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The Chamber Advantage
June 2017

Chamber Premier Sponsors
Los Altos Chamber of Commerce
Business After Hours Mixer

Wedne sday, June 28
5:30 - 7:00 P.M. 

Hosted by

Los Altos History Museum
 51 S San Antonio Rd
Los Altos
Bring your business cards and brochures for networking


*** W E L C O M E ***
New Members in May 2017


Sherry Scott
169 Main Street
Los Altos, CA 94022
Phone: 6502076871

Cabinetry, Interior Design
and Furnishings
Kramer Radin

Deborah Radin
280 2nd Street, Suite 100
Palo Alto, CA 94022
Phone:  650.941.8600

Sole Desire Shoes

Michele Pellagrini
315 Main Street
Los Altos, CA 94022
Phone:  707.566.7062

Shoe Retail

Chamber Recognizes
Members Renewin g in MAY

21-51 Years  
Reitmeir's Werkstatt, Inc. 
Coldwell Banker - Greg Boudreau
Spangler Mortuaries
R.J. Dailey Construction Co.
Linden Tree Books
Foothill College
Los Altos Town Crier
Draeger's Supermarket
Los Altos School District
Brian Davino Florist
Dinah's Garden Hotel & Poolside Restaurant

 11-20 Years 
Ristorante Bella Vita
Los Altos / Los Altos Hills Newcomers
Residence Inn by Marriott 
Eyes Optometry
Chuck & Nan Geschke
Intero Real Estate - 
John Thompson
Edward Jones - 
Cynthia A. Wemyss
A.B.W. Construction, Inc.
Alain Pinel Realtors - 
Barbara Williams
St. Simon Parish School
Pacific Gas & Electric
Children's House of Los Altos
Ad Plus, LLC

1-10 Years 
Avalon Enterprises, Inc
Wm. H. Fry Construction Company
Village Stationers
StarLight CareGivers
May Construction, Inc.
LARC Networks
Comerica Bank
Turn 2 Solutions
Ruby Ribbon
Dennis Potter
Home Helpers of
Santa Clara Valley
Christian and Nancy Bremeau

Chamber Happenings
 May 16th, FuEL SV Launch Party
Next FuEL SV Young Professionals Meetup June 20th

FuEL SV is a Young Professional's Meetup program of the 
Los Altos, Mountain View & Sunnyvale Chambers. 

The goal is to create social engagement opportunities for young professionals to establish genuine connections through networking, community involvement and professional development. 
The Launch Party was a hit! We are looking forward to the next event:

June 20th 2017 5:30 - 7:00pm
@ Courtyard by Marriott Palo Alto - Los Altos

Friday, June 9, 2017
Fremont Hills Country Club

Los Altos Mayor Mary Prochnow
Los Altos Hills Mayor Gary Waldeck 
2017 Walter & Marie Singer Award Recipients Liz and Paul Nyberg
May After Hours Mixer
Thank you to Rebarts Interiors
for hosting a spectacular April After Hours Business Mixer!

Save The Date

Tee & Green Sponsorship still available 
For early golf sign-up contact Pat

Community News

The Los Altos Village Association is looking for volunteers to help during the Arts & Wine Festival on July 8 and 9, 2017. 

We have a number of positions available in the Beer, Glass and Soda booths and in the Volunteer check-in booth. Bring a friend or family member to work with you! Kids can earn service hours working the soda booth! 

Follow this link to the sign-up sheet. 
You can sign-up as an individual or as a group. 

If you do not have access to a computer and would prefer we handle the sign up for you, call 650-949-5282, and we will be more than happy to help. You can also send us an email at

Your time and effort mean a lot to us. We appreciate your help and continued support, and look forward to seeing you at the Festival!

Chamber Members - A Great Opportunity! 

City of Los Altos 
Downtown Green 2017 

The 2017 Downtown Green will be located on Third Street between Main and State
Streets from the second week of July to September 1st. The Downtown Green will be
approximately 14,000 SF and will touch both Main and State Streets.
Members, please propose your idea for an event for the Downtown Green.
It should be fun, exciting, and engaging.

Questions, please email Pat Kapp,
by June 5 th

If you want to help shape the future of Los Altos and be part of
the public engagement process,
Sign Up for Downtown Vision Email Notifications

Select "Downtown Vision" under "News & Announcements"
Member News

Eye Lite Optometry Open House

Please join us in celebration of the completion of our major expansion 
and 18 years of service to the Los Altos community.
Saturday June 10, 2017
2:00-4:00 pm
Downtown Los Altos
286 State Street
Los Altos, CA 94022

Chamber Opportunities
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 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)
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 SCORE 408-453-6237 or go online  For additional information on SCORE:

Chamber Leadership
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 
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; Lana Ralston, Intero Real Estate
Julie Rose, President; Pat Kapp, Co-President;  Nicole Walton, Administrative Coordinator; Faye Chapman, Bookkeeper