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July, 2013                                                                     

Media Contact:  Teresa Rodriguez

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Elk Grove Community Leader Teresa Rodriguez

Announces Event Planning Company

            ELK GROVE, CA – At a reception held at Mikuni in Elk Grove on June 27, 2013, Elk Grove community leader Teresa Rodriguez announced she has opened her own event planning company, Teresa Rodriguez Event Planning. 

            As an introduction by Mikuni owner Taro Arai, who welcomed over 50 special guests, Arai commented regarding Rodriguez’s event company, “It is about time.”  Other speakers included Elk Grove Mayor Gary Davis, who echoed Arai’s comments adding, “No one puts on events better than Teresa and I am looking forward to putting on more of them with her in the future.” 

            Rodriguez has been Davis’ intern for many years.  She is also currently the First Vice President of the Elk Grove Lion’s Club along with sitting on several non-profit boards that serve Elk Grove.

            In addressing her guests, Rodriguez said she had been approached for several years to open her own company, explaining as to why now, “The timing was right.”  Rodriguez stated she already has signed on clients including Zafia’s Family House 5K-10K Walk/Run, Elk Fest Community BBQ, 49ers Players’ Bowling Tournament, Seyi Ajirotutu Golf Tournament and Lance Briggs’ Golf Tournament.

            Rodriguez has received testimonials from Marie Jachino, Executive Director of Elk Grove Food Bank Services; Craig and Emily Nash, owners of Nash Travels; Jesse James, owner of One Source Media Group; Elk Grove Council member Jim Cooper and Davis which can be viewed on her company’s website at

Mikuni Owner Taro Arai with Teresa Rodriguez