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February 28, 2022
Pleasanton Mayor Karla Brown's State of the City set for March 29
Individual registration open now
The Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce is pleased to present State of the City Pleasanton 2022, featuring Mayor Karla Brown. Everyone in the community is invited to hear Mayor Brown's first in-person State of the City address, set for Tuesday, March 29, 2022, at 11:30 a.m. at the DoubleTree by Hilton Pleasanton at The Club.

"I look forward to sharing this year’s update with the Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce and the community at the State of the City address," said Mayor Brown. "I invite Pleasanton residents and businesses to learn about the projects and programs our city has been working on, and some of the exciting initiatives on the horizon that will help ensure our city's growth, vitality, and stability in the years to come."

The luncheon event is a collaborative effort between the City of Pleasanton and the Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce. Tickets to attend are available at www.pleasanton.org, $50 per attendee through March 11, $60 beginning March 12.

A limited number of sponsorships are still available. Email Susie for details.
State of the City 2022 Sponsors
Pleasanton Chamber CEO Steve Van Dorn to retire
Effective May 1
After a 25-year career in the chamber of commerce industry, Steve Van Dorn, President/CEO of the Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce, has announced his retirement effective May 1, 2022.

“I have really enjoyed my four years at the Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce. It has been my dream job, very rewarding and certainly challenging due to the pandemic,” said Van Dorn. “Thanks to an awesome team, engaged board of directors and a very supportive membership, the chamber is in a strong position to continue its leadership in advocating for the business community,” he said.
American Legion Post 237 to host in-person mixer next week
Downtown at Veterans Hall
Join the Pleasanton Chamber for an in-person networking mixer, hosted by American Legion Post 237 on Wednesday, March 9, 2022 at 5:00 p.m.

As a patriotic Veterans organization dedicated to serving our fellow Veterans and Service members, American Legion Post 237 participates in programs that promote duty and honor through patriotism in our communities and seeks to inspire others in the spirit of volunteerism. Find out ways you can partner with us and reach out to the military community here or visit American Legion Post 237 on Facebook here.

Networking mixers are a benefit of chamber membership, and are free for chamber members to attend. Prospective members can contact Dawn Wilson in advance.
Pleasanton Young Professionals mixer this week
Learn, grow, empower
The Pleasanton Young Professionals (PYPs) is the premier networking group for emerging and established young professionals ages 21-40. Learn more about the PYPs on our website, on Facebook and on Instagram.

Join the PYPs this Thursday, March 3 at 5:00 p.m. for an outdoor, no-host mixer at McKay's Taphouse and Beer Garden. All attendees will be entered in a gift card raffle.

Upcoming PYP events
March 21 - Mastermind at Porky's Pizza Palace, 11:00 a.m.
April 7 - Mixer at Cellar Door, 5:00 p.m.
Spectrum fundraiser this week
Twilight Tasting this Thursday
Join Spectrum Community Services for a fundraising event. Our Twilight Tasting will be on Thursday, March 3, 2022 from 4:30-8:00 p.m. at Page Mill Winery in Livermore. Our goal is to have fun, enjoy some amazing local wine and raise crucial funds to enhance the quality of life for low-income families and seniors living in Alameda County.

Tasting fee is $15 per person and can be purchased at the venue when you arrive. Page Mill Winery will donate $10 of each tasting fee as well as 10% of proceeds from sales to Spectrum.
Welcome New Members
Congratulations to these new members that have recently joined the Chamber
Joint mixer with multiple chambers in April
New offices ribbon cutting celebration
This is a Joint Chamber of Commerce networking mixer and new offices ribbon cutting with the Dublin, Hayward, Livermore and Pleasanton Chambers of Commerce.

Hosted by Chabot Las Positas Community College District
Economic Development and Contract Education.

Economic Development and Contract Education (EDCE) works “at the speed of business” with both public and private sector organizations to provide a broad range of educational, training, consulting and fiscal-related support services. We empower individuals and communities to thrive by creating career, education and economic opportunities.
Advertise with the chamber
Print, website and electronic ads available
Jump start your outreach with a targeted campaign to a very active business community and vibrant community of readers. With options ranging from a one-time print ad to having a regular presence in all of our publications to a banner ad on our online directory, we invite you to give consumers the knowledge of what your business is known for.

Contact us today to find out how you can be included.
Learn more about our travel program
Thinking about taking a trip in 2022-2023?
The Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce has traveled to more than 30 destinations over the past decade. From river cruises and trains to ancient ruins and sandy beaches, the chamber partners with top tour companies to offer a wide variety of destinations for both domestic and international travel. We take care of the details to ensure a smooth planning process and a great trip.

2022 travel destinations include Western Canada's Rockies, Lakes & Wine Country, Alaska and Switzerland, Austria & Bavaria. 2023 destinations include Costa Rica, Ireland and Bluegrass Country & the Smoky Mountains.
News from our Members
Community of Character Collaborative announces Juanita Haugen Memorial Scholarship Recipients

Pleasanton Chamber CEO Steve Van Dorn to retire

Twilight Tasting: A benefit for Spectrum Community Services at Page Mill Winery

Rotary Club of Pleasanton supporting graduates with scholarships

UNCLE Credit Union celebrates 65 years of service