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Thank you to Egg Plantation for hosting the first LunchNet of 2015.  We have 14 participants and some really great networking!  Our next regularly scheduled LunchNet will be hosted by Wolf Creek Restaurant

 on January 27th.  Please note, there are NO Walk ins.  Please register and pay online.  Here is the

Did you know…

…that beginning January 6th and continuing

 on the first Tuesday of each month, NEW Members are invited to meet and have refreshments with the CEO.  This is an opportunity to discuss your needs and get an up front view of Chamber benefits and programs.  Learn More
Did you know,,,
…that ALL members are encouraged to attend our monthly Get Acquainted/Re-Acquainted breakfast, held on the first Thursday of each month here at the Chamber office.  This is a FREE opportunity for you to get updated on all the wonderful benefits the Chamber has to offer.  Breakfast is provided by Dink’s Deli!   
Micro Enterprise Group – First Friday of each Month
This is a dynamic group of micro business owners lead by Lee Watters of the Watters Goup.  This year we have many great topics planned beginning February 6 with special guest speaker Michael Crain.  Michael will take you through the S.M.A.R.T. Business Plan and equip you with some basic tools to help take you to your next level of success in 2015!  Click here for more information.

Avoid the hassle and time of pre-registering and purchase our NEW Networking Package.  This package was designed with the serious networker in mind and includes your annual membership fee as well as other marketing opportunities.  Full description form.

  Contact the Chamber for full details.
91st Annual Installation & Recognition Banquet
Friday, January 23, 2015
Nominees Are
Small Business of the Year 
Margolis West Graphics
Fast Frame
Sky Crest SignsMedium Business of the Year
Jersey Mikes Subs
Signal Multimedia
Valencia AcuraLarge Business of the Year
Henry Mayo Hospital
Whole Foods Valencia
Woodward HRT

Special Achievement
Diane Blair – Comfort Keepers
Gary Choppe’ – Choppe’ Advertising Group
Steven Lettau – Nola Aronson’s Advanced Audiology

Santa Colorita Run! 
February 14, 2015
Scenes From 2014 RUN!
Scenes From 2014 RUN!
Check the website for more information and how to register to run!
Go out and be good humans!

 

Terri K. Crain
President/CEO

List of New Employment Laws Affecting Business in 2015

Business After Hours Mixer and Grand Opening
January 21, 2015
Printable Flyer for Mixer and Breakfast.

Upcoming Lunch & Learns                          

Friday, January 16, 2015
Host:  Edward Jones
Title:Healthcare and Retirement – The Impact of Rising Healthcare Costs on Retirement Savings – by Janelle Percy
 
Friday, January 23, 2015
Host:  SunPower by Green Convergence  
Title: “Are You a Candidate for Solar Power”
 
Friday, January 30, 2015
Host:  California Mutual Financial  


Friday, February 6, 2015
Host:  Myers,Widders
Title: “2015 Employee Law Update”

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.

Grand Openings & Ribbon Cutting Ceremonies 

 

Friday, January 16, 2015
Aranda Accounting
24250 Lyons Avenue
Newhall, CA 91321
1:00pm / 1:30pm Ribbon Cutting
Wednesday, January 21, 2015
A-1 Rentals
26529 Ruether Ave.
Santa Clarita, CA 91350
5:00pm / 5:30pm Ribbon Cutting
Thursday, January 22, 2015
Realty One Group Solutions
25129 The Old Road #100
Stevenson Ranch, CA 91381
3:30pm / 4:00pm Ribbon Cutting
Friday, January 23, 2015
Liberty Tax Services
26775 Bouquet Canyon Rd
Saugus, CA 91350
10:00pm / 10:30pm Ribbon Cutting

Community Events & This & That  

Concussion Conference – Please join us on Saturday, January 24,2015 for our Concussion Conference at Henry May Education Center. Please see attached invitation for more information.

 
Mock SAT and ACT Testing – On Martin Luther King Day C2 will be hosting no-cost mock tests at our local C2 Center.
 
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.
 
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
Website: www.I-5info.com
Brochure:Link 
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!

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…

 

 

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: Formore information and to view on public works projects,

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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