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August 9, 2022


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OUR ADVOCACY WORKS AND PAYS OFF: ECONOMIC IMPACT GRANTS FROM COUNTY ARPA FUNDS
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Apply by August 31
Our Chamber tirelessly advocates for grant allocation, now available:
To mitigate the impact on small businesses, the County of El Dorado has allocated American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds for COVID-19 Economic Impact Grants. The purpose of this program is to offer financial assistance to eligible small businesses in the County that have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic and the resulting restrictions.
MORE COVID-RELIEF GRANTS -
APPLY BY AUG 12
Apply Now
Microbusiness, Nonprofit, and COVID-19 Relief Grants are available while funded, details below.
BUSINESS CONFIDENCE SURVEY
By completing this short survey, you will receive an advance copy of the survey results prior to release to our membership.
Your Input is Needed
Business owners and decision makers recently received an email from us via one of our Members, sanjay@sbvarshney.com at Goldstone Wealth Management, who produces our Economic Index Reports and Business Confidence Surveys.

Since 2016 one of the Chamber’s programs is the El Dorado Hills Business Confidence Survey. The survey produces valuable results, giving insight on the expected changes in employment, sales and profit among local businesses.
CAL CHAMBER WEBINAR FOR DETERMINING YOUR REFUND - AUG 17
The webinar will also cover the related Paid Sick Leave Refundable Credit, and Paid Family Leave Refundable Credit. 
Claim your Money
CalChamber and CalCPA are partnering to provide a FREE webinar: 
Wednesday, August 17th
10:30 - 11:30 AM

John Langreck, CPA, and CalChamber Policy Advocate Preston Young will present an informative discussion on the Employee Retention Credit (ERC). The ERC is a refundable payroll credit designed to offset some of the financial hardship businesses experienced during the pandemic. For those who qualify, it can mean a credit of up to $26,000 per employee. 
REGIONAL MEET THE LEADERS EVENT
Meet the Leaders: The 50 Economic Alliance
This event provides you access to some of the MOST influential people in our City, County and Region. You will also network with your fellow business professionals.

Bayside Church, Folsom
Thursday, August 25th
11:30 AM - 1 PM

GUEST SPEAKERS:
Cyrus Abhar- City Manager for the City of Rancho Cordova
Elaine Andersen- City Manager for the City of Folsom
Don Ashton- Chief Administrative Officer for El Dorado County
HISTORY OF EL DORADO HILLS
Courtesy of Sierra Community Access Television
To honor the late Tony Mansour, Sierra Community Access Television presents this encore video presentation of Tony's talk to the Clarksville Region Historical Society in 2016. In this video, Tony explains how the area known as El Dorado Hills came to be.

Tony's local memorial was July 20, 2022 at the El Dorado Hills Community Services District Pavilion, where it all began.
BECOME A V.I.V.
"VERY IMPORTANT VOLUNTEER"
Lots of Perks & Fun Await
Our V.I.V. Program was officially kicked off at our Brewfest Pre-Party and we invite YOU to become a V.I.V. "Very Important Volunteer" too!

Fun perks and even EDH Brewfest Tickets are in store for our V.I.V.'s, who are so appreciated by our Chamber and community! We hope you join us!
RCP CONSTRUCTION, INC. PRESENTS
EL DORADO HILLS BREWFEST - SEPT 10
Tickets $20 - $65 - Get yours now before they sell out!

Brewfest Tip: VIP Tickets sell out early every year! Get yours now!
Sipping on the Second Saturday of September in Serrano
Sponsorships are SOLD OUT - Thank you for your support!!

Get on the waitlist for a Vendor Booth - We don't want you to miss this signature El Dorado Hills Event, and will do our best to accommodate you!
BUSINESS BUILDER BLENDER - AUG 10
August Mixer
Enjoy great networking, complimentary bites, and meet the new owners of 36 Handles! Happy hour drink specials will be available.
1010 White Rock Rd., Ste. 100
Wednesday, August 10th
5:30 - 7:00 PM

Bring a raffle prize to promote your business, and see you there!
HWY 50 CORRIDOR POWER LUNCH - AUG 12
Join the EDH, Folsom & Rancho Cordova Chambers
Expand your network and safely connect with regional partners. Enjoy a delicious all-inclusive luncheon, $25 payable directly to the restaurant. Bring a raffle prize to promote your business!

2222 Francisco Dr., EDH
Friday, August 12th
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Your RSVP is requested so we can plan accordingly, see you there!
INFLUENCE NEW EDH RESIDENTS'
BUYING HABITS - DUE AUG 12
Thank you to some of our volunteers for assembling our last round of Welcome Bags -
Your Swag Rides FREE
In its 7th year running strong, Welcome Bags bring your branded swag to new EDH residents FOR FREE, as a benefit of your Chamber Membership.

Don't miss this impactful opportunity, RSVP now. Items due August 12th, 2022.
CYBERSECURITY WEBINAR - AUG 16
From Our Chamber Member

Busting the Top 5
Security Myths
Tuesday, August 16th
11:00 - 11:30 AM

Scan QR code in flyer to register
COFFEE & COMMERCE - AUG 24
Breakfast with the Early Birds
Join us to start your day the right way with great conversation & networking!

2023 Vine Street #102
In El Dorado Hills Town Center

RSVP is required in courtesy to the restaurant.
TRI-CHAMBER MIXER & GROUNDBREAKING - AUG 25
The Food Bank of El Dorado County
You are invited to join the El Dorado Hills, Shingle Springs Cameron Park, and El Dorado County Chambers to celebrate the groundbreaking of the Food Bank of El Dorado County's Emergency Resource Center. Enjoy music, network, and complimentary food and drinks.

4850 Business Drive
Cameron Park
Thursday, August 25th
5:30 - 7:30 PM

Please RSVP, so we can plan accordingly.
~ NEW JOBS POSTED ~
FREE JOB BOARD: POST A JOB - FIND A JOB
Employment Opportunities: Job Postings are now upgraded and continue to be FREE for Chamber Members and competitively priced for non-members. You can now post your own job listings HERE.

It's fast, easy, and FREE.
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