2024 Annual PGCC Membership Luncheon
Friday, March 15, 2024 (11:00 AM - 1:30 PM) (PDT)
Chamber to Hold Annual Membership Luncheon
Honoring Local Businesses & Discussing A.I.
The Pacific Grove Chamber of Commerce and Tourist Information Centers will present their Annual Membership Luncheon on Friday, March 15, 2024 at the Inn at Spanish Bay. A keynote panel, consisting of local professionals, will discuss practical applications of A.I., benefits and challenges and more, followed by an awards presentation honoring six exceptional local businesses. Arrive early and experience a special augmented reality interactive installation by local artist, Karen Owen. The luncheon is open to the public as well as chamber members - you won't want to miss this!
The keynote panelists include: Paul Miller (Publisher - The Carmel Pine Cone), Trevor Moore (Loan Officer/Mortgage Lender - Cross Country Mortgage), Jason Bradley (Owner - Bradley Print Services & Photographic Gallery), and Karen Vaughn (Community Development Director - City of Pacific Grove).
The six businesses that will be honored at the Luncheon are:
- Fionna Floral : Retail Excellence of the Year Award
- Wild Fish : Restaurant Excellence of the Year Award
- Butterfly Grove Inn : Hospitality Excellence of the Year Award
- Animal Friends Rescue Project (AFRP) : Non-Profit Excellence of the Year Award
- Moore Design Graphics : Business Partner of the Year Award
- Bradley Print Services & Photographic Gallery : Entrepreneur of the Year Award
In previous years, the Chamber would also honor the James R. Hughes Citizen of the Year during the March Luncheon, but this year that award and others celebrating exceptional community members will be given out on Saturday, June 8th at the Citizen of the Year Gala at Asilomar Conference Grounds. More details to come on that event.
The luncheon will be held from 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. at the Inn at Spanish Bay. Cost is $50 for PG Chamber Members and $65 for non-members. Seating is limited and tickets are required.
Spring Mix, Rainbow Carrots, Shaved Seasonal Radish, Caramelized Cipollini Vinaigrette
Lemongrass Grilled Pork Loin, Wasabi Mashed Potatoes , Baby Choy Sum, and Yuzu Beurre Blanc
Spiced Tofu with Shitake and Shimeji Mushroom on Vietnamese Noodles
Blood Orange Tart with Chantilly Cream