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It’s back to school time and back to school means back to work for many of us.  This is a good time to review the Chamber Calendar for some great upcoming Lunch N Learns and other opportunities to connect and grow your business.
Also, starting this Friday is our SCV Leadership Academy.  We still have a few seats left, so if your interested please contact me at tcrain@scvchamber.com
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The Chamber is Proud to be the Title Sponsor again for The JayCees 40 Under 40 event.  Get your nominations in for your favorite up and coming young entrepreneur! Nominate on line..follow this link
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SCV Latino Heritage Gala 
   Sponsored by:
September 18, 2015
Hyatt Regency Valencia 
 

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Join the  Jack’s Angels Foundation team to walk in the The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s (LLS) Light The Night Walk. To help support the research of blood cancer treatments that save lives.
The Walk is on Saturday, November 14 at Bridgeport Park.  Join the walk and support these two great organizations!
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Go out and be good humans!  
 
Terri K. Crain 
President/CEO

Business After Hours Mixer – 
Logix Federal Credit Union
August 19, 2015
5:30 pm
Good Morning SCV Networking Breakfast – 
PCS Group
September 9, 2015

7:00 am

 
Printable Flyer For:

Upcoming Lunch & Learns
Friday, August 28, 2015 View Details Host:  Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce Title: “Marketing to the Latino Consumer” – Bridging the gap to reach the 4 segments of the Latino market View Flyer Friday, September 18, 2015 View Details Host: PCS Group Title: “Data Loss Prevention” – 3 Steps to Sleeping Better at Night Knowing Your Business is Fully Prepared.  View Flyer 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 
Saturday, August 22, 2015
Mamba Motorsports
21095 Centre Pointe Pkwy
Santa Clarita, CA 91350
11:00 am Start/11:30 am Ribbon Cutting
Wednesday, August 26, 2015
Bank of Sierra
26328 Citrus St.
Valencia, CA 91355
5:30 pm Ribbon Cutting
Thursday, August 27, 2015
Firehouse Subs
23630 Valencia Blvd.
Valencia, CA 91355
3:00 pm Ribbon Cutting
To Schedule Your Grand Opening or Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Contact Cheryl Ramirez at cramirez@scvchamber.com

Business After Hours Mixer and Grand Opening at
Bank of Sierra
August 26, 2015
5:30 pm

Community Events & This & That  

40 Under 40 Nomination – if you know someone under the age of 40 who has done something awesome in the Santa Clarita Valley, San Fernando Valley or the Antelope Valley fill out this nomination form.
 
Chancellor’s Circle Symposium on Entrepreneurship in the Age of Disruption. Marc Emmer, Author of Intended Consequences, provides useful insights on how to break into new markets, develop a process of innovation, disrupt an industry and evaluate how to better utilize technology. September 11, 2015. View Flyer
 
Jack’s Angels Foundation – 100% of all proceeds from tickets purchased through Jack’s Angels Foundation for the August 28th Jethawks game will benefit Jack’s Angels. See flyer for details and ticket sales locations.
 
Office Depot Chamber Discount – Sign up for your Chamber Account to save even more on you first order through August. $15 off Coupon. See flyer for details and link to sign up
 
Bridge To Home – Here’s how to help our homeless brothers and sisters in our community this summer. View flyer for details on how you can help.
 
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.
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: For more 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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