April 10, 2018
THE NEWS YOU NEED
Message from our CEO - Nancy Lindholm

CHAMBER HEADS TO SACRAMENTO TO REPRESENT BUSINESS 
 
A delegation of business leaders will be headed to Sacramento May 22-24 to voice concerns over pending legislation deemed harmful to the economy and the ability for business to prosper and create jobs.

The Capitol visit will be in conjunction with the members of the Chambers of Commerce Alliance of Ventura & Santa Barbara Counties. The Alliance's Sacramento-based lobbyist will coordinate a series of meetings with our legislators and their staff, as well as key committee chairs.

CHAMBER ANNOUNCES RECIPIENTS OF COMMUNITY & BUSINESS AWARDS

The Selection Committee for the 2018 Community & Business Awards met on March 29 to sift through nominations submitted by Chamber and community members for a variety of award categories. The Selection Committee is made up of representatives of the sponsors of the Awards luncheon, which will take place on April 27 at Levity Live at The Collection.

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE FOR COMMUNITY & BUSINESS AWARDS

The Community and Business Awards luncheon will be held on Friday, April 27. Sponsorship opportunities are still available. This is a great event to sponsor – gain community visibility and recognition for supporting great leaders in Oxnard. If you are interested in sponsoring this event, please contact Sharen Strong at the Chamber office.

CALENDAR

APRIL 11
9:00AM-10:00AM

APRIL 12
8:00AM-9:00AM

APRIL 18
3:00PM

APRIL 18
5:00PM - 6:30PM

APRIL 26
NOON - 1:30PM

APRIL 27
8:15AM-9:15AM

APRIL 27
11:30AM-1:30PM

MAY 9
9:00AM-10:00AM

MAY 9
5:00PM-6:00PM

MAY 10
8:00AM-9:00AM

MAY 10
11:30AM-1:30PM

MAY 14
NOON-1:30PM

MAY 16
3:00PM
Ribbon Cutting at Los Agaves Restaurant

Wednesday, April 18, 2018
5:00PM-6:30PM

2810 Portico Way #1105 | Oxnard, CA
WELCOME NEW MEMBERS
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2750 Park View Court, Suite 250
Oxnard, CA 93036
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Sleep Number
2740 Portico Way, Space 2326
Oxnard, CA 93036
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John Cole Marketing
79 E. Daily Drive Suite 122
Camarillo, CA 93010
(805) 209-9108

John Cole Marketing is a leading marketing company to help with your branding needs. Your branding is their top of mind, whether that is with custom branded merchandise, custom print materials or marketing campaigns they have you covered. With their supply chain resources they've been able to deliver the most unique and creative branded products to meet their clients' needs. Your company's branding is key to marketing success, John Cole Marketing will deliver all of your branding desires while generating the most exposure possible.
The Law Offices of Peyman & Rahnama
705 N. Oxnard Boulevard Suite 103
Oxnard, CA 93030
(805) 351-3722

Ramin Peyman and Tony Rahnama provide representation to people across Southern California. Focusing on Workers Compensation and Personal Injury. With over 20 years experience, they have now commenced their ventures into other areas of consumer protection: Bankruptcy and Professional Liability.

Dr. Miguel Lopez
4249 Harbor Island Lane
Oxnard, CA 93035
(805) 889-8169

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Vagabond Inn Oxnard
1245 N. Oxnard Boulevard
Oxnard, CA 93030
(805) 983-0251

The Vagabond Inn Oxnard hotel is conveniently located in the heart of Downtown Oxnard, CA where countless opportunities for adventure and entertainment await you. 
MEMBER MESSAGES
SCORE VENTURA COUNTY HOSTING THEIR 7TH ANNUAL FREE SMALL BUSINESS EXPO ON MAY 1

For the 7th year in a row, SCORE Ventura County, a nonprofit resource partner of the Small Business Administration (SBA), that offers free mentoring and business education for Ventura County, is hosting their annual free Small Business Expo. 

REEL GUPPY OUTDOORS - TAKING KIDS OUT FISHING 
AND EXPERIENCE EDUCATIONAL ADVENTURES

Reel Guppy Outdoors founder, Kevin Brannon saw a need for a free youth fishing program in his local community. Many kids would tell him they wished they had someone to take them fishing too, whenever he and his kids would pile into the car, fishing rods and tackle in tow.

5 THINGS WE DID FOR YOU IN THE PAST WEEK
1.Had a meeting of the Chamber Ambassadors to share new member information and to follow up on veteran members.

2.Held a Business Advocacy Committee to address local issues.

3.Hosted SCORE (Service Core of Retired Executives) in our conference room where they provide no-cost business consulting.

4.Announced the 2018 Community & Business Award recipients. Award ceremony will be held April 27 at Levity Live at The Collection. Register now!

5.The top referral category searched on our website in March was “Attorneys,” followed closely behind by “Agriculture” and “Restaurants and Dining.”
CAL CHAMBER NEWS
CALCHAMBER RELEASES 2018 JOB KILLER LIST
The California Chamber of Commerce released its annual list of job killer bills and launched its new Capitol Insider Blog, which, in this first installment, provides details about the list and the 21 bills that have been identified as those that pose the greatest threat to California’s job climate and economy. Sign up to follow the Capitol Insider blog at  http://capitolinsider.calchamber.com/

CHAIRMAN'S CLUB