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July 16, 2015 (La Mesa) -- Congressman Duncan Hunter, who represents the 50th District, will be the keynote speaker at the La Mesa Chamber of Commerce breakfast, Tuesday, August 25, 2015 from 7:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. at Marie Callender's (6950 Alvarado Road, San Diego, CA 92120). The public is welcome to attend and have the opportunity to hear from our energetic and knowledgeable Congressman. 

Duncan Hunter is a native of San Diego. He graduated from Granite Hills High School in El Cajon and from San Diego State College with a degree in Business Administration. Soon after the nation was attacked on September 11, 2001, Hunter quit his job and joined the United States Marine Corps. He entered active duty in 2002 as a Lieutenant. Over the course of his service career, Hunter served three combat tours overseas: two in Iraq and one in Afghanistan. He was honorably discharged from active military service in 2005 and is still a Marine Reservist, promoted to the rank of Major in 2012. With the support of the San Diego community, Hunter was the first Marine combat veteran of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan elected to Congress. 

Atendees will enjoy a hearty breakfast of eggs benedict, scrambled eggs, bacon sausage, potatoes, fresh fruit, coffee, juice and more. The Chamber hosts a raffle and a fast paced, fun-filled breakfast program in a relaxed, social setting. An Attendance Drawing in the amount of $350 is sponsored by: La Mesa Courier and Opus Bank and will be available to Chamber members in attendance if their lucky name is drawn.

The breakfast price is $15.00 for members (not using annual passes) and $20 for potential members and guests with reservations, and $25 for all who pay “at door.” Reservations may be made via the web site: or by calling the Chamber Office (619) 465-7700.

The breakfast meeting is sponsored by Carl Burger Dodge Chrysler Jeep RAM World, AT&T and the Welcome Wagon.

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