the SIP-tember Cocktail Bracket Challenge return August 15th. Pasadena's finest and favorite bars, restaurants and lounges put their best drinks forward in the SIP-tember Cocktail Bracket Challenge, a head-to-head online cocktail competition.
You be the judge as 64 cocktails face off in 32 brackets for a chance to be among the four finalist cocktails in a live competition at the Taste of Pasadena in the Court of Champions at the Rose Bowl on September 28th from 6pm to 9pm.
SIP-tember participants include Sushi Roku, True Food Kitchen, Roy’s Pasadena, Vertical Wine Bistro, Clearman’s Galley, California Pizza Kitchen, Raymond 1886, Bistro 45, The Taproom at the Langham, Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse and Wine Bar and Alma de la Rosa. Two-time champion Ruth’s Chris Steak House returns to defend their 2016 title, as well.
The SIP-tember Cocktail Bracket Challenge ends with a live taste-off at the Taste of Pasadena on September 28th. For information on SIP-tember or the Taste of Pasadena, visit www.pasadenarestaurantweek.com.