Salute to Local Heroes & Installation Dinner
15th Annual Salute to Local Heroes & Installation Dinner
Thursday, October 17, 2024
“Top Hat & Tails”
This evening is our opportunity to come together and honor those that are dedicated to the citizens of La Mesa and our community. The pandemic has given us a great opportunity to see our local heroes in action. We are celebrating those that serve our community in extraordinary ways from: the La Mesa Police Department, Heartland Fire & Rescue – La Mesa, AMR Paramedics, and the Retired Senior Volunteer Patrol. During this evening we will also install our Board of Directors.
Thursday, October 17, 2024
Time: 5:30 – 8:45 p.m.
Location: Sycuan Casino Resort
5485 Casino Way, El Cajon, CA 92019
The Heritage Ballroom
Individual ticket: $125
2 for $230
Table of 8 for $800
Valet Parking is only available to hotel guests and Black/Gold cardmembers, please “Self Park.” The hotel provides a complimentary shuttle service (employee driving golf carts) – look for them driving around – they will take you to the entry area. If you have any questions or a special request – Please call Mary England (619) 251-7730.
All reservations will be held at the door.
Register & Pay with PayPal
• Salad •
Mesclun greens, cucumbers, baby tomatoes, shredded carrots, with choice of ranch or balsamic vinaigrette dressing
• Entree •
Chicken Piccata, served with grilled asparagus with mushroom rice pilaf
• Dessert •
Fresh seasonal berries, served with Chantilly Cream
Dinner is served with freshly brewed StarbucksⒸ coffee, TeavanaⒸ iced tea and warm rolls with butter.
Vegan, Vegetarian and Gluten-Free meals are available upon request – please advise when purchasing your dinner ticket.
SPECIAL THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS
Sycuan Casino Resort
Kostedt Design & Marketing
Edible Arrangements – La Mesa
La Mesa Floral Design Shoppe
Social Media Partner:
Lemon Grove Media & Communications
This Year’s Heroes
American Medical Response
Heartland Fire & Rescue—La Mesa
Heartland Communications Facility Authority
La Mesa Police Department
La Mesa Police Department Retired Senior Volunteer Patrol
The Chamber was happy to honor this year’s heroes at the fourteenth annual Salute to Local Heroes. This unique event celebrates the strength of the community and honored nine local heroes that serve our community. This evening is our opportunity to come together and honor those dedicated to La Mesa citizens and our entire community. These heroes are from law enforcement, the fire district, the paramedic field, and the retired senior volunteer patrol. This year’s heroes that were honored were American Medical Response – Paramedic Ed Bell, Paramedic Missy Hale and Paramedic Melissa Luna, Heartland Fire & Rescue Deputy Fire Marshal Rachel Clarke, Heartland Communications Facility Authority – Dispatcher Kim Gonzales, La Mesa Police Department – Detective Jamie Roberts, Officer Hannah Rost and Downtown Operations Assistant Slawomir Stojanowski and La Mesa Police Department Retired Senior Volunteer Patrol – Clarke Stillwagen. The Chamber is grateful to the sponsors who made this evening possible. We thank our Title Sponsor – Sycuan Casino Resort and Presenting Sponsors – EDCO and AMR. They were joined Hollywood Sponsor – SDG&E, Production Sponsors – Cox Communications, McGee Mechanical, The Kitzman Family, Gold Sponsors – Amanda Hammett Insurance & Financial Services – State Farm, California Coast Credit Union – La Mesa, Carl Burger Dodge Chrysler Jeep RAM World and Lily’s Manufactured Homes. Entertainer Sponsors were – A.I.C., Inc., Deano’s Pub and Fully Promoted EmbroidMe La Mesa. We are grateful to our Technology Partner – i-NETT, Artistic Designer – La Mesa Floral Design Shoppe, Awards Partner – Edible Arrangements-La Mesa, Printing Sponsor – AAA Imaging and Graphic Designer – Kostedt Design & Marketing. The evening was captured by Directors of Photography Sandra Small/ Photographer and Photographer Yvette Zehner of Evie Z. Photography and Social Media Partner – Lemon Grove Media & Communications.