Many came out to the Venice Chamber of Commerce Mixer to bid a very fond farewell to the fabulous Mary Richert on April 28th, 2010. After 19 years in Venice, and as Director of Operations for the Venice Family Clinic, ten years on the Board of the Venice Chamber of Commerce (Treasurer for one year, President-Elect for one year, President for four and one-half years, and then Treasurer again for five years (and still counting), Mary will be leaving us for the San Luis Obispo area at the end of May. To say she will be missed would be an understatement. This month’s Chamber mixer was hosted by Sandie West of Creative Chakra. Creative Chakra Spa is a full-service holistic health & fitness spa located in a spacious, light and airy facility just steps away from the beach in Marina Del Rey. Creative Chakra Spa. 3401 Pacific Avenue. Suite 2A & 2B. Marina Del Rey CA 90292. http://www.creativechakra.com. Raffle prizes by Venice Home and Garden Tour. http://www.venicegardentour.org, Blankenship Ballet. http://www.blankenshipballet.com and more. Catering provided by James Beach. http://www.jamesbeach.com. Next Chamber mixer will be at the Townhouse on May 26th, 2010 from 5:30-7:30pm. Admission fee: $5 Members and $20 Non-Members. http://www.myspace.com/townhousevenice. Remember to bring your business cards. Chamber Members can donate prizes to the Raffle! Visit http://www.venicechamber.net.