Thanks: Snowbird breakfast thanks

January 30, 2002

The El Centro Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau held its 17th annual "Welcome Back Snowbird Pancake Breakfast" on Jan. 12. We would like to express our thanks to the following organizations for helping to make this annual event a huge success.

First to our sponsors — the city of El Centro, El Centro Regional Medical Center, Golden Acorn Casino & Travel Center, Imperial Irrigation District, Paradise Casino, Sizzler Restaurant and Viejas Outlet.

To the following individuals and organizations who provided their services and/or supplies — to all the chamber directors present, American Linen, Glen Baker of Supreme Electric, Randy Bertussi and Pioneer Affordable Homes & RVs, Brawley Lions Club, Carroll Buckley of KXO Radio, El Centro Kiwanis, El Centro Rotary, Fiddle Fare, Fountain of Youth Spa RV Resort, Jugless Jug Band, Kentucky Fried Chicken, Los Vigilantes, Bob Mapes of Valley Independent Bank, Max Foods, Ed McGrew of MAGCO, Naval Air Facility El Centro color guard and flag detail, Anita Slobig, Soroptimist of El Centro, Southwest High Key Club, Valley Environmental Services and VFW Post 9305 Vietnam Vets and to the special events committee members present — Trish Burich-McNeece, Jim Dikes, Mark Gran, Dale Ming, Gloria Rivera, Dick Slobig and Don Thompson.


Also, to the following businesses that donated prizes and/or set up informational booths — Broken Spoke Golf Course, CalEnergy Operating Corp., Camacho's Place, Classic Designs, Cochran's Bar-B-Que Restaurant, Cyber Café on Main, Desert Trails RV Park, Diabetes Education & Self-Management Center, El Centro Host Lions Club, Ellett Medjool Dates, Fifth Avenue Book Center, Garcia Food, Government Agencies Federal Credit Union, Grace Lutheran Church & School, Imperial County Sheriff's Office, Imperial Valley Art Association, Imperial Valley Penny Shopper, Imperial Valley Press, Kennedy's For Tires, KVYE/KSEH/KMXX/KWST, LePere Enterprises, Linda Real Estate, March of Dimes, McNeece Mart, Ocotillo Home Medical, Open System MRI, Pablito's Restaurant, Pilot Club of El Centro, Sanborn's Mexican Auto Insurance, Sunbeam Lake RV Resort, University of California Agriculture & Resource Center, Wal-Mart, Wells Fargo Mortgage and George J. Woo, CPA.

Special thanks to Turning Point for all their support they provide before, during and after the breakfast. And, also, to Olivia Ordona for all her assistance in organizing this annual event.

Again, to everyone, thank you!


El Centro Chamber of Commerce

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