November 9, 2023

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Visser's Florist and Greenhouses has been family owned for over 50 years.. Throughout the years, Visser's Florist has won numerous awards and recognition. It has been a "Top 100" member of FTD for several years, out of the 20,000 plus FTD flower shops in the nation. Visser's Florist is proud to support many civic groups and charities in the area. According to Ted Robinson, "Nothing makes up happier than to be able to give back to the community that supports us so strongly."

Today, Visser's Florist and Greenhouses is the largest single flower shop and greenhouse in Orange County, with 39 employees, two fully-stocked greenhouses and thousands of flowers and plants. A fleet of modern vehicles deliver thousands of beautiful flower arrangements throughout Orange County. In addition to beautiful flower arrangements and healthy green house plants, Visser's Florist specializes in custom fruit and gourmet baskets, European style plant gardens, wedding flowers, funeral flowers, plant rental and plant maintenance service. Customer service is second to none. With its 100% satisfaction guarantee, Visser’s is truly the place for all your floral needs.

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Braille Institute Ribbon Cutting | November 15

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Anaheim Chamber Welcomes Anaheim's

New Chief of Police Rick Armendariz

Anaheim's new Police Chief, Rick Armendariz, will be speaking to the Chamber's Government Affairs meeting on Friday, November 17. Armendariz was sworn in as Anaheim's 37th police chief on August 8, 2023, succeeding Jorge Cisneros who had been chief for five years. Before becoming Chief of Police this summer, Armendariz had been Anaheim's Deputy Chief since 2019. The Government Affairs meeting will be an opportunity for attendees to hear from the new chief, learn about his plans for the Anaheim Police Department, and ask him questions about issues of concern. There is no charge to attend the meeting, and lunch is included.

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November Leads Lunch | GG's Event Space @ Golden Road Brewing

Meet Anaheim’s newest private event location at the Anaheim Chamber’s November 15 Leads Lunch at Golden Road Brewing! GG’s Event Space has its own entrance to the right of the main Golden Road doors. Network, enjoy lunch with our friendly group of Anaheim businesses, and check this beautiful space out. You will be glad you did! 

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Jingle and Mingle!

Don't Miss Final Mixer of the Year

*Spread some joy and please bring a new, unwrapped toy to benefit underserved youth in our community for Anaheim Police Department's Cops-4-Kids Toy Dive.

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In Remembrance of Mike Andersen

Michael Andersen was a resident of Anaheim and proud owner of Veteran Air. A U.S. Army veteran, Michael served his country as a combat infantryman, including a tour of duty in Iraq during 2004-2005. In 2020, the LA Times recognized Veteran Air as “Best in OC in Heating and Air Conditioning.” Andersen, a U.S. Army veteran, was honored as Grand Marshal for the 2021 Anaheim Hills 4th of July Parade. 

From delivering free holiday hams to truckloads of shovels during a snowstorm, Andersen’s commitment to helping others was steadfast.

MUZEO Launches Special Membership Gifting for Giving Tuesday—

Join the Cultural Celebration

In the spirit of Giving Tuesday (November 28th), MUZEO is launching a new membership program campaign designed to benefit local businesses and broaden Anaheim's access to art. Everyone is invited to check out our special Giving Tuesday offers.

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Northgate Markets Continues to Grow

The family behind Anaheim's own Northgate Markets, one of the largest Latino grocers in the United States, will open Mercado Gonzalez, a new food hall in the heart of Costa Mesa on Friday, November 17. The roughly 70,000-square-foot venue draws influence from mercados in Mexico, like Mercado de Coyoacan, one of Mexico City’s most iconic markets, and Mercado de Artesanias de Oaxaca.

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Building Orange County's Future Talent Pipeline

Seeking Employer Input

The North Orange County Community College District, which includes Cypress College, Fullerton College, and North Orange Continuing Education prepares nearly 78,000 students for employment and transfer opportunities through a variety of college and career programs. 

They are seeking members from industry who can share their perspective on employment growth opportunities, skills required, and potential training gaps. Your insights will ensure that NOCCCD provides high-skilled programs that meet the immediate and future talent pipeline needs of employers in our region. If you have any questions or need additional information, please feel free to send an email to Gustavo Chamorro at [email protected] or give him a call at 909-844-7446.  

