This is the last week to participate in the bedroom silent auction

Auction items include a trip to Gettysburg.

The event will take place this Saturday, May 21

– This is the last week to participate in the Silent Auction at the Atascadero Chamber of Commerce Annual Awards Dinner and Gala. The event will take place this Saturday, May 21, 2022 at the Springhill Suites by Marriott in Atascadero, and chamber members and non-members can bid online today until the auction ends May 21 at 8 p.m. h at

The auction has something for everyone and includes unique packages like a trip to history.

ric Gettysburg, Pa., a five-course wine dinner for eight from chef Ian McPhee, glamping at Santa Margarita KOA, Vertical Estate Library Wines, a girls’ night out with dinner at La Donna’s and shopping at Anna and Co., a class of cooking for four with Andre, a package of five festival tickets, birthday parties, summer camps, a beach getaway with horseback riding and a trip on a Morro Bay harbor patrol boat, and several packages to spoil the men in your life just in time for Father’s Day.

Chamber of Commerce Director of Communications Dawn Smith says she’s especially thrilled to be providing a unique opportunity for a school-aged child. “The Atascadero Fire Department is teaming up with the chamber to provide a ride to school on a 1929 Ford Model A fire truck! Adults will wish they were still in school. Dozens many local businesses have generously donated amazing items to this auction, and the chamber staff is extremely grateful.

The event will begin at 5:30 p.m. with a cocktail reception and silent auction followed by dinner, prize giving and a live auction led by auctioneer Doug Filipponi at 7:00 p.m. KSBY TV News Daybreak co-presenter and multimedia journalist Neil Hebert will be the emcee. Union and Vine Executive Chef Nathan Clap will prepare a dinner accompanied by a special collection of wines provided by award-winning winemaker Gary Eberle of Eberle Winery.

The annual winners will be rewarded:

1. Citizen of the Year: Kevin Campion, owner of 805 Boardshop and A-Town Park
2. Business of the Year: Central Coast Distillery
3. Community Organization of the Year: The Printery Foundation
4. Woman of Influence: Penni Monroe

In addition, the chamber will recognize Maria Kelly, outgoing president, Phil Koziel, incoming president, and the board of directors.

The annual Awards Dinner and Gala is the Chamber’s largest and most prestigious event of the year. More information can be found at or by calling (805) 466-2044.

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