Norco Area Chamber of Commerce's Weekly Newsletter
March 4, 2019
The mission of the Norco Area Chamber of Commerce is to enhance the community by strengthening business.
A Message from our Chamber's President
Dear NACC Team,

Norco Horseweek is almost here, it begins on Friday, April 12th and continues until Sunday, April 21st. This event was established in 1970 and donates all profits to local community groups. Norco Horseweek is still open for vendors, and volunteers. I myself will be volunteering to setup, sell tickets, and judge the obstacle course. This is a great opportunity to promote your business and become involved with the community as it brings in over 8000 people a year. There are a wide variety of activities to volunteer for including: golf cart rides, t-shirt sales, tear-down, and more!
 
I hope you all have the opportunity to take part in this ongoing Norco tradition while growing your presence in the community. If you have any questions on how to get involved you may contact Tammy Norman at 909-240-4407, or click here .

Jamie Ball
President and Chief Executive Officer
UPCOMING NACC EVENTS:
NACC Networkers
Wed., Mar. 6th, 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Loco Burrito, 3370 Hamner ., Norco
Attend the Norco Area Chamber's monthly Business Referral Group Meeting and grow your businesses network. Bring your business cards and order a delicious lunch from our host - everyone is welcome!
After-Hours Round Up - Evening Business Mixer
Tues., Mar. 12th, 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
The FieldHouse at Silverlakes, 5555 Hamner., Norco
Bring your business cards and join us for a fun evening of mixing and mingling at The FieldHouse in Norco! You won't want to miss this as they will be showcasing some of their newest appetizers on the menu. Attire: Business Professional
NACC Monthly Luncheon
Wed., Mar. 20th, 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
American Legion Post 328, 3888 Old Hamner Rd., Norco
Enjoy lunch with us while hearing a motivational presentation on business quality by Rick Barnes. $15.00 Members; $20.00 Prospective Members.
Members Spotlight
Kitty Camp Corporation
Kitty Camp Corporation is based in Norco, CA and were established in 2013. They formed in response to a crisis of cats and kittens suffering abuse and neglect. They advocate for humane treatment of all cats in our community. For more information on donations and adoptions, click here.

Their next phase is to start the "Kitty Camp Cafe" -a cafe offering coffee, snacks and cats.
Kitty camp corp.’s goal is to create a cozy place for cat lovers to enjoy spending time with their feline friends while sipping and chilling and possibly even adopting. Click here to watch their video!
New & Renewing
If you would like to sponsor an event, host a Business Mixer or Grand Opening, Click Here !
Community Events
Run4Kids 2019 - 100 Mile Club
Sat., Mar. 16th, 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Auburndale Intermediate School, 1255 River Rd., Corona. A day to run, a day for ALL! Registration is free.
Boots in the Park - SilverLakes with Dustin Lynch
Boots in the Park returns to Southern California! Dustin Lynch kicks off the 2019 series on Saturday, March 16th at SilverLakes in Norco. Special guests include Tyler Rich and Ross Ellis. Still more to be announced. Enjoy amazing BBQ and food options, full bars, line dancing and the best looking country crowd around! Click here to purchase tickets.
Lucas Oil Off Road Race
Nestled deep in the foothills near San Bernardino lies historic Glen Helen Raceway - the perfect location for one of the nation's most exciting Motorsports, short course off road racing. Vehicles reaching over 900 horsepower and hitting jumps as far as 250 feet make this an event you do not want to miss!
EcoKrawl 
Sat., Mar. 23rd & Sun., Mar. 24th
George Ingalls Equestrian Event Center, 3737 Crestview Dr., Norco.
This event has a comprehensive entertainment program and is structured for dedicated Jeep, Overlander, 4WD Enthusiasts, with a ride and drive custom-built obstacle course! We are a family friendly event with a huge Kid's Play-Land including an obstacle course with Power-Wheel Jeeps they can drive! For more information and to purchase tickets, click here.
10th Annual Lake Norconian 5K Run/Walk - Norco Kiwanis Club
Sat., Mar. 30th, 8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Norco College, 2001 Third St., Norco.
Community News & Sharing
2019 State of the City Address Presented by Mayor Robin Grundmeyer
This year’s Address, titled “{Re}Defining Norco: A Community Shaped by its People,” will be held on Thursday, March 21, at Villa Amalfi Ristorante at the Hidden Valley Golf Club, located at 10 Clubhouse Drive in Norco. The reception will begin at 6 p.m. and the presentation will begin at 7 p.m. Admission and parking are free to the public.

