Getting ready for Oktoberfest

marianOKTOBERFEST is almost here – can you believe it? I would like to thank the following sponsors who have helped support this event here in Montrose: Montrose Travel, Glendale NewsPress, La Canada Valley Sun, ACE Beverage, La Canada Outlook, Sparr Heights District Business Association, J’s Maintenance & Maid Service, Crescenta Valley Weekly, Andy’s Transfer & Storage, Pasadena Magazine, Jenkins Properties Management, Southern California Edison, Frank’s Vacuum & Sewing, Tender Treasures, Escrow for You and S.I.G. Property Management. This event could not happen without the contribution of our sponsors. This event is still in need of more sponsorship, so if you would like to help support Oktoberfest please contact the office and get your name out in all advertisement for this event.

Please join us on the following dates:

Wednesday Sept. 30 – Oktoberfest kick off mixer from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Citibank located at 2350 Honolulu Ave. here in Montrose. Come by and get in Oktoberfest mode. Networking really makes all the difference.

Saturday, ‘Oktoberfest 3’ – This is our 32nd year of the most anticipated community event in town. We open at noon and go until 11 p.m. Bring your family and tell your friends. There are lots of fun things planned for the kids, adults and dogs beginning on the Main Stage area. Beginning at 3:30 p.m. is the Lil Master and Lil Miss Contest and the Best Dressed Dog Contest. There will be entertainment all through the day and into the evening. Sign up for the Hot Dog Contest sponsored by Schreiner’s Fine Sausages (8 p.m.) and test your strength at our Stein Holding Contest (7:30 p.m.). We have added a few new items this year so come on down.

The Chamber is located at 3516 N. Verdugo Road in Glendale and can be reached by telephone at (818) 249-7171 or by e-mail
Chamber members: Do you have something about your business you would like advertised…free? If you would like to take advantage of this benefit, call me for details.
The Chamber is open from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday through Thursday and is closed on Friday.

Remember: Shop Montrose!

Marian Jocz is the executive director of the Montrose-Verdugo City Chamber of Commerce