August 31, 2022
Chamber Events
HOTWORX Anaheim Hills Grand Opening Party!
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 2022, from 4 – 7 PM
Join Hotworx on September 8th for discounts, giveaways, and FUN all day long, celebrating their official GRAND OPENING!

Ribbon Cutting will be at 4 pm

There will also be a full DAY OF DISCOUNTS - Invite your family & friends!

(ANAHEIM HILLS FESTIVAL)
Anaheim Chamber Golf Business Golf Tournament
Foursomes Available!
Don't miss out! Join the Anaheim Chamber and golf with Anaheim's leading business at the Business Links Networking Golf Tournament on Monday, September 19th, at the Anaheim Hills Golf Course.

We are pleased to announce Dave's Hot Chicken, Craft by Smoke & Fire, Raising Cane's, Navarro's Tacos, and Brewery X on course. Sponsorship opportunities are available.
If you would like to showcase your business in front of our golfers on the course, we have additional marketing opportunities available. Please email Heather for more information heather@anaheimchamber.org.
Welcome Heng Chao to the Anaheim Chamber!
Goodwill of Orange County helps people facing barriers find and keep jobs, which provides a purpose, pride, and dignity. Their team matched our newest employee Heng Chao to assist in the day-to-day operation of the Anaheim Chamber! Welcome, Heng!

Over the last 20 years, Goodwill of Orange County has placed more than 15,000 people with disabilities and other barriers into employment at no cost to the employer.

To learn more, contact Goodwill of Orange County today at (714) 547-6308 or email info@ocgoodwill.org.
Anaheim Prayer Breakfast This October at the Hilton Anaheim
We’re pleased to announce the 2022 Anaheim Prayer Breakfast on Thursday, October 6, 2022, at Hilton Anaheim. Join us as we welcome our featured keynote speaker, former Navy SEAL Chad Williams, a combat veteran who served our nation from 2004 to 2010. Now engaged in full-time ministry work, Chad is charismatic and insightful and uses the training and experience he gained as a SEAL to help others find God’s purpose for their lives. Chad will share his motivating testimony of military service and conversion.

We look forward to sharing a morning of reflection, service, sacrifice, and community with you.

For questions or more information, please contact the Anaheim Chamber of Commerce at 714-758-0222 or email info@anaheimchamber.org.
News
Planning Commission Approves ocV!be,
95-acre Mixed-Use, Live Entertainment District
On Monday, August 29th, the ocV!BE project received approval from the Anaheim Planning Commission. ocV!BE is a $4 billion, sustainable, mixed-use, live entertainment district, 95 acres in size, anchored by Honda Center. ocV!BE is an endeavor of the Samueli Family, owners of the Anaheim Ducks.
 
The project will be completed in several phases between 2025 and 2035. It will include:
  • One thousand five hundred apartments, of which at least 195 will be affordable units.
  • More than 35 restaurants.
  • Two hotels with a combined 550 rooms.
  • 20 acres of parks and plazas, including a 5-acre riverfront park, a 5-acre “wellness” park, more than 3 miles of public trails and bridges, and access to the Santa Ana River Trail.
  • 6 entertainment venues featuring 30,000 seats, including a 5,700-seat concert venue and 6,000-person capacity outdoor amphitheater.
 
The project will also include farmers' markets, a food hall, craft breweries, and rooftop bars.
Calling All Employers 📣 - Career Fair in North Orange County!
Orange County 4th District Supervisor, Doug Chaffee, in partnership with Orange County Workforce Development Board and Assemblymember Sharon Quirk-Silva, 65th District, is excited to host a Career Fair on Wednesday, October 19, 2022, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Fullerton Community Center 340 W Commonwealth Ave, Fullerton, CA 92832.

Employers don't miss this excellent opportunity to streamline recruiting by connecting with top talent, reviewing resumes, conducting interviews, and possibly hiring talent on the same day!

For more information on how to register or participate, please visit ocworkforcesolutions.com/job-fairs or call the Orange County Business and Recovery Call Center at (714) 480-6500 or email info@ocworkforcesolutions.com.
Membership News
Blood Drive at Two Anaheim Locations:

Every year, together with the American Red Cross, Hale Glass hosts an annual blood drive to remember the 9/11 attacks. This is by far the most successful of their community service events! Join them Friday, September 9th, from 7:30 AM to 2:00 PM at 1910 Estelle Lane in Placentia.
Summer is ending and the Labor Day holiday week is arriving with an ongoing need for blood donations. Anaheim Global Medical Center is holding a mobile Blood Drive on September 7th.

Donate from 10 AM to 2 PM at 1025 S. Anaheim Blvd in Anaheim.
Oct 1 | Tickets Available + Support Their Mission + Enjoy the Healing Journey from Grandma's House of Hope
Orange County United Way - e-Mentoring Program
The United Way has recently started recruiting volunteers to be part of their virtual Class of 2023 e-Mentoring program, where volunteers are matched up with a local High School student to help guide and encourage them through their final months as a senior before they graduate. They are looking for 250 mentors to match up to students by Nov 4th.
Visit Anaheim
There's Still Time to RSVP!
ReConnect Event on September 15th - Come Meet Our Biggest Customers!
Orange County Sports Commission Speaker Series
Resource Partners are here to help you...
If you need assistance navigating any of SBA's funding options or with general business guidance, SBA's resource partners can help.

Events on Wednesday, August 31:
105 Funding Your Business (5pm)
Are You Covered? Small Business Insurance Basics (6pm)


Events on Thursday, September 1:
SBA Funding for Your Business with CDC Small
Business Finance & Pacific Premier Bank (11am)
SBIR/STTR Phase I Proposal Preparation with Emphasis On USDA (7:30am)
Government Procurement and the SBIR/STTR Linkage (9am)
SBDC Start (10am)
Business Plan Basics for Veterans (12pm)
Ask Any Question About Marketing (1pm)
WBC Book Club: Readers are Leaders! (12pm)
How to Start a Small Business (6pm)

*All events listed are in PDT*(Pacific)
Other local resource partner organizations can be found at:
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