The Chamber Advantage 
Los Altos Chamber of Commerce E-Newsletter
March 2016 
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New Member
March 2016

Halo Pottery by Hila Itzhak 
Hila Itzhak 
981 Fremont Avenue 
Los Altos CA  944024
(650) 741-2120
Pottery Studio/Art Classes  
Chamber Recognizes Long-Time Members

Members Renewing in
March 2016
40-46 Years
Los Altos Rancho Shopping Center

30-39 Years 
Casas Riley & Simonian, LLP
Le Boulanger

20-29 Years 
Cezanne - A Haircolor Studio
Children's Corner
Los Altos Grill
Sereno Group Real Estate, Alice Nuzzo 
Uncommon Threads  
Additional Members Renewing in March
15 - 19 Years
Embarcadero Media
Los Altos History Museum
Los Altos Masonic Temple Association  
10 - 14 Years
Forum at Rancho San Antonio 
Hammerschmidt Construction 
Lera, Kathy & Lee 
Price Law Firm 
Schumann's Four Seasons Caterers 
Skip's Tire & Auto Centers 
  5 - 9 Years
American Cancer Society-Relay for Life 
GK Properties
Rich Gordon, Assembly Member 
Krause Center for Innovation 
Los Altos Training & Development, LLC
Prime Fiduciary Services, LLC 
Reel Media Video & Photography Productions 
Star One Credit Union
1 - 4 Years
Digital Minion
Institute on Aging
Lennar Homes
Los Altos Hills County Fire District 
Kavalaris, Joanne 
Jerry Moison
Peninsula Storage Center
Sequoia Cleaning Inc.
Spectrum Interior Design, inc. 

Chamber Members!

Submit a 50 Word Description of Your Business for Your Listing on the Chamber's Website!

And.... Don't Forget.....  
Your Staff is welcome at Chamber events even if you can't attend!
Even if YOU cannot attend a Chamber event such as a monthly Mixer, your member benefits extend to your employees to attend on your behalf and generate more business for your company!

Submit Your News 
Having an anniversary, special sale, offer or event?
Send it to us for the monthly E-News! 
Chamber Web Site Advertising Opportunities!

Enhanced Listing in the Business Directory:

Company logo or a photo of your business or yourself - $150

Company logo AND a photo of yourbusiness or yourself - $200

Home Page Banner Ad:

$1200 for one year

(limited number)

Business Directory Banner Ad:

$1500 for one year

(limited number)


Sample Banner Ad 


Silicon Valley SCORE
Offers Seminars
and FREE Counseling

Silicon Valley SCORE has over 50 counselors to help small businesses grow and prosper.  SCORE counselors are experienced executives who have years of varied business experience.  They are able to provide you with the information and direction you may need.

SCORE counselors are available at the Los Altos Chamber of Commerce the 4th Tuesday of every month for one hour sessions from 9:30AM - 12:30PM.  To make an appointment call Geneva at 948-1455.  For additional information on SCORE:

Silicon Valley Chamber Business 
XPO 2016
May 3, 2016 - 5:30pm-8:00pm
The Los Altos Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with eight other Santa Clara County Chambers, is pleased to provide our members the opportunity to promote their business to a wide regional audience.  Members of the Los Altos Chamber of Commerce are invited to exhibit at the 2016 Silicon Valley Chamber Business XPO.  Meet over 150 other exhibitors and 800 attendees from throughout Silicon Valley.

Act fast - there are limited tables available for each participating chamber. Tables  are available for sale on a first-come, first-served basis and deadline for the $300 Early Bird Special is April 7.  To reserve your table, please visit our website where you can register online or print the registration form and mail. 


Join us as we explore the Treasures of Ireland 
9 Days 
October 17, 2016
$3,395 per person 
(double rate, includes $200 booking discount)

Includes round-trip airfare from SFO

March Business Mixer
Thank you to Thoits Law and Heising-Simons Foundation for hosting the March Business After Hours Mixer. 
Pictured L-R, Jeff Malloy and Deanna Gormy, Heising-Simons; Margo Felt and Terry Connor, Thoits Law.
Homewood Suites Offers New Member to Member Discount

Homewood Suites by Hilton Palo Alto is offering Los Altos Chamber Members Exclusive Discounted Pricing.


Member to Member Discount Program

This program is designed to encourage Chamber members to do business with other Chamber members!

Do you have a discount or special offer you would like to let members know about? Submit your information to
We will run your offer in the next E-News and on our website.
Your offer will be good for a month.
Register Now:
                VOLUNTEERS NEEDED
Cancer Society Logo
Volunteers Needed
Los Altos Discovery Shop
243 Main Street, Los Altos 
All days and all shifts available.
 For information, please call Ardy or Dennis at (650)949-0505

State of the Cities Luncheon
June 10, 2016
Jeff Baier, Chair, Los Altos School District; Allen Hall, 1st Vice Chair, Snap Fitness; Gay Krause, 2nd Vice Chair, Krause Center for Innovation; Bob Galen, Treasurer, Young, Craig + Co.; Scott O'Brien, Past Chair, Cushman & Wakefield
Gini Brown, Children's Corner; Margo Felt, Thoits Law; Diana Dean Gendotti, Law Offices of Diana Dean Gendotti; Julie Handley, Dinah's Garden Hotel; Rae Holt, The Terraces at Los Altos; Scott Johnson, Villa Siena; Jack Kelly, Flynn/Ward State Farm Insurance; Kamrin Knight Desmond, Knight & Company, CPAs; Ilona Lindauer, IKB, Inc.; Michael McTighe, GreenTown Los Altos; Cindy Murphy, El Camino Hospital; Pat Richards, NOVA Job Center
Ex officio:  
Jennifer Quinn, City of Los Altos; Deborah Padovan, Town of Los Altos Hills
Chamber Ambassadors:
Alexandra Demartini, Heritage Bank of Commerce; Dennis Duffy; Jack Heidmiller; Monique Kane, LMFT; Bob Reed; Pat Reed; Fran Vella, Phrasemaker Word Processing
Julie Rose, President; Geneva DePaola, Executive Assistant; Faye Chapman, Bookkeeper