April 25, 2016 
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Can you spare a couple hours??
We are looking for volunteers to help us pour beer and sell wristbands at the Art, Beer & Wine Festival over Mother's Day Weekend!
Volunteer shifts are only 2 hours long on Sunday, May 8th.
Please email Sherri Pellegrini at Sherri@eldoradohillschamber.org if you are interested in volunteering!

The job of crafting a balanced budget for California's new fiscal year could be getting harder by the day.
On Thursday, the independent Legislative Analyst's Office cast doubt on hitting Gov. Jerry Brown's predictions for this month's income tax collections.
"Based on what we now know, hitting the target seems unlikely," wrote analysts Jason Sisney and Justin Garosi.

New bill would give Californians three paid days of parental leave
Sacramento Business Journal 

A new bill in the California Assembly would give parents extra time off for their children's education.
Parents could take up to three paid days each year to enroll their children in school or help with other school-related activities under the legislation, which advanced Wednesday through an Assembly labor committee on a 4-2 vote.

Moody's: Texas can withstand next recession better than California
Sacramento Business Journal 

In the next recession, the Texas Miracle would prove more buoyant than the California Comeback, writes Moody's in a new report.
A fiscal-stress test by the credit ratings agency ranked the Golden State second-to-last among populous states for ability to mitigate the next economic crises. Missouri, Texas and Washington all respectively placed in the top three. California's weak rating came from high revenue volatility and low budget reserves and fiscal nimbleness.
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EDH Art Beer & Wine Festival

Event Tasting Kits are ON SALE NOW!! Get yours now for $30 (over 30 wineries & breweries). eldoradohillsartfestival.org - What a great way to spend Mother's Day weekend - hope to see you there!
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Have you signed up for our new
"Text A Member" Program yet??
We are so excited to launch this new communication program with our members this year!
Text Messages will include monthly luncheon, mixer, and event reminders and bulletins.
We understand that life gets so busy and sometimes we just can't keep up with everything going on - so we want to open the doors to another form of communication to anyone who is interested.
If you are interested in signing up for Chamber Text Message Alerts and Reminders, e-mail your cell phone number to Laura at laura@eldoradohillschamber.org
Text ya soon!

Deadline Extended!!
Welcome Bags encourage new EDH residents to 
Keep It Local!

The El Dorado Hills Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the arrival of our brand new Welcome Bags for new residents moving into El Dorado Hills.
North American Title Company, Chicago Title Company, Placer Title Company, Fidelity National Title Company and Orange Coast Title Company, will serve as our distribution locations. Thank you for partnering with us to give our members an opportunity to reach the new families who are relocating to our community.
This pilot program is for members only!
The cost for year one is included in your investment with the Chamber; another benefit of membership.
We suggest that you use "Call to Action" items, track your response rate & share with us as we want to evaluate the effectiveness of the program.  A minimum of 250 promotional items are needed by April 29th!!
Keep It Local
Live Local, Play Local, Buy Local, Give Local
To be a part of this new marketing program and insert items into our Welcome Bags, please contact the El Dorado Hills Chamber at (916) 933-1335.


