Goleta Valley Chamber of Commerce Presents Annual 'State of the City'

May 06, 2014 (PRLEAP.COM) Politics News
May 6, 2014; Goleta, CA. The Goleta Valley Chamber of Commerce will be holding its 7th annual State of the City event on Thursday, May 29, 2014 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Bacara Resort & Spa. Mayor Michael Bennett will be the featured presenter as well as presentations by the City Staff.

As many as 400 of Goleta's business and community leaders are expected to attend, and will hear about plans for Goleta's economic development, continued improvement of its infrastructure, and ways that the city officials will work with citizens and local businesses to pave the way for a prosperous and sustainable future. Key topics covered will be the status of the City's transition period, its finances, its capital improvements and private development programs, as well as the latest updates and progress from the Goleta Entrepreneurial Magnet, (GEM).

The event will begin with a pre-reception at 11:30 a.m., followed by the luncheon and presentation beginning promptly at 12:15 p.m. The event will be taped by Cox 9 and be rebroadcast on Goleta City TV on Channel 19. Broadcast times can be found on www.CityofGoleta.org. Goleta community and business leaders wishing to attend may pre-purchase tickets for $75, or for $85 at the door, space permitting. Sponsorship opportunities are also available by contacting Dan Skidmore at Dan@GoletaValley.com, or by phone at (805) 967-2500.

ABOUT Goleta Valley Chamber of Commerce: The GVCoC is a business-oriented membership organization founded in 1947 in the Goleta Valley, just a few miles north of Santa Barbara in the Central Coast of California. The mission of the Goleta Valley Chamber of Commerce is to create a strong local economy, promote the community, provide business resources and networking opportunities, represent business to government and support pro-business candidates. To inquire about membership, visit their website, contact them by phone at (805) 967-2500, or connect with them on Facebook.

ABOUT City of Goleta: The City of Goleta is located adjacent to the University of California at Santa Barbara, the City of Santa Barbara, the Pacific Coast, and the Santa Ynez Mountains. Incorporated in February 2002, the City of Goleta is a General Law City with a Council-Manager form of government consisting of five council members, one of whom is chosen to serve as mayor for a one-year term. Council member Michael Bennett currently serves as the city's mayor. To find out more, visit the city's official website, follow them on Facebook, or phone (805) 961-7500.

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