January 2016 - In This Issue:

All of us at Chamber of Commerce Mountain View want to thank you for your business, loyalty, and support in 2015. Expect more exciting new changes to come this year that will enable better interactions with our members.  We look forward to building, promoting, connecting and advocating on your behalf in 2016!

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Jan 21: Tri-City Chamber Expo: Mountain View, Los Altos & Palo Alto  
Please join the Mountain View, Los Altos and Palo Alto Chambers for the Tri-City Business Expo.

This huge event attracts over 250 attendees and 30 exhibitors. Bring plenty of business cards!
We will also have pre-event small business workshops for all to attend. Click here to learn more.
Celebration of Leaders: Get Your Tickets Today! 
We are thrilled to announce the honorees for the 21st Annual Celebration of Leaders Award.

Outstanding Large Business
Outstanding Small Business Savvy Cellar Wine Bar & Wine Shop
Outstanding Organization Community Health Awareness Council  Outstanding New Member TITLE Boxing Club of Mountain View
Outstanding Business Person Kim Copher, Coldwell Banker
Ambassador of the Year Bruce Humphrey, 63d Regional Support Command
Lifetime Achievement
Dolores Chasuk

Join us in recognizing the exceptional contributions and service to the Mountain View Community at our 21st Annual Celebration of Leaders Awards on February 12, 2016. Together with our local non-profit organizations, we recognize the best of community involvement in Mountain View.

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Ribbon Cutting: Pacific Eye Care Optometry  
Please join us on Wednesday, January 27 from 5pm to 7pm for a ribbon cutting to celebrate Pacific Eye Care Optometry's 10 years in Mountain View! Refreshments will be provided, including Caffe Carrello's coffee bar and door prizes. Register Here
Ambassador of the Year: Bruce Humphrey 
Congratulations to our Ambassador of the Year, Bruce Humphrey!
Join us in honoring him at our annual Celebration of Leaders Awards.

Bruce Humphrey Mr. Bruce Humphrey is the Ambassador Strategic Outreach Coordinator for the 63d Regional Support Command, located in Mountain View California. In this role Mr. Humphrey is responsible for the planning and analysis of the United States Army Reserve Ambassador program within a seven state region. He keeps over 15 Ambassadors apprised of strategic messaging, new developments and legislative changes while maintaining ambassador motivation in support of the Chief Army Reserve's vision... Read More
Chamber Members Team Up to Provide Emergency Kits to Local Schools  
The Mountain View Public Safety Foundation (MVPSF) has partnered with Pacific Gas & Electric Company (PG&E) to present 115 Emergency Lockdown Supply Kits to the Mountain View Whisman School District (MVWSD).
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Small Business Loans: 5 Questions to Find Your
Best Fit 
You're a small business owner looking to grow your business, but you are frustrated at having to hoard cash for the next 6 months so you can finally buy the equipment you need to grow. Or maybe you just celebrated finishing that big project, but while you were high-fiving and smiling you were secretly wondering how to meet payroll until the client pays you in the 60 days.  In both scenarios, you decide that you need to find financing for your business....Read More