Dana Point Chamber of Commerce's Compass Newsletter
The Chamber Compass
Your bi-weekly guide to the news & happenings of Dana Point 
January 8, 2016
Save the Date: 2016 Installation Dinner & Annual Meeting
Join the Dana Point Chamber of Commerce as we celebrate our accomplishments in 2015 and honor outgoing chair, Enzo Scognamiglio and welcome our chair-elect, Mits Arayama at the 2016 Installation Dinner and Annual Meeting. We will also be inducting our 2016 Board of Directors and honoring the 2015 Business of the Year, Citizen of the Year and Ambassador of the Year. 

This year's Installation Dinner will be held at the magnificent St. Regis Monarch Beach on January 28th at 6 PM.

Tickets are available online until 11:55pm on Monday, January 25th. Please note that there will be no tickets available at the door - you must make your reservation ahead of time.
Thursday Jan. 28, 2016
6:00 to 8:30 PM
Cost:     $80 Members    
$750 Tables of 10
$95 Non-Members   
$900 Tables of 10  


St. Regis Monarch Beach
1 Monarch Beach Resort
Dana Point, CA 92629
Please consider sponsoring this wonderful event and showing your support for the Chamber and our small business community! The deadline to sponsor is January 15, 2016.
CalChamber List of New Employment Laws for 2016

Latest Capitol News Report calls attention to challenges employers face in coming year

The California Chamber of Commerce today released the list of new employment laws scheduled to take effect in 2016 or earlier that will have an impact on businesses in California.

CalChamber also released the latest CalChamber Capitol News Report, which features Erika Frank, CalChamber vice president, legal affairs, and general counsel, and Jennifer Barrera, CalChamber policy advocate, calling attention to the many challenges California employers face-including juggling new laws involving gender pay equality, employee time off for school or child care, and another hike in the minimum wage.



Upcoming Chamber Events

Networking @ Noon: Luxe Restaurant & Martini Bar 

Join us February 4th, 2016 from 11:30am - 1:00pm for a delicious meal and the opportunity to network, discuss your business with others and generate new business leads - all while supporting a great chamber member!

This month we'll be meeting at Luxe! 24582 Del Prado, Dana Point, CA 92629

Community News & Events
Mark Your Calendar: Upcoming Events
Jan. 9th
Nature Interpretive Center Whale Walk & Talk

Ocean Institute Whale Watching Cruise
Jan. 12th DPCC Ambassador Committee Meeting
VFW Benefit Services
Jan. 13th
DPCC Board Retreat - Office Closed at 1pm
Jan. 16th Farmers Market
Ocean Institute Underwater Parks Day
Jan. 19th City Council Meeting
Jan. 22nd
Ocean Institute Jazz Festival
Jan. 23rd
Farmers Market
Ocean Institute Whale Watching Cruise
Jan. 28th
Senior Twilight Dinner

Dana Point Chamber of Commerce 2016 Annual Meeting and Installation 

Thank You to our 2015 Chairman Circle Sponsors


If you are interested in supporting our business community, join the Dana Point Chairman's Circle! 
Please contact Heather Johnston for more information.

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