The Gilroy Chamber of Commerce will be hosting its first regional Legislative Summit next Friday, April 25 from 11:00AM to 1:30PM at the Hilton Garden Inn, 6070 Monterey Rd., Gilroy. The Summit, supported by the Morgan Hill Chamber of Commerce and coordinated by Hollister-based Farmhouse Communications, will give community leaders, local business owners and engaged citizens an opportunity to gain further insight into the current government and business climate in the region. An impressive panel of federal, state & local elected officials will cover topics such as new projects, challenges and opportunities taking place in their respective jurisdictions, new business opportunities coming into the region and important issues that impact the sustainability and future vitality of our local economy. Event admission is $40 per person and includes a three course plated lunch and hosted local wine service. Registration is available at the Chamber office at 7471 Monterey Street, via telephone at (408) 842-6437 or online at http://www.gilroy.org/events/event.php?event_id=284. A wide range of sponsorships are also available.
The event’s scheduled slate of legislative leader panelists include 17th District US Congress Member Sam Farr, 19th District US Congress Member Zoe Lofgren, 17th District California State Senator Bill Monning, 30th District Assembly Member Luis Alejo, 1st District Santa Clara Supervisor Mike Wasserman, Morgan Hill Mayor Steve Tate and Gilroy Mayor Don Gage.
According to Gilroy Chamber President/CEO Mark Turner, “A healthy economic climate is dependent on how well government balances the needs of business and our local community. Become more familiar with your elected officials, issues and opportunities impacting your business and our quality of life by joining us and sponsoring this new Chamber event.”