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Escondido, CA 92025

December 13, 2017
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December 2017
Thursday, December 14th
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Escondido Chamber of Commerce
January 2018
Monday, January 8th
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Escondido Chamber of Commerce

Tuesday, January 9th
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Escondido Chamber of Commerce

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Escondido Chamber of Commerce

Tuesday, January 16th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Escondido Chamber of Commerce

Wednesday, January 17th
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Jalapeno Grill & Cantina

Tuesday, January 23rd
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM
Special Guest: Jeff Epp
Escondido Chamber of Commerce

Friday, January 26th
7:15 AM - 9:00 AM
J & M's Family Restaurant


A Message from the Economic Development Committee
You do not want to miss this event! 

At the Economic Development Committee meeting  Brown Marketing Strategies  will be presenting on the I-15 Express Lanes. There will also be a discussion from the  Safari Highlands Ranch Project.  Lunch will be served.

Escondido Magazine
Read it online, find it in the Times Advocate or pick up a copy around town. 


Chamber Benefits




Ribbon Cutting
Highlights from the Week
Ribbon Cutting


December 6, 2017
Deals of the Day



Letter from Marie Waldron

Lilac Fire Aftermath
 
By Assemblymember Marie Waldron
 
On December 7, Governor Brown declared a state of emergency for San Diego County. His proclamation directs the Office of Emergency Services (OES) and all agencies of state government, including the National Guard, to provide state assistance such as  personnel, equipment and facilities that may be required to combat the Lilac Fire.

 

I am excited to announce that our Education Committee is back, under the leadership of Dr. Luis Ibarra, Superintendent, EUSD. 

The committee will focus on connecting Education with Business through many factors including:
  • High School and Jr. High Internships
  • Community Service Hours for HS Seniors
  • Engaging with Business Leaders to connect workforce needs with educational requirements. 
  • Dr. Ibarra
    Dr. Luis Ibarra
    Enriching the education process from Career Days to Student Mentoring

A data base of businesses who wish to participate in the education of the Escondido youth will be created in order to easily connect the requests with the resources. 


 

The committee will culminate the year by honoring outstanding educational leaders from teachers to administrators. 


If you are interested in participating in this committee, join us for a kick off meeting on Monday, January 8 at noon at the Escondido Chamber of Commerce. We invite those in education and business!

Sincerely,

Rorie Johnston
CEO    
2018 Laws Affecting California Businesses
The 2017 legislative year has come to end with a number of new laws enacted affecting California businesses. 
 
Check out this link for a summary of the
important bills you need to  know for your daily operations,
most of which will go into effect on January 1, 2018.  
Member Highlight

We would first like to thank The Grand Tea Room for participating as a Community Partner in our 7th Annual Community in Unity event!  The Grand Tea Room is a full service tea room and gift shop located in the historical downtown district of Escondido, California.  Elegant, cozy and filled with ambiance, their elegantly decorated salon provides the perfect setting for a relaxing afternoon treat with friends and family.  What a better way to celebrate a special event than with the warmth of a beautiful celebration tea! 



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7th Annual Community in Unity
We would love to thank everyone who came out to 
Community in Unity on December 7th. 

We collected over 200 pairs of pajamas and toys, which we will be donating to Rady Children's Hospital and The Boys and Girls Club of Escondido. 


We were also able to donate $4,000.00 to the Police Athletic League. 


We would especially like to thank our Event Sponsors, Community Partners, Community Donors, and our Community for making this event special!




Click Below for Pictures from Community in Unity! 
Thank you DMZ Photography!




Photo Booth prints:


Thank you to everyone who made this event successful!
 
Stay Connected
Our hearts and thoughts are with the families, friends, and businesses who have been affected by the Lilac, Thomas, Creek, Rye, Skirball, & Wilson fires.  The following information has been provided to us by The North San Diego Business Chamber and our friends at the California Center for the Arts, Escondido.

Here are a few resources that may be useful during this time!
Need to Evacuate? 
Preparing to Evacuate  Information
We Want to Highlight You!
We are looking to highlight your business in our weekly newsletters!  If you would like your business in our weekly newsletters, please email  liz@escondidochamber.org
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720 N Broadway Escondido, CA 92025