Granite Rock Company was founded February 14, 1900, and celebrates 113 years of business next month. As a part of this year's birthday celebration,
Graniterock will host the Pajaro Valley Chamber Mixer on February 13, 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM at its Corporate Offices, 350 Technology Drive in Watsonville. A highlight of the celebration is the preview of a new children's picture book, Engine Number Ten, written by Rose Ann Woolpert and illustrated by Jaguar Design Studio of Aptos. Based on the true story of steam engines used during the last century at the A.R. Wilson Quarry in Aromas, it is illustrated with beautiful archival photos and original drawings. The author will be available to sign books purchased at the event.Graniterock has proudly chosen the United Way of Santa Cruz to receive raffle proceeds from their event.
--Pajaro Valley Chamber of Commerce