Business, Community and Political Leaders Join Pasadena Chamber Members for Festive Reception and Dinner at Langham Huntington Hotel Pasadena
Pasadena, CA-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 in Pasadena. Dinner and the festive program begins at 7:30pm.
This year, the Chamber celebrates the installation of Robin McCarthy as Chair of the Board for 2017-18. We also install new officers and Board members for the year. The accomplishments of outgoing Chair Ishmael Trone will also be honored at the event.
The evening will feature the presentation of scholarships to local students. Scholarships are awarded to emancipated foster youth who are transferring from Pasadena City College to a four-year university.
The Pasadena 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 honored as small business Corporate Citizen and Villa Gardens will be recognized as the large business Corporate Citizen.
In addition, the Chamber will unveil new initiatives for the upcoming year.
Guests expeceted to attend include Pasadena Mayor Terry Tornek and Maria Tornek, Congresswoman Judy Chu, State Senator Anthony Portantino, Glendale Mayor Vartan Gharpetian and his wife Armina Gharpetian; Glendale City Councilmember Paula Devine and husband Art Devine, among others.
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, entertainment, event and sports tickets, dinners, opportunities to explore local attractions and VIP treatment at local wonders. Proceeds support Chamber activities and member services.
Gold Sponsors are Kaiser Permanente and Wells Fargo. Silver Sponsors are Hollywood Burbank Airport, Huntington Memorial Hospital, Pacific Oaks College and Children's School, Parsons Corporation, the 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. Sponsorship opportunities are available at the $5,000 and $2,500 levels. Each includes recognitions, advertising placement and more. Anyone wanting information can call the Chamber at (626) 795-3355 or visit the website at http://www.pasadena-chamber.org/forms/inaugural-gala-and-silent-auction.