Tickets Available for Anaheim’s State of the City Address

Tickets are now available for Anaheim’s state of the city address by Mayor Tom Tait, which is slated for Tuesday, Feb. 3.

“Be among the first to hear about the City’s progress and new efforts to invigorate our economy and invest in future generations,” states an email invitation sent out by the city on Thursday.

Individual tickets cost $60, and are available at this link.  Tables of 10 can also be purchased, starting at $1,500.

Proceeds are slated to go toward programs for Anaheim’s at-risk youth.

Mayor Tom Tait describes this year’s address as an important symbolic departure, given that it will not be organized by the Anaheim Chamber of Commerce.

Instead, the city will partner with the nonprofit Orange County Community Foundation to produce the event.

Proceeds will go to the foundation’s Accelerate Change Together for Anaheim (ACT Anaheim) fund, which is making targeted grants to other nonprofits that cater to the city’s older at-risk children.

“The chamber has ample ways to raise money through other means by, my gosh it’s the business community — these kids in Anaheim are the people that need help,” Tait said at a December City Council meeting when the change was approved.

“The state of the city belongs to the people, and not the Chamber of Commerce.”

Here are more details on the event:

Date: Tuesday, Feb. 3
Location: City National Grove of Anaheim
2200 E. Katella Ave., Anaheim, CA 92806
Time: 11:30 a.m.
Tickets: $60, available here.

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