Source: Valley Roadrunner

VC Chamber chatter

December 18, 2013

Due to the outstanding support this year the Valley Center Chamber of Commerce has over 30 new members in 2013! Thank you to all our members, friends and family who helped grow our membership!

You can see all our members in our new Membership Directory available at the Chamber Office, A-1 Irrigation, Pauma Valley Insurance, Armstrong Feed and Supply, and Fat Ivors.

We would like to extend a special thank you to Krueger Realty for hosting our November Sundowner. It may have been a bit chilly but that did not stop the fun or networking. Thank you to Pauma Valley Insurance, Erick Industries, the Dos Valles Garden Club, Country Kettle Corn and the Valley Roadrunner for the great raffle prizes.

December’s Sundowner will be hosted by Lenny Kerbs of Kerbs’ Custom Photography. It will take place at the studio, 27934 Valley Center Road, Valley Center at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 19. Get your picture with Santa from 5:30-6:30 p.m.

We are pleased to announce the 2014 Board of Directors: President, Greg Carlson — Valley Center Smiles; Vice President, Stuart Holthaus — A1-Irrigation/Do It Best Hardware; Secretary, Jenn Armstrong- Armstrong Feed and Supply; Treasurer, Moira Neibert — The Wallen Group; Past President, Brandon Strausbaugh —Pauma Valley Insurance; Directors: Terrill Burdick — Garden of Eden Events; Diane Conaway – REMAX; Scott Harmes-C2 Financial; Carla Miller – Harrah’s Rincon; Ron McCowan —Valley Center Pauma Unified School District; Rebecca Smith — Bates Nut Farm; Julie Stroh — Melrose Ranch Events; and Erick Vidal — Park Place Photography.

In other news, the chamber office will be closed for the holidays from December 23 through New Year’s Day. Our January SunRiser will be on Jan.10 from 8-10 a.m. at the Chamber Office and our annual installation dinner and dance will be held Jan. 25 at the beautiful, historic Melrose Ranch.

For more information on the Valley Center Chamber of Commerce, including how to join, visit us online at or stop by our offices located at 29115 Valley Center Road in Valley Center during regular business