July 20, 2015

The Ventura County Chapter of the Surfrider Foundation was honored to receive the Business of the Month Award recognition this past Monday evening. The award was presented by Mayor Cheryl Heitmann along with President Stephanie Caldwell and Leigh Eisen of The Ventura Chamber of Commerce, to recognize the efforts of the chapter since forming in 1991.

A slide show highlighting the major accomplishments of the chapter was given by Leigh Eisen, which included the Surfers Point Managed Retreat Project, Ventura River Parkway, and Monthly Beach Cleanups at Surfers Point.

From left to right: Leigh Eisen and Stephanie Caldwell from the Ventura Chamber of Commerce, Mayor Cheryl Heitmann, Eric Lunquist, Dan Glaser, Juli Marciel, and Larry Manson from the Ventura County Chapter of the Surfrider Foundation

From left to right: Leigh Eisen and Stephanie Caldwell from the Ventura Chamber of Commerce, Mayor Cheryl Heitmann, Eric Lunquist, Dan Glaser, Juli Marciel, and Larry Manson from the Ventura County Chapter of the Surfrider Foundation

 

Members of the chapter’s Executive Committee receive the award from Mayor Cheryl Heitmann

Members of the chapter’s Executive Committee receive the award from Mayor Cheryl Heitmann

 

The Ventura Chamber of Commerce works year round to support a strong local economy through its stewardship of city policy and business development. From conception of development projects, through the approval process and into the future; safeguarding the vitality of existing business, business expansion and recruitment; it is indeed true that they are “Making Business Happen“.

The Executive Committee of the Ventura County Chapter Surfrider Foundation extends a gracious thank you to the City and Chamber of Commerce for this award. We look forward to a bright sustainable future for Ventura County!