“An Evening of Excellence,” will be on May 21, at the Springhill Suites by Marriott

ATASCADERO — The Atascadero Chamber of Commerce will host its Annual Awards Dinner and Gala on Saturday, May 21, at the Springhill Suites by Marriott in Atascadero.  The evening will begin at 5:30 p.m. with a cocktail reception and silent auction followed by dinner, awards presentation, and live auction conducted by auctioneer Doug Filipponi at 7 p.m.  KSBY TV News Daybreak co-anchor and multi-media journalist Neil Hebert will be the master of ceremonies. 

The Annual Awards Dinner and Gala is the Chamber’s largest and most prestigious event of the entire year. Business and civic leaders in the Atascadero area will celebrate the accomplishments of the local business community and present four awards: Citizen of the Year, Business of the Year, Woman of Influence, and Community Organization of the Year. Additionally, the Chamber will recognize Maria Kelly, outgoing Chair, Phil Koziel, incoming Chair, and the Board of Directors. 

Union and Vine’s Executive Chef, Nathan Clap, will prepare a dinner paired with a special collection of wines provided by award-winning winemaker Gary Eberle of Eberle Winery.


“We are honored to have such an elite line-up of influential leaders in our community who truly make a difference.  We are also honored to have Gary Eberle and his award-winning wines served at each table. This evening will truly be an ‘Evening of Excellence.’  We invite the membership and the community to celebrate with us. The evening promises to be special in every way,” said Josh Cross, Chamber President, and CEO.

The event is black-tie optional, and the cost to attend is $110, or $900 for a table of eight. Corporate tables with exclusive benefits are available for $1,250. Purchase tickets by May 9 at atascaderochamber.org or call (805) 466-2044.