GCVCC Newsletter
News for the Coachella Valley Business Community
Riverside County Extends Grant Application Deadline
Businesses located within Riverside County that have been adversely impacted by the COVID-19 Pandemic are encouraged to apply for a $10,000 COVID-19 Small Business Grant from the County of Riverside. The deadline to apply has been extended to November 13th.
Southwest Airlines Celebrates Arrival at PSP with New Promotion
Southwest Airlines is running a Choose Your Adventure promotion to celebrate their arrival at PSP. The winner of the promotion will receive two round-trip tickets on Southwest.
GCVCC Hosting Session on New 2021 Labor Laws
Karen Sloat will join us for a 2021 Labor Law Update. Governor Newsom recently signed several bills that will impact California labor laws. The session will be held Wednesday, Nov. 4th via Zoom at 11:30 am.
GCVCC Virtual Lunch Bunch Today!
The Greater Coachella Valley Chamber of Commerce is proud to host a virtual Lunch Bunch today. This fun networking opportunity mixes two member favorites; business connections and great food! Join us virtually at 11:30 AM.
PJ’s Desert Trophies & Gifts GCVCC Member of the Week

The GCVCC Member of the Week is PJ’s Desert Trophies & Gifts. Our Member of the Week profile is presented in partnership with NBC palm Springs.
Imperial Western Products Granted $2.1 Million for Microgrid
Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia, Imperial Western Products, and the City of Coachella held a check presentation ceremony to announce and celebrate a $2,117,678 grant from the California Energy Commission. This state grant will allow Imperial Western Products to construct a microgrid system to produce and store renewable electricity.
SoCalGas Dispensing Renewable Natural Gas at Fueling Stations
Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) today announced it is for the first time dispensing California-produced renewable natural gas (RNG) at many of the natural gas fueling stations it operates across the state.