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December 2015   
Chamber Recognizes Long-Time Members

20+ Year Members Renewing in December 2015

28 Years

Los Altos Community Chiropractic

Pinewood School


21 Years 
Jack & Janice Heidmiller
Renewing Members

December 2015

15 - 19 Years

Opes Advisors 


10 - 14 Years

Adobe Animal Hospital

Brooke Shaw Builder



5 - 9 Years

Bumble Los Altos

Dennis Duffy 

Fiscally Fit

Sweet Shop


1 - 4 Years

Cantabile Youth Singers



Chamber Web Site Advertising Opportunities!

Enhanced Listing in the Business Directory:

Company logo or a photo of your business or yourself - $150

Company logo AND a photo of yourbusiness or yourself - $200

Home Page Banner Ad:

$1200 for one year

(limited number)

Business Directory Banner Ad:

$1500 for one year

(limited number)


Sample Banner Ad 


Members Don't Forget..... 
Your Staff is welcome at Chamber events even if you can't attend!

Even if YOU cannot attend a Chamber event such as a monthly Mixer, your member benefits extend to your employees to attend on your behalf and generate more business for your company!
Silicon Valley SCORE
Offers Seminars
and FREE Counseling

Silicon Valley SCORE has over 50 counselors to help small businesses grow and prosper.  SCORE counselors are experienced executives who have years of varied business experience.  They are able to provide you with the information and direction you may need.

SCORE counselors are available at the Los Altos Chamber of Commerce the 4th Tuesday of every month for one hour sessions from 9:30AM - 12:30PM.  To make an appointment call Gayle at 948-1455.  For additional information on SCORE:


Tri-City Chamber Mixer

Los Altos, Mountain View, and Palo Alto
Thursday, January 21, 2016


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Hosted by:  

Crowne Plaza Cabaña 

4290 El Camino Real, Palo Alto



A limited number of tables are available for  

$200 to showcase your business!

Over 300 Attendees!   

If you are interested in reserving a table at this great networking event email to: 





 Young, Craig & Co. - Member of the Year
ACS Discovery Shop - Community Legacy Award
Dennis Duffy - Ambassador of the Year  
Enchanté Hotel - Architectural Design & Enhancement
Sherie Dodsworth/Los Altos Prepare - Pride of the Community 
Beepi - New Member of the Year
Rich Gordon - Chair's Special Recognition


Travel to Ireland

Join us as we explore the Treasures of Ireland
9 Days
October 17, 2016
$3,395 per person 
(double rate, includes $200 booking discount)
Includes round-trip airfare from SFO

Questions? Contact Julie at

Silicon Valley Community Choice Energy Partnership - sponsored by SVCCEP
Learn about Community Choice Energy, an opportunity to get cleaner, cheaper electricity.  Find out if it makes sense for Los Altos.  

For more information visit:


 Thank you to the staff at Heritage Bank of Commerce for
hosting a festive Holiday Business After Hours Mixer December 9th.  Everyone had a wonderful time!

Los Altos Recreation 2016 Winter Activity Guide Available

Congratulations to Chamber Member Bill Fry Construction!
Bill Fry Construction, a custom home builder and fine home remodeling company, has been honored with two first place awards for their custom cabinetry. About half of the company's clients commission Bill Fry Construction's fine cabinetry for their homes. Columbia Forest Products, maker of formaldehyde-free wood products, sponsored the national custom cabinetry contest with three residential categories. Presently, Bill Fry Construction is building two projects in Los Altos, a green net-zero-energy custom home and a home remodel.   
Jeff Baier, Chair, Los Altos School District; Allen Hall, 1st Vice Chair, Snap Fitness; Gay Krause, 2nd Vice Chair, Krause Center for Innovation; Bob Galen, Treasurer, Young, Craig + Co.; Scott O'Brien, Past Chair, Cushman & Wakefield
Gini Brown, Children's Corner; Margo Felt, Thoits Law; Diana Dean Gendotti, Law Offices of Diana Dean Gendotti; Julie Handley, Dinah's Garden Hotel; Rae Holt, The Terraces at Los Altos; Scott Johnson, Villa Siena; Jack Kelly, Flynn/Ward State Farm Insurance; Kamrin Knight Desmond, Knight & Co., CPA; Ilona Lindauer, IKB, Inc.; Michael McTighe, GreenTown Los Altos; Cindy Murphy, El Camino Hospital; Pat Richards, NOVA Job Center
Ex officio:  
Sierra Davis , City of Los Altos; Deborah Padovan, Town of Los Altos Hills
Chamber Ambassadors:
Alexandra Demartini, Heritage Bank of Commerce; Dennis Duffy; Jack Heidmiller; Bob Reed; Pat Reed; Fran Vella, Phrasemaker Word Processing
Julie Rose, President; Geneva DePaola, Executive Assistant; Faye Chapman, Bookkeeper