San Benito Chamber of Commerce hosts its last 2021 mixer

Ugly sweater-themed event provides opportunity for community to network.
Guests mingle at the mixer. Photo by Leila Sadeghian.
Phil Fortino introduces his staff at Heritage Bank. Photo by Leila Sadeghian.

This article was written by BenitoLink intern Leila Sadeghian


The San Benito County Chamber of Commerce hosted its monthly chamber mixer on Dec. 15 at the Swank Farms’ Bonnie’s Barn located at 4751 Pacheco Pass Highway in Hollister. 

The event was sponsored by Heritage Bank of Commerce and the theme was an Ugly Christmas Sweater Party. Many guests sported their least fashionable holiday wear and even the Grinch showed up. 

Over 100 guests were in attendance and they partook in a variety of raffle prizes donated by local businesses. There was also a pajama drive sponsored by the Youth Alliance.

Food was catered by 3 Queens Carnitas, with desserts by MMM Churros. 

Each month the SBC Chamber mixers are held at a different local venue and sponsored by a local business. They usually take place on the third Wednesday of the month. 

The next one is scheduled for Jan. 19 at a location still to be determined.

More information is available on the Chamber of Commerce website.


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Leila Sadeghian