July 20th Joint Chamber Meeting Details:  6:00 p.m. until 8:30 p.m.

Location:

Longleaf Event Lawn (off Ballroom area)

Lodge & Spa at Callaway Gardens

4500 Southern Pine Drive, Pine Mountain, GA 31822

Cost:  $40 per person (includes one drink ticket / cash bar following)

 

Event Registration Link:

http://lccccc.chamberofcommerce.me/members/evr/reg_event.php?orgcode=HCCO&evid=34031157

 

Speaker:

Julio Portillo, Regional Community & Bicycle-Pedestrian Planner
River Valley Regional Commission

 

Julio joined the River Valley Regional Commission in November, 2006 and currently works as a Regional Community and Bicycle-Pedestrian Planner. While in this position, he writes and administers Federal and State Grants, performs Comprehensive Planning, Rural Transit Planning, and manages the region’s Bicycle-Pedestrian and Safe Routes to School Programs. Julio also serves as a Technical Advisor to the Board of Directors of Bicycle Columbus, Sumter Cycling, and the Chattahoochee Valley Area Southern off Road Bicycle Association (CVA-SORBA) and is on the advisory group for the Friends of the Dragonfly Trail in Columbus, GA. He is also a member of the American Planning Association-Georgia Chapter.

 

In his 10 years at this organization, he has received several State and National recognitions which include the American Planning Association Award, Georgia Chapter for Outstanding Planning and Initiatives, 2008, 2010, and 2012; as well as the National Association of Development Organizations Excellence in Rural Transportation Planning for the Bicycle-Pedestrian projects 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2016 and 2017. Julio is a graduate of the Georgia Academy for Economic Development, 2007, the Institute for Georgia Environmental Leadership, 2012, and Leadership Sumter, 2016.

 

Luau Menu:

Spinach and Strawberry Salad w/ Mango Vinaigrette

Potato Salad & Macaroni Salad

Kalua Pua’a (Roast Pork, served from the smoker)

Moa (Teriyaki Glazed Chicken)

Curry Rice w/ Roasted Red Pepper

Chef’s Table Vegetables

Hawaiian Sweet Rolls

Pineapple Tree with Diced Fruits

Mango Cheesecake

Coconut Cake

 

Specialty Cocktails:  Mai Tai’s, Blue Hawaii’s & a Daiquiri bar with one of the island oasis machines and a fresh fruit display

 

Entertainment:

Traditional Polynesian Dance, Music & Fire Twirling

Samoan Christian Church of Columbus, GA