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Source: Alpine Mountain Empire Chamber of Commerce

June 1, 2018 (Alpine) -- Alpine will celebrate its wonderful honey history at the 2nd Annual Queen Bee Brunch on Saturday, June 23Complete with a fashion show, exclusive vendors and mimosas, the brunch is presented by the Alpine Mountain Empire Chamber of Commerce and the Alpine Community Center.

The fund raiser will benefit both non-profit organizations while bringing something fresh and new to an area that, including Harbison Canyon, was once known as the Honey Capital of the World.

“Come in and enjoy your friends and socialize,” said Susan Hobbs, chairwoman of the brunch committee. “It’s a party at the community center!”

The celebration from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Alpine Community Center at 1830 Alpine Blvd. will include a tempting brunch by Agosta’s Catering, a Dana’s Boutique Fashion Show, music and more.

“We’re welcoming guests with a happy hour of mimosas and shopping,” said committee member Cindi Robertson, Alpine Community Center director. “We’re going to have a wonderful silent auction with lots for people to bid on.”

Brunch attire will be casual to dressy casual. Attitude will “bee” upbeat.

A limited number of tickets are available at $40 each per person and $300 for a table of eight.

Tickets can be bought at the Chamber, 1620 Alpine Blvd., Suite 208, the Alpine Community Center, Dana’s Boutique, 2271 Alpine Blvd., Postal Annex, 2710 Alpine Blvd., Ste. K, at and and at (619) 445-2722, (619) 445-7330, (619) 722-6785 and (619) 659-8082.

“There’s more on the horizon with the Alpine Community Center and the Chamber working to bring Alpine together,” Robertson said. The Chamber coordinates and promotes community and business-oriented events, including the annual nighttime Alpine Christmas Parade of Lights & Snow Festival, monthly Hot Topics Business Breakfast meetings and  the annual Career Days for Alpine and Mountain Empire students.

There’s also something for everyone at the Alpine Community Center with its Sit ‘n Fit program for older people, big summer concerts and children’s activities. In addition, the center maintains itself, the sports fields and the only park in Alpine.

“It’s a great thing to take existing community assets and turn them into an event like the Queen Bee Brunch that will expand the visibility of Alpine, its history of honey and beekeeping,” said Chamber Executive Administrator Jeff  Morris, another committee member.

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