May 8, 2018
THE NEWS YOU NEED
TACKLING HOMELESSNESS IN VENTURA COUNTY

Find out what collaboration is taking place on May 10 Knowledge & Networking Lunch

Program introduction by Ventura County Supervisor John Zaragoza

Christy Madden is a Sr. Deputy Executive Officer for Community Development Division in County Executive Office, administering HUD Entitlement grants and Countywide Continuum of Care funding for homeless programs and services. She actively participates in several County initiatives including Pay for Success, promoting outcomes-based contracting, innovative financing, data integration, and pursuing system improvements to enhance service delivery by strengthening community, non-profit, and local government partnerships.

Message from our CEO - Nancy Lindholm

CHAMBER THANKS ASSEMBLYMEMBER JACQUI IRWIN FOR EMPLOYERS' RELIEF

Congratulations to Assemblymember Jacqui Irwin on the unanimous vote of support for her legislation to help employers curb sexual harassment cases. AB 2770 passed out of the Assembly with full support of both Democrats and Republicans on May 7. The bill will enable businesses to avoid hiring repeat sexual harassment offenders, ending the cycle of harassment in industries across California.

CHAMBER ELECTS NEW OFFICERS FOR BALANCE OF 2018

The Chamber Board of Directors regretfully accepted the resignation of Michael Wynn Song as Chair at their meeting on April 26. Michael was elected to the position in December of 2017, but his plans to spend the next few years in Oxnard changed and he moved his home and family to Texas.

NEW MEMBER MINGLE MEETS HAPPY HOUR 1.5 MAY 16

Learn how to get the most out of your listing on our website. See what complimentary promotional opportunities are available to both new and veteran members. Can participation on a Chamber committee help your business?

It's all available May 16 at the New Member Mingle & Happy Hour 1.5.

CALENDAR

MAY 9
9:00AM-10:00AM

MAY 10
8:00AM-9:00AM

MAY 10
11:30AM-1:30PM

MAY 14
NOON-1:30PM

MAY 16
4:30PM-6:00PM

MAY 16
3:00PM

MAY 21
NOON-1:30PM

MAY 25
8:15AM-9:15AM

MAY 28

MAY 31
Noon-1:30PM

JUNE 5
Noon-1:00PM

JUNE 11
Noon-1:30PM

JUNE 13
9:00AM-10:00AM
WELCOME NEW MEMBERS
Mission Linen Supply
505 Maulhardt Avenue
Oxnard, CA 9300
(805) 485-6794

Mission Linen Supply is a family-owned, privately-held company and a leading provider of products and services to hospitality, medical and industrial businesses. Founded in 1930 by George “Ben” Page, the company has grown from a one-man operation to a leading player in the linen rental and uniform business.

Favly, Inc.
1211 Maricopa Hwy #220
Ojai, CA 93023
(800) 640-9571

Favly empowers business owners like you to be seen, shared and recommended by your local community. Build your profile in minutes! Upload your logo, photos and videos to be seen and shared by more local customers.

IBEW Local No. 952
3994 E. Main Street
Ventura, CA 93003
(805) 642-2149

IBEW Local 952 represent professionals in the electrical trade and share long-standing partnerships with over 100 electrical contractors dedicated to providing safe, efficient, and reliable electrical installations to all their customers.
Ventura Citizens for Energy Independence
PO Box 6369
Ventura, CA 93006
Referred by: Amy Fonzo

Californians for Energy Independence is a coalition that supports state and local policies that allow for continued domestic energy production and opposes those policies – such as oil taxes and energy bans – that would hinder production and increase reliance on foreign oil.

New American Funding
113 Los Altos Street
Oxnard, CA 93035

At New American Funding, their mission is to provide homeowners and future homeowners a variety of home financing options at competitive rates; fulfilling their needs in a manner that enhances their standard of living in realizing the American Dream . At New American Funding, their mission is to provide homeowners and future homeowners a variety of home financing options at competitive rates; fulfilling their needs in a manner that enhances their standard of living in realizing the American Dream.

Ageless Men's Health
2750 Park View Court, Suite 250
Oxnard, CA 93036
(805) 278-1688

Ageless Men’s Health has been dedicated to assisting men with low testosterone levels since opening our first clinic in 2007. They are dedicated to helping clients with low testosterone levels “lose years of age”, and increase their performance on a day-to-day basis.
MEMBER MESSAGES
EXPRESS ANNUAL SAFETY & CAL/OSHA UPDATE PRESENTATION

· Updates on actions and regulations added in the past year that affect you

· Learn the common violations on what OSHA is looking for

· Review and discuss the top 10 cited OSHA regulations

· Outlook for 2019 including Indoor Heat Illness

GOODWILL INDUSTRIES TO HOLD FIRST ANNUAL COMEDY NIGHT FUNDRAISER BENEFITING WORKFORCE PROGRAMS

Goodwill Industries of Ventura and Santa Barbara Counties is excited to announce the first annual comedy night fundraiser, Jokes for Jobs, to be held at Levity Live in Oxnard on Thursday, May 10, 2018.

5 THINGS WE DID FOR YOU IN THE PAST WEEK
1. Participated in the 7 th Annual Small Business Expo hosted by SCORE .

2.Had a booth at the Latino Business Expo where we met prospective members.

3.Attended a Western Association of Chamber Executives meeting in Sacramento to review creative for an exciting branding effort.

4.The Oxnard Leadership Steering Committee met to coordinate upcoming sessions of the 2018 program.

5.Hosted several members who utilized our conference room for various types of meetings. Conference room rentals are available! Contact our office for more information.
CAL CHAMBER NEWS
Four California Chamber of Commerce-opposed job killer bills are likely dead for the session, having failed to advance to the Assembly Appropriations Committee for a vote. In addition, a fifth bill was amended recently to remove the job killer tag.

CHAIRMAN'S CLUB