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1945 - Acton Hotel, est. 1890, burns down; arson is suspected [story]


5th Annual Patriots Luncheon
Thursday, July 9, 2015
 

For more information regarding the event
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Class of 2015!
Now Accepting Applications! 
Business After Hours Mixer – Ashley Furniture Home Store
July 15, 2015
5:30 pm

Printable Flyer for:

Business After Hours Mixer

Upcoming Lunch & Learns
Friday, July 17, 2015 View Details Host:  The Energy Network Title: “The City’s 100 Greener Homes Campaign” Friday, July 24, 2015 View Details Host:  LA County Fire Title: “Safety Town”                                                      Friday, July 31, 2015 View Details Host:  Holistic Healing Therapies by Ivonne Title: “How Emotions and Nutrition Affect our Health” 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, July 17, 2015
My Shoes My Journey
27451 Tourney Rd., Ste 160
Santa Clarita, CA 91355
6:00 pm Start/6:30 pm Ribbon Cutting
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
42nd Street Gastropub
24201 Valencia Blvd.
Valencia, CA 91355
5:30 pm Start/6:00 pm Ribbon Cutting
To Schedule Your Grand Opening or Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Contact Cheryl Ramirez at cramirez@scvchamber.com

Community Events & This & That  

Volunteers Needed for the Los Angeles County Fill the Boot – The MDA Fill the Boot Drive is sponsored by the International Association of Firefighters (IAFF). Firefighters collect donations in their boots at various city street intersections to support MDS’s life saving research and families affected by muscular dystrophy and ALS. View Flyer
 
Employer Workshop on Child Support Requirements –Thursday, July 16, 2015 1:30-4:30 pm. The County of Los Angeles Child Support Services Department is offering its award winning workshop for employers covering mandatory child support payroll deductions. We recognize the crucial role that employers have in the child support process and value your participation. View Flyer
Summer Break Offer from Magic Mountain – Take a day to celebrate your hard work by spending a day at Six Flags Magic Mountain with your family and friends! See Flyer for details and promo code.
 
Want an official SCV Chamber member badge? Call or email the chamber office and you can order one for $12. Contact us at 661-702-6977 or info@scvchamber.com.
 
SCV Sheriff’s Foundation Business Security Series – In an effort to promote Business Security, please join us as the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department hosts a 5-part series to advocate how to better protect your business. See flyer for dates and times. View Flyer
 

Arts and Entertainment Survey –Santa Clarita is embarking on creating the City’s second Arts Master Plan. Drawing on input from the community, this new plan will create a road map for arts, entertainment and cultural development in Santa Clarita over the next 10 years.

 
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:
Think Big Picture to Create a Big Impression. To make a bold statement that will help your business stand out, Samsung Smart Signage displays are an ideal choice and you have exlusive savings through June 30th. Order soon and save $150-$300 through your chamber Account. Click here to view special. Not a member of the Chamber Program Click here to sign up.
I-5 Corridor improvements: 
Hotline: 855-454-6335
Website: www.I-5info.com
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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1945 - Acton Hotel, est. 1890, burns down; arson is suspected [story]
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