montrose – Verdugo City Chamber of Commerce:

We are down to just one day, yay! Oktoberfest is here! The Chamber office has been getting lots of phone calls from the community, so everyone is pumped up. We will continue with the tradition of serving bratwurst. You can purchase advance dinner tickets and save $1.50 per ticket. The tickets are $8.50 presale and can be bought at Schreiner’s located at 3417 Ocean View Blvd. or right here in the Chamber office. If you buy your dinner at Oktoberfest, the price is $10 per meal.

Get the pups and the kids ready to enter the Bavarian dog contest, coloring contest and the Master and Miss Contest. Please drop by the Chamber office and pick up the entry forms. We have contests for the adults, too. There is a full schedule of events on our website for Oktoberfest; visit There is so much to see and do; come out and discover what everyone is talking about.

Our kick-off mixer this week for Oktoberfest was just what we needed to get in the Oktoberfest frame of mind. We also got an opportunity to introduce our new Chamber members to everyone. A huge thank you to Citibank - Montrose for hosting this great event; they really went all out for us.

After we’re all done with Oktoberfest, we moving right into our first annual Fall Arts Festival on Nov. 15 and Nov. 16. Applications are on our website or call the Chamber to have one sent to you.

We appreciate the following sponsors who, without their help, Oktoberfest would not be possible.

Our major sponsors: Ace Beverage Company, Crescenta/La Cañada Valley Suns, Glendale News Press, La Cañada Outlook and Montrose Travel.

Platinum sponsors: J’s Maintenance & Maid Service, and Sparr Heights District Business Association.

Silver sponsors: Anawalt Lumber Company, Glenoaks Escrow, Hearing Resource Center, Montrose Bike Shop, The Mix and The UPS Store - La Crescenta/Montrose.

Oktoberfest supporters: Amado Plumbing, American Medical Supply, Andy’s Transfer & Storage, Billy’s Board Shop, Bob Smith Toyota, Cal National Bank, Citizens Business Bank, Dickson Podley Realtors (La Cañada Office), Frank’s Vacuum & Sewing, Glendale Adventist Medical Center, Jenkins Properties Management, New Moon Restaurant, Ocean View Board Sports, Re/Max Tri-City Realty, Robbin’s Nest Preschool, S.I.G. Property Management, So California Edison, Tender Treasures, The Blue Moon Lounge and White’s Art Framing & Restoration.

Residential supporters: Jack and Alice Kashirsky, and Mark and Anne Frazee.

The Chamber is located at 3516 N. Verdugo Road in Glendale and can be reached by telephone (818) 249-7171 or by e-mail at

Office hours are Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and on Fridays from 9 a.m. until noon.

The Montrose–Verdugo City Chamber of Commerce “It’s where you belong.”

MARIAN E. JOCZ in the executive director of the Montrose-Verdugo City Chamber of Commerce.

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