MARDI GRAS 2010

Calexico Chamber and Imperial County Film Commission to Host MARDI GRAS 2010

The Calexico Chamber of Commerce Special Events Committee and the Board of Directors of the Imperial County Film Commission have announced that tickets for Mardi Gras 2010 A Beer Tasting Xperience & Business Expo are on sale now at the Calexico Chamber office and from Film Commissioners. The event scheduled for Friday, February 12th is a fundraiser for the Calexico Chamber and the ICFC.  “Monies raised from this event will be used to support community projects,” said Eduardo Rivera, chamber president.
Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish Hall will be the site of this popular annual event.  Starting time is 7 p.m. where there will be a large number of domestic and imported beers provided by Alford’s Distributing and Claypool, for the tasting. Music for dancing and Karaoke for singing are part of the evening’s schedule.  “We will be giving out plenty of masks and beads to all attendees when they arrive at the event”, said Hildy Carrillo, executive director of the Calexico Chamber of Commerce. “The event is co-hosted by the Imperial County Film Commission so we are expecting a large group of guests and interesting conversation” said Carrillo. Besides the beer tasting, also included with the $30 donation per person are very heavy hor d’oeuvres, non-alcoholic beverages and an array of door prizes.
Businesses interested in participating in the Business Expo are urged to call the Calexico Chamber for more information at 357-1166 or the ICFC at 337-4155.