APRIL 2015 – Chamber to Present State of the Community


The Redlands Chamber of Commerce will present the Annual State of the Community Luncheon, Thursday, June 26th; 12:00 PM at the Orton Center, University of Redlands, check-in begins at 11:30 AM

Mayor Paul Foster will facilitate the event and address the community, explaining accomplishments, announcing plans, awarding citizens and businesses outstanding community awards and much more. Council Members will each have a role in the presentation and a video will be used to emphasize what has taken place in Redlands over the past year.

“This event is an excellent opportunity for our Mayor and Council to meet with the citizens and business leaders of Redlands. It will give them an opportunity to share both the immediate and long term vision for the city.” said Geoff Bonney, Chamber President. “We are delighted to once again present the annual event with format changes. The new program structure will provide a venue allowing our elected officials an opportunity to meet the business community out side the confines of City Hall.

The awards presented will be the 1st Annual Beautification Award, for New Construction with landscaping, Existing Development with Landscaping, Adaptive Reuse of Historic Property, Sustainable Design and Innovation. The 2015 Heroes Awards will be presented to individuals or organizations that demonstrate meaningful commitment of time and service that addresses community need and or enhance the quality of the life demonstrating generosity and kindness for the residents of Redlands.  Nominations can be downloaded at heroes@cityofredlands.org, beautification@cityofredlands.org or can be picked up at the Chamber office.

The cost of the luncheon is $35 per person, reservations are required.

For more information about the State of the Community Luncheon or to make reservations, call 793-2546.