La Mesa Chamber of Commerce prepares to honor eight local heroes at eleventh annual Salute to Local Heroes


The La Mesa Chamber of Commerce announces their eleventh annual Salute to Local Heroes, which is named, “Puttin’ on the Ritz.” This special night will celebrate our local heroes, install the Board of Directors, include a silent auction, raffles and great food. The event will be held on Thursday, March 14th from 5:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Town & Country Resort Hotel, Golden West/California Ballrooms, 500 Hotel Circle North in Mission Valley.

This evening is our opportunity to come together and honor those brave men and women who are dedicated to La Mesa citizens, as well as positively impact the entire region. These heroes are chosen by their organizations from law enforcement, the fire district, the paramedic field and the retired senior volunteer patrol.

The Chamber is currently obtaining sponsors and to date are grateful to the “Grand Ritz” Sponsor: SDG&E who is joined by the following: “Gatsby” Sponsors – Barona Resort & Casino, Sycuan Casino, “Valentino” Sponsor – Carl Burger Dodge Chrysler Jeep RAM World, “Chaplin” Sponsors – Eco Office Solutions, First Command Financial Services, “Art Deco” Printing Sponsor – AAA Imaging, “Vintage” Graphic Sponsor – Kostedt Design & Marketing, “Bling” Photographer Sponsors – CeCe Photo and Sandra Small/ Photographer, “Roaring 20’s” Location Sponsor -Town and Country Resort & Convention Center, “Sparkle” Swag Bag Sponsor- Courtyard by Marriott San Diego El Cajon, “Dapper” Media Sponsor – Discovering My City Magazine, “Speakeasy” Production Sponsor – Studio M.I.F., “Charleston” Specialty Sponsor, Courtesy TV – Sales & Service, as well as our “Glitz & Glam” Awards Sponsor – Edible Arrangements – La Mesa.

The event is open to the public with an individual ticket price of $95 per person, 2 tickets for $170 and a table of 8 tickets for $700. All ticket holders receive complimentary parking. Sponsorships are still available for this evening of celebration. Tickets may be purchased via the website: or by calling the Chamber Office (619) 465-7700.