September 30, 2020
News and Events
Angels Baseball Staying in Anaheim!
The Anaheim Chamber of Commerce applauds the Anaheim City Council in their historic vote to keep Angels Baseball in Anaheim.
COVID-19 Relief Legislation And Support 501(c)(6) Nonprofit Organizations Needed
The Anaheim Chamber supports the 2,310 organizations, representing dozens of industries and millions of workers across the economy, urging Congress to expand equal eligibility under the Paycheck Protection Program to include 501(c)(6) nonprofit organizations, such as trade associations, professional societies, chambers of commerce, business leagues and others, in any prospective COVID-19 relief measure.
Join Us This Evening For District Five Candidate Forum

We look forward to introducing the candidates to the Anaheim community. We'll be joined by Mayor Pro Tem Steve Faessel and Sabrina "Sav" Quezada

Wednesday, September 30
5 PM
Virtual Happy Hour with
OC Wine Mart
Join us for a Virtual Happy Hour with Julie Lim from OC Wine Mart featuring Justin Vineyards.

Thursday, October 8th
4 - 5 PM

OC Wine Mart will be offering 3 different tasting sets for our virtual Happy Hour.

If interested, please call at 714-785-5451 for your special pricing and to purchase prior to the event. Purchasing a tasting set is not required to participate.

Todd Ament, President & CEO of the Anaheim Chamber of Commerce spoke to John & Ken on KFI Radio last Friday about the economic harm to the local economy in both Anaheim and Orange County from the continued closure of the Disneyland Resort.
Josh D’Amaro Announces Disney will lay off 28,000 Cast Member
Message from Todd Ament
President & CEO, Anaheim Chamber of Commerce

“The mass layoff announcement from Disney is tragic – and entirely forseeable to all of us who have been calling on Governor Newsom to do what he has inexplicably failed to do – issue theme park re-opening guidelines.”

The Disneyland Resort has been closed for more than 6 months. For the first six weeks of the closure, they paid their cast members – and continue to pay their health care benefits once forced to furlough them.

Disney has been ready to re-open since mid-July. Disney’s Florida theme parks have been operating safely since re-opening in July. 

Responsibility for Disney’s reluctant decision to lay-off more than 28,000 cast members lands squarely on the shoulders of Governor Newsom and those interests who have put their short-term agendas ahead of allowing cast members to return to work.”

Anaheim Mayor Harry Sidhu Joins 34 Orange County Mayors With The Message To
“Mask Up To Open OC!”
The message comes in a video featuring Orange County’s mayors socially distant and masked up at iconic locations across Orange County.
Anaheim Chamber partners with Orange County Community Services on Virtual Job Fair
You are invited to participate FOR FREE in the Orange County Virtual Job Fair on October 15, 2020 at 10 AM – 2 PM
Visit for free registration and preparation training.

Props To You Event
The Cal Chamber: Changing Prop 13
Significant changes could be in store for California homeowners and businesses this fall, depending on the outcome of two property tax propositions on the ballot. Voters will be considering two controversial measures that will overturn parts of the state’s Proposition 13 law, including:

Proposition 15, which would increase property taxes on businesses.
Proposition 19, would allow California homeowners over the age of 55, the disabled, and victims of natural disasters to transfer lower property tax rates to new homes.

CalMatters will talk to people on both sides of these measures about what the results, whether it’s a “Yes” or a “No” vote, will mean for Californians.
Senator Chang Hosts
a Virtual Town Hall
To Discuss Emergency Preparedness
Guest speakers include:
  • Cal Fire (California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection)
  • Cal OES (Governor's Office of Emergency Services)
  • American Red Cross

Wednesday, September 30th
at 1 PM
Visit Anaheim
Road to Recovery Series
Join Visit Anaheim for another update on Visit Anaheim's Road to Recovery Series. This week will include updates on the Sales Team's data in Town Hall #1 and an update on the marketing campaigns highlighted in Town Hall #2.

Thursday, October 1st
2 - 3 PM
Visit Anaheim's Destination
Update Vol 7.
Visit Anaheim’s newest Destination Update highlights delicious Anaheim eats, touches on the recent ReOpen OC Now press conference, important travel updates and more.
Member Spotlight
Coffee Giveaway
BlueTree Anaheim Hills is dedicated to health for the whole family. They specialize in Fresh, Organic, Juices, Hawaiian Coffee, Kombucha & Elixirs, Acai Bowls, Raw and Healthy foods that are equally as delicious as good for you. Thanks to National Coffee Day, they are featuring a coffee giveaway!
Small Business Development Center Online Events
Events on Wednesday, September 30:

Events on Saturday, October 3:
Member Discounts
Office Depot and OfficeMax

Our members can save up to 55% off every time they shop Office Depot. That means they get more of what they 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.