Rialto Chamber of Commerce celebrates outgoing President Edward Carrillo at mixer

Photo Rialto Chamber: This outdoor mixer marked the chamber’s first event in over a year-and-a-half. Pictured from left: Interim Chamber President Albert Calderon, SB County 5th District Supervisor Joe Baca, Jr., outgoing Chamber President and City of Rialto Treasurer Edward Carrillo, Patricia Carrillo, unidentified individual, and Carl Dameron.
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On Wednesday, August 18, Rialto Chamber of Commerce honored and recognized outgoing President Edward Carrillo at Septembers Taproom & Eatery.

The mixer marked the first event the chamber has held since the onset of the pandemic in March 2021, when they were forced to cancel a Monte Carlo-themed mixer.

“This mixer was our first event in almost two years and we were happy to show appreciation to our longtime outgoing President Edward Carrillo. He’s been such a great president to the chamber and his passion for small business is what truly made him one of a kind,” said Lisa Brown, Rialto Chamber of Commerce Administrative Assistant.

About 45 constituents attended the outdoor event and guests had the opportunity to network and purchase some grub.

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“Overall the mixer was pretty successful and we were pleased to have Councilmember Karla Perez, Councilmember Andy Carrizales, Supervisor Joe Baca, Jr., City Administrator Marcus Fuller and Prince Ogidikpe, a rep from Assemblymember Eloise Gomez Reyes’ office who presented Edward with a certificate,” continued Brown.

While still in the midst of a pandemic planning forthcoming events has posed many challenges for the chamber, but it still anticipates more mixers in the near future.

“Thank you to everyone who came out and a huge thank you to our Board Member Chris Bedke for coordinating such a wonderful event. Our next mixer is scheduled for Wednesday, September 22, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m. at Septembers Taproom & Eatery in Rialto. We hope to see you there,” concluded Brown.

For more information, visit rialtochamber.org.

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