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January 24, 2022
Hear from Stanford-ValleyCare Chief of Cardiology
Free virtual presentation tomorrow
Everyone in the community is invited to join the Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce and Stanford Health Care-ValleyCare for Heart Health: Strategies for Success, a virtual educational presentation by Dr. Ramford Ng.

  • Understanding the coronary artery disease burden
  • What we can do to delay and potentially prevent the development of CAD
  • How emerging medical innovations/technologies can help keep you heart healthy
  • Update on Stanford Health Care-ValleyCare Cardiovascular Health services

This presentation on Tuesday, January 25, 2022 at 10:00 a.m. is a part of a series of educational presentations by Stanford Health Care-ValleyCare in partnership with the Chambers of Commerce of Danville, Dublin, Livermore, Pleasanton and San Ramon.

Register in advance for this meeting here. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
State of the Pleasanton Chamber
Meet new board chair, hear from chamber leadership team
Everyone is invited to join us in-person for the State of the Pleasanton Chamber luncheon on Wednesday, February 16, 2022 at The Club at Ruby Hill in Pleasanton. See below for the new lunch to-go option.

  • Chamber's priorities for 2022
  • Hear from Tracey Lewis Taylor, Stanford Health Care - ValleyCare
  • Remarks from Kim Damiani, Summit Financial Group
  • Installation of 2022 Board Chair
  • Meet the 2022 Chamber Board of Directors
  • Recognition of outstanding volunteers for 2021
Lunch to-go
For individuals that are more comfortable not dining inside, we have an option for you to enjoy the program in person and then take your lunch to-go with you following the event. Please indicate Attendee, Lunch to-go as your preference when you register. This will need to be confirmed no later than February 4, 2022. Please email Susie with any questions.

The Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce is following the health and safety guidelines provided by the Alameda County Public Health Department. Please remember this guidance and the current climate is ever changing and our event is subject to change. All parties will continually work together to ensure a safe event. View PDF of Event Flyer
Special thank you to our State of the Chamber Main Event sponsor Summit Financial Group and our audio/visual sponsor Amos Productions.
Sponsorship opportunities still available. Email Susie for further details.
Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
Celebrating new office location
You are invited to join the Pleasanton Chamber and our Ambassadors for a ribbon cutting ceremony for Armario Homes, where trust & integrity matter. Your Tri-Valley luxury Real Estate experts. Located in the heart of Downtown Pleasanton and local to the area for over 35 years.

Armario Homes Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
Saturday, February 5, 2022 at 10:30 a.m.
Open House Client Appreciation 10-2
459 Main Street, Pleasanton
Celebrating new location
Marketing Opportunities for 2022
Advertise in chamber publications, first opportunity is next week
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.

Our first publication for 2022 comes out next week. Contact us today to find out how you can be included.
February Networking Mixer
Virtual mixer, open to everyone
Due to recent developments in the COVID-19 pandemic, including the rapid spread of the Omicron variant, the Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce will be hosting the February networking mixer in a virtual format.

Join the Pleasanton Chamber for a Virtual Mixer, presented by Hope Hospice. On Wednesday, February 9, 2022 at 5:00 p.m., we will learn about the wide variety of programs Hope Hospice offers, network in breakout rooms, and meet new members from the comfort of your own space.

Hope Hospice has been providing compassionate end-of-life care and family support of the highest quality to the Tri-Valley since 1980.

No need to register in advance. This virtual mixer is open to everyone, and the Zoom link will be available closer to the event.
Featured Members
Due to the current COVID-19 surge, Stanford Blood Center (SBC) is seeing a significant increase in cancellations, both on an individual basis as donors are falling ill, and on a blood drive basis as companies are restricting their visitor onsite policies. As a result, we are currently facing an emergency need for all blood types. Learn more here.
Start off the New Year supporting a local nonprofit. Big Bay Ray is a Pleasanton-based nonprofit organization that contributes a portion of their profits to a local horse rescue chosen by the organization.
Donating money isn't the only way to help. Big Bay Ray has signs in many sizes that you could place in your storefront window to get the word out. You may not have a building, but you many know someone that does. Continue reading.
Featured Member Events This Week
State of the City Pleasanton 2022
Save the date
Save the date to join us for Mayor Karla Brown's first in-person State of the City luncheon. Main Event Sponsorships now available. Email Susie. Individual registration and event details coming soon.

At the State of the City luncheon, the elected Mayor of Pleasanton gives an address on city priorities for the upcoming year. This event has a great turnout of elected officials, key city department heads, influential business and community leaders.
Welcome New Members
Congratulations to these new members that have recently joined the Chamber
Thinking about taking a trip in 2022-2023?
Learn more about our travel program
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.

The deadline to secure your trip to Western Canada is fast approaching. Take a look here for specific details.

If you missed the Travel Info Meeting hosted by Collette, you can watch the recording here. If you are interested in a specific trip, see these times below.
Western Canada - 5:00
Alaska - 14:13
Switzerland, Austria, Bavaria feat. Oktoberfest - 19:34
Costa Rica - 28:30
Ireland - 38:23
Bluegrass Country Smoky Mountains - 50:05
2022 Travel Destinations
Western Canada's Rockies, Lakes & Wine Country
July 30 - August 7, 2022
Alaska: America's Last Frontier
August 18 - 26, 2022
Discover Switzerland, Austria & Bavaria
featuring Oktoberfest
September 20 - 29, 2022
2023 Travel Destinations
Tropical Costa Rica
January 21 - January 29, 2023
Shades of Ireland
March 13 - 22, 2023 - Enjoy St. Patrick's Day in Ireland!
Discover Bluegrass Country & the Smoky Mountains
April 27- May 5, 2023
Pleasanton Young Professionals
Learn, grow, empower
The Pleasanton Young Professionals 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.
Office update
Office hours for January
In an effort to keep our staff, members and the community safe, the Pleasanton Chamber office will be open by appointment only through the month of January. Current information can always be found on our website www.pleasanton.org, as well as our social media outlets, and you're more than welcome to contact any of us via email at any time. Email: Steve Van Dorn, Dawn Wilson, Yianna Theodorou, Susie Weiss.
News from our Members
Space for lease at Row House Pleasanton

Emergency Need for Blood Donations at Stanford Blood Center

Do you have a storefront window?

$700,000 in StopWaste Grant Funding

Community of Character accepting applications for Juanita Haugen Memorial Scholarships