Chris & Jim Edlund
Christe James Fine Jewelry Works
About our efforts:
We are members of the Danville area Chamber of Commerce. Chris was Chairman of the Board 2009. We also both belong to and are active in Discover Danville Merchants Association.
The charitable organizations we are involved in are Oakland Children’s Hospital, American Cancer Society and Danville d’Eleganode.
Danville Concours d’Elegance is our biggest effort. We co-founded this event six years ago. It is a local two day annual event. We have a gala dinner with live and silent auction held at the Blackhawk Automotive Museum. The following day the streets are closed in Danville and we host an exotic car show
with wine tasting and silent auction as well. Proceeds from these two events go to benefit Parkinson’s research. To this date we have raised close to one million dollars.
Two years ago we formed a foundation. Danville d’Elegance Foundation, “Cool Cars for a Cause”.
This year we have become an affiliate of the Michael J. Fox Foundation, which we are very proud of. All of these organizations and charities we are involved in, we do because we want to be part of our wonderful community.