Norco Residents - Newcastle Informational Meeting
The California Department of Food & Agriculture (CDFA) invites the public to an informational meeting on Tuesday, February 5, at Nellie Weaver Hall (3737 Crestview Drive in Norco) to discuss the cases of virulent Newcastle disease that have been detected in Norco. Veterinary professionals will provide information about the disease, explain how to protect your birds, present methods to clean your property, and explain what to expect in recovery. Click here to view more...

Norco, CA—At its regular meeting on Wednesday, January 16, the Norco City Council voted unanimously to approve a proposed CarMax development on 6.74 acres located off of the I-15 Freeway at the intersection of Second Street and Valley View Avenue. The vote included related approvals of a Site Plan, Specific Plan Amendment, Zone Change, and General Plan Amendment. Click here to view more...
I-15 Express Lanes
NIGHTTIME LANE CLOSURES & RAMP CLOSURES

Alternating closures on the El Cerrito Rd. and Ontario Ave. on- and off-ramps on northbound and southbound I-15 are scheduled nightly from Monday, March 4 to Thursday, March 7 from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. for electrical work. The ramps will not be closed consecutively. Detours will be clearly marked. Visit our  detour map  for more information.

Intermittent lane reductions are also scheduled on northbound and southbound I-15 from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. weeknights and up to 7 a.m. weekend mornings. During lane reductions, at least one lane will remain open at all times.    
RIVERSIDE DR. BRIDGE DEMO

Riverside Dr. at the I-15 undercrossing will be closed nightly from Tuesday, March 5 through Friday, March 8 from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. for bridge demolition work. Detours will be clearly marked. Please use alternate routes. 
NEW TRAFFIC CONFIGURATION ON EL CERRITO RD.

A temporary traffic configuration continues to be in place on El Cerrito Road at I-15 to allow crews to widen the El Cerrito bridge. Please allow for extra travel time and use caution when traveling through the area due to ongoing construction activities.
DAYTIME FLAGGING ON CORONA AVE.

Daytime flagging operations will continue weekdays for bridge widening work on Corona Ave. at I-15 through March. 
NEIGHBORING PROJECT
Caltrans Mainentance Work: Caltrans crews will be closing the eastbound 91 connector to the northbound 71 for maintenance repairs. The work will take place Saturday, March 2 from 5 a.m. to 10 a.m. Please remember to reduce your speed in the work zone.
ABOUT THE PROJECT

The 15 Express Lanes project will add two tolled express lanes in each direction on I-15 between Cajalco Road and SR-60, a distance of approximately 15 miles. Drivers will be able to enter and exit the tolled facility at multiple locations, and the project continues RCTC's ongoing commitment to expand the express lanes network. Construction in the median began in March 2018. The new lanes are expected to open in 2020. 

Due to the dynamic nature of construction, this information is subject to change.
News From Our Local Restaurants & Taverns
KB Kings Poker Night - Slam Dunk
Poker nights every Monday evening starting Feb. 25th, 7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Slam Dunk Sports Bar, 2854 Hamner Ave, Norco. Fake money, real fun!
Free Line Dancing Lessons - The Maverick Saloon
Every Monday and Wednesday from 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
T he Maverick Saloon , 3841 Old Hamner Rd , Norco. Grab your friends and come Have some fun!
Acoustic Saturday's with Paul Justin - Dinner and live music at SilverLakes
SilverLakes FieldHouse Restaurant & Bar , 5555 Hamner Avenue, Norco. Enjoy Dinner and life music every Saturday evening!
City of Norco
Norco City Council
Click here to view the agenda for the Norco City Council Meeting on Wednesday, March 6th.

Norco News Room
Click here to view the latest City of Norco Press Releases.

City Council Meeting Videos
Norco City Council Meetings are held the first and third Wednesdays at 7:00 p.m. Can't make the meeting? They're recorded, and the videos can be viewed  here .

Northwest Mosquito and Vector Control District
West Nile Virus * Yellow Fever * Dengue * Chikungunya
These are all diseases mosquitoes can transfer. Call Northwest Mosquito and Vector Control District if you see a problem and need them to come spray. Their services are free with no questions asked. Click here to be linked to their website.
Norco Area Chamber of Commerce • Membership Owned, Membership Driven!
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