June 12, 2018
THE NEWS YOU NEED
TRIO OF LEADERS TO SPEAK AT STATE OF THE CITY ADDRESS

There is certainly a lot going on in Oxnard! In fact, there is so much happening we have invited three people to speak at the State of the City Address on June 22. In addition to Mayor Tim Flynn, Interim City Manager Scott Whitney will update us on what he has been covering and Development Services Director Ashley Golden will provide a report on current and future development projects in the city.

Title Sponsor:
Message from our CEO - Nancy Lindholm

FLAG PROTOCOL IS WORTH REVISITING

I ran the following article in the June 2014 issue of the Business Voice. After attending many meetings and gatherings where Old Glory was the focus of pomp and circumstance, I thought I would share it again. When the occasion calls for a color guard, I am amazed at the wide variety of reactions by my fellow attendees. There seem to be very few civilians who know what to do when a flag is paraded past them.

DALLAS COWBOYS SOUVENIR PROGRAM-AD SALES ARE OPEN

Could your business benefit from more than 15,000 advertising impressions of your marketing message or discount coupon being viewed by a captive audience? If so, you will certainly want to be a part of the Dallas Cowboys Training Camp souvenir program.

This highly sought-after, full color program includes the 2018 Cowboys roster and training camp schedule. The program is distributed FREE to visitors entering the training camp. It includes an autograph section, a map, and a restaurant listing section. 15,000 distributed!

CHAMBER WELCOMES TOM CARRESE AS BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER

Tom Carrese joined the Chamber staff on June 4. He brings an extensive background and much experience in sales to the organization. His focus will be member recruitment and non-dues revenue. Please welcome Tom when you see him in the office or at a Chamber event.
CALENDAR

JUNE 13
9:00AM-10:00AM

JUNE 14
8:00AM-9:00AM

JUNE 20
3:00PM

JUNE 20
CANCELLED

JUNE 22
8:15AM-9:15AM

JUNE 22
11:30AM-1:30PM

JUNE 28
Noon-1:30PM

JUNE 28
4:00PM-6:00PM

JULY 4
Chamber Closed for Independence Day

JULY 9
NOON - 1:30PM

JULY 10
NOON-1:00PM

JULY 11
9:00AM - 10:00AM

JULY 12
8:00AM-9:00AM

JULY 12
11:30AM-1:30PM

JULY 16
NOON-1:30PM
WELCOME NEW MEMBERS
Montecito Bank & Trust
4730 Telephone Road
Ventura, CA 93003
(805) 564-7391

As the largest locally owned community bank on the Central Coast, Montecito Bank & Trust remains committed to their founding principle: to make the communities we serve better places to live and work. Their employees strive to achieve this every day.

Text Me Your Offers, Inc.
Oxnard, CA
(805) 205-5705

Text Me Your Offers is free to join. Once you join, you will be able to choose from hundreds of merchants to receive their special offer or discount. That’s the beauty of text messaging, it gets the word out to you the fastest way possible. 

Mission Linen Supply
505 Maulhardt Avenue
Oxnard, CA 93030
(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.
Members can link their social media accounts to their directory listing
Questions email graphics@oxnardchamber.org
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Free summer concert series to be held at Peninsula Park

Channel Islands Harbor is holding its annual Concerts by the Sea each Saturday from June 30 – Aug. 25. Each performance in the free summer concert series will be held from 4-6 p.m. at Peninsula Park, 3401 Peninsula Road, Oxnard at Channel Islands Harbor, next to the Hampton Inn.

5 THINGS WE DID FOR YOU IN THE PAST WEEK
1.Held an Oxnard Chamber Ambassadors meeting where some new committee members joined the group.

2.Represented Oxnard businesses at the Business Services Committee of the Workforce Development Board of Ventura County

3.Had an Oxnard Leadership Steering Committee to plan the upcoming sessions for Health & Human Services and Public Services.

4.The Oxnard Chamber Political Action Committee met to draft plans for the November election.

5.The Chamber’s Business Advocacy Committee and voted to recommend a support position on a water bond that will appear on the November ballot. The issue now goes to the Chamber Board of Directors. The BAC also discussed updates to Oxnard’s Industrial Code Ordinance.
CAL CHAMBER NEWS
Trade Report: State Exports Continue Growth Trajectory Despite Policy Turmoil
California’s merchandise export trade largely shrugged off the current turmoil over trade policies and kept growing in April, according to a Beacon Economics analysis of U.S. trade statistics newly released by the U.S. Census Bureau.

Foreign shipments by California businesses totaled $14.98 billion for the month, a nominal 6.5% gain over the $14.07 billion recorded one year earlier.

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