November Chamber Happenings

November 2016

The 2017 Mountain View Community Guides have  arrived!

The guide is filled with information about our City, local dining, shopping, accommodations, a member directory and much more. We hope you will support our Chamber businesses and also discover something new for yourself in this vibrant and growing community.

Members receive 10 at no additional cost. Please make arrangements to pick them up at our office.  
Ambry Organizing
Beauty by Blake @ Legar Salon
Empire Broadcasting Corporation
Fragomen Del Rey Bernsen & Loewy
Postal Annex
Red Rock Cafe
Residence Inn By Marriott Palo Alto Los Altos
Tinfoil Security

Support the Mountain View Chamber of Commerce Education Foundation Inc. when you shop,  
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Chamber Endorsements & Positions 

Here are the Chamber's Positions on local measures and Candidate Endorsements. Click here  

Remember to #VoteLastFirst. We URGE you to start on the LAST page of your ballot FIRST and work to the front because local issues affect your most. 

Nov 3: Members' Morning Forum: NO on Measure V  
Chamber members and interested community members and leaders are invited to an informational forum and continental breakfast to hear about the Chamber's position against Measure V, the Rent Stabilization City Charter Amendment on the November 8 ballot in Mountain View. Space is limited, please RSVP Here.
Nov 9: Joint Business Mixer @ Peninsula Building Materials Co. 
Join us for this month's joint mixer at Peninsula Building Materials Masonry Showroom!  Mix and mingle in a beautifully designed showroom with food and drinks. 

RSVP today to build your business contacts within the chamber. 
Nov 4: Ribbon Cutting - Forever Smiles Pediatric Dentistry 
Forever Smiles Pediatric Dentistry invites you to their Open House and Ribbon Cutting on Friday, November 4 at 4:00 PM. 

Join us for some fun with Sam's Chowder House food truck, Milk and Wood ice cream truck, drinks, music, and a Balloon Artist! Bring your families, and your office staff too!  Register Now 
Earn a Bachelor's Degree in Business at Little to No Cost Through Our Partnership with  
Mountain View Working Scholars

Accelerating local workforce development via technology-education-community partnership.

Mountain View Chamber of Commerce Education Foundation and Mountain View technology company,, are thrilled to announce an unprecedented workforce development initiative. Together, we are offering the opportunity for anybody working in Mountain View to earn a Bachelor's degree in Business - at little to no cost. Read More
Chamber Members Save Big with Office Depot  
Looking to save money on office supplies? Get exclusive savings through our partnership with Office Depot. Projected annual savings of $360 - $1800 depending on how much you spend a year. Learn More   

Incredible Results Happen When Your Partner with TriNet    
Mountain View Chamber of Commerce has teamed up with TriNet, a leading provider of full-service HR solutions for small to midsize businesses (SMBs) to bring you a one stop shop for your human resource needs. We recently signed on with TriNet for our HR and immediately realized the increased employee satisfaction in the array of benefits. Read More
Nov 24: Applied Materials Silicon Valley
Turkey Trot 2016 
Turkey Trot 2016 The Applied Materials Silicon Valley Turkey Trot takes place on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 24 at 8:30am.

Compete as a "Fittest Firm" corporate team with your colleagues at the Applied Materials Silicon Valley Turkey Trot! The race offers everyone from elite athletes to casual walkers the opportunity to get moving and give back to the community just in time for the holiday season. All proceeds from our 5K and 10K races go to local organizations dedicated to providing families with health, hope, and a home.
Registration information is available HERE.

To sign up your company as a Fittest Firm team, contact:
Holiday Train December 3 & 4 - Bring an unwrapped to to Donate 
Celebrate the season with the Holiday Train! This beloved Bay Area tradition features a glittering train, a community toy drive and fun characters that delight families at train stations from San Francisco to Santa Clara.

Glowing with thousands of lights and holiday decorations, the Holiday Train will stop at nine train stations over two nights. During the 20-minute station stops, Santa, Mrs. Claus, Frosty and the gang will get off the train to greet children and spread holiday cheer. Bring the family to join in the fun, and bring a new, unwrapped toy to donate to the Holiday Train Toy Drive. Learn More