February 16, 2022
Chamber News and Events
Congratulations to Minority Owned Business - Simply Foods !
Simply Food, family-run manufacturing, and premium food products business donated more than 200,000 cloth masks and many thousands of PPE items to the nonprofit Operate USA, which distributed them among under-served communities and non-profits. In addition, they donate thousands of covid related items.
“Wearing masks saves lives,” said Simply Food CEO Thang Nguyen. “The practice also helped diminish demand for hospital beds in Southern California. Simply Food treasures its vibrant community and continually searches for ways to give back. . During times like these, nothing is more essential than protecting health.”
Congratulations to the Woman Owned
Business of The Year - Heart Centered Leadership!
Heart-Centered Leadership Coaching & Consulting Group services is based on the motivation of empowering a better life through the talents, experiences, and desires of each person to achieve financial independence. From this motivation, the Emprendedor@s program was created, with the purpose to materialize the ideas and wishes of formalizing micro-enterprises through business education. 

The Anaheim Business Awards Luncheon will take place on Wednesday, March 16, 2022, from noon to 2:00 pm at the Hilton Anaheim. Please come out to support our Anaheim business community by registering or sponsoring the event.
Employment Law 2022 Update Webinar
with Platinum HR
Please join us for this important free webinar on new employment laws and a reminder to start off 2022 legally compliant!
After Hours Networking Next Thursday!
Join us next Thursday, February 24th for Networking at Craft by Smoke and Fire!

After-Hours Networking meetings are designed to help you get to know other business professionals in an informal, relaxed environment. Bring business cards and plan to stay for an appetizer as your day winds down on your way home. See you there!
Networking in March
Join us for Networking in March! Our events will be Good Morning Anaheim Breakfast on Friday, March 4th followed by Leads Lunch on Wednesday, March 9th! RSVP is required.
Good Morning Anaheim

Friday, March 4th
7:30 AM
Anaheim Chamber of Commerce
Leads Lunch

Wednesday, March 9th
11:30 AM
at Roxy'z by Zov's

Exciting Upcoming Events
Mark Your Calendars
Angels Baseball Luncheon
May 20th 
 State of the City | July 27th

2022 Economic and Financial Update
Free Webinar
The Anaheim Chamber is pleased to partner with the Newport Beach Chamber and 20 other Chambers to bring you, free of charge, the 2022 Economic and Financial Forecast. Christopher Schwarz, Associate Professor of Finance at the UCI Paul Merage School of Business, will share his thoughts on the 2022 Economy, Financial Markets, and Real Estate. 
Breakfast Club with Betty Yee,
California State Controller
Assemblymember Quirk-Silva invites you to welcome State Controller Betty Yee to her 2022 Breakfast Club of the year. You'll hear firsthand from our State’s chief fiscal officer about the role the office plays in the management of the state’s financial resources.
Friday, February 25 - 8:30 am
Virtual Event RSVP Required 

Disneyland Hosts a Super Bowl Victory Parade for Rams Stars
(Photo by Jeff Gritchen, Orange County Register/SCNG)
Super Bowl MVP Cooper Kupp, Aaron Donald, and Matthew Stafford ride down Main Street U.S.A. during the Celebratory Cavalcade at Disneyland. The parade was the day after the L.A. Rams beat the Cincinnati Bengals in Super Bowl LVI in Los Angeles. Congratulations to the Rams!
Calling all OC Microbusinesses, The Smallest of the Small 
$2500 Grant Opportunity 
Community business members, until March 15, 2022, eligible microbusiness owners can apply for Orange County Microbusiness Grants. A one-time $2,500 grant will be provided to 1,470 Orange County micro-businesses that have been affected the hardest due to COVID-19. Small businesses owners, including women, veterans, minorities, individuals without documentation, and individuals with limited English proficiency, are encouraged to apply.

Multilingual Information can be found at: https://sba.box.com/s/gbdt2u7x0l1b4zo3yq6cuzmnhyln1920

Grant must be spent on eligible expenses by June 1, 2022. 
CalChamber Policy Briefings on California Privacy Rights Act, Recycling Available Online
To help interested parties prepare for the important policy discussions expected in 2022, the California Chamber of Commerce is hosting a series of virtual policy briefings. Each briefing focuses on a big topic anticipated for this legislative session.
The Anaheim Chamber Opposes AB 1001
The Anaheim Chamber opposes AB 1001, a Housing Killer bill that would have an effect on new construction. Rather than reform barriers to housing, the bill expands the already burdensome California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) and exposes developers to more CEQA litigation.
Member Spotlight
The Phoenix Club in Anaheim New Breakfast Menu
An update to The Pheonix Club's breakfast menu is here! They are open for breakfast at 10:30 AM on Saturdays again! Come by and try the Strammer Max!
ALL-NEW Sheraton Park Hotel
Welcome to the ALL-NEW Sheraton Park Hotel at the Anaheim Resort. Their new lobby, meeting space, sleeping rooms, and front desk are officially open after a $30 million reimagining. 
Visit Anaheim
Don't miss the Brand New 2022 Visit Anaheim Destination Guide
Small Business Administration & SCORE Upcoming Events
Creating Content for Social Media 2022:
Photography, Video, Gifs and more… 
by Roni Ramos

Thursday February 24th | 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Do you have any questions regarding EIDL, PPP, or other
SBA Loan Programs?
The SBA’s Orange County / Inland Empire District office invites you to an exclusive Q&A Session focusing on the various SBA programs. From EIDL to PPP Forgiveness and 7(a) and 504 loans, the team is here to help!

Thursday, February 17: 11:00 am – 12:00 pm PST
Topic: SBA Funding for Your Business with United Business Bank 
& Southland Economic Development Corporation
Member Discounts
Office Depot And OfficeMax

Anaheim Chamber members can save up to 55% off every time they shop at Office Depot. That means you get more of what you need and love for a lot less! Make sure you're signed up to take advantage of this incredible program too. Your Mobile Member Code is AnaheimCard OR text the code to 844-446-6358 to receive the card on your phone.
UPS Discounts

Anaheim Chamber of Commerce is proud to bring you valuable discounts on the products and services you need. Make the most out of your membership and take advantage of competitive rates on UPS shipping services. Plus, with the UPS one-driver advantage and more than 60,000 drop off points, there's no need to sort your air and ground shipments.