Chamber celebrates diamond jubilee

As printed in the Siskiyou Daily News 6/29/2012

60TH ANNIVERSARY
Scott Valley Chamber of Commerce
Celebrates its Diamond Jubilee

ETNA – On Sunday, July 15 from 2-4 p.m. at the Etna City Park, the Scott Valley Cham­ber of Commerce will cele­brate its 60th anniversary with an ice cream social, 50s and 60s music, recognition of special guests and gifts for special ticket holders. Tickets for ice cream and cake are $1 each and are available from the following chamber offi­cers: Lorrie Bundy, president; Dave Harrison, vice presi­dent; Marilyn Seward, treas­urer; Gerry Silva, membership; and Ché usa Wend, who is heading up a planning committee. Present chamber members and rel­atives of the original Scott Valley Chamber of Com­merce founders will receive free tickets. All ticket hold­ers will be eligible for a gift drawing.

“Thanks to Ché usa’s Over the Hill email col­umn, the chamber has re­ceived information about many of the original founders, but they are still searching for more,” stated a recent press release from Marilyn Seward.

Anyone having informa­tion about the following founders may contact Ché usa at bricolage@sisqtel.net.The chamber is also trying to locate past chamber presi­dents who may still be liv­ing in the area, the release said.

The original founders, signing the charter incor­poration papers dated March 19, 1952 included Joe Roberts, Gleason Bal­frey, Eddie Edgecomb, Margaret Wallace, Frank B. Branson, Otto Brogger, R.G. Morris, Harry Collar, Don Avery, Bernard Walker, Joseph Marconi, Vallie G. Vanarsdell, Ken E. Burton, W.R. Miller, Harry M. Bryan, C.R. Willard, Barton E. Booth, Ernest Smith, R.A. Walker, Thomas S. Potter, Claire M. Potter and Margaret Pullen.

Community members are invited to celebrate with the chamber on Sun­day, July 15. Tickets may be purchased ahead of time (helps with planning sup­plies) or at the Etna City Park. For additional infor­mation, contact Ché usa Wend at her email address (above) or Marilyn Seward at 467-3355.

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