King City CHamber of Commerce and Agriculture | 2018 Business Directory

2018 King City Chamber Directory • A Publication of South County Newspapers • 7 From the Vice President On behalf of the King City Chamber of Commerce, it is my pleasure to welcome you to King City. With deep roots in Agriculture, and a civic spirit, King City ensures access to the programs, professionals, and services you need. We are fortunate in our community to have leaders, business owners, educators and citizens who realize that a city prospers by community-wide cooperation. King City is nestled in the bountiful Salinas Valley, in the southern part of Monterey County, filled with abundant natural beauty and charming history. You can enjoy a drive through wild flowers near Mission San Antonio and our lakes, San Antonio and Naciemento, go wine tasting at nearby wineries, spend the weekend camping and exploring the museums of San Lorenzo Park, or enjoy a day of hiking at our Pinnacles National Park. With so much to offer and do, King City and the surrounding area is a land of adventure waiting for you and your family. Whether you live in King City, you’re planning to relocate here or just visiting our area for a short time, we wel- come you to our thriving community and are confident that your time here will be a pleasant experience! The King City Chamber of Commerce &Agriculture is a vital part of cultivating a community that is one of the best places in the Salinas Valley to live, work and raise a family. Our members, and our volunteer Board of Directors, understand that in order to have a strong economic environment we must have a strong community. We are fortunate in our community to have leaders, business owners, educators and citizens who realize that we all share in the responsibility of creating economic success and happiness within our community. As the 2018-19 Chamber President, I am honored to work alongside our dedicated Board with a shared vision of business growth and a healthy community environment. We work toward improving the quality of life through the support and commitment of our Chamber members, volunteers and committees. We are proud to sponsor programming throughout the year to help support the community. If you are not a member of the King City Chamber of Commerce &Agriculture, please join us today! Your mem- bership will benefit your business and the community. Call our office or reach out to me directly to learn more about chamber membership. If you are a member, and you want to be a part of a dynamic team making a positive impact in King City, contact me directly to learn how we can utilize your talent as we work together to realize our vision. I look forward to working with everyone during my time as President. Melissa Grindstaff Mee Memorial Hospital Chamber Vice President TJ Plew Salinas Valley Fair Chamber President Office of the Mayor Welcome to King City, California! Visit us and discover the small town charm here in South County’s Jewel of the Valley. Enjoy great weath r and relax to one of the most beautiful sunsets in the Salinas Valley. Join us May 15th as King City welcomes the 2018 AMGEN Tour of California bike race viewed by over 11 million people worldwide and then stay for the best county fair in California, the Salinas Valley Fair, starting May 17th. Great food! Our local restaurants cook up a variety of styles to choose from. Whether regionally inspired dishes from Mexico or locally sourced handcrafted artisan fare at the Cork and Plough you will find your new favorite restaurant in King City. Stroll downtown and spend some time at a variety of family owned shops and boutiques. Hunt for antiques or visit the MCARLM museum in beautiful San Lorenzo Park. Discover talented local artists at Sol Treasures Art & Cultural Center and this November attend the 59th anni- versary of one of the Nation’s oldest Nutcracker Suite ballet performances at the historic Robert Stanton Theater Visit world renowned wineries. Enjoy a scenic bike ride. Tour the valley and learn about early agricultural and California history or spend the day exploring the Pinnacles National Park, Lake San Antonio, Lake Nacimiento, and the historic San Antonio Mission. Come visit us and begin your adventure in King City. Mike LeBarre Mayor of King City

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