May 1, 2018
THE NEWS YOU NEED
Don't forget to vote today!
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.

BUSINESS NEEDS TO BE ACTIVE PLAYER IN POLITICAL ARENA

Remember to Vote Today!

Oxnard will hold its special city council recall election today, May 1. Business leaders are strongly encouraged to participate by voting and urging employees, colleagues and family members to do the same. The recall election will likely see a very light voter turnout (maybe 10%).

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.

CAPITALIZE ON YOUR CHAMBER BENEFITS!

New Member Mingle May 15

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 15 at the New Member Mingle. "Seasoned" members are also welcome.

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 15
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
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.

Sleep Number
2740 Portico Way, Space 2326
Oxnard, CA 93036
(805) 654-0525

As the leader in sleep innovation, Sleep Number Corporation delivers the best quality sleep through effortless, adjustable comfort and biometric sleep tracking. Sleep Number is a visionary in health and wellness, proving the connection between quality sleep and wellbeing.
RENEWALS - THANK YOU FOR YOUR INVESTMENT
MEMBER MESSAGES
THE WEISER AGENCY

The Weiser Agency is a local, family-owned, Farmers Insurance agency based in the Channel Islands Harbor. Their dedicated team takes pride in providing custom insurance solutions to protect all you love including your home, business, boat, car and overall lifestyle you have worked so hard to build.  

LAST CALL TO SUBMIT PROPOSALS FOR DEVELOPMENT OF PROPERTIES IN HISTORIC DOWNTOWN OXNARD

Attention all developers! This is the last call to submit proposals to develop a mix of retail and residential properties in historic downtown Oxnard. The Oxnard Community
Development Commission Successor Agency and the City of Oxnard are inviting developers to submit proposals for the development of property groupings known as Plaza Park North (Group C) and Plaza Park South (Group F).

5 THINGS WE DID FOR YOU IN THE PAST WEEK
1.Represented Oxnard Chamber members at a meeting of the Chambers of Commerce Alliance of Ventura & Santa Barbara Counties.

2.Hosted SCORE counselors in the Chamber office. They provide free mentoring for local businesses.

3.Had a Chamber Board of Directors meeting where new officers were elected for the remainder of 2018.

4.Chamber CEO Nancy Lindholm served on the city’s Measure O Oversight Committee. Measure O is the local half-cent sales tax approved by voters in 2008.

5.Held the 68th annual Community & Business Awards. Congratulations to all the awardees who make Oxnard a great place!!
CAL CHAMBER NEWS
Legislative Preview: Votes to be Cast Today on CalChamber-Sponsored Bill, CalChamber-Opposed Measures
Legislative committee hearings today will give lawmakers a chance to cast votes to protect sexual harassment victims and employers from being sued for defamation, as well as block trial lawyer-sponsored attempts to create more avenues for litigation.

CHAIRMAN'S CLUB