Preceded by an opening ribbon cutting, the evening was a night of fun, good food and camaraderie for the Green Valley Sahuarita Chamber attendees.  Prestige Assisted Living at Green Valley generously provided a van and driver, Rocky, to transport Chamber members to and from the event.  Dr. Kathleen Wishnick, Chair of the Chamber Board of Directors, introduced new member Pamela Blondell of Arizona Lifeline, who gave a brief overview of the company.  In addition, Dr. Wishnick also introduced Peter Graziano, new manager of the Tucson Federal Credit Union Sahuarita Branch, Chamber Board of Directors, Committee Chairs and other guests who attended the function.  

Before the excitement of raffle ticket winners announcement, Sam’s Club distributed Cleaning Kits to the crowd.  Nearly all of the Mixer goers received one of these unexpected gifts.  Now came the raffle of the prizes donated by Chamber Members.  Members eagerly watched their numbers as the red raffle tickets were drawn and the winning numbers called. Betsy Mabrey of Long Realty gave a California Car Duster Kit; in anticipation of the upcoming Independence Day Holiday Pat Prill, one of the Chamber’s long acting volunteers, donated an American Flag; from Southwest Solutions’ Randy Graf a zipper tote bag was donated;  Nadine and Jim DiGiacomo, CEO and President of the Chamber donated a yummy gift card from the Red Lobster; BAJA Sporting Club gave a charming ceramic wall hanger; from Sam’s Club came a beverage dispenser; Liz Gradillas Arbonne consultant donated a silver compact; from the Chamber came two History of Green Valley books and three “Adopt a Ball” tickets for the upcoming Chamber Golf Tournament on August 20th; and the host of the event, Casino del Sol gave two highly prized tickets to their upcoming Enrique Iglesias concert.

Chamber Members -Keep a sharp eye out for news of our upcoming July Mixer hosted by Home Based Businesses. Meet many of the candidates running for office this election year, no speeches will be given just one on one time to help you make an informed decision at the ballot box.