Member’s Choice Awards Dinner – 2023 Attendees Information

Member’s Choice Annual Awards Dinner

Thank you for joining us for the 2023 Member’s Choice Awards Dinner!

Here is all the info you need to know if you are a guest this year!

Location: The Sapphire Palace, Blue Lake Casino & Hotel

To find The Sapphire Palace enter the Blue Lake Casino main doors and take an immediate left. The check in table will be located in the lobby of the player’s club area just outside The Sapphire Palace event room.

Time: 6pm-End of Live Auction

Doors Open at 6pm

Bars will be open in event room, highlighting drinks from chamber members wineries, breweries and distilleries.

Buffet Dinner will begin at 6:30pm and guests will be released by table to the buffet tables.

Around 7:30 approximately the presentations will start and award winners will be announced.

Immediately following the awards presentations the Live Auction with auctioneer Andy Parker will begin.

Event concludes at the end of the Live Auction.

Table Seating:

When you arrive be sure to check in at the registration table in the Player’s Club lobby. Our volunteer ambassadors and board members will find your name on the guest list and provide you with your program and live auction bid # for the evening.

You do NOT need to bring proof of payment or ticket/receipt if your name is on the guest list.


Our theme for 2023 is Rustic Elegance — think burlap, greenery, the feel of a beautiful outdoors event (but without the Humboldt rain and wind!)

Attire will be classy, country dressing up! Be comfortable and McKinleyville fancy!


Silent Auction tables will be open when doors open and will close at the start of the live auction.

Dutch Auction tickets will be available when you arrive through the start of the presentations. Dutch Auction will close at the start of the live auction.

Forms of Payment:

We will be able to accept cash, check, Venmo and credit as forms of payment for auction items and dutch auction tickets.

Drink sales will be through Blue Lake Casino and the forms of payment they accept.

Ticket Sales:

If you have not yet paid for your ticket or table, please contact Jesse via email ASAP!

Make it a staycation:

Blue Lake Casino and Hotel has offered a block rate in their beautifully remodeled Hotel for any event guests.

Block name: McKinleyville Chamber Dinner
Block code: 2303MCKINL
Arrival date: 3-24-23
Have more questions?
Contact Jesse at the Chamber Office via email at [email protected] or call 707.839.2449

See you Friday!!

Congratulations to the 2023 Azalea Award Recipients

Wes & Teresa Green

Check out some of the amazing items that will be available in the live, silent and dutch auctions!!!


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