West Shores Chamber of Commerce
Last updated 8/21/2018 at 12:36pm
As many of you recall, the Chamber of Commerce building closed for repair and renovation on Aug. 23, 2016 after a flood caused by the water departments main water line broke. Repairs were finishes before the first of January, on Jan. 9, 2018 regularly scheduled Chamber of Commerce meetings held in the chamber building were able to resume.
The West Shores Chamber of Commerce meetings are every second Tuesday of each month at 6 p.m. Our first meeting of this coming season is Sept. 11 at 6 p.m. Meetings will continue each month until its last meeting of the season on May 2019.
From Sept. 2016 through May 2017 and again from Sept. through Dec. 2017, regularly scheduled board meetings were held at the POA building.
During these 12 months, three new Chamber of Commerce members accepted board positions and six additional Salton Sea Business' became new members of the West Shores Chamber of Commerce.
West Shores Chamber of Commerce board members are – President Richard Brown, MBA currently working on DBA. Vice President Vince Adame, business owner "Standard Hardware Home Center," Secretary/Treasurer Celeste Misch, Directors Cynthia Gasner, business owner "Back Country Canine," and Kerry Morrison, business owner "EcoMedia Compass, Inc."
Salton Sea businesses that became new members of the West Shores Chamber of Commerce are – The West Shores Market, Standard Hardware Home Center, West Shores Community News, The 86 Restaurant, the 86 Meat Liquor Mart, and Back Country Canine.
With the Chamber building ready to be occupied in Jan. 2018, Chamber of Commerce board members welcomed three other community boards to hold their meetings in the newly renovated building – The West Shores Advisory Board to Imperial County Supervisors, The Salton Sea Artists Association, and the Alcoholics Anonymous.
The West Shores Advisory Board to Imperial County Supervisors meets every first Monday of each month at 6 p.m. throughout the year. Board Members are sworn into office by Imperial County's 4th. District Supervisor Ryan Kelley and they are: Director Steve Clifford, Vice Chairman Bob Fricke, Advisor Lelean Crafton, Advisor Carlene Ness, and Advisor Celeste Misch.
The Salton Sea Artists Association meetings are every second Tuesday of each month at 10 a.m. except for the months of June, July, and August. The Artists Associations first meeting of the season is Sept. 11 at 10 a.m. At least once a year, our artists take on a community project, last year they restored the "Welcome to Salton Sea Beach" sign. New Members are always welcomed. Call Dee at 541-999-0999 to join and/or volunteer on community projects.
Alcoholics Anonymous meetings are every Thursday at 7 p.m. throughout the year.