January 12, 2022
Chamber News and Events
Governor Newsom Announces New $2.7 Billion
COVID-19 Emergency Response Package 
On Saturday, Governor Gavin Newsom announced his request that the Legislature passed a $2.7 billion COVID-19 response package, with $1.4 billion in emergency appropriations for the FY 2021-2022 budget (ending June 30, 2022) and $1.3 billion for the FY 2022-2023 budget (beginning July 1, 2022). The entire package consists of:

  • $1.2 billion for additional testing, including antigen test distribution and expanding existing testing sites
  • $614 million for additional staffing for health care systems and vaccination sites
  • $583 million for vaccination, including outreach, transportation, at-home vaccination, and an anti-misinformation campaign
  • $200 million for expanded staffing and IT at the California Department of Public Health, Office of Emergency Services, and Emergency Medical Services Authority
  • $110 million for contact tracing, migrant vaccination and testing, and migrant isolation and quarantine
CalChamber Responds to Governor's Proposed Budget

The proposed budget tops out at more than a quarter-trillion dollars, larger than the entire economies of Vietnam, the Czech Republic or Portugal. The Governor projects a budget surplus topping $45 billion next year, on top of a $75 billion surplus in the current year.
CalChamber Tags First 2022 Job Killer Bills
The California Chamber of Commerce has tagged AB 1400 (Kalra, Lee and Santiago) and ACA 11 (Kalra and Lee) as its first Job Killer bills of 2022. The bills would create and finance a new single payer health care system called CalCare.
Angel Stadium Transforms Into Dirt Track
For Supercross, Monster Jam
It took crews 30 pieces of heavy equipment, including bulldozers, skid steers and excavators to move the dirt in and shape the 2,500 foot track, organizers said. The rest of the year the dirt is kept nearby and used for employee parking.
Mark Your Calendars for the Anaheim Business Awards Luncheon
Registration to Open Soon!
Save The Date
March 16 2022 | Hilton Anaheim

Free Energy Efficiency and Sustainability Seminars
Anaheim Public Utilities is sponsoring a series of free seminars to help Anaheim businesses learn about new technologies to save energy and money. Classes are available in person or online, from 9–11 am. Continental breakfast will be provided for in person attendees. 

Classes start February 16.

2022 California Employment Law Poster
It's not too late to order your 2022 Labor Law Poster! At the beginning of each year, a new set of Employment Posters should be up on your walls in an area regularly seen by your employees.

To purchase your poster, call our office at (714) 758-0222.
Member Spotlight
Congratulations to Luv 4 Nutrition on it's Grand Opening!
The Anaheim Chamber of Commerce congratulates Luv 4 Nutrition LLC on its grand opening in West Anaheim! Visit them at 3250 W. Lincoln Ave. and grab a healthy shake or tea! Thank you Mayor Harry Sidhu, Council Member Steve Faessel, Council Member Gloria Ma'ae, and the office of Assemblymember Sharon Quirk-Silva for your support at the ribbon cutting.
Quick Quack Car Wash's Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting
Recently, the Anaheim Chamber of Commerce and Council Member Gloria Ma'ae cut the ribbon at Quick Quack Car Wash's grand opening at 210 N. Euclid Way in West Anaheim. Congratulations!
Visit Anaheim
Authentically Anaheim returns to highlight three can't-miss hotel restaurants.
Small Business Administration & SCORE Upcoming Events
SBA Funding for Your Business
Thursday, January 13th 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm PST
New Year and New Opportunities:
Register for 8(a), HUBZone, and WOSB Certification Webinar
Join SBA's Orange County/Inland Empire District Office to learn the benefits and application process of the SBA's Federal Certification Programs.
What to Expect When Applying for an SBA Loan
Tips to Know Before you Apply 
by Stacey Sanchez

Tuesday January 18th | 3:00 to 4:00PM
This workshop will clarify the lending review process. Increase the likelihood of obtaining funding for your project by understanding what lenders look for when reviewing your application. Whether you have been in business for a long time, are just getting started, or are considering purchasing an existing business this workshop has something for you.

  • What not to say to your lender
  • How to find the right lender for your project
  • Completing the application
  • Know your rights as a borrower
  • Learn key financial terms 
Member Discounts
Office Depot And OfficeMax

Anaheim Chamber members can save up to 55% off every time they shop at Office Depot. That means you get more of what you need and love for a lot less! Make sure you're signed up to take advantage of this incredible program too. Your Mobile Member Code is AnaheimCard OR text the code to 844-446-6358 to receive the card on your phone.
UPS Discounts

Anaheim Chamber of Commerce is proud to bring you valuable discounts on the products and services you need. Make the most out of your membership and take advantage of competitive rates on UPS shipping services. Plus, with the UPS one-driver advantage and more than 60,000 drop off points, there's no need to sort your air and ground shipments.