Lassen County Chamber of Commerce Update
Patti Hagata, Executive Director
The Thursday, August 11th, Chamber mixer will be co-hosted by Joy Realty and AAA Insurance; the mixer will be held at Joy Realty located at 2360 Main Street, Susanville. Everyone at Joy Realty looks forward to hosting this annual mixer and invites the community to stop by between 5:30pm and 7:30pm to mingle with friends and business associates.
In addition to the outstanding raffle prizes provided by Joy Realty, AAA Insurance has donated a Pleasant Holidays Gift Certificate valued at $500.00. You do not need to be a Chamber member to attend everyone is welcomed to join in the fun. We hope to see you there!
The Chamber board will meet on Thursday, August 11th for the monthly board meeting beginning at noon, at the Susanville Pizza Factory. The board encourages public attendance and comment; if you would like to address the board please contact the office staff prior to the board meeting so that you can be added to the agenda.
The Lassen County Farm Bureau, Every Bloomin’ Thing, & Bullseye Recycling will present the 3rd Annual Blues and Brews Festival featuring a variety of blues bands, BBQ, and micro-brew tasting on Saturday, August 13, 2011. Gates open at 5pm, music will begin at 6pm. The event will be held at Every Bloomin’ Thing, 705-670 Hwy 395 E., in Susanville.
Pre-sale tickets are available; cost is $28.00 for adults/$12.00 for children and can be purchased at Every Bloomin’ Thing or at Lassen Co. Farm Bureau office. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Lassen Co. Farm Bureau Youth Scholarships.
The Chamber of Commerce Community Calendar is the single most viewed online Calendar of Events for Lassen County. Please remember to get those event dates to us! If your business or organization has a special event planned please let us know so that we can add the event information to the calendar. This is a free service provided to the entire community. For a complete list of events planned in Lassen County log on to www.lassencountychamber.org and click on event calendar.
Mark your calendar for the Lassen County Chamber of Commerce Diamond Mountain Hot Air Balloon Race, planned for August 20 & 21, 2011. This event will be held at the Susanville Airport.
LHS Football Boosters will be on hand serving up a Pancake Breakfast from 6am till 9:30am, on Saturday, August 20, and Sunday, August 21. Saturday evening, from 6:30pm to 9pm, will feature the “Evening Glow” balloon tethered launch at Diamond Mountain Casino and Hotel; tri tip sandwiches will be sold, and balloon race awards will be announced.
Thank you to the following event sponsors who are helping to make this first time event possible: Diamond Mountain Casino & Hotel, High Country Inn, Subway, Customer Talk, Couso Technology and Design, Susanville Soroptimist, Edward Jones/Carla Parson, Experimental Aircraft Association, Banner Lassen Medical Center, and RIP Tactical.
Stop by the Chamber office to purchase a raffle ticket, at $10.00 each, for a chance to win a scenic hot air balloon ride, the drawing will be held on Saturday, August 20. Scenic Balloon tours can also be purchased for Sunday, August 21st, at $125 per person, beginning at 6am, at the Susanville Airport.