November 23, 2021

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From our Chamber Family to Yours ~

Happy Thanksgiving!
We are especially grateful for your support throughout the year.

In honor of the holiday, The Chamber will be closed on Thursday and Friday, and our California Welcome Center will be closed on Thursday.
SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY - NOV 27
Enter to Win $100!
Enter to win one of three $100 gift cards to a local, small business just for visiting them on Small Business Saturday, November 27th! Just submit a copy of your receipt or fill out an entry card on site (no purchase necessary to enter to win).

Winners will be randomly selected on November 30th and announced then.
Good Luck, and thanks for supporting our small businesses!

Look for ads in our local papers!
EL DORADO COUNTY FAIR REPRESENTATION - EDH CHAMBER CONTINUES TO ADVOCATE
The deadline for ordinance for map adoption is December 15, 2021.
Redistricting in El Dorado County
Local communities of interest support "the adoption of the EDH Community Draft Alternative – Revised – B map as presented at the November 16 Board of Supervisors meeting without alterations."

The El Dorado Hills Chamber submitted public comment in disagreement with the redistricting process. Debbie Manning, President & CEO, addressed the Board of Supervisors at the November 16th meeting to support fairly representing our communities of interest.
YOUR CHAMBER - YOUR LOBBYIST VIA UCAN
UCAN 2021 Year End Report
United Chamber Advocacy Network (UCAN) summarizes areas of priority for 2021 with UCAN State Legislative Delegation contacts included.

2021 UCAN Scorecard: Of the 22 bills UCAN actively engaged on, UCAN had a success rate of 57% with 11 UCAN Opposed bills failing passage and three UCAN Support bills signed into law. Only three UCAN bill UCAN Opposed bills were signed into law and five UCAN Support bills failed passage.
CHAMBER ADVOCATES FOR 2ND ROUND OF SMALL BUSINESS GRANTS
Always Working for You
The EDH Chamber has again successfully advocated for small businesses out of the federal COVID-relief funds. We are proud to be your business resource.
NOMINATIONS OPEN FOR BIZ AWARDS
Nominations are due January 15, 2022 to the El Dorado Hills Chamber office. 
El Dorado Hills Chamber 2021 Business of the Year Awards
You are invited to nominate a fellow business or yourself for the 2021 Business of the Year Awards. Categories for this year’s Business of the Year Awards include:
·    Home-Based Business
·    Young Entrepreneur
·    Start-Up Business
·    Small Business
·    Excellence in Business
Criteria for awards include financial health, accomplishments, community involvement, and business plans in response to COVID-19 restrictions.
TOYS 4 TOTS DRIVE - NOV 28
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Registration and Donation Drive
Who: Anyone donating to the annual Toys 4 Tots campaign and Families registering for the Toys 4 Tots distribution program
What: In conjunction with CHiPs for Kids, this year's Marine Toys for Tots Foundation will cover 19 communities in El Dorado County
Where: California Welcome Center in El Dorado Hills Town Center, 2085 Vine St., Ste. 105
When: Sunday, November 28th, 10 AM - 3 PM
Why: 'Tis the Season!
SANTA PHOTOS IN THE WELCOME CENTER
December 2nd - 24th
Annual Santa Photos will be in our California Welcome Center, 2085 Vine Street, Ste. 105 in beautiful El Dorado Hills Town Center. We welcome your family, friends, and fur babies, no appointment necessary. PPE supplies available. Charm Photography will again be capturing your precious moments.
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.
HOLIDAY LUNCHEON - DEC 1
COMPLIMENTARY LOCAL WINES DONATED BY EDWA
Reindeer games are back, so bring your "antlers!" Please RSVP early to save a spot, seating is limited.
Complimentary wine pairing, courtesy of El Dorado Winery Association.
You are Invited ~
Who: Chamber Members & Affiliates
What: Annual Holiday Luncheon
Where: Holiday Inn Express & Suites, El Dorado Hills Town Center
When: Wednesday, December 1st, 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Why: Join us for our traditional gathering to kick off December holidays in Holiday Inn's welcoming Banquet Room with catering by the amazing West Coast Events.
GRAND OPENING RIBBON CUTTING - DEC 8
Come join the Fun!
Who: Chamber Members & Affiliates
What: Grand Opening Ribbon Cutting
Where: Snug Spot Comics & Games, 4357 Town Center Blvd., #116, EDH Town Center
When: Wednesday, December 8th, 4:30 - 5:30 PM
Why: Meet new contacts and help celebrate this fun new business in the heart of El Dorado Hills Town Center! Giveways await!
TRI CHAMBER HOLIDAY MIXER - DEC 15
Regional Networking & Holiday Fun
Who: Chamber Members & Affiliates
What: Annual Tri-Chamber Holiday Mixer
Where: Cameron Park CSD
When: Wednesday, December 15th, 5:30 - 7:30 PM
Why: Enjoy the no-host bar, appetizers & raffle throughout the
evening. Bar proceeds benefit Kiwanis Club and the raffle proceeds benefit Hands4Hope – Youth Making a Difference. Guests are encouraged to bring a basket or donation for the raffle.
MEMBER NEWS & EVENTS
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El Dorado Hills, CA 95762