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biz_scv-chamber-seal‘Twas the week of Expo and all through the Chamber was a buzz of excitement that the event would soon be here!  With a carnival, a beer garden, entertainment, farmers market and vendors galore, there is something for everyone to explore!  So set your sights for Old Town Newhall on Saturday and experience what the Chamber has in store!
29th Annual Home & Business Expo -Street Fair
Saturday, October 19th 2013 – 10:00 am – 5:00 pm.
Main Street Old Town Newhall from Lyons to 6th Street!  
We have a few booths spaces remaining so contact the Chamber today!  661.702.6977
Our SCV Leadership Academy held its third session, Non-Profit Day,  last week on location at Help The Children! Thank you Michael for hosting our group. Thank you to all our  panelists and facilitator who have helped us over the past 3 sessions! The feedback has been tremendous and we could not have done it without your support.
Our next session is Public Health Day and will focus on all that Santa Clarita has to offer in the Healthcare arena.
We are currently taking reservations for our 2014 sessions scheduled to begin in September of 2014.
Here is what our participants are saying: 
“Thank you for providing this opportunity, the information is great.” 
“The City panel of directors was very informative and relaxed.  It gave us an opportunity to get good information and insight into how our City works.”  
2014 Chamber Directory! 


We are in the process of selling and creating our 2014 Chamber Print & Online Directory.  This is the time when we would like to encourage you to review your member record for accuracy.
If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate in contacting someone here at the Chamber.  We are eager, able and happy to assist you in any way possible.
November 1, 2013 
Go out and be good humans!  


Terri K. Crain

Upcoming Lunch & Learns                          

Friday, October 18, 2013
Host:  Fresh Element
“Get More Customers from the Internet”
Friday, November 1, 2013
Host:  Foundation for Wellness Professionals
Friday, November 15, 2013
Host:  McDowell Odom, LLP
“To Zoom or Not to Zoom – The Perils & Pitfalls of Using Online Legal Forms”
Friday, December 13, 2013
Host:  CASA
“Learn How You can Volunteer to Advocate
for an Abused Child”
Location:  Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce
27451 Tourney Road, Suite 160, Santa Clarita, 91355
Time:  11:45am
Lunch & Learns are FREE and lunch will  be provided
If you would like to attend one of the above or host your own event:  Please contact Cheryl Ramirez at
CRamirez@scvchamber.com or 661.702.6977.

Advertise Current Job Opportunities FREE 

The Chamber makes available to its members the opportunity to advertise job opportunities for FREE through two great local resources:


Santa Clarita WorkSource Center:

Providing employers with no-cost recruitment assistance from advertising jobs, pre-screening candidates, to facilities to conduct interviews the Santa Clarita WorkSource Center is your one-stop recruitment center in Santa Clarita.  To Learn More visit  www.WorkSantaClarita.com



Career Services at College Of the Canyons:

We currently have almost 7,000 active job seekers in our Online Job Database. We need more jobs in our database to help out the students and the community. If your company has any job openings -Now would be a great time to advertise your job opportunities for free.

Learn More…



Grand Openings & Ribbon Cutting Ceremonies  

Thursday, October 17, 2013
Chase Bank
27057 McBean Parkway
Valencia, CA 91355
5:30pm / 6:00pm Ribbon Cutting
Thursday, November 14, 2013
Go Postal Plus
18723 Via Princessa
Santa Clarita, CA 91387
5:30pm / 6:00pm Ribbon Cutting

Community Events & This & That  

Bright Star ATA Martial Arts is hosting a Bowl-A-Thon Fund Raiser to support all special needs services at our studio.  Learn More…
Save $50 on Any Furniture Purchase of $200 or more with your Chamber Office Depot Program.  Learn More…
Hope for the Homeless – Join the Friends of Bridge to Home.  Your monthly pledge will help provide year round assistance to homeless individuals and families.  Learn More…
Office Depot for Chamber Members:
Not a member of the Chamber Office Depot Program? Click here to start saving up to 60% off a core list of 175 most commonly purchased items.
I-5 Corridor improvements: 
Hotline: 855-454-6335
Like to help people? Want to make a difference?
If you would like to help out your community, Northeast Valley Health Corporation is the place for you!

Invitations to Bid 

 The Chamber makes available to its members the opportunity to find information about procurement contracts for bid by public agencies.

City of Santa Clarita
Detailed information on each of the bids can be obtained by downloading the information from the City’s Purchasing website at  www.planetbids.com/santaclarita/bidsonline.cfm.
You may also contact the City of Santa Clarita Purchasing Department at (661) 286-4184 for additional questions.  Current Bidding Opportunities
County of Los Angeles
Los Angeles County is pleased to supply Chamber members with a listing of open bids. Open Bids can be searched by Commodity Description, County Department, Bid title and number.
Open Bids will remain on the web site until the closing date for the bid expires. Closed bids and awards can be viewed from the Search Bids/Awards section of this web site.
Castaic Lake Water Agency
Information on open bids, including Request for Quotations (RFQ), Request for Proposals (RFPs) and Invitation for Bids (IFBs), is available on the CLWA website. Open bids will remain on the website until the closing date. For more information and to view open bids, click on the link: For more information and to view on public works projects, click on the link:http://clwa.org/category/public-works.
College of the Canyons
College of the Canyons welcomes qualified bids in response to Request for Quotations (RFQ),
Request for Proposals (RFPs) and Invitation for Bids (IFBs). To learn more about construction-related bids and the bidding process, click on this link

For non-construction related opportunities, click on this link:

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