Message from the Divide Chamber of Commerce President.
Hello Divide Community,
It’s starting to warm up and we are all thawing out from a very long winter! I don’t know about you, but it has been a difficult year for families and businesses across the Divide. The Divide Chamber of Commerce is excited about 2021 and I wanted to introduce you again to our 2021 Board who is busy working diligently behind the scenes. Please take a minute to share your thoughts, tell us how you are doing and what issues and challenges you are facing. We would love to hear if there is a topic of interest or other idea for an upcoming mixer that you would like us to focus on. You can reach out to us via the Divide Chamber of Commerce website at -
2021 Board of Directors
  • President - Kathy Fargo
  • Vice President- Deb Manley
  • Treasurer - Sol Nisbet
  • Director - Zorana Valles
  • Director- Thomas McGrady
  • Director - Linnea Marenco
Interns from Golden Sierra High School:
  • Nolan Meyers
  • Sophia Davis
  • Katie Nisbet
  • Kara Richert
News and Events:
  • The Divide Chamber will be doing Business Spotlights in 2021 focusing each month on one of the business owners here on the Divide. We are doing interviews and videos and want to learn more about you and your business. Our first business highlight video is California Expeditions. This Georgetown mountain bike company shuttles run October through May. The video highlight will be posted on the Chamber website, Facebook and YouTube. You don’t want to miss hearing about them! If you are interested in Spotlighting your business, please reach out to us and let us know.

  • Our first 2021 Mixer was held on February 2 via Zoom with a presentation by Brian Ostrovsky, CEO Locable. We raffled off 2 free websites donated by Locable. Thanks again Brian! It was a great session and we thank you all of you who were able to participate!

  • March Zoom mixer will be on Tuesday, March 9 from 6-7 pm. Sierra Small Business Development Center will be presenting. Our Guest Speaker will be Leslie Williams. Leslie is a general business consultant assisting entrepreneurs looking to start a new business, grow or sell as well as with everything in between from structure to strategy! The Zoom Mixer topic will be “Accessing Emergency Capital during COVID-19” How to do, what to do and where to go!  (lots of time for Q&A!!) Raffles for Free Gifts for all those who attend!

  • April Zoom Mixer will include a presentation from the Georgetown and Pilot Hill Fire Safety Councils who will be providing a lot of information on the upcoming fire season just around the corner. This is a must attend.

  • Future Mixers TBDOutdoor in person mixers starting early summer, possibly in June. So be looking for upcoming announcements and E-Blasts with detail.  

  • Ribbon Cuttings for New Businesses opening here on the Divide: Be looking for announcements and come join the fun!
We would very much like to hear from you with comments, thoughts or other.   I can be reached via email at
In the meantime stay safe, well and healthy!

Kathy Fargo
Divide Chamber of Commerce President
Please join us for our March Zoom Mixer!

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More About Leslie Williams

Leslie has a 31 year history in banking, specializing all this time primarily in Small Business Administration ("SBA") loan lending. She brings expertise to clients in access to capital, general business, financing, loan readiness, accounting, record keeping, and business plan development. Leslie is a general business consultant assisting entrepreneurs looking to start a new business, grow or sell as well as with everything in between from structure to strategy. In addition to consulting, Leslie works as the Outreach Coordinator for the SBDC, expanding awareness to potential clients all over the region.

 NOTE: Here is a link for those who may want to join other SBDC webinars.
Covid corner
Save the Date!
Monthly Business Spotlight!
California Expeditions
of Georgetown California.
Watch the Video
Please Welcome Our Newest Member!
How to pay your 2021 Chamber dues!
Business opening soon or reopening.

Cool Florist and Gifts
2968 CA-49 Suite I,
Cool, CA 95614
Rossa Lucca Estates
Tasting Room Opening
March 2021!*

2966 CA-49
Cool, CA 95614


*Covid-19 restrictions are in place.

Please contact us prior to visiting for updated information.
Georgetown Distillery
6101 State Hwy 193
Georgetown Ca 95634
Divide Chamber Board for 2021!