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"HANDSHAKES & EGGS" Monthly Breakfast Mixer  
When: Wednesday, April 27th 7:30am to 9:00am  
Where: Early Toast Mimosa House, 2023 Vine Street #102
The El Dorado Hills Chamber's morning mixer is for the early birds that hunt their worms before 9:00am. When: The 4th Wednesday every other month from 7:30am - 9:00am Where: Early Toast Mimosa House - EDH Town Center MEMBER RATE $12 (all inclusive) per person breakfast buffet NON-MEMBER RATE $17 (all inclusive) per person breakfast buffet RSVP IS REQUIRED  
Food Trucks in the Foothills Benefiting EDC Veterans Council 
When: April 29th, 5pm to 9pm
Where: El Dorado County Fairgrounds, 100 Fair Lane Placerville 
For more information or how you can help support this event visit Facebook.com/foodtrucksinthefoothills or call (530) 919-4847
Over 15 food trucks! 7 Sister's Gourmet, All Star Que, Bacon Mania, Cluck and Chuck, Costa's Finest Kettle Corn, Cousins Maine Lobster, Cowtown Creamery, Dogtown, Drewski's, Gyro Stop, It's Nacho Truck, LA Mex, Taqueria, Morty's, North Border Tacos, Smokin Hot Pizza, Smoothie Patrol, Wandering Boba. 
Style Magazines 7th annual Home Show
When: April 30, 2016, 10am to 4pm
Where: Folsom Sports Complex,
66 Clarksville Rd, Folsom
One of the most highly attended local home shows in the region; the Folsom Home Show offers opportunities to chat with the very best home products and services businesses around! Let experts help you find exactly what you need to complete all the projects you've been dreaming about for your home! 
As always, admission and parking are free and attendees can expect to enjoy giveaways, raffle prizes, and so much more! Style Magazine is proud to introduce this year the opportunity to win a Jacuzzi JLX spa, courtesy of Hot Tub Super Center and valued at $10,000! 
Business Connects Luncheon
 When: Wednesday, May 4th, 11:30 to 1:00pm
Where: El Dorado Hills CSD, 1021 Harvard Way, EDH
El Dorado Hills Sponsored by: Cater Galante Orthodontics GUEST SPEAKER: Sheriff D' Agostini Topic: Find out what's happening in our community! Get up-to-date statistics on crime and staffing in El Dorado Hills and information on the Sheriff's facility. Caterer: West Coast Events  
13th Annual Art, Beer & Wine Festival
Volunteers needed!  
To volunteer, email sherri@eldoradohillschamber.org
When: May 7th and 8th
Where: El Dorado HIlls Town Center
13th Art, Beer & Wine Festival (formally Art & Wine Affair) A Free event featuring fine artists, wines & craft beers from El Dorado County & the NorCal region. Mother's Day weekend 2016, in picturesque El Dorado Hills, CA. Out of courtesy to Town Center Merchants and Patrons - all event parking at Blue Shield of California. 
Click here for more information
Barre Nor Cal Launch Party
When: Saturday May 7, 2016 at 11:00am - 1:00pm 
Where: 4667 Golden Foothill Parkway, Suite 101, El Dorado Hills
Meet and greet our staff and new studio owner, Megan Burnett. We'll have some mimosas and fresh fruit to enjoy! 
Located at our beautiful studio in El Dorado Hills, CA. Come take class with us just before our party at 8:30am or 9:45am that Saturday!
Barre Nor Cal, previously thebodybar(re) - El Dorado Hills has a fresh new look and new name. We want you to come celebrate with us!

When: May 7th 
Where: William Land Park, Sacramento 
NAMIWalks Northern California is the region's largest anti-stigma mental health awareness event. Registration is FREE. Proceeds from NAMIEWalks support the work of regional affiliates in Amador, El Dorado, Humboldt, Placer, Sacramento, San Joaquin, Solano,
Stanislaus, Tuolumne and Yolo Counties.
Business Connects Mixer - 36 Handles
WhenMay 11th 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Where: 36 Handles Pub & Eatery, 1010 White Rock Rd, EDH
Hosted by 36 Handles Pub & Eatery Come out to socialize, mingle and network. There will be plenty of good conversation, delicious food and cocktails. Raffle drawing will be available with all proceeds going to the Chamber scholarship fund -- great Raffle Prizes including a $25 Gift Card to Steve's Pizza and a half-page Ad with Village Life Newspaper! RSVP NOT REQUIRED 
Power Luncheon
El Dorado Hills, Folsom and Rancho Cordova Chambers
When: Friday, May 13th 11:30am to 1:00pm
Where: Summerset Assisted Living, 2341 Vehicle Dr., Rancho Cordova
Brought to you by the El Dorado Hills, Folsom and Rancho Cordova Chambers Lunch: $20 per person (credit cards & cash); PAYABLE AT THE DOOR (all inclusive) Buffet style; meal, drink, tax & tip included Please RSVP out of consideration for our host
Ribbon Cutting - Sutter Walk - In Care 
When: Wednesday, May 18th 5:30pm to 7:00pm 
Where: 3919 Park Dr. Ste. #80  
Celebrate with Sutter Walk-In Care in El Dorado Hills with this Ribbon Cutting Celebration! Event will include appetizers and fun activities! No RSVP required 

"HANDSHAKES & EGGS" - Early Toast Mimosa House
 When: Wednesday, May 25th, 7:30am to 9:00am 
Where: Early Toast & Mimosa House 2023 Vine Street, #102, EDH 
"HANDSHAKES & EGGS" The El Dorado Hills Chamber's morning mixer is for the early birds that hunt their worms before 9:00am. When: The 4th Wednesday every other month from 7:30am - 9:00am Where: Early Toast Mimosa House - EDH Town Center MEMBER RATE $12 (all inclusive) per person breakfast buffet NON-MEMBER RATE $17 (all inclusive) per person breakfast buffet RSVP IS REQUIRED 
Click here to register.

Business Connects Joint Mixer
 When: Thursday, May 26th 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Where: Ponte Palmero, 3081 Ponte Morino
Hosted by Ponte Palmero Come out to socialize, mingle and network with the El Dorado County and El Dorado Hills Chambers. There will be plenty of good conversation, delicious food and cocktails. Raffle drawing will be available with all proceeds going to the Chamber scholarship fund. RSVP NOT REQUIRED 
  Thank you to our BIZ Walk Sponsors

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