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Three tips from our Chamber as we move toward economic recovery. #KeepItLocal365
Keeping Businesses Open
Dear Valued Chamber Member,

It is our job to do everything in our power to help businesses prosper and keep the economic environment healthy in our community. As we all work towards keeping our businesses open, we are asking all businesses and community members to follow the guidelines from the CDC, California Department of Public Health, and  El Dorado County’s Public Health Officer regarding social distancing and the use of masks to mitigate the spread of COVID-19. Doing so today may keep us all safer and may prevent the need for more stringent limitations on business activities in the future.

We have  complimentary vinyl clings for businesses. You may stop by the Chamber to pick one up or we can deliver one to you.

#CoveredFacesKeepOpenPlaces #StrongerTogether #ElDoradoHillsChamber

Best,

Debbie Manning
President & CEO
El Dorado Hills Chamber of Commerce
California Welcome Center

Effective July 13, 2020: ALL counties closed indoor operations in these sectors:
  • Dine-in restaurants
  • Wineries and tasting rooms
  • Movie theaters 
  • Family entertainment centers (for example: bowling alleys, miniature golf, batting cages and arcades)
  • Zoos and museums
  • Cardrooms

Note: El Dorado County is the only county in the Sacramento four-county region that is not on the County Monitoring List. Sacramento, Placer, and Yolo Counties require additional closures, since they have been on the list for three consecutive days.
SMALL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT CENTER
The Norcal SBDC offers FREE one-on-one advising, trainings and workshops, and funding assistance. The Norcal SBDC helps businesses get through the economic hardship and prepare for a stronger reopen with applying for relief, guiding through available resources, cash flow concerns, supply chain interruptions, workforce capacity, insurance coverage and more - at no cost. For up-to-date information and announcements regarding CARES, SBA loans, and policy, please visit  ASKSBDC.com .
ECONOMIC SNAPSHOT
1st Quarter 2020: Decreases in three out of five components - building permits, employment, and transient occupancy tax - pushed the snapshot down 23.6% when compared to the previous quarter.

Q1 2020 data shows the very start of any COVID-19 impacts on the local economy, while future reports are expected to show more.
BUSINESS DIRECTORY & RELOCATION GUIDE
New 2020/2021 Business Directory & Relocation Guides available: Our new books were recently mailed to area residents, including those in Folsom, who can easily access El Dorado Hills businesses from Saratoga Road. Copies will also be included in Welcome Bags to new EDH residents as well as Relocation Bags to prospective EDH residents. Additional guides are available at our Chamber office. As a benefit to membership, EDH Chamber Members are listed twice: alphabetically and categorically.

Thank you to Style Magazine for the beautiful work they do in producing our annual Business Directory & Relocation Guide, a true resource for our community!
EDH CHAMBER CA$H RECOVERY REBATE: UPDATE
Get Paid to Shop! These are challenging times for our community, as we deal with the impact of the Coronavirus (COVID-19). While practicing social distancing to reduce the risk of transmission of COVID-19, it is also critical that we continue to support our local businesses and organizations. With the generous investment of our  Premier Partners , we are pleased to announce the  El Dorado Hills CHAMBER CA$H Recovery Rebate , where you get paid to shop!

For receipts dated since May 1st, every $100 you spend in 95762 or at  EDH Chamber Member Businesses , you receive $10 cash back or can donate it to your favorite, local nonprofit, including the Chamber Scholarship Fund. Limit $200 per household and $15,000 in total funds. Thank you for supporting our local businesses and organizations now more than ever! #KeepItLocal365
MEMBER HIGHLIGHT:
BLUE SHIELD OF CALIFORNIA
Blue Shield of California’s mental health BlueSky initiative wraps up a successful first year: When Blue Shield of California launched the BlueSky initiative last year, the goal was to figure out ways to boost mental health support for middle- and high-school students in California. Battling through a global pandemic and school closures, the first year of the program was nothing short of a success – with more than 3,800 counseling sessions recorded and over 600 referrals made. Blue Shield says year two will be even better. Read more…
NONPROFIT DRIVE: DROP-OFF AT
CA WELCOME CENTER
School Supply Drive: If you're in a position to pick up extra school supplies, please consider donating to the Hands4Hope - Youth Making a Difference S chool Supply Drive. Donations are accepted at various locations like our California Welcome Center through August 5th.

Individuals can also "Sponsor Supplies for One Child" for $100 (or any amount), noting School Supplies in the memo at www.hands4hopeyouth.org/donate

Donations big and small are greatly appreciated and can make a huge difference to children in need!
CHAMBER MEMBER SPOTLIGHT
CHAMBER WEBSITE PERKS
Employment Opportunities: Check out Job Postings from Chamber Members on our website. Send us your employment needs , and they will be posted as a benefit of your Membership.

Coupons: Did you know Chamber Member coupons and discounts are listed on our website as another benefit of your membership? Send us any coupons to be included, and we are happy to share your specials and promotions.
STAYING CONNECTED
Tag Us on Social Media: @ElDoradoHillsChamber and we will help with engagement, advertising, and promotion of your business or organization. #KeepItLocal365 #StrongerTogether #ElDoradoHillsChamber
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El Dorado Hills, CA 95762