Pittsburg Chamber of Commerce to Host Charitable Reception at Old Town Art Night

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On June 15th, 2011, the Pittsburg Chamber of Commerce is hosting a jewelry mixer benefiting Soroptimist International of Pittsburg. The event will be part of an art and entertainment extravaganza in Old Town.

Pittsburg Chamber of Commerce hosts charitable jewelry mixer to benefit Soroptimist International of Pittsburg.

Please join us for fun, hors d’oeuvres, drinks, music, great company, & beautiful jewelry!

The Pittsburg Chamber of Commerce is hosting a jewelry mixer benefiting Soroptimist International of Pittsburg, an international volunteer organization for business and professional women who work to improve the lives of women and girls. They will be showcasing over 200 new styles in the stunning Lia Sophia spring collection on Wednesday, June 15th, 2011, from 6 pm to 8 pm. The mixer will be parts of a special evening that will include a charitable art gallery reception, a free outdoor concert, and live music around Old Town. The Chamber invites the community to stop by 985 Railroad Avenue to see the beautiful pieces, mingle with the community, and support a great cause.

“Please join us for fun, hors d’oeuvres, drinks, music, great company, & beautiful jewelry!” says Meredith Ladich, CEO of the Pittsburg Chamber of Commerce. “Bring friends and arrive on time for extra chances to win prizes!”

Music will fill Railroad Avenue that night. The Pittsburg Art & Community Foundation’s summer Pittsburg Pops concert series presents the Michael Jackson tribute band Foreverland at 6 pm. All Pittsburg Pops events are free for the community to enjoy. E.J. Phair hosts free music by Blues To Go during their Pint Night, featuring the beers of Moylan’s brewery, starting at 6 pm. And the Steeltown Irish Music Ceoltas will be playing traditional Irish music the Railroad Book Depot from 7 to 9 pm.

Also on Wednesday, June 15th, Steeltown Coffee & Tea will host an opening night reception of new pictures in the coffeehouse’s gallery. The new art, a collection of charcoal on canvas drawings by well-known East Bay artist Dan Jones, will debut that evening and the reception will introduce his collection of celebrity portraits as a fundraiser for AIDS Walk San Francisco. Dan Jones is donating all proceeds from the sale of his amazingly detailed art to this important charity. The reception will be hosted by Steeltown Coffee & Tea, located at 695 Railroad Avenue, with complimentary brewed coffee and cookies during the event.

“Don’t forget to stop by the other shops and restaurants in Old Town while you’re enjoying the evening,” says Ladich. “Visit Old Town, quickly becoming East County’s center of arts, entertainment and fun!”

For more information about the Pittsburg Chamber of Commerce’s jewelry mixer, call Monica Couture, Director of Operations, at (925) 432-7301 or visit the Chamber on the web at http://www.pittsburgchamber.org.

To see more information about what is happening in Pittsburg and event calendars, please visit the Pittsburg Chamber of Commerce site at pittsburgchamber.org and the Arts and Community Foundation at pittsburgfoundation.org.

About the Pittsburg Chamber of Commerce
The Pittsburg Chamber of Commerce is a voluntary Bay Area association of business people working to provide the economic and civic viability of our community. The East Bay association prides itself on leading citizens to the information source they need, when they need it. Members of the Pittsburg Chamber of Commerce receive access to benefits including the online and print member directory, monthly newsletters, advertising opportunities, a resource center, and networking events.

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