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Best B.E.T. BASH was an Illuminating Success!

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Claremont, Ca - Glitter and glamour illuminated the success of Claremont Chamber of Commerce’s first Annual Best B.E.T. Bash earlier in February! Claremont’s business community rallied to the cause of this grant program of the highest magnitude.
Hosted by Claremont Chamber of Commerce at the Doubletree by Hilton, the event opened with fun and relaxation. Guests included representatives from the Claremont Unified School District, the City of Claremont, Hilda Solis’ 1st District Supervisor’s Office and many other notable Claremont business and community members. The highlight of the night, by far, was having the privilege of awarding the check in the presence of some of the very teachers who received this year’s grants!
This program would not be possible without the partnership of Rotary Club of Claremont, Claremont Sunrise Rotary, Kiwanis Club of Claremont, and the University Club of Claremont. 2015 - 2016 fundraising efforts raised $15,063.81, bringing the program’s lifetime tally to $412,032.81!
Event sponsors included:
Junior High Sponsors - $1,500:
Atkinson, Andelson, Loya, Ruud & Romo
Elementary School Sponsor - $750:
Broadview Mortgage
Ziemba + Prieto Architects
Hilda Solis 1st District Supervisor
Supporting Sponsors:
The Bath Workshop
Claremont Craft Ales
Vom Fass
J.N. Coulas and Associates
Doubletree by Hilton, Claremont
Nuno’s Bistro & Bar
Saca’s Mediterranean Cuisine
Davello Photography
Claremont Chamber of Commerce would like to extend a warm “Thank You” to all who attended and made this very special event possible! For more information on Best B.E.T. Program, or any other Claremont Chamber of Commerce program, please contact the Chamber Office at 909-624-6629 or email

About Best B.E.T.:
The Claremont Chamber of Commerce’s Best B.E.T. grant program is truly a cooperative community effort of the highest magnitude. The Best B.E.T. Program recognizes the commitment of Claremont’s business community and service clubs in furthering the cause of education in Claremont. 

Now in its 26th year, the program has been responsible for providing $412,032.81 in funding grants to develop classroom projects which address enrichment of the curriculum and promotion of student self-esteem, learning, and motivation. The Best B.E.T. grant program is made possible by the partnering programs including Rotary Club of Claremont, Claremont Sunrise Rotary, Kiwanis Club of Claremont, and the University Club of Claremont. The Chamber would like to extend its sincere appreciation to the service clubs, businesses and community organizations, and individuals who have recognized the importance of support education in Claremont.


About Claremont Chamber of Commerce:
Since 1922 the Claremont Chamber of Commerce has been playing a major leadership role in shaping the economic and social growth of the city by encouraging residents and visitors to do business locally. Today, over 480 member businesses and individuals continue that tradition of community commitment. Through the years, the Chamber has developed unique and innovative partnerships between the city's business, civic and residential communities, all designed to develop and maintain a strong, safe and viable city. For more information, visit
Chamber of Commerce - Serving the Claremont Community for 96 Years!

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