Dana Point Chamber of Commerce's Compass Newsletter
The Chamber Compass
Your bi-weekly guide to the news & happenings of Dana Point 
May 13, 2016
Destination Guides are back! 
Deadline to reserve advertising space for the July publication date is Friday, June 10th. 

Take advantage of this special resource guide.  
This is a great opportunity to get your name in front of *31,500 residents, visitors and businesses alike!
*2.1 readers per 15,000 distributed copies
  • The time has come once again to highlight all Dana Point has to offer.  From dining to recreation and everything in between, the Dana Point Chamber of Commerce's annual Destination Guide and Business Directory will showcase our city's unique characteristics and businesses.  
  • This full-color, glossy publication will tell of the city's storied history, contain a member directory, include a calendar of Dana Point's annual events and feature guides for local dining, arts, shopping, excursions, nightlife, attractions, spas, hotels, beaches and more.
A digital version will also be downloadable at www.danapointtimes.com and www.danapointchamber.com all year long!

*Chamber Member Discount*
Members will receive a 25% discount!

Produced by

May Mixer *Joint with San Clemente* 

3rd Thursday Joint Mixer with San Clemente Chamber
Thursday, May 19th @ 5:30pm to 7:30pm
200 Avenida La Pata
San Clemente 92673

Members $12
Nonmembers $20

If you are interested in donating a raffle prize for a 
3rd Thursday Mixer, please contact:

Chamber Office: (949)-496-1555
All Aboard the Trolley
The 2016 Summer Trolley Service is back!  
The trolley service is FREE and  will run daily starting June 17th through Labor Day

Operating Hours
Monday-Thursday: noon - 9pm 
Fridays: noon - 10pm
Saturdays: 10am - 10pm
Sundays: 10am - 9pm
Labor Day: 10am - 8pm

Riders can share their experience on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram using #dptrolley

For more information, visit www.dptrolley.com 

How can the Chamber help you? 
Join us for a New Member Orientation      
and get the scoop on how the 
Chamber and your Membership 
should be working for you! We 
encourage new members, 
new employees and current 
members looking for a "refresher" 
course to attend this event. 
This orientation is your opportunity  t o meet Chamber staff, Board 
members, Chamber Ambassadors  and fellow new members- all 
while learning about the exciting  opportunities your Chamber 
membership offers you!

When:  Thursday, May 26th
        @ 5:00pm to 6:00pm

Where: Dana Point Chamber Office 
*Conference Room*
34163 Pacific Coast Hwy, Suite 100
Dana Point, CA 92629

*There is no charge to attend*

To RSVP, please email

Support a Local School! 
Broderick Montessori is committed to providing children with an exceptional academic education as well as an education for life.   The Shwack Beach Grill, located on Del Prado, is generously hosting a fundraiser in the Month of May on every Monday from 12pm to 9pm.  They will be donating 15% of sales to Broderick Montessori each Monday. Support a local school in time of need- all while enjoying a delicious meal! 
The Shwack Beach Grill
24502 Del Prado, Suite A 
Dana Point, CA 92629


Welcome New Members!
Good Choice Sushi by the Sea, located on Pacific Coast Highway in Capistrano Beach, is the perfect sushi spot with outdoor patio dining. Just across the street from the beach, guests can enjoy a delicious meal while watching the sunset.  
Make a reservation! (949)-542-8499

Hobie Surf Shop carries a wide variety of clothing, SUP and surfboards, swimwear, shoes, equipment, gear, accessories, gifts, and everything you need for the ocean sports lifestyle.  Our team will bring to you the finest products and product technology while providing you with a place to talk, shop and make connections; a place where not only the surfing and the SUP communities can call home, but the greater community can call home as well.  A home that promotes the clean living, ocean oriented lifestyle that
Hobie Alter gave us over sixty years ago.

CoastalEstates Property Management is headquartered in Dana Point, CA., specializing in residential property management in areas surrounding Orange County and southern California.We are dedicated to making your experience with us seamless.  The key is to provide top-notch customer service, genuinely care about each and every client, and be available for their every need.  Our expert team has 20+ years in experience and is trusted and well known in the area as one of the top property management firms.  We can handle it, whatev er your needs may be!  
Contact us (949)-388-8019 

Established locally by Broker/Owner Michael Rosenberg, Dream Team Properties is a privately held and independently operated real estate brokerage specializing in some of Orange County's finest coastal properties.  Dream Team Properties takes pride in always putting our clients first.  There are many elements to buying a new home or selling your existing home and we are here to help in any way possible!  
Have questions? 
Contact us (949)-481-1788

Graystone Auctions started over 30 years ago in Sun City, Arizona.  We specialize in real estate and complete estate and business liquidation for attorneys, accountants, their clients, and the general public.  We have conducted over 1,000 successful real estate and estate auctions.  Graystone Auctions is very select in the auctions conducted.  We only auction in areas that there is demand for the real estate being sold.  We create an auction event where all parties are on an equal playing field which warrants the highest possible price for the property. 
Call today for a meeting! (408)-637-1587   

Mark Your Calendar: Upcoming Events
Sunday, May 15th @1:00pm
Dana Point Lantern District 
Del Prado between Violet Lantern & Amber Lantern 

Thursday, May 19th @ 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Bella Collina Towne & Golf Club 
200 Avenida La Pata
San Clemente, CA 92673



Wednesday, May 25th @ 5pm to 6pm
Dana Point Chamber Office 
34163 Pacific Coast Hwy, Suite 100
Dana Point, CA 92629
*No Charge*


Thursday, June 2nd @ 11:30am to 1:00pm
Brio Tuscany Grille 
24050 Camino Del Avion
Dana Point, CA 92629

*Quad with San Clemente, San Juan & Laguna Niguel*
Thursday, June 16th @ 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Monarch Beach Resort 
1 Monarch Beach Resort
Dana Point, CA 92629 

Saturday, June 25th & Sunday, June 26th
Doheny State Beach 
25300 Dana Point Harbor Dr 
Dana Point, CA 92629


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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