Kessler Receives Westover Award at CJA Gala

Allen Kessler, founder of Kessler Jewelers in Burbank, Calif., received the Robert B. Westover Distinguished Service Award by the California Jewelers Association during its 75th anniversary Black & Diamond Gala Dinner, Aug. 17 at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza Hotel during the West Coast Jewelry Show.

“I am happy to report that over 100 people attended the CJA’s elegant Black Tie event in August,” said CJA Executive Director and CEO Rossana Aguilar. “The Robert B. Westover Award and Lapel Pin Presentation to Allen Kessler was a touching tribute and one of the highlights of the evening.”

CJA celebrated its 75th birthday in style with an anniversary cake, with attendees singing “Happy Birthday” to the CJA.

Caption: Allen Kessler, (left) receives Lapel Pin from son, Barry Kessler, current owner of Kessler Jewelers at the CJA Gala 75th Anniversary Event.