photo by Winifred Meiser

Vista Chamber of Commerce recently held its annual Meet the Leaders Dinner at Shadowridge Golf Club. Over 150 local business, civic, and community leaders attended to interact with elected representatives and hear updates on their activities in the community. U.S. Congressman Darrell Issa, California State Senator Patricia Bates, and Board of Equalization Representative Diane Harkey attended and gave presentations at the event. Ron Briseno, Executive Director of the Vista Entertainment Center and Chair of the Vista Chamber of Commerce shared the importance of the annual Meet the Leaders event, “In this political environment, more frequent dialogue between our business and political leaders is needed.”

Attendees enjoyed lively discussions during the cocktail hour that enabled them to engage elected officials on topics of interest directly. For more information on the Vista Chamber of Commerce visit