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May 17, 2022

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2022 Quarter 1 Headlines
  • The housing market keeps plowing along. Average sales home prices ticked higher, (4th consecutive quarter crossing the $1MM+ threshold). 84% of the homes sold were above the $750k+ level, compared to 78% last quarter, and compared to 52% in Q4 2020. 
  • All other metrics declined for the quarter with TOT and Building Permits declining double digit percentages versus last quarter. Employment decreased 1%, but is 3.7% higher than the pre-pandemic 5 year average. 
$2,500 GRANTS FOR COVID-RELIEF
Applications Now Open
Microbusiness & Nonprofit Grants for El Dorado, Amador, Alameda, and Contra Costa Counties are now open through August 12, 2022 at 5:00 PM.
SCHOLARSHIP NIGHTS - $6,000 AWARDED
Chamber Director and Past-Chairman of the Board, Kevin Barri with Oak Ridge High School scholarship recipients Alexios Sideris, Aylin Askin, Desiray Daniels, and Eva Min
El Dorado Hills Community Services District General Manager, Kevin Loewen with Ponderosa High School scholarship recipients Kaitlin Davey and Alexia Warzecha
Six $1,000 Scholarships
The El Dorado Hills Chamber of Commerce is proud to award six university scholarships of $1,000 each to local high school graduates. The Chamber is pleased to announce that three scholarships were funded by Joe Harn, El Dorado County Auditor-Controller; the other three scholarships were funded by El Dorado Hills Community Services District General Manager, Kevin Loewen, Pacific Interstate Insurance Brokers, and proceeds from Chamber events.

The Chamber looks forward to growing this sponsorship program even more in the future. Please contact us to be a part of the 2023 Scholarship Fund.
PREMIER PARTNER SPOTLIGHT
New Hospital President
Congratulations to Lisa Hausmann, Mercy Hospital of Folsom's new President. Her incredible leadership, grit and compassion were especially key during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic where at times, 40% of the hospital’s beds were occupied by COVID patients.
MEMBER SPOTLIGHT
Courtesy of Village Life Business News
Congratulations on providing such exceptional customer service - Davis & Amaral Mortgage Consultants Inc., who have invested in our Chamber for 26 years.
EDH ART, BEER & WINE FESTIVAL -
VIDEO HIGHLIGHT
Special thanks to IT STARTS! media for their exceptional work www.itstartsmedia.com
"Best Festival Ever!" VIDEO

It was a beautiful weekend with 130 booths of award-winning artists, breweries, wineries, interactive businesses with lots of swag, live entertainment, food trucks, daily record-breaking pre-sales, and sold-out days of on-site ticket sales!

Thank you to our event partners and 100+ volunteers for helping to make our Festival so amazing! Our proceeds support El Dorado County Young Life as well as programs of our Chamber.
Follow us on social media and our website for continuing updates.
GRAND OPENING RIBBON CUTTINGS - MAY 18
Twice as Nice
Who: El Dorado Hills Chamber Members & Affiliates
What: Dual Grand Opening Ribbon Cuttings
Where: Window Screen Solutions & More Inc. AND Noah's Auto Detailing, 330 Green Valley Road
When: Wednesday, May 18th @ 5:30 - 7:00 PM
Why: You are invited to join us for great networking and to officially welcome BOTH new Chamber Members with Ribbon Cuttings!
VERIFY YOUR LISTING & AD SPACE DEADLINES MAY 20
BUSINESS DIRECTORY & RELOCATION GUIDE
Seen by 17,000 sets of eyes - upon first glance - in our annual resource, the only comprehensive Business Directory & Relocation Guide in El Dorado Hills
Reach EDH & Beyond
The 2022/2023 El Dorado Hills Business Directory & Relocation Guide is in production and will be mailed out and available late June 2022. Contact Wendy at Style Media for great advertising options.

Your membership includes 2 listings, alphabetically & categorically.

NOTE: Check your listing for accuracy and make any changes to your Chamber website listing profile by May 20th, 2022 via your web portal or send an email to lana@eldoradohillschamber.org for assistance.
COFFEE & COMMERCE - MAY 25
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Breakfast Mixer
Who: El Dorado Hills Chamber Members & Affiliates
What: Morning Mixer
Where: The Mimosa House, El Dorado Hills Town Center
When: Wednesday, May 25th @ 7:30 - 9:00 AM
Why: Start your day right with a delicious breakfast and company! Current health and safety guidelines will be in place. 
ELDO YOUNG PROFESSIONALS - MAY 26
Happy Hour Hangout
Who: Young Professionals
What: Network and meet new people to expand your contacts!
Where: Relish Burger Bar, 1000 White Rock Rd., Ste. 100
When: Thursday, May 26th, 5:30 - 7:00 PM
Why: Relish will have reserved tables for ELDO YP to mix & mingle. You'll only be carded to drink libations, join us!
MEMBER PERKS: JOB LISTINGS
Employment Opportunities: Job Postings are now upgraded and continue to be FREE for Chamber Members and competitively priced for non-members. You can now post your own job listings HERE.

It's fast, easy, and FREE.
MEMBER NEWS & EVENTS
TIPS FOR REGISTERING FOR CHAMBER EVENTS:
Username: Your profile ID when you joined, contact us if you need your profile ID
Password: Last 4 numbers of your phone number; option to reset.
You can also register without logging in, just click "NONE" for Organization if needed.
Note: The opinions expressed by affiliated speakers, sponsors, and volunteers are solely those of the individuals and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of the El Dorado Hills Chamber of Commerce.

POST YOUR EVENTS FOR FREE ON OUR WEBSITE HERE: https://web.eldoradohillschamber.org/events/EventSubmission.aspx
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