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July 12, 2021
Porky's to host in-person mixer this Wednesday
Watch a special video invite from Nick Valenziano of Porky's Pizza Palace here. This includes details on where the mixer will take place and how to enter the patio area.
Attending is a benefit of your membership
The Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the return of its monthly in-person networking mixers. Porky's Pizza Palace will host the Chamber's first in-person mixer since the beginning of the pandemic on Wednesday, July 14, 2021.

Networking mixers are a benefit of chamber membership, and are free for chamber members to attend.

Did you know Porky's is open for lunch seven days a week and has great lunch specials for you to enjoy during the work week, including everthing from their delicious fried chicken to personal pizzas to pasta and sandwiches.
Take a look at our Attending Mixers 101 information page if you have questions about our networking mixers or if you have not attended one of our monthly mixers in the past.
Pleasanton 2025 Forum this Wednesday morning
Meeting to be held in hybrid format
Every second Wednesday of the month at 7:30 a.m., the Chamber brings stakeholders together to focus community resources, time and talent to achieve greater understanding of issues, obstacles and opportunities related to Pleasanton 2025: A Community Vision.

Everyone is invited to our July Pleasanton 2025 Forum meeting via Zoom or in-person. Our guest speaker is Ellen Clark, Director, Community Development for the City of Pleasanton. Ellen will be providing an update on the Council’s recent discussion on the Downtown Active Ground Floor use policy, answer questions and hear any initial input in advance of this going before the Planning Commission on July 28. She is also looking for input/comments on the Downtown Pop-Ups on Main Stret as far as timing to transition out of the temporary program and if it would be appropriate to consider developing a longer-term/more formal parklet program.

This meeting will be held in a hybrid format. Attend in person: 777 Peters Avenue, Pleasanton or attend virtually:
Business Connection newsletter for July
Spotlights, board chair column, ribbon cuttings and more
Take a look at our print newsletter that is inserted into the Pleasanton Weekly, and reaches 11,000 in the community.

Once our newsletter is published and circulated, we keep the electronic version here on our website. We also increase exposure for our featured members with these individual member spotlights, which are shared on our social media channels.

For more information about how you can be included in a future Business Connection newsletter, email Susie.
Celebrating 75 years of supporting the community
75th anniversary for the Chamber
The Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce, one of the most engaging and successful chambers in the Bay Area, is celebrating its 75th anniversary in 2021, and will be commemorating the occasion with a variety of captivating stories, news articles, and reflections from community leaders.
"It was such an honor to serve as Chamber Chairman in 2020 while simultaneously running for Pleasanton City Council. While the year was not as we had hoped, I am incredibly proud of what we accomplished during impossible circumstances. The Pleasanton Chamber has been a wonderful way for me to grow and cultivate relationships. As a Realtor serving our local area, these relationships have been invaluable to me and I am grateful that our community has such a strong business organization. Being a part of the Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce is an honor!"

-Randy Brown, 2020 board chair
Pleasanton Young Professionals in-person social
Empower, Grow, Learn
The Pleasanton Young Professionals (PYPs) is the premier networking group for emerging and established young professionals ages 21-40.

Goals of the PYPs
LEARN - to focus on professionalism, leadership, and community service
GROW - to cultivate and promote career growth
EMPOWER - to provide a professional arena for ages 21-40

The PYPs are having an in-person, no-host social on Thursday, July 22 from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at McKay's Tahouse & Beer Garden on the front patio. All attendees will be entered into a gift card raffle.

This free event is open to first-time and returning young professionals. Learn more about the PYPs on our website and on Facebook.
What's Happening at Stanford Health Care - ValleyCare
Featuring Rick Shumway, President/CEO
You're invited to join the Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce and Stanford Health Care – ValleyCare for a virtual educational presentation on what's happening at Stanford Health Care – ValleyCare.

Please join SHC – VC President and CEO Rick Shumway for an overview on what is happening at the health system including new programs and services.
Chamber Golf Outing set for October 1
Food, drinks, golf, prizes, fun
The Pleasanton Chamber Golf Outing 2021 returns on the first Friday in October at Callippe Preserve Golf Course. This is the Chamber's one true fundraising event of the year.

Jump on this fantastic opportunity to start your weekend early. This event is a fun-filled afternoon of golf, great food, drink and fantastic prizes, with lots of great networking, business promotion and contacts to be made.

Save the date for Friday, October 1, 2021 at Callippe Preserve Golf Course in Pleasanton and round up your foursome today.
Welcome New Members
Congratulations to these new members that have recently joined the Chamber
Featured Member Information
The California Citizens Redistricting Commission invites you to the Community of Interest (COI) public input meeting.
Your input is vital to the success of the Commission. We need your Communities of Interest information to respect the boundaries of your communities during the redistricting process.

July 17, 2021
10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Call in for public input: (877) 853-5247
Quest Science Center is excited to bring the 4th Tri-Valley Innovation Fair to the Alameda County Fairgrounds on Saturday, September 18, 2021. 

The event will take place from 10 am – 5 pm, is free and open to the general public, and promises to showcase the best and most recent innovations in the Tri-Valley and the greater Bay Area. Event details can be found here.
The California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) launched the “Don’t Get Caught Off Guard” campaign in October 2020 to help inform communities throughout California about the Earthquake Warning California system. California residents can find the latest materials, resources, and news relating to the nation’s first statewide, publicly available earthquake warning system on the newly revamped website: earthquake.ca.gov.
Tri-Valley Chamber Alliance Workshop with SBA
Get the latest from the SBA on COVID-19 relief options and PPP forgiveness
If you were a beneficiary of the Paycheck Protection Program, now that this program has ended, learn about applying for PPP forgiveness. As our economy recovers from the pandemic, SBA remains committed to supporting small business. Get the latest, also, on Covid 19 relief options and additional resources.
Member Benefits for you and your business
Online job posting feature available
As a member of the Pleasanton Chamber, you have the opportunity to market your business to consumers visiting the Chamber’s website. It’s easy to:

  • Update your Business Information
  • Link your Facebook and LinkedIn pages to your listing
  • Post Hot Deals
  • Post Job Openings
  • Post your events to Chamber Calendar
  • Add/Update keywords to help consumers find you when they run searches
  • Add/Update a 250 character business description
News from our Members
Tri-Valley REACH Celebrating 30 Years

Tri-Valley Innovation Fair Set for September 18 at Alameda County Fairgrounds

DoorDash and Close the Gap Foundation launch partnership that will expand Bay Area youth mentorship

Don't Get Caught Off Guard

Confused About Recycling? Pleasanton Students Can Help!

1st United Credit Union is Up to Bat to Fight Hunger

Vacancy at Bay East offices

Pleasanton Housing Element Update

UNCLE Credit Union Names 2021-2022 Board of Directors and Officers

Sunflower Showcase, A Fundraiser Benefitting Sunflower Hill
Stay Connected and Informed
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  • Flexibility
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  • Packages with discounts

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