In This Issue:

Photo by Tom Bolton,
Upcoming Chamber Events
July B2B Breakfast hosted by Vox Orbis
July 12, 2016
Join us for July Business-2-Business Breakfast to network with over 120 local business representatives and hear more about Vox Orbis.
Click here to register...

Community Events
Old Fashioned 4th of July at Stow House
11:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Come to Stow House for a hometown festival featuring live music (Country, Bluegrass, Dixieland) and entertainment, hayrides, delicious BBQ, games, local artists, classic cars, old engine show and plenty of family-friendly fun.

4th of July Firework Celebration at Girsh Park
5:00 - 9:00 p.m.
The Goleta Rotary Clubs present the 19th annual 4th of July celebration at Girsh Park featuring entertainment for all ages including face painting, live entertainment, kids activities and more. The evening is  capped off with a fireworks display at 9 p.m.

Save the Date! Dam Dinner
The 4th Annual Dam Dinner will be held Saturday, August 20th from 
5-7pm at Lake Los Carneros.
Save the Date!
The 25th Anniversary Goleta Lemon Festival will be held September 24 & 25, 2016!

Thank You!
A big thank you to the firefighters, emergency personnel, and all businesses who helped during the Sherpa Fire. Several local businesses donated expertise and volunteers and a special shout out to the Bacara Resort & Spa and Courtyard by Marriott Santa Barbara Goleta for taking care of workers and displaced families.

Chamber Endorses Tony Vallejo for Goleta City Council
The Goleta Chamber of Commerce is  p leased to announce their endorsement o f Tony Vallejo for Goleta City Council. Vallejo is running for 
re-election in November.

Two out of five Goleta City Council seats are up for 
re-election this November; Tony and Mayor Jim Farr are both completing their term. Vallejo was appointed to the Goleta City Council in 2014 to fill the vacancy of Ed Easton, who resigned after moving out of the city.

  Click here for the full press release...
Chamber Supported Workforce Housing Initiative Is A Success
The Goleta Chamber of Commerce is pleased to report current results of their 2016 Workforce Housing Incentives program with Hollister Village.

The Chamber of Commerce and Hollister Village partnered on an incentive program that would target the local workforce and connect them to the new housing offering.  The incentive ran for 3-months, and gave the Chamber a way to lure local workers to the new neighborhood and capture the data we needed to analyze the program.

Goleta Represented at IPW 2016 in New Orleans
This month, Goleta Chamber Visitor Services Manager, Paulina Tran, attended U.S. Travel Association's International Pow Wow (IPW) with Visit Santa Barbara in New Orleans, Louisiana. She conducted 40+ pre-arranged appointments with receptive tour operators, journalists, and travel agencies during the three day show with time to spare to network at evening events.
2016 Goleta Magazine 
Living the Good Life! 
The  2016 Goleta Magazine is now available! Featuring an inside look at FLIR Systems and the unique businesses in Goleta, the Goleta Magazine has a variety of information on working, living and playing in the Good Land!

To request a copy or have a box delivered to your business, please email  

June New Members

We welcomed 2 new members in June: Courtney Reilly, UpShift Creative and Ilmar Kalviste, La Cumbre Plaza
Member News & Events
R&R Furniture and Mattress open their doors in Goleta! 
The Chamber and City joined R&R Furniture and Mattress to cut the ribbon last week. Their new location in Hollister Village Plaza is open with a variety of grand opening specials. For more information, click here...

Mental Wellness Center's First Thursday Open House & Summer Celebration
Thursday, July 7th at 5:00 p.m.

SB Human Resources Association Diamond Jubilee Celebration
Thursday, July 14th at 5:00 p.m.

Michael Holliday FAIA receives 2016 Distinguished Leader Award