January Newsletter
Greetings!

We're excited about what 2019  🥂 has in store for Mountain View and we're honored to be part of this vibrant community.  This year is coming to a great start here at the Chamber. We have a variety of events planned out well into March. This is a great year to grow your network and build new relationships in this wonderful community. See you at our next event! Check out the calendar here:  Chamber Events Calendar

Welcome New Members
Renewing Members
PROMOTE
Scholarship Mountain View Applications Now Open
Scholarship Mountain View is a scholarship program available to high-achieving high school seniors with financial need who seek to attend college or a trade school. The scholarship application can be found here .

Everything must be submitted (the student application, transcripts, two letters of recommendation) by 11:59pm on March 1, 2019.  Therefore, the student must enter the above contact information in plenty of time for the contacts to submit these items. (If any items are not submitted before the deadline the application is deemed incomplete and may not be considered for a scholarship award.)

Application link is:  https://goo.gl/6qwdFa
CONNECT
Maximize Your Membership
February 12, 2019 | 4:00pm - 5:00pm | Chamber Boardroom

-Are you using our website & social media to showcase your business?  
-Are you or your team participating in the over 90 events that the Chamber hosts each year? 
-When was the last time that you visited ILoveMV.org?
-Where IS the Mountain View Visitor Center? 

Join us for information speed sessions on mastering the member portal, leveraging our marketing & communication tools, understanding how our Government Affairs efforts impact your business and understanding which of our programs and events are the best use of your time.   Learn More
ADVOCATE
Business Issues & Public Policy Meeting
January 9, 2019 | 11:30am - 1:00pm | Chamber Boardroom

 Identifies and acts on key issues of interest to Mountain View businesses. Areas of focus include local, state and federal legislative issues, as well as business and industry related issues such as transportation, development, regulation and business trends. The committee meets on the 2nd Wednesday of every month. 12:00pm – 1:30pm at the Mountain View Chamber.

For more information, please contact   govt_relations@chambermv.org  

COMMUNITY NEWS
Mountain View Minimum Wage Rate Change for 2019
Beginning January 1, 2019, employers who are subject to the Mountain View Business License Tax OR who maintain a facility in Mountain View must pay to each employee who performs at least two (2) hours of work per week in Mountain View, minimum wages not less than $15.65 per hour. Read More
What to Know: California's New Laws for 2019
On Jan. 1, laws regarding minimum wage, workplace harassment, driving, public health and safety, transportation and other subjects went into effect.
Below, a look at some of the most relevant laws.