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February 22, 2021
State of the City Pleasanton 2021
Featuring Mayor Karla Brown
Everyone is invited to join us virtually to hear Mayor Karla Brown's first State of the City address, network with other attendees and for recognition of the Chamber's Circle of Influence members.

Online registration in advance is required, $25 per attendee through 2/28, $35 beginning 3/1. Zoom link will be sent to registrants prior to the event on March 9.

A limited number of sponsorships are available, which includes a VIP Virtual Networking Reception prior to the event. Email susie@pleasanton.org to inquire about the sponsorship opportunity.

Karla Brown is serving her first term as Mayor of the City of Pleasanton, preceded by serving two terms on the Pleasanton City Council. 
March Virtual Mixer
Held virtually second Monday each month
Join the Pleasanton Chamber for the March Virtual Mixer as we check in with special guests, network one-on-one in breakout rooms, and meet new members from the comfort of your own space.

Registration in advance is required. Once registered, you will receive a confirmation email with the zoom link.

Join Hoge Fenton and Innovation Tri-Valley for the Tri-Valley Real Estate Breakfast webinar on March 2, 2021, from 8:00 - 9:00 a.m. We will hear from our panelists on how the remote work trend has impacted Tri-Valley's work dynamic, residential, and commercial real estate markets.
StopWaste is currently accepting applications for a range of grant opportunities with total funding up to $475k available to both nonprofits and businesses, aimed at increasing individual, business, and community involvement in the prevention of waste in Alameda County.
Up to $20k per grant
Apply by March 15

Enjoy lunch on Comcast as we discuss our next-gen platform including SD-WAN and ActiveCore and how it plays a critical role in building a resilient network.
via Microsoft Teams
Friday, February 26, 2021 at 12:00 p.m.
Taste Tri-Valley Restaurant Week
Exclusive specials from more than 40 local restaurants and wineries
The first-ever Taste Tri-Valley Restaurant Week is February 19-28. Sign up for our free Taste Tri-Valley pass for access to exclusive menu specials during Taste Tri-Valley Restaurant Week. Use the pass to check-in at restaurants for a chance to win gift cards or a grand prize weekend getaway to the Tri-Valley.
Grocery Outlet Coming Soon to Pleasanton
Now hiring for all positions
Grocery Outlet Pleasanton is Opening April 1st and they are currently hiring. The store is located at 3550 Bernal Avenue, Suite 105 in Pleasanton, and they are hiring for full and part time positions. Inquire by emailing pleasanton@groceryoutlet.com.
Las Positas College Honoring Women Veterans Event
Event Featuring Speakers and Panel Discussion During Women's History Month
Las Positas College announces the ninth annual Honoring Women Veterans event, 'UnstoppableWomenVeterans,' featuring keynote speaker Xochitl Rodriguez Murillo, Deputy Secretary of Minority & Underrepresented Veterans of the California Department of Veterans Affairs, Army Reservist. Event highlights will include a presentation by the Honor Guard, singing of the National Anthem, LPC student women Veterans’ panel, and scholarship awards. This virtual event will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 10th via Zoom conference, and is free and open to the public.
New, convenient, effective marketing opportunities
Increase your exposure
The Pleasanton Chamber is pleased to introduce our 2021 marketing opportunities. Jump start your outreach with a targeted campaign to a very active business community and vibrant group 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. Tell your story, increase your exposure and promote your brand by partnering with the Pleasanton Chamber.
What our members are saying
"Thank you so much for hosting this wonderful event and also for the follow up and attendee list. I've already received numerous emails and linked in connection requests from this event... priceless. It was so wonderful seeing so many friendly and familiar names and faces and I excitedly look forward to the next one. We truly appreciate all that you and the Chamber do for the businesses and community of Pleasanton and the region." 
John Lengyel, Comcast Business

The Pleasanton Chamber partnered with the Tri-Valley Chambers (Dublin, Livermore, San Ramon and Danville) to host Tri-Valley Speed Networking earlier this month. The popular virtual event is a wonderful opportunity to make more business connections in less time from the comfort of your own space. Attendees are sent to breakout rooms to meet one-on-one and connect with others, exchange information, and promote your business easily and effectively. The next Tri-Valley Chamber Virtual Speed Networking event is set for May 13, 2021.
Upcoming Events at a glance
East Bay Community Energy Webinars
 Virtual webinars to inform customers
In April 2021, Pleasanton will have a new default electricity generation provider. Find out more about East Bay Community Energy, your options, and what this means for you. Links to all webinars available here.
Business Focus
• February 23, 1:00 PM
February 25, 6:00 PM
Residential Focus
March 17, 12:00 PM
Welcome New Members
Congratulations to these new members that have recently joined the Chamber
Stay Connected and Informed
When a small business is a Chamber of Commerce member, consumers are 80% more likely to purchase goods or services from the business in the future.
Visit the Chamber's COVID-19 Information page to see the latest updates as well as links to the City of Pleasanton, Alameda County Public Health Department, California COVID Recovery and more.
Did you know the Pleasanton Chamber has a presence on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn and YouTube? Check us out and always stay connected with us at www.pleasanton.org.
News from our Members
Pleasanton Grocery Outlet Opening April 1

Las Positas College to Present #UnstoppableWomenVeterans

Storefront Businesses Can Help PPIE Run for Education

RFP: Remote Work

Poppy Bank Participating in 2nd draw of PPP

Waste Prevention Grant Opportunities

Blood donation remains essential activity

Model Homes available in Pleasanton

RowHouse Partners with Stanford Blood Center for blood drive

Office Space for Lease

Tri-Valley SELPA Resource and Transition Fair

Summit Symposium Series featuring Shawn Achor

East Bay Community Energy to hold virtual webinars to inform customers

Hi-Five Sports Club Offers Weekly Multi Sports Camps for February

Lewis Taylor Takes the Helm for Pleasanton Chamber’s Board of Directors