October Newsletter 
Greetings!

That's a wrap! We close out this festival with record attendance, ample sunshine and good vibes! Thank you to our dedicated staff & volunteers, we couldn't have done it without you! Big thanks to our  sponsors & Appreciation Party donors . Cheers to a great event and we can't wait for next year. 
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Oct 17: FuELSV Young Professional Meetup at Tarragon

Oct 23: Iwata Business Expo
For more information or if you are interested in participation, contact Dawn Maher, dawn@chambermv.org.
Oct 25: Tri-Chamber Mixer with Santa Clara & Sunnyvale

Join us on October 25th for our tri-chamber mixer bringing Santa Clara, Mountain View, and Sunnyvale together for an after-hours mixer to broaden participants' geographical contacts across the three cities. It's about relationship building, networking, generating leads, discussing county and local issues, and connecting with business leaders. 

Start building your network today!

Oct 25 - 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
New Seasons Market 760 East El Camino Real, Sunnyvale
Nov 3: FESTIV'ALL 2017

A Small Business Resource Fair
Festiv'all is one of Silicon Valley most celebrated and largest multi-cultural small business resource fair and mega mixer. 
Networking
Food Samples
Entertainment
Business Resources

Nov 3rd - 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Holiday Inn San Jose - Silicon Valley - 1350 N. First Street, San Jose
Nov 6: Lunch & Learn: 7 Tips for Staying Healthy During the Holiday Season and Beyond

The holidays are a busy time of year and can often be a source of stress. According to a 2015 survey conducted by Healthline, 60-65% of the respondents admitted to feeling stressed out during the holidays. Stress can lead to overeating, a lack of exercise, poor sleep and feelings of anxiety. With the holidays quickly approaching, why not plan ahead to beat that stress and stay healthy so you can be at your best personally and professionally, as you close out the current year and ring in the new one. Reena Vokoun, a Mountain View Chamber of Commerce member and the founder of  Passion Fit , will provide 7 Tips for Staying Healthy During the Holiday Season and Beyond.
 
At the end of the session, Chamber members will walk away with... read more

Nov 6th - 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
MVCOC - 580 Castro Street, Mountain View
PROMOTE
Oct 13: Ribbon Cutting Butterflies, Babies & Kids Boutique

Butterflies Baby & Kids Boutique invites you to their ribbon cutting ceremony on 
Friday, October 13 at 3:00pm.

Butterflies Baby & Kids Boutique  is a children's boutique and gift store, located in Mountain View, Ca specializing in extremely unique products of superior quality.

Oct 13th - 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm
Butterflies Baby & Kids Boutique
257 Castro Street, Suite 101
Oct 26: Ribbon Cutting Books Inc.

Books Inc invites you to their NEW home with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Oct 26th at 4:00 pm.

The West's Oldest Independent Bookseller

Books Inc We are an independently owned and operated bookseller with 11 locations in California. We can trace our  history  back to 1851 making us The West's Oldest Independent Bookseller.

Oct 26th - 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Books Inc.
317 Castro Street, Mountain View
Nov 2: ATHENA Awards Luncheon

Mountain View Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce the 26th Annual ATHENA Award and the 8th Annual ATHENA Young Professional Award. Created to honor an outstanding Mountain View leader and Chamber member, this award will be presented to a woman and young female professional who has attained and personified the highest level of professional excellence in business and the community. The ATHENA Awards will be presented at a luncheon on Thursday, November 2nd from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm at Michaels at Shoreline in Mountain View.
MOUNTAIN VIEW CHAMBER OF COMMERCE EDUCATION FOUNDATION NEWS
Giving opportunity through Education and Scholarships
Scholarship Mountain View

Have you been thinking about the rising cost of education and how our local high school students will make it through four years?

Enabling hard-working, dedicated students who have already demonstrated academic success, the ability to overcome obstacles, a drive to be a person of impact on their world and beyond and passion for serving others to reach their goal for higher level education is our mission.

Our big audacious goal for the 2018 scholarship round is to raise $200,000 with a vision to make this a 4 year scholarship program. This goal is in response to the following question... read more
Leadership Mountain View

Helping Good People Become Great Leaders

Expand your network
Enhance your leadership style
Activate your passion for community service

Thank you to all of our LMV Alumni to volunteered for the 46th Annual Art & Wine Festival. We could not have made this happen without your dedication to LMV and your help during this festival.

We started our 2017-2018 Leadership Mountain View term with 33 class participants on Friday, September 29th at Microsoft. Thank you to over 35 LMV Alumni who came out for the Welcome Reception. It was great to have the new class so warmly welcomed.
Mountain View Working Scholars

Bachelor’s Degrees at no cost to people who live and work in Mountain View. That’s right, a free college degree. If you have some college credit or are just getting started on a degree, Mountain View Working Scholars is for you. 

Take advantage of this opportunity to earn more, be promoted and stay in Mountain View.  (Learn More)   Apply Here

Your donation to this program can help raise the tide of economic success for everyone in Mountain View and beyond. Donations for Mountain View Working Scholars can be made here .
I Love Mountain View

I Love Mountain View is the virtual Visitor Center for the city of Mountain View. Our ILoveMV writer is committed to educating the community, both residents and visitors, about Mountain View.

Check out the most recent post about the A&W Volunteer Appreciation Party ( Read More)
      
If you have any ideas for articles on ILoveMV, please contact heidi@ilovemv.org.

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Internship to Employment Program

Do you have a tech-related project but lack the resources to complete it? NOVA has a solution to your workforce needs. NOVA’s Internship to Employment Program is a great opportunity to meet your needs while providing a local job seeker with additional skills and experience — with no obligation to hire at the conclusion of the project. ... See flyer
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