The La Mesa Chamber of Commerce was thrilled to all of the clothing items and stuffed animals, in conjunction with the Children’s Holiday Project on December 10th to Maxine Lynch, President of the La Mesa City Employees Association. On hand for this celebration and presentation was benefactor, Jerry Lester, La Mesa Chamber Chairman of the Board, Maggie Eggers and President and CEO Mary England.

With the generous donations from Grace and Jerry Lester and the Town & Country Resort Hotel, children that attend Rolando and Vista La Mesa schools received the following:

35 pairs of shoes
54 shirts
200 pairs of underwear
170 pairs of socks
20 fleece jackets
46 stuffed animals

The La Mesa Chamber is proud to work with Grace and Jerry Lester and valued Chamber member, the Town & Country Resort Hotel to put smiles on the faces of so many La Mesa children. These types of partnerships allow the La Mesa Chamber of Commerce to continue our quest to make a difference in La Mesa and the lives of those within our community.