montrose – Verdugo City Chamber:

Memorial Day a day to remember our nation’s armed services personnel killed in wartime. The U.S. Congress declared Memorial Day a national holiday in 1971 at which time they changed the date of commemoration to the last Monday in May. Take a moment to remember our fallen heroes and thank them for the lives we can lead because of their sacrifices.

The Chamber and the Montrose Shopping Park would like to invite you to attend a special presentation right here in town. Please join us on Monday from 8 until 9 a.m. at the Vietnam War Memorial located on the corner of Ocean View Boulevard and Honolulu Avenue.

The Chamber enjoyed a special mixer held at the Crescenta Valley Water District to kick off Water Awareness Day held last Saturday, May 16. We all have to learn how to conserve our water and do our part.

Got time? Important dates to save:

Wednesday, May 27 How would you like to be in a crowded room with many business- minded people? Of course you would! So join us for the second annual SuperMixer. This event last year drew over 300 attendees and we expect even more this go round. The Glendale Business Coordinating Council is hosting which includes the following: Adams Square Merchants, Armenian American Chamber, Crescenta Valley Chamber, Downtown Glendale Merchants, Filipino American Business, Glendale Chamber, Glendale Latino, Kenneth Village Merchants, Sparr Heights Merchants and, of course, the Montrose-Verdugo City Chamber of Commerce. The date and venue is set, so mark your calendar to drop by the Embassy Suites at 800 N. Central Ave. in Glendale from 5:30 until 8:30 p.m.; entry is $15.

Wednesday, June 3 Please join us for a mixer hosted by the Glendale Teachers Association and Property Masters Realty located at 3233 N. Verdugo Road in Glendale. The festivities begin at 6 and continue until 8 p.m. We encourage our Chamber members to come and promote your business, network and have a great time. If you’re not a Chamber member and have thought about it, come check us out. Admission is $ 7 for members and $9 for non members.

Monday, July 20 The Desi Geestman Foundation and the Crescenta Valley Sheriff’s Support Group will team up for their annual golf classic. Contact Rick Dinger at (818) 248-4500 for details or go online to register at Become a part of the solution.

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

The Chamber is open on Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. and is closed on Fridays.

The Montrose–Verdugo City Chamber of Commerce “It’s the place to be.”

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

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