Dana Point Chamber of Commerce's Compass Newsletter
The Chamber Compass
Your weekly guide to the news & happenings of Dana Point 
May 1, 2013
Mayor Highlights Longevity
in State of the City Address

Mayor Steven Weinberg addressed a crowd of about 200 people Monday at the Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort & Spa and used his State of the City address to highlight the city's �����assets and progress. 


"As they say, a picture is worth a thousand words, and today we will show you why our city continues and will continue to be a five-star city," Weinberg said. Weinberg then stepped away from the lectern and took a non-traditional approach to his speech, handing the spotlight off to himself in a video. 


The Mayor's video presentation focused on the town's history, leading to the Dana Point of today, and how the city's five-star standard can be maintained for the next 100 years.


Member Spotlight: Sun Salute Yoga
Sun Salute Yoga
Open 7 days a week, Sun Salute Yoga offers yoga classes for people at any level. Whether you've never done yoga before, are looking for a new way to feel great and learn to breathe, or are looking to build your yoga skills, Sun Salute Yoga studios offers a variety of classes to suit your needs. Check out the video above to learn more about the studios and get a quick intro to basic yoga moves.
Upcoming Chamber Events
May Networking at Noon 
The Point Restaurant & Bar
TOMORROW     May 2, 2013   11:30am - 1:00pm
The Point
Dana Point Chamber of Commerce and our Membership Committee invite you to join us TOMORROW for Networking at Noon at The Point Restaurant & Bar

This event is open to members and non-members to attend. Attendees will have the opportunity to network, discuss their business with others and generate new business leads - while supporting a great chamber member restaurant! 

The cost to attend is $15 for members and $20 for non-members and includes lunch, beverage and gratuity.


Ribbon Cutting 2
Ribbon Cutting: Paul's TV
Friday, May 3rd  11:30am 

Help us welcome Paul's TV to the neighborhood and to the Dana Point Chamber this coming Friday!  

Lunch will be served and Paul's TV is giving away a 55" LG LED HDTV as a door prize at the event. Each chamber member in attendance will be qualified to win! 
Hope to see you there!! 
3rd Thursday Mixer
Lantern Bay Realty's 40th Anniversary Celebration
May 16th  5:30 - 7:30pm

Being the oldest established real estate firm in Dana Point, Lantern Bay Realty has seen the transition of Dana Point from a sleepy little coastal town into a booming, vital community where new employment opportunities, recreational areas, housing and entertainment facilities are unprecedented. Despite our city's growth, we have not forgotten the sleepy coastal town traditions of good neighbors, friendliness and honest old fashioned values. Maintaining a knowledge of our rapidly growing area with professional expertise has earned us the long standing reputation for service with integrity and has contributed to our success.

Join us in celebrating Lantern Bay Realty's 40th Anniversary at our upcoming 3rd Thursday Mixer. As always, this event is open to members and non-members to attend. Attendees will have the opportunity to network, discuss their business with others and generate new business leads - while enjoying delicious hors d'oeuvres and drinks from our generous host. 

The cost to attend is $12 for members and $20 for non-members.

Coastal Chamber's Legislative Coalition Luncheon 
Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort & Spa 
June 14, 2013    11:30am - 1:30pm

Join the Honorable Patricia C. Bates as she hosts State of South County, where City Managers from San Clemente, San Juan Capistrano, Dana Point, Laguna Niguel, and Aliso Viejo will provide updates on their respective cities.


Tickets and sponsorship information available here.


Welcome Our New Members!
Buena Vista Market  

If you're looking for fresh meats, visit Buena Vista Market in Dana Point, CA. We are your local convenience store where you can buy all your grocery needs. 
You may also call or stop by to order lunch and dinner meals for takeout. 
Little Kitchen Asian Cafe

Our name, The Little Kitchen Asian Cafe, reflects the core values of our restaurant. We took the best parts from the home kitchen and built a restaurant around it to offer healthy home-cooked meals at an affordable price. At The Little Kitchen, we only use the finest locally sourced ingredients, and we price our meals so that eating out won't cost you much more than dining at home. We're proud of our talented chefs and encourage you to watch your meals cooked to order. We are proud to be a new addition to the Dana Point community. We want to become part of the neighborhood and offer top-quality healthy Asian cuisine. Feel free to stop by and say hello at any time!
Star Cleaning System

We provide premier professional commercial and residential cleaning services. We hire professional, screened, and courteous team members and provide them the best training. Every team member arrives in a uniform and is insured - all for your protection. We will arrive at your office or home with all the necessary superior supplies and equipment to complete the required services. Our systematic cleaning procedures are strictly adhered to, so whether you require a regular clean or a specific custom clean, you know the team members are working to the highest standards.
White Pelican Gallery
Located in beautiful Dana Point Harbor, the White Pelican offers an astonishing array of Native American Jewelry and Art. Family-owned and operated, the Pelican works directly with their native American friends to bring you the finest collectible art and jewelry at everyday low prices. We feature sterling silver and gold jewelry handcrafted by artisans of the Navajo, Zuni, Hopi and Santo Domingo, as well as representatives of various other tribes throughout the United States. In addition to offering a varied assortment of one of a kind, award-winning pieces, The Pelican is proud to provide quality native American jewelry to satisfy every pocketbook.
Thank You to Our Renewing Members
Member Since 2005
Member Since 2012
Member Since 2004
Member Since 1997

 Harbor Pointe Apartments
Member Since 1988

Member Since 2012

Member Since 1986
Community News & Events
Dana Point Grand Prix of Cycling & Street Fair 
Sunday, May 5th
Ocean Institute Mother's Day Cruise
Sunday, May 12th
Mother's Day Specials from Laguna Cliffs Resort & Spa

A Mile For Maddie
Benefitting the Maddie James Foundation
Saturday, May 18th
You're Invited: Attend the Third Annual A Mile for Maddie, a 1.2 mile fundraising walk to benefit The Maddie James Foundation. The event will take place the morning on Saturday, May 18th, 2013 in Dana Point. This year's walk will be extra special as we celebrate the grand opening of the Maddie James Seaside Learning Center! Following the walk, registered participants are invited to enjoy the Open House Festival at the Ocean Institute.
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