May 22, 2018
THE NEWS YOU NEED
IRWIN BRINGS HOME THE BACON, GOVERNOR IN OXNARD TO CELEBRATE

Assemblywoman Jacqui Irwin spearheaded an effort to secure approximately $80 million to fund the Rice Avenue overpass project at Fifth Street. The intersection has been labeled the third most dangerous rail crossing in California. Funding was granted by the California Transportation Commission.

Governor Jerry Brown is scheduled to be in Oxnard this afternoon for a ceremony acknowledging the kick-off of the project.

CHAMBER TO HOST STATE OF THE CITY

Now that the city council recall attempt is behind us, the Oxnard Chamber of Commerce is ready to get back to work and present the annual State of the City Address. Please join us on June 22 as we hear from:

Interim City Manager and Chief of Police, Scott Whitney
Interim Assistant City Manager and Director of Development Services, Ashley Golden
Mayor of the City of Oxnard, Timothy B. Flynn

Title Sponsor:
Message from our CEO - Nancy Lindholm


Congratulations to Assemblymember Jacqui Irwin on the unanimous vote of support for her legislation to help employers curb sexual harassment cases. AB 2770 passed out of the Assembly with full support of both Democrats and Republicans on May 7. The bill will enable businesses to avoid hiring repeat sexual harassment offenders, ending the cycle of harassment in industries across California.

CALENDAR

MAY 25
8:15AM-9:15AM

MAY 28

MAY 31
Noon-1:30PM

JUNE 5
Noon-1:00PM

JUNE 11
Noon-1:30PM

JUNE 13
9:00AM-10:00AM

JUNE 14
8:00AM-9:00AM

JUNE 20
3:00PM

JUNE 20
5:00PM-6:30PM

JUNE 22
8:15AM-9:15AM

JUNE 22
11:30AM-1:30PM

JUNE 28
Noon-1:30PM

JUNE 28
4:00PM-6:00PM
WELCOME NEW MEMBERS
Mission Linen Supply
505 Maulhardt Avenue
Oxnard, CA 9300
(805) 485-6794

Mission Linen Supply is a family-owned, privately-held company and a leading provider of products and services to hospitality, medical and industrial businesses. Founded in 1930 by George “Ben” Page, the company has grown from a one-man operation to a leading player in the linen rental and uniform business.

Favly, Inc.
1211 Maricopa Hwy #220
Ojai, CA 93023
(800) 640-9571

Favly empowers business owners like you to be seen, shared and recommended by your local community. Build your profile in minutes! Upload your logo, photos and videos to be seen and shared by more local customers.

IBEW Local No. 952
3994 E. Main Street
Ventura, CA 93003
(805) 642-2149

IBEW Local 952 represent professionals in the electrical trade and share long-standing partnerships with over 100 electrical contractors dedicated to providing safe, efficient, and reliable electrical installations to all their customers.
Ventura Citizens for Energy Independence
PO Box 6369
Ventura, CA 93006
Referred by: Amy Fonzo

Californians for Energy Independence is a coalition that supports state and local policies that allow for continued domestic energy production and opposes those policies – such as oil taxes and energy bans – that would hinder production and increase reliance on foreign oil.

New American Funding
113 Los Altos Street
Oxnard, CA 93035

At New American Funding, their mission is to provide homeowners and future homeowners a variety of home financing options at competitive rates; fulfilling their needs in a manner that enhances their standard of living in realizing the American Dream . At New American Funding, their mission is to provide homeowners and future homeowners a variety of home financing options at competitive rates; fulfilling their needs in a manner that enhances their standard of living in realizing the American Dream.

Ageless Men's Health
2750 Park View Court, Suite 250
Oxnard, CA 93036
(805) 278-1688

Ageless Men’s Health has been dedicated to assisting men with low testosterone levels since opening our first clinic in 2007. They are dedicated to helping clients with low testosterone levels “lose years of age”, and increase their performance on a day-to-day basis.
Members can post Coupons & Discounts on Chamber website.
MEMBER MESSAGES
FREE HEART HEALTH COOKING CLASS-BBQ EDITION!
Healthy Cooking and Tasting: Summer Flavors Class

Following the popularity of our prior cooking demonstrations for healthy eating, Dignity Health - St. John’s Regional Medical Center (SJRMC), invites community members to learn how to prepare a delectable summer meal with-a-nutritious twist. Allow doctors and chefs to show you the benefits of using alternate nourishing BBQ recipes and explain why it’s a good fit for your heart. Register now for this fun and free culinary experience! Friends and family members are also welcome to join this educational and tasting experience.

5 THINGS WE DID FOR YOU IN THE PAST WEEK
1.Met with city of Oxnard management and department heads regarding recycled water. 

2.Participated in a US Chamber of Commerce conference call regarding a dangerous initiative set to be on California’s November ballot regarding the collection of customer data. Stay tuned for more details.

3.Held a Happy Hour 1.5 and New Member Mingle at the Chamber office. A big thanks to Craig Classen and Mark Spellman for grilling hot dogs in the office atrium!!

4.Friday was Commerce Day for the 2018 Oxnard Leadership cohort. The group visited the Port of Hueneme and Naval Base Ventura County where they toured and learned about the economic impact of both entities.

5.An Oxnard delegation headed to Sacrament to meet with legislators and represent the interests of business with government.
CAL CHAMBER NEWS
CALCHAMBER RECAPS POSITIONS ON JUNE BALLOT MEASURES
Proposition 68

Authorizes Bonds Funding Parks, Natural Resources Protection, Climate Adaptation, Water Quality and Supply, and Flood Protection.

Authorizes $4 billion in general obligation bonds for: parks, natural resources protection, climate adaptation, water quality and supply, and flood protection.

CHAIRMAN'S CLUB