Dana Point Chamber of Commerce's Compass Newsletter
The Chamber Compass
Your bi-weekly guide to the news & happenings of Dana Point 
September 23, 2016
New Federal Overtime Rule
The U.S. Department of Labor announced the highly anticipated federal overtime rule under the Fair Labor Standards Act.  This final rule changes the salary level that must be met before certain employees can be exempt from overtime.  What does this new law mean for California employers?   

October Networking at Noon


October Mixer

Guests should come prepared with the following:
* Wear non-slip shoes (athletic or tennis shoes)
* Dress in layers as it is usually 10 to 15 degrees cooler on the water
* Apply sun screen, wear a hat and sunglasses
* Bring a camera and/or binoculars

Register online early to receive a name tag with your business name custom made on the boat by Carl Linhardt of Swipe Merchant Services!

If you are interested in donating a raffle prize, please contact  Krystal Neitzke
Candidate Forum

When :
Wednesday, October 12, 2016
From 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Dana Point Community Center
34052 Del Obispo Street
Dana Point, CA 92629

The Dana Point Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the League of Women Voters Capistrano Bay Area and the Dana Point Times, invites you to participate in a Candidates Forum for those seeking election to the Dana Point City Council.  The DPCC does not support or oppose candidates for elections, but endeavors to prese nt the candidates to the electorate.  The program schedule allows each candidate two minutes for an opening statement, followed by ninety minutes of written questions from the audience.  The candidates are asked to limit their answers to one minute each.  Responses to the questions will allow the audience to become familiar with major issues.

BEEP BEEP!  Here Comes the Dana Point Lantern District Car Show!

The Dana Point Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the City of Dana Point, will be hosting the Dana Point Lantern District Car Show on Sunday, October 23rd from 1pm-5pm.  The event will be held on Del Prado between Old Golden Lantern and Amber Lantern, and will be free for spectators.
There will be great entertainment, hundreds of custom and classic cars, an added Motorcycle element, along with awards such as Best in Show, Mayor's Cup and more! 

Dana Point Chamber of Commerce
34163 Pacific Coast Hwy, Suite 100
Dana Point, CA 92629
(949) 496-1555

Tools You Can Use!
Are you looking for tools to plan your start-up business?  Are you looking for tools to further your business' success?  SCORE is dedicated to helping small businesses get off the ground, grow and achieve their goals.  Check out the variety of educational tips including: business planning , finance , sales , marketing and management templates and guides .  Click HERE to get started!    

New Members to the Chamber!
Welcome, make yourself at home!  Whether you are browsing homes for sale, checking out new listings, viewing open houses, reading about local communities, or getting a home value estimate, I can help you get better acquainted with the local real estate market.  With my local expertise and the support of First Team Real Estate, the #1 Broker in Southern California, you know you're in good hands.  First Team and our family of companies offers a full service experience, so don't hesitate to bring us your toughest questions. Contact me today!
Suzy Kablan (714) 883-7192

Reves Business Solutions provides essential tools to navigate the business world.  Our goal is to build a mutually strong business relationship with our clients which will contribute to their success. We strive to offer a full service firm to confidentially handle all of their accounting and financial needs. We offer a variety of services including: start-up consulting, Quickbooks accounting, budgets and forecasting, tax accounting, cost accounting, systems analyst, and human resources.
Let us help you take your business to the next level!
34232 Pacific Coast Hwy, Suite E
Dana Point, CA 92629
(949) 304-0392
Upcoming Events 
Wednesday, October 5th @ 5:30pm
St. Andrews by the Sea
2001 Calle Frontera
San Clemente, CA 92673

Friday, October 7th @ 10:30am - 9:00pm
Monarch Beach Golf Links
50 Monarch Beach Resort N
Dana Point, CA 92629

Saturday, October 8th @ 10:00am - 5:00pm
Sea Terrace Park
33410 Pacific Coast Hwy
Dana Point, CA 92629
Admission is FREE!
City of Dana Point (949) 248-3530

Saturday, October 8th @ 10:00am - 8:00pm
Outlets at San Clemente
101 W Avenida Vista Hermosa
San Clemente, CA 92672
(949) 535-2323

Harbor Grill Champagne Reception
Saturday, October 8th @ noon - 4:00pm
Harbor Grill 34499 Golden Lantern
Dana Point, CA 92629
Bill Palmer Photography on display with champagne and appetizers! 
Contact Harbor Grill (949) 240-1416
Saturday, October 15th @ 12:00pm - 7:00pm
Sea Terrace Park
33501 Niguel Road
Dana Point, CA 92629
Admission is FREE!

Sunday, October 16th @ 12:30pm-5:00pm
San Clemente Community Center
100 N. Calle Seville
San Clemente, CA 92673
Click here for more info!

If you are interested in supporting our business community, join the Dana Point Chairman's Circle! Please contact Heather Johnston for more information.

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