February 8, 2023
Chamber News
 After Hours Networking Mixer
Craft by Smoke and Fire
Join us Thursday, February 16th for craft cocktails, delicious bites, and smokin' conversation at one of Downtown Anaheim's hottest locations, Craft by Smoke and Fire!

Meet New District 6 Council Member Natalie Meeks
Register for Government Affairs Luncheon on Friday, February 24
Natalie Meeks
District 6 Council Member
Welcome New Member
Welcome Second District Supervisor Vicente Sarmiento
Orange County Board of Supervisors
Vicente Sarmiento was elected to the position of 2nd District Orange County Supervisor in November 2022 to represent Santa Ana and portions of Anaheim, Garden Grove, Tustin and Orange. The Board oversees the management of the County government and its many special districts.
Member News
 Walnut Village Opens in Anaheim
Congratulations Walnut Village Retirement Community on the ground breaking of the new Summerhouse II project! We were honored to have Anaheim Mayor Ashleigh Aitken, Anaheim City Council Member Steve Faessel, Council Member-Elect Norma Kurtz, and the Offices of U.S. Representative Young Kim, Senator Josh Newman, Assemblywoman Sharon Quirk-Silva, Assemblyman Phillip Chen, and O.C. Supervisor Doug Chaffee join us. An additional thank you to Miss Anaheim and Miss Anaheim Hills for attending.
Summerhouse II will include 29 private apartment homes and 1 companion apartment home for residents who have a diagnosis of dementia. Summerhouse II is a secured neighborhood with a lovely dining room with a participatory kitchen, family room, a state-of-the-art sensory room, and family meeting spaces.
The renovation will also feature 7 Independent Living apartment homes, each with their own outdoor space and large, beautifully-appointed living spaces. The Independent Living portion of the project will feature a 12 seat purpose-built theater for all Walnut Village residents to enjoy.
BREAKING: Disney Reducing Workforce Companywide Amid Reorganization
(OC Register/Bloomberg) Earlier today, Walt Disney CEO Bob Iger announced a vast restructuring of the entertainment company which includes shedding of 7,000 jobs company-wide.
Honda Center Event Lineup
Check out this month's event lineup at the Honda Center.
There is something for everyone!

Disneyland Resort Celebrates Disney 100
The Walt Disney Company marks its 100th anniversary this year, and the Disneyland Resort kicked off the celebration on Jan. 27, commemorating the milestone with two new nighttime spectaculars, an all-new attraction and more to take place throughout 2023.
 Muzeo Happenings in February
Join MUZEO for their February events!
Shop Local Valentine's Day Specials
Five Workplace Trends for 2023
As the new year gets underway, California employers must not only navigate a bevy of new and changing laws but also consider emerging and evolving workplace trends that can xmake simply doing business a difficult feat.

For 2023, employers can expect the following trends, according to Indeed & Glassdoor’s Hiring and Workplace Trends Report 2023 — and we’ve shared some related reminders about California law, as well as some tips to help you handle these scenarios.
U.S. Adds 517,000 New Jobs,
Lowest Unemployment in Half-Century
(CNBC) The U.S. Department of Labor issued the January 2023 jobs report on Friday, showing the country added 517,000 jobs, far above the expected estimate of 187,000. The unemployment rate fell to 3.4%, the lowest rate since May 1969; analysts had expected a 3.6% rate. The leisure and hospitality industry led the way, adding 128,000 jobs. Professional and business services added 82,000 jobs, the government added 75,000, health care added 58,000, retail added 30,000, and construction added 25,000. Average hourly wages increased by 0.3% for the month and 4.4% from the year prior.
Visit Anaheim
 Visit Anaheim Confirms 150 Conventions,
Meeting & Events for 2023
Visit Anaheim’s 2023 bookings will bring $1.4 billion in economic impact to the local community; exceeding 2022 numbers.
Small Business Association
 SBA Orange County / Inland Empire District Office
Events Calendar
Wednesday, February 8, 2023 
11:00 a.m.

Thursday, February 9, 2023
6:00 -7:30 p.m.

Friday, February 10, 2023
2:00 -3:00 p.m. 

Wednesday, February 15, 2023
9:00 -11:00 a.m. 
Wednesday, February 8, 2023
5:00 -6:00 p.m.

 Thursday, February 9, 2023
6:00 -7:30 p.m.

Tuesday, February 14, 2023 
10:00 -11:00 a.m.

Wednesday, February 15, 2023
10:00 -11:30 a.m.
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