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January 31, 2022
State of the Pleasanton Chamber
Meet new board chair, hear from chamber leadership team
Everyone is invited to join us in-person for the State of the Pleasanton Chamber luncheon on Wednesday, February 16, 2022 at The Club at Ruby Hill in Pleasanton. See below for the new lunch to-go option.

  • Chamber's priorities for 2022
  • Hear from Tracey Lewis Taylor, Stanford Health Care - ValleyCare
  • Remarks from Kim Damiani, Summit Financial Group
  • Installation of 2022 Board Chair
  • Meet the 2022 Chamber Board of Directors
  • Recognition of outstanding volunteers for 2021
Lunch to-go
For individuals that are more comfortable not dining inside, we have an option for you to enjoy the program in person and then take your lunch to-go with you following the event. Please indicate Attendee, Lunch to-go as your preference when you register. This will need to be confirmed no later than February 4, 2022. Please email Susie with any questions.

The Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce is following the health and safety guidelines provided by the Alameda County Public Health Department. Please remember this guidance and the current climate is ever changing and our event is subject to change. All parties will continually work together to ensure a safe event. View PDF of Event Flyer
Special thank you to our State of the Pleasanton Chamber sponsors
Sponsorship opportunities still available for State of the Pleasanton Chamber. Email Susie for further details.
Ribbon Cutting Ceremonies
Grand re-opening and client appreciation
You are invited to join the Pleasanton Chamber and our Ambassadors for the following ribbon cutting ceremonies.

Thursday, February 3, 2022 at 4:00 p.m.
459 Main Street, Pleasanton
Grand re-opening

Saturday, February 5, 2022 at 10:30 a.m.
459 Main Street, Pleasanton
Open House Client Appreciation 10-2
February Networking Mixer
Virtual mixer, open to everyone
Join the Pleasanton Chamber for a Virtual Mixer, presented by Hope Hospice. On Wednesday, February 9, 2022 at 5:00 p.m., we will learn about the wide variety of programs Hope Hospice offers, network in breakout rooms, and meet new members from the comfort of your own space.

Hope Hospice has been providing compassionate end-of-life care and family support of the highest quality to the Tri-Valley since 1980.

No need to register in advance. This virtual mixer is open to everyone, and here is the link to Join Zoom Meeting.
Video presentation on heart health from Stanford-ValleyCare
Keeping the community safe, informed and educated
In case you missed it, we are happy to share the video of the educational presentation on Heart Health: Strategies for Success by Dr. Ramford Ng of Stanford Health Care–ValleyCare.

This presentation is part of a series of educational presentations by Stanford Health Care-ValleyCare in partnership with the Chambers of Commerce of Danville, Dublin, Livermore, Pleasanton and San Ramon.

Special thank you to Dr. Ramford Ng and his team for an outstanding presentation and continued support of the Pleasanton Chamber and our community.
Marketing Opportunities for 2022
Advertise in chamber publications, first opportunity is this week
Jump start your outreach with a targeted campaign to a very active business community and vibrant community of readers. With options ranging from a one-time print ad to having a regular presence in all of our publications to a banner ad on our online directory, we invite you to give consumers the knowledge of what your business is known for.

Our first publication for 2022 is the February E-Business Connection followed by the March Business Connection. Contact us today to find out how you can be included.
Featured Members
The Community of Character Collaborative invites all high school seniors attending Pleasanton Unified School District schools to apply for the annual Juanita Haugen Memorial Scholarship. In her honor, annual $1,000 scholarships will recognize students who have a strong record of civic engagement and have demonstrated exceptional character by role modeling the traits of Compassion, Honesty, Respect, Responsibility, Integrity and Self-Discipline. The deadline to apply is Monday, February 7, 2022. Learn more here.
Love is in the air as Museum on Main prepares for the 15th Annual Wines & Valentines fundraiser on February 11 at 7:00 p.m. Because of the pandemic, this year’s event will again be held virtually instead of the traditional in-person event at Castlewood Country Club. The Museum on Main is partnering with PayBee and Charity Works this year to produce this virtual event, and Republic Urban Properties and First Republic Bank are the virtual event’s Sweetheart Sponsors. Continue reading here.
Longevity Member
Pleasanton Art League
The Pleasanton Art League (PAL) was founded in 1969 to encourage the progress and development of the creative talents of its members. They love art and you can help them make visual arts an integral part of Tri-Valley life. Their members include artists of all skill levels, from beginner, to hobby, to the professional. They also welcome art lovers and patrons.

Did you know that Pleasanton Art League has been a member of our chamber since February 1, 1973?
Thank you, Pleasanton Art League, for your 49 years of chamber membership!
State of the City Pleasanton 2022
Save the date
Save the date to join us for Mayor Karla Brown's first in-person State of the City luncheon. Main Event Sponsorships now available. Email Susie. Individual registration and event details coming soon.

At the State of the City luncheon, the elected Mayor of Pleasanton gives an address on city priorities for the upcoming year. This event has a great turnout of elected officials, key city department heads, influential business and community leaders.
Thank you to our Main Event Sponsors for the State of the City
Welcome New Members
Congratulations to these new members that have recently joined the Chamber
Thinking about taking a trip in 2022-2023?
Learn more about our travel program
The Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce has traveled to more than 30 destinations over the past decade. From river cruises and trains to ancient ruins and sandy beaches, the chamber partners with top tour companies to offer a wide variety of destinations for both domestic and international travel. We take care of the details to ensure a smooth planning process and a great trip.

The deadline to secure your trip to Western Canada is fast approaching. Take a look here for specific details.

If you missed the Travel Info Meeting hosted by Collette, you can watch the recording here. If you are interested in a specific trip, see these times below.
Western Canada - 5:00
Alaska - 14:13
Switzerland, Austria, Bavaria feat. Oktoberfest - 19:34
Costa Rica - 28:30
Ireland - 38:23
Bluegrass Country Smoky Mountains - 50:05
2022 Travel Destinations
Western Canada's Rockies, Lakes & Wine Country
July 30 - August 7, 2022
Alaska: America's Last Frontier
August 18 - 26, 2022
Discover Switzerland, Austria & Bavaria
featuring Oktoberfest
September 20 - 29, 2022
2023 Travel Destinations
Tropical Costa Rica
January 21 - January 29, 2023
Shades of Ireland
March 13 - 22, 2023 - Enjoy St. Patrick's Day in Ireland!
Discover Bluegrass Country & the Smoky Mountains
April 27- May 5, 2023
Pleasanton Young Professionals
Learn, grow, empower
The Pleasanton Young Professionals is the premier networking group for emerging and established young professionals ages 21-40. Learn more about the PYPs on our website, on Facebook and on Instagram.
News from our Members
UNCLE Credit Union celebrates 65 years of service

Space for lease at Row House Pleasanton

Emergency Need for Blood Donations at Stanford Blood Center

Do you have a storefront window?

$700,000 in StopWaste Grant Funding

Community of Character accepting applications for Juanita Haugen Memorial Scholarships