June 2017
ERP for small to mid-size manufacturing companies. Using modern technology as a platform for growth. IQMS offers manufacturing software systems for repetitive, process, and discrete manufacturing industries. Learn more here. 
Mobvitel is a Verizon Premium Retailer, a full-service wireless retailer, which strives to satisfy its customers through exceptional service and valuable communications solutions. Visit Mobvitel's headquarters at 6654 Koll Center Parkway, Suite 355 in Pleasanton.
For more than two decades, ThinkSpot, Inc. has provided marketing departments and event planners with outstanding promotional concepts and personalized business gift solutions designed to heighten brand awareness.We take pride in our experience and our on-going search for fresh ideas. Learn more here. 
CEO's Corner
Hot Summer Subjects for Chamber's 2020 Forums
Scott Raty
Innovative trends for new school and classroom construction; the City of Pleasanton budget and financial picture; the Johnson Drive Economic Development Zone will be the focus of our June 14, July 12, and August 9, Pleasanton 2020 Forums this summer.
Each month we feature interactive presentations by knowledgeable folks on subject matter related to Pleasanton 2020: A Community Vision, the Chamber's local public policy agenda to help ensure Pleasanton remains among the very best cities in the country in which to live, work and raise a family. 
To encourage a variety of perspectives and participation, 2020 Forums are not just for chamber members, but all forums are open to the public, elected as well as appointed officials, organized labor, educators and more. We have seating for 36.
Herb Ritter, a local business person, planning commissioner and Chamber Board member is our moderator. We start at 7:30 a.m. and end no later than 9 a.m. sharp, the second Wednesday of each month. No reservation is needed, just show up, and join the discussion. To learn more about Pleasanton 2020: A Community Vision visit www.pleasanton.org .

A great crowd turned out to Handles Gastropub for the April mixer. Guests enjoyed a delicious spread of pulled pork sliders, chicken wings, mac n cheese, caesar salad and more. Handles has 30 beers & 16 wines rotating on tap behind a full cocktail bar, farm-fresh seasonal American cuisine, live music, pint nights, and more.

Contact Rose at Handles for more information on booking your next social or corporate gathering.
The Club at Ruby Hill  hosted a great Tradeshow Mixer in May. It marked the fourth spring in a row for this event to be at The Club at Ruby Hill. 
Like and follow The Club at Ruby Hill on their social media platforms:

Contact Melisa at Ruby Hill for more information on social memberships.
Mark your calendars for Wednesday, November 8, 2017 for the Fall Tradeshow Mixer.  
Kier & Wright Civil Engineers & Surveyors, Inc. has provided comprehensive civil engineering and land surveying services to both public and private sector clients since 1972. 
This spring marked the 45th anniversary of Kier & Wright's incorporation. We're grateful to all past and present Kier & Wright team members who have contributed to our firm over the years, to our clients and many friends for their continued support, and to our founders for instilling in Kier & Wright an emphasis on hard work, high standards, timeliness, and attentiveness to client needs that persists within our firm 45 years later. 

We're pleased to say that today, Kier & Wright is a growing team of over 150 hardworking professionals. We're excited to take on the next 45 years of growth, success and exciting projects!
Learn more at www.kierwright.com

Primrose School of Pleasanton partners with Sunflower Hill
Independently owned and operated Primrose School chooses  Sunflower Hill for contribution
A sustainable special needs community,
Sunflower Hill was the recipient of a $1,100 donation as well as a $1,500 donation of gift cards by  Primrose Schools of Pleasanton

Primrose Schools is a national family of private accredited early education and care schools across the country. They are more than just a daycare. Through their research-informed Balanced LearningĀ® approach, they provide meaningful learning experiences for children beginning at 6 weeks of age. The curriculum in their classrooms for infants, toddlers, preschool, kindergarten and after-school not only ins pire a love of learning but also empower children's potential preparing them for lifelong success. 

Each Primrose school is independently owned and operated by Franchise Owners, who partner with parents to help children build the right foundation for future learning and life, and offer an environment that helps children have fun while nurturing Active Minds, Healthy Bodies and Happy HeartsĀ®. 

Sunflower Hill seeks to create a sustainable residential community for individuals with special needs. They're thrilled to be starting the process to develop two parcels in the Easy Bay, including one in Pleasanton.

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Reserve your spot for Leadership Pleasanton 
Leadership Pleasanton is a program to develop community leaders, co-sponsored by the Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce and the City of Pleasanton.