CHAMBER CHATTER: Accomplishments and plans for next year on the agenda

Volunteers planted greenery in front of local businesses on Alpine Boulevard last week.

Celebrate what the Alpine Mountain Empire Chamber of Commerce accomplished in 2018 and find out what is planned for next year on Tues­day, Dec. 11, at the Hot Topics Business Breakfast!

The Chamber’s monthly breakfast meeting starts at 7:15 a.m. at the Alpine Community Center, 1830 Alpine Blvd.

Chamber Executive Director Alex Ward will share the inside scoop during his review and pre­view of activities.

Bring business cards, event flyers and brochures to share with Alpine and Mountain Empire movers and shakers so they know more about you, your busi­ness or organization.

The $20 cost includes break­fast, opportunity drawing tick­ets, networking and brief self-introductions.

Reservations are needed now. Call (619) 445-2722 or visit

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Have “Breakfast with Santa” and children from 9 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 8, at the Alpine Community Center, 1830 Alpine Blvd.!

Every child receives a gift from Santa Claus. Youngsters can make holiday crafts.

It’s free for children age 3 and under. Tickets are $5 each for youngsters 4 to 9 years old. Adult tickets are $15 each. Pro­ceeds benefit the nonprofit Al­pine Community Center.

Buy tickets online at­ For details, call (619) 445-7330.

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The first official plants to beautify Alpine Boulevard are now on display in front of The Alpine Sun newspaper and at the nearby Alpine Woman’s Club.

Jennifer Tschida, associate publisher of the newspaper and Alpine’s 2018 Honorary Mayor, was there to help celebrate the occasion on Dec. 1 outside the newspaper at 2144 Alpine Blvd.

Six native plants were planted there and another six that same morning at the Alpine Woman’s Club at 2156 Alpine Blvd.

Jon Green, Back Country Land Trust program and out­reach director, supervised the planting and provided seminars about caring for native plants.

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The new Alpine Holiday Guide 2018-2019 is available now without charge at businesses and organizations throughout Alpine!

Pick up the friendly maga­zine by the Alpine Mountain Empire Chamber of Commerce as soon as possible to discover more about holiday shopping, places to dine with family and friends, area activities and lodg­ing.

Copies also will be available during the 23rd Annual Al­pine Village Christmas Parade of Lights & Snow Festival on Friday, Dec. 7, at the Chamber booth in the Alpine Creek Town Center, 1347 Tavern Road.

Click on alpinechamber/docs/2018_ holiday_guide_-_final to view the guide online. Call (619) 445- 2722 or visit www.alpinecham­ for more information.

CHAMBER CHATTER: Accomplishments and plans for next year on the agenda


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