March 10th Chamber Meeting at Best Friends Roadhouse & Mercantile

Thank you to everyone that came out to the March Chamber of Commerce meeting yesterday!

Best Friends Animal Society CEO Julie Castle.

It sure was great to be back at the Best Friends Roadhouse & Mercantile. A HUGE thank you to Best Friends CEO Julie Castle and staff for hosting the event.

Julie Barger, Director of Visitor Experience, Best Friends Animal Society

Julie Barger, Director of Visitor Experience at Best Friends, welcomed the attendees and introduced Best Friends CEO Julie Castle.


Julie spoke about her personal history in Utah and the story of how she found Best Friends back when she was "Employee #17." At the end of their presentation, she talked about the organization's vision for the future, as well as their commitment to Kanab and the unique culture that the area represents. She reaffirmed Best Friend's intention to work for the support and preservation of the community.


Arlyn Bradshaw, Senior Advisor for Community Relations at Best Friends, spoke about the organization's programs, giving an overview of their animal lifesaving mission and sharing data about progress that's been

made over the last 35 years.


The Chamber is grateful for Julie, Julie, Arlyn, Bart Battista, and Michelle Sathe for sharing Best Friends history, as well as their future programs, plans, and initiatives with the attendees.

Lunch from Peekaboo Wood Fired Kitchen was delicious – we appreciate Parthy and her staff for making lunch perfect.


Businesses represented at the luncheon include:

  • Desert Air Heating & Cooling

  • Realty One Group

  • The Independent

  • Adobe Realty

  • ROG Goldmark

  • Ensign Staffing

  • Sunny Creek Coffee

  • Kanab Film Fest

  • Dark Sky RV Park

  • Kane County Hospital

  • Salon Sage

  • Dixie State University Business Resource Center

  • Greyhound Gang

  • Kaibab Paiute Tribe

  • Kanab Realty

  • Mountain America Credit Union

  • Love Realty Utah

  • Healing Strong

  • Quantum NLP

  • Hallows & Company

See you next month on April 14th!



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