July Newsletter

Mountain View's longtime signature event, the Art & Wine Festival will be held Sept 7-8, 2019. Volunteer Applications, Food Vendor and Free Speech applications and Sponsor Opportunities can be found below.

Upcoming Events
7/3 Business ConneXions Group Meeting
7/10 Business Issues & Public Policy Meeting
7/17 Business ConneXions Group Meeting
7/23 FuELSV Meetup
Renewing Members
Business Issues & Public Policy Meeting
July 10, 2019 | 12:00pm - 1:30pm | Chamber Boardroom

 Identifies and acts on key issues of interest to Mountain View businesses. Areas of focus include local, state and federal legislative issues, as well as business and industry related issues such as transportation, development, regulation and business trends. The committee meets on the 2nd Wednesday of every month. 12:00pm – 1:30pm at the Mountain View Chamber.

For more information, please contact   govt_relations@chambermv.org  

5th Annual Technology Showcase

July 16, 2019 | 11:30am - 3:00pm | Civic Center Plaza, Mountain View
Sign up now for Leadership Mountain View Class of 2020!
Photo Credit: Lisa Matichak via Facebook
Helping Good People Become Great Leaders. Leadership Mountain View (LMV) wraps up another successful program year. Congratulations to the Class of 2019! This graduating class of 33 is now a part of a network of over 500 Alumni. LMV is currently recruiting for the next program year, 2020, which will also be the 30th Anniversary of the Program. Be a part of this milestone and apply! You can learn more at lmv.education or email kim.copher@lmv.education .
Get the Shift You Want! Mountain View Art & Wine Festival Volunteer Applications
Come join us and be a part of the 48th Annual Chamber of Commerce's Mountain View Art & Wine Festival! We are striving to make this another incredible year. But to do that, we need your help! We are looking for fun enthusiastic volunteers of ages 14 and up to work a 4 1/2 hour shift on Saturday and/or Sunday, September 7th & 8th, 2019.

There are four shifts that have openings:
Saturday 9/7: 10:30am- 3pm and Saturday 9/7: 2:30pm-7:15pm
Sunday 9/8: 9:30am-2:00pm and Sunday 9/8: 1:30-6:15pm
Business ConneXions Leads Group Meetings
July 3 & 17, 2019 | 11:30am - 12:30pm | Chamber Boardroom

Please be our guest at the only Mountain View Chamber-affiliated networking group! Benefits of joining the group include making business connections within the CoC, practicing speaking about your business, benefiting from the expertise of others, expanding your referral network, and being more connected with the Chamber's goals and influence.

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Chamber Conference Room
580 Castro Street, Mountain View

Annual Member Celebration

July 10, 2019 | 5:30pm - 7:30pm | Ristorante Don Giovanni - 235 Castro Street, Mountain View
Join us at Ristorante Don Giovanni's on Wednesday, July 10th for the Annual Member Celebration.

This Annual mixer is our premier mixer event. It is an excellent opportunity to meet and develop new partnerships. Help us thank outgoing board members and welcome the following new board members:

Outgoing Chair of the Board
Cecile Currier, El Camino Health & CONCERN:EAP (2018-2019)

Outgoing Board Members
Lonnie Gary, Young, Craig + Co, LLP (2012-2019)
Larry Moore, Retired (Larry's AutoWorks) (2013-2019)
Debbie Villa, Live Nation/Shoreline Amphitheatre (2013-2019)

Incoming Chair of the Board
Kathy Thibodeaux, KM Thibodeaux Consulting LLC
FuELSV July Meet Up

July 23, 2019 | 5:30pm - 7:00pm | Off the Rails Brewing, 111 S Murphy Ave, Sunnyvale
Mark your calendars! The July meetup location has been selected. Please check back for more details at fuelsv.org.
A Special Place for Children
Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital  Stanford opened their new facility in December of 2017 and I got to go on a tour this week. It’s right next door to the original hospital, and that one is now referred to as the West Building. The new one is unbelievably gorgeous. Each floor has its own theme and all of the native California animals portrayed on each floor were selected by a committee of children. Everyplace you look, there are animals; sculptures of them, paintings and mosaics. I felt like I was on an art-walk in a nature themed museum... Read more
All-Electric Properties Can Win Thousands with New SV Clean Energy Program
Calling all home and building owners, developers, builders, architects and designers to apply for the All-Electric Showcase Awards provided by @SVCleanEnergy! Win $2,000 to $5,000 in a cash prize and have your all-electric building showcased as a case study for safer and healthier all-electric living and operations. Applications close on July 26. Apply today! https://www.svcleanenergy.org/all-electric-award/ .
Mountain View CAN, Can you?
This summer, let's start a # CanChallenge. Food donations tend to drop in summer months, but hunger doesn't take a vacation. What if everyone brought 1 can of food to their local food pantry? Take the Can Challenge! Post a picture or video of yourself dropping off a can (or more) of food. Tag CSA and your friends, spread the word!
#CanChallenge #CSACares #MountainViewCan
Concerts on the Plaza | July 5 & July 19
The Community Services Department proudly presents Concerts on the Plaza! The concert series will take place on the first AND third Friday of the month April through September from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Join your friends and neighbors and bring your blanket or lawn chair down to the Civic Center Plaza for a variety of musical performances. In addition to the music, there will be a food truck, a “Pop Up Park” area for children and for adults, beer and wine. 
Series Sponsor:
Friday, July 5 - Trio Sol de Mexico
Friday, July 19 - Kevin Pfeffer

KidStock - a kid's music festival series
The City of Mountain View launched a brand new event series - KidStock! KidStock brings to you live children's music from popular Bay Area performers, games, arts and crafts, and more! All events are 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon and take place on the Civic Center Plaza. 
July Sponsor:
Saturday, July 20 - Andy Z and the Andyland Band