A red-carpet entry, a little white wedding chapel and even a few Vegas showgirls helped set the mood Thursday for the Apple Valley Chamber of Commerce's annual gala, this year held at in Apple Valley and themed "Vegas in the Valley."
Attendees played casino games run by professional dealers, indulged in a smorgasbord catered by Brackett's Crossing Country Club of Lakeville, sang along to the tunes of the Double Ditty's dueling pianos and bid on a bevy of silent auction items throughout the evening.
The event's diamond sponsor was the law firm of . Many other Apple Valley businesses sponsored tables and donated auction items.
to take a look back at photos from the 2011 gala, when the chamber celebrated its 40th anniversary.