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The Chamber Advantage
January 2017

Chamber Premier Sponsors

                                                                        Year of the Rooster
ANNUAL AWARDS RECIPIENTS 2016

Courtyard by Marriott - Member of the Year
American Legion Los Altos Post 558 - Community Legacy Award
Bob and Pat Reed - Ambassadors of the Year
Tuck Younis - Pride of the Community
Pinewood School - Architectural Design & Enhancement
Community Services Agency (CSA) - New Member of the Year
Gini Brown/Children's Corner - Chair's Special Recognition
Tri-City Chamber Business After Hours Mixer
Los Altos, Mountain View and Palo Alto

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Thursday, January 26th
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Crowne Plaza Cabana
4290 El Camino Real, Palo Alto

REGISTRATION

SHOWCASE YOUR BUSINESS AT THIS EVENT!
TWO TABLES LEFT!
Tables are available for $200 to showcase your business!
Over 300 attendees!
If you are interested in reserving a table at this great networking event, 

*** W E L C O M E ***
New Member in December 2016

Bannister Custom Homes Inc &    Bannister Home Preservation
John Bannister, President
985 Fremont Avenue
Los Altos CA  95150
(650) 946-2376
Custom Home Builds/Handyman Services

Coffee Drive-Up
Gregg Bunker, Principal
999 Fremont Avenue
Los Altos CA  94024
(408) 781-1725
Coffee-Retail

Gary Hedden
605 Harrington Avenue
Los Altos CA  94024
(650) 948-3874
Direct Phone: (650) 796-6118
Associate Member
Rebarts Interiors
Rebecca San Diego, Owner/Manager
Bart San Diego, Owner/Sales
253 State Street
Los Altos CA  94022
(650) 288-4377
Fax: (650) 348-1211
Rebecca Direct Phone: (650) 387-2232
Rebecca Email: beckysd.rebarts@gmail.com
Bart Direct Phone: (650) 483-1223
Bart Email: bartsd3@gmail.com
Window Treatments
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley
Lorraine VanDeGraaf-Rodriguez, Dir. of Marketing
Syche Phillips, Assoc. Dir. of Marketing
350 Twin Dolphin Drive
Redwood City CA  94065
(650) 463-1950
Fax: (650) 463-1963
Lorraine Direct Phone: (650) 463-7123
Lorraine Email: lorraine@theatreworks.org
Syche Direct Phone: (650) 463-7126
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Chamber Recognizes
Members Renewin g in DECEMBER
     

20-27 Years

Jack & Janice Heidmiller
Pinewood School

   
 

6-19 Years  
Adobe Animal Hospital
American Canine Institute
Bumble Los Altos
Dennis Duffy
Fiscally Fit, Inc.
Gunn Management Group Inc.
Intero Real Estate - David & Carol Casas
Opes Advisors
Pratt Center, The
Sereno Group Real Estate - Chris Trapani

 1-5 Years 
Cafe Vitale
Cantabile Youth Singers
Gourmet Works
Infusion Aesthetics Skincare Studio
Los Altos Orthodontics
SHOOTMedia LLC

Member Happenings
Thank you to the staff at Heritage Bank for hosting the December Business After Hours "Holiday" Mixer.  We thank Heritage Bank for being one of the most generous sponsors of Chamber events!!
 
 

LOYOLA CORNERS COFFEE DRIVE-UP
OPEN FOR BUSINESS!

Community News
                            
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Los Altos Library Expands Weekly Hours of Operation
Beginning January 2017, Santa Clara County Library District's (SCCLD) Los Altos Library will open an extra five hours each week thanks to additional funding by the North County Library Authority (NCLA) and the collaborative effort of SCCLD staff in staffing and scheduling for the new hours.

                                           VOLUNTEERS NEEDED
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LOS ALTOS DISCOVERY SHOP
243 Main Street, Los Altos
All days and all shifts available.

For more information, please call Ardy or Dennis at 650.949.0505
 
Chamber Opportunities
California and Federal Employment Notices Posters

Order your 2017 poster through the Los Altos Chamber of Commerce! This all-in-one poster from the California Chamber contains the required state and federal employment notices that all California employers must post as well as mandatory updates for 2017.  Choose from a laminated or non-laminated all-in-poster:  
Poster with all required California and federal notices

Paper poster:  $30.00
Laminated poster:  $42.00

email your order to:
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  geneva@losaltoschamber.org and we will run your offer in the next E-News and on our website.  Your offer will be good for a month.

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 your business or yourself - $200
- Home Page Banner Ad:  $1,200 for one year (limited number)
- Business Directory Banner Ad:  $1,500 for one year (limited number)
CHAMBER MEMBERS!
GIVE US 50 WORDS
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 the 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

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 executive 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 (1) hour sessions from 9:30AM - 12:30PM.  To make an appointment, call Geneva at 948-1455.  For additional information on SCORE:
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Chamber Leadership
CHAMBER OFFICERS:  
Allen Hall, Snap Fitness, Chair; Gay Krause, Krause Center for Innovation, 1st Vice Chair; Cindy Murphy, El Camino Hospital, 2nd Vice Chair;
Kamrin Knight Desmond, Knight & Company, CPAs, Treasurer; Jeff Baier, Los Altos School District, Immediate Past Chair 
BOARD OF DIRECTORS:
Gary Brown, Spangler Mortuaries; Gini Brown, Children's Corner; Nader ElKabbany, Courtyard by Marriott Palo Alto-Los Altos; Margo Felt, Thoits Law; Diana Dean Gendotti, Law Offices of Diana Dean Gendotti; Julie Handley, Dinah's Garden Hotel; Scott Johnson, Villa Siena; Jack Kelly, Flynn/Ward State Farm Insurance; Joe Maleti, Avidbank; Scott O'Brien, Cushman & Wakefield;  Teri Watkins, Boston Private Bank
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; Bob Reed; Pat Reed; Fran Vella, Phrasemaker Word Processing
Staff:
Julie Rose, President; Nicole Walton, Administrative Coordinator; Faye Chapman, Bookkeeper 

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