Chamber Member News

October | 2023

News & Details!

Blog articles, helpful links to resources, and everything in between!

Summer is busy this year in El Dorado County!

A Wet El Nino Up Ahead!

This previous weekend was a great reminder to check your tires! Check the roads and watch for critters. Weather sources say it will only get more fierce as we move into a potential next El Nino winter.

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Native Education & Empowerment!

Antoinette Del Rio new Coordinator of Indian Education

"Antoinette's approach to education and community support highlights our commitment to our families and students. Her extensive experience and genuine care for the people she serves set her apart as a true leader in this field, who will ensure that our students achieve at a high standard and are prepared for both college and career."

Antoinette will be serving Native families and their children from offices in both El Dorado and Amador counties.

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Elder Options and El Dorado Veterans Affairs Team up to Support Transportation!

Through a recent grant from the El Dorado Veterans’ Affairs Commission, the Elders Community Fund, and the El Dorado Community Foundation, veterans have an avenue to help with transportation to health-related appointments both within El Dorado County and to out-of-county veterans’ health facilities.

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Kudos To You!

EL Dorado Community Health Center Website is New & Improved!

The new site was designed with our patients and community partners in mind. Our hope is that users find it easier to learn about and access our essential services. Featuring;

  • Improved functionality
  • Filtered Provider Search
  • Event Calendar
  • Expanded ADA Accessibility
  • And much more!

Visit Today!

Surprise from Newsom

Governor Newsom Unexpectedly Vetoes a Number of Pro-Employee/Pro-Union Bills

Newsom appears to have given some thought to how these bills might be detrimental to the employer community before deciding whether to sign them into law. Bills that he looked into include;

  • SB 799
  • SB 403
  • SB 731
  • SB 725
  • AB 524
  • AB 1356

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Business Resources

Northern California Small Business Development Center Classes Coming Soon!

14 Training's This Week: Cyber Security Basics

With the impact of the pandemic and some stores closed or partially open, more businesses are looking to bring their “shop” online. How do we protect ourselves and our companies against cyber criminals? We all know that we shouldn’t email our account information to someone claiming to be a Nigerian prince. We’ve heard the terms “spyware”, “ransomware”, “hacking”, “phishing”, etc. But, what do we need to know to avoid these things?

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The Northern California Small Business Development Center (SBDC) program focuses on advising small business clients located in the NorCal SBDC network coverage area. Funded in part through a grant with the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development. Funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration.

Halloween Weekend is Here!

October 27th, 2023

Burke Junction Trunk or Treat

October 28th, 2023

Placerville Natural Foods Co-Op Trunk or Treat

November 11th, 2023

18th Annual Crab & Chowder Gala

Community Meet and Greet!

November 2, 2023

10 AM - 2PM

Understanding Dementia Care

December 4th 2023

5:30-8:00 PM

Toys, Turkeys & Twenty's

Community Involvement

Ag In The Class Seeking Volunteers!

With Ag in The Class supporting even MORE children for the Farm Day 2024, and more! They are seeking presenters! And with great power, comes great responsibility, and Ag in the Class is ready for you to take on the call!

Get in touch with them today to learn about how you can support this priceless education and the future of agriculture.

Email for Your Opportunity!

Earth Quake App Here to Prepare!

Earthquake Warning California is the country’s first publicly available, statewide warning system that could give California residents crucial seconds to take cover before you feel shaking. Managed by the Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES), Earthquake Warning California uses ground motion sensors from across the state to detect earthquakes before humans can feel them and can notify Californians to “Drop, Cover and Hold On” in advance of an earthquake. 

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Download the App!

Events Around the Corner!

Click on the links below for more information, ticket prices, and informational websites! And don't forget to check out the community calendar for all things events!!

December 2nd, 2023

Placerville Shakespeare Club Winter Rummage Sale

January 13th, 2024

Art, Wine and Something MORE

The El Dorado County Chamber of Commerce is a business-run organization.

Without your support, your details, time, and attention, we wouldn't be here able to serve you today.

We thank all our supporters and look forward to helping you grow your business in our community!

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