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February 14, 2022
State of the Pleasanton Chamber
Annual transition of chamber leadership
Thank you very much to our sponsors and all attendees as the State of the Chamber is sold out!

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.

  • 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
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
Taste Tri-Valley kicks off this week
Festivities to kick off with a chef collaboration dinner
We are so excited to support Visit Tri-Valley’s second annual Taste Tri-Valley Restaurant Week (February 18-27). This 10-day culinary celebration will highlight the incredible wineries and restaurants in the Tri-Valley and features exclusive limited-time specials and discounts.

For more information, updates and a complete list of Taste Tri-Valley participants, please visit
visittrivalley.com/restaurantweek or follow Visit Tri-Valley on Facebook and Instagram.
Pleasanton Young Professionals social this week
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.

Join the PYPs for an outdoor, no-host social. All attendees will be entered in a gift card raffle.
Thursday, February 17, 2022, 5:00-7:00 p.m.
McKay's Taphouse and Beer Garden, Pleasanton

Upcoming PYP events
March 3 - Mixer at McKay's, 5:00 p.m.
March 21 - Mastermind at Porky's Pizza Palace, 11:00 a.m.
April 7 - Mixer at Cellar Door, 5:00 p.m.
Featured Members
Downsizing is a very personal and individual decision that can be on the horizon for a variety of reasons. It can be for things like cost of living, health and safety, or simply to live with less home maintenance. Finding the right size home for your next transition can be overwhelming.

Join Junk It Move It for this seminar, where you'll be educated and empowered for the choices you make next by learning from the experts in Rightsizing.
Join Spectrum Community Services for a fundraising event. Our Twilight Tasting will be on Thursday, March 3, 2022 from 4:30-8:00 p.m. at Page Mill Winery in Livermore. Our goal is to have fun, enjoy some amazing local wine and raise crucial funds to enhance the quality of life for low-income families and seniors living in Alameda County.
Tasting fee is $15 per person and can be purchased at the venue when you arrive. Page Mill Winery will donate $10 of each tasting fee as well as 10% of proceeds from sales to Spectrum.
The Rotary Club of Pleasanton presents $50,000 in scholarships to graduating Pleasanton high school seniors. The Warren Annis Service Above Self Scholarship, Roger Dabney Memorial Scholarship, and the Harry Plett Memorial Scholarship are each awarded in honor of former distinguished Rotarians.

Financial need is the main criteria for selection for all scholarships. Other considerations are school and community activities, work experience, academic record, career and educational aspirations and goals as well as personal recommendations. Learn more here.
Watch: February virtual mixer video
Presented by Hope Hospice
Thank you to everyone that joined us at our Virtual Mixer last week. We had a great time seeing all of your familiar faces, meeting new members and learning more about all of the great programs Hope Hospice offers.

In case you missed it, you can watch video of the mixer at your leisure.

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

American Legion Post 237 to host in-person mixer next month
Downtown at Veterans Hall
Join the Pleasanton Chamber for an in-person networking mixer, hosted by American Legion Post 237 on Wednesday, March 9, 2022 at 5:00 p.m.

American Legion Post 237 is dedicated to assisting both servicemembers and veterans in Pleasanton, Dublin, San Ramon, and surrounding areas. Find out ways you can partner with us and reach out to the military community here

Everyone is also invited to join American Legion Post at their fundraising Beer Brats and Bingo on Saturday, February 26, 2022 at the Veterans Hall.

Networking mixers are a benefit of chamber membership, and are free for chamber members to attend. Prospective members can contact Dawn Wilson in advance.

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
Watch: Pleasanton 2025 Forum
Meeting featuring Innovation Tri-Valley
The Pleasanton Chamber hosts a monthly meeting: Pleasanton 2025 Forum, bringing 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.

For the February 2022 forum last week, our guest speakers were Lynn Naylor, CEO and Tim Sbranti, Director of Strategic Initiatives for Innovation Tri-Valley (ITV). Both will speak about their 2040 Vision and bring us up to date on where they are in this process and how the Pleasanton Chamber can support them.
E-Business Connection newsletter
February electronic newsletter
In case you missed it, our E-Business Connection for February is here. This is our bi-monthly electronic newsletter that features member spotlights and events, a word from our CEO and more.
Welcome New Members
Congratulations to these new members that have recently joined the Chamber
Marketing Opportunities for 2022
Advertise in chamber publications
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 was the February E-Business Connection, and currently we are putting together our March Business Connection newsletter. Contact us today to find out how you can be included.
Learn more about our travel program
Thinking about taking a trip in 2022-2023?
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.

Take a look here for specific details. If you missed the Travel Info Meeting hosted by Collette, you can watch the recording here.
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
News from our Members
Twilight Tasting: A benefit for Spectrum Community Services at Page Mill Winery

Rotary Club of Pleasanton supporting graduates with scholarships

Visit Tri-Valley Announces Second Annual Taste Tri-Valley

City of Pleasanton transitioned to EBCE’s Renewable 100 plan

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