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Los Angeles to Anaheim Project Section Virtual Update | November 29

The California High-Speed Rail Authority continues to advance work to deliver the nation’s first high-speed rail program, with construction well underway in the Central Valley. The Authority is pleased to report that the Los Angeles to Anaheim Project Section is approaching a new milestone moving closer to connecting LA/Anaheim to the Central Valley and San Francisco with a one-seat high-speed train ride. To learn more about the SAA and the Shared Passenger Track Alternative register for Virtual Open House Meeting Wednesday, November 29.

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CalChamber Poll Shows Voter Attitudes About Living in California

California voters have grown more anxious and pessimistic about living in California than a year ago, according to findings from the California Chamber of Commerce Poll, The People’s Voice, 2023. A strong majority (57%) say California is heading down the wrong track, flipping their views from a year ago, where a majority said the state was headed in the right direction.

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Cracking Down on Crime: Urgent Measures for a Safer Business Landscape

A new report from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce highlights a significant increase in crime across communities and businesses in the U.S., affecting both small and large retailers.

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How Big Restaurant Chains Are Using Artificial Intelligence

(Restaurant Business Online) Brands like Chipotle, Starbucks and Domino's are leaning on AI to do things like predict traffic, set prices and bake pizzas before they're even ordered.

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Where to Celebrate Thanksgiving in Anaheim

Join us in Anaheim this Thanksgiving for a delightful feast! Whether you're a local looking to savor the holiday without the hassle of cooking or a visitor seeking a memorable dining experience, we've got you covered. On Thursday, November 23rd, a plethora of dining options await, from delectable take-out to dine-in experiences featuring classic favorites like perfectly roasted turkey. Elevate your celebration with expertly paired wines and impeccable service. We're confident you'll relish these fantastic ideas on where to enjoy Thanksgiving in Anaheim!

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Anaheim Ballet

Anaheim Ducks

Anaheim Hills Festival

Anaheim Hills Golf Course

Anaheim Packing District

Anaheim Gardenwalk

Camelot Golfland

City National Grove


Honda Center




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Restaurant Startup — Recipe for Launching Your Own Restaurant

Loan Options for Your Business

Social Media Strategies to Engage Your Customers

Tax Essentials for Your Small Business

Branding Your Way to Success

 SBA Orange County / Inland Empire District Office

Are You an Entrepreneur?

Thursday, November 9, 2023  10:00 -11:30 am

YouTube for Business: Maximize Your Brand’s Reach with Video Marketing

Thursday, November 9, 2023  10:00 -11:30 am

Doing Business with SBCCD

Thursday, November 9, 2023  10:00 -11:30 am

Avoiding Employment Litigation

Thursday, November 9, 2023  12:00 -1:00 pm

Contracting with the State of California Department of General Services (DGS)

Thursday, November 9, 2023  2:00 -4:00 pm

Growing Your Business Session 5: Financial Management

Thursday, November 9, 2023  8:00 -9:00 pm

Growing Your Business Session 5: Financial Management

Thursday, November 9, 2023  5:00 -7:00 pm

Generate New & Repeat Business on Autopilot with Email Marketing

Friday, November 10, 2023  10:00 -11:00 am

Social Media Best Practices

Monday, November 13, 2023  12:00 -1:30 pm

Loan Options for Your Business

Tuesday, November 14, 2023  9:00 -11:00 am

Restaurant Startup - Recipe for Launching Your Own Restaurant

Tuesday, November 14, 2023  9:00 -11:00 am

Creating Better Content to Drive Website Traffic

Tuesday, November 14, 2023  11:00 a.m. -12:00 pm

HR Essentials

Tuesday, November 14, 2023  1:00 -2:30 pm

Live Business Mentoring and Learning: Business and Goal Planning 2024

Tuesday, November 14, 2023  4:30 -6:00 pm

SBDC Small Business Clinic with the City of Buena Park Strategies

Tuesday, November 14, 2023  6:00 -8:30 pm

Canva for Beginners

Tuesday, November 14, 2023  6:00 -7:30 pm

Tax Essentials for Your Small Business Restaurant

Wednesday, November 15, 2023  9:00 -11:00 am

Fund Your Business with Sponsors

Wednesday, November 15, 2023  10:00 -11:00 am

Cybersecurity Part 2: Intro to the Process?

Wednesday, November 15, 2023  10:00 a.m. 11:30 pm

What Makes a Great Website

Wednesday, November 15, 2023  1:00 -2:00 pm

Introduction to QuickBooks

Wednesday, November 15, 2023  5:00 -6:30 pm

Vendor Popup

Wednesday, November 15, 2023  5:00 -6:30 pm

Family Childcare from Home - Hybrid workshop

Wednesday, November 15, 2023  6:00 -7:30 pm

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