In This Issue
State of the City, 2/22
Sunflower Hill FUNDrive this week
Labor and Employment Law Seminar, 2/23
March Mixer 3/8
Tri-Valley Job Fair, 3/4
Thank You Mercedes-Benz
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Announcing
For Sales, Marketing, and 
 Customer Growth
Check out this brand new networking group on Thursday, February 16
Meetings take place at the Pleasanton Chamber on the 1st and 3rd  Thursday of each month from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m.
In addition to a "traditional" leads club or networking format, we're adding social media, calendarizing, and mastermind concepts to the meeting.

"If you're looking for ducks, where do you go?"

Gary Bosley 510-331-7625


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Pleasanton Young Professionals
The Pleasanton Young Professionals is the premier networking group for emerging and established young professionals.
UP NEXT
No-Host Social
Thursday, February 16
Pick 6 Sports Lounge
5:00 to 7:00 p.m.
  To learn more about the PYPs, 

Visit our Chamber sponsored
NETWORKING GROUP
Chamber Networking Group
BUSINESS CONNECTIONS
"Smarter Business Building"
Meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesday 
of each month, 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. 
If interested, please email Bill Hall or 
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Issue Date:
February 13, 2017
State of the City is next week - have you registered?
Join us at the Doubletree by Hilton for the annual State of the City  address and hear first-hand what's foremost on the mind of Mayor Jerry Thorne as he begins his third of four possible two-year terms in the City's highest elected office.  Will he talk about East Pleasanton; construction of new senior housing; Costco; the future of downtown and the potential for a new library and civic center?
The annual State of the City luncheon is open to the public.   Learn more here .

11:30 a.m. luncheon
Sunflower Hill FUNDrive this week to raise funds 
Labor and Employment Law Seminar
Labor and Employment Law: Challenges Facing Businesses
Presented by Barranti Law Group
Thursday, February 23, 2017
12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
At the Pleasanton Chamber 

Employers are exposed to ever increasing liability due to today's laws and regulations, learning how to navigate these laws and avoid common mistakes is a must for any employer. 

This class will discuss: 
* Wage and Hour Issues: Meal and Rest Breaks
* The Fair Pay Act
* Harassment and Discrimination  
About Barranti Law Group
Kirsten Barranti and Jerald Marrs are attorneys at Barranti Law Group, P.C., a law firm practicing business, labor and employment law.
March mixer hosted by American Legion Post 237 at Vets Hall
American Legion Post 237 is set to host the March Networking Mixer downtown at the Veteran's Memorial Building.  As a patriotic Veterans organization dedicated to serve our fellow Veterans and Service members, we participate in programs that promote duty and honor  through patriotism in our communities and seek to inspire others in the spirit of volunteerism. 
Wednesday, March 8, 2017
Veterans Memorial,  301 Main Street
5:00 to 7:00 p.m.
Employers Needed for Tri-Valley Job Fair March 4
Are you looking to hire staff????
The 2017 Tri-Valley Teen Job & Career Fair is BACK and scheduled for Saturday, March 4, 2017 from 12-4 PM. This year's event will be held at the Alcosta Senior & Community Center in San Ramon. Last year, over 400 teens and 38 employers attended this successful event! 

If you have hiring needs and are interesting in participating as a vendor please complete the employer application by Friday, February 17, 2017
Employer Benefits:
* Promote your business and exhibit one's products and services at no cost.
* Distribute employment or volunteer applications to potential candidates (Please bring a minimum of 400 copies of all printed materials).
* Interview prospective employee's on-the-spot (last year we had one employer hire 28 new employees during the 4-hour event! Nice work, Rockin' Jump!)
* If interested, conduct mock interviews with the teens and facilitate discussions on various work-related issues.

This event is free for employers and job seekers
Please feel free to contact David Weisberger with the City of Pleasanton at 925.931.3474 or dweisgerber@cityofpleasantonca.gov with any questions. This event is sponsored by the City of Pleasanton, City of San Ramon, City of Dublin , Town of Danville and the Dublin/San Ramon Women's Club.
Thank you Mercedes-Benz of Pleasanton
Thank you to Mercedes-Benz of Pleasanton for hosting a great mixer last week. Attendees enjoyed checking out the beautiful showroom and catered appetizers and drinks from Wente Vineyards. To view more photos from the mixer, visit the Chamber's Facebook page.
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