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Michael Cahill BranchCahill Manager Michael

909-725-1627 Branch Manager 909-725-1627 NMLS: 35431 NMLS: 35431

Myrna Crowther Sr. Loan OfficerMike Kulow Myrna Crowther

Senior Loan Officer 951-775-4884 Loan Officer 951-775-4884 NMLS: 632943951-294-5454 NMLS: 632943

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PrimeLending, a PlainsCapital Company, is an equal opportunity employer and ensures that all applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, genetic, pregnancy or any other status as protected by federal, state or local law.


26790 Ynez Court, Temecula, CA 92591 Phone: 951.676.5090 Fax: 951.694.0201 Email: info@temecula.org Web: www.temecula.org

OFFICERS Chairman — Jerry Konchar Pechanga Development Corporation Immediate Past Chair — Jeff Kurtz Promenade Temecula 1st Vice Chair — Brian Connors Southwest Healthcare System 2nd Vice Chair — Kim Kelliher Grapeline Wine Tours Treasurer — Leslie Doherty Leslie Doherty, CPA, APC Secretary — Janet Scott CNN Mortgage

DIRECTORS

Tony Berardino - Cornerstone E & S Insurance Services Tom Demott - Temecula Creek Inn Soledad Escobedo - Pacific Western Bank LouEllen Ficke - Commerce Bank of Temecula Valley Kimberly Freize-Uhler - Clear Blue Promotions Jann Gentry - Gentry Studio Dawn Knight - Loma Linda University Medical Center, Murrieta Crystal Magon - South Coast Winery Resort & Spa Tammy Marine - Habitat for Humanity Inland Valley Lori Marruffo - Virtual Outsourcing Solutions Jeff Powell - Abbott Robert Rosenstein - The Law Offices of Rosenstein & Associates Al Rubio - DCH Auto Group Jackie Steed - Reliable Realty, Inc. Linda Wunderlich - The Valley Business Journal

MANAGEMENT TEAM

Alice Sullivan, President CEO Laura Turnbow, Chief Operations Officer Katie Cook, Membership Director Kara Hotz, VYP Director, Membership Coordinator Jack Clark, Membership Sales Associate Jennifer Cloud, Events Director Brooke Nunn, Events Coordinator Jeanette Kristensen, Resource Coordinator Valerie Harbottle, Resource Coordinator

COMMITTEES

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IN THIS ISSUE

4 51st Annual Awards Gala Nominees & Tickets................................ pg. 6 Welcome New TVCC Members......................................................... pg. 8 Economic Development and Your Business................................... pg. 10 Networking with the TVCC........................................................... pg. 11 January is Temecula Valley Restaurant Month............................ pg. 13 Success in Business: Award Winning Businesses.............................. pg.

CHAIRMAN’S ELITE CIRCLE MEMBERS

SWC LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL Chair — Don Murray, Commerce Bank Consultant — Gene Wunderlich MEMBERSHIP SERVICES Chair — Robin Johnson, Law office of Robin Johnson SC MANUFACTURING COUNCIL Chair — Jeff Powell & Jim Oesterling, Abbott VYP Leadership Chair – Nicole Farnum,

Brandman University

CONTRIBUTORS

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AWARD-WINNING BUSINESSES IN TEMECULA Temecula is a vibrant community with a variety of thriving businesses. For over 50 years, the TVCC has recognized the best of the best of these businesses at the Annual Awards. As this year’s gala approaches, the TVCC would like to take a look back at the 2016 winners. We asked each of these businesses what they believe lead up to their success to being named business of the year by their peers. Read below to hear their thoughts on their success…

Ambassador of the Year, Liza Vega-Tallman, Novell & Novell Counseling Services

Being honored as Ambassador of the Year this past February was extremely rewarding. I have worked at Novell & Novell for 11 years, the last four as Community Outreach Director. At Novell & Novell our goal is to improve the health and functioning of our clients by providing them with quality mental health services. Therefore, we strive to provide excellent customer service and really connect with our clients on a personal level. And as the Community Outreach Director, my job is to connect with businesses and members of the community to let them know who Novell & Novell is and what services we can offer to make lives better. Over the years, as I have worked hard to promote my company in the community, I have come to genuinely care about all the people and businesses I have connected with.

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I think what lead to my being named Ambassador of the Year was really caring and going the extra mile to help other business people connect with the TVCC. I believe in the mission and purpose the of the TVCC. If a local business person wants to connect, grow, and give back to this wonderful community, I believe the Temecula Chamber is the perfect resource to make those connections.

Sterling Business of the Year, Southwest Riverside County Association of Realtors

SRCAR® staff, Board of Directors and members were so very honored to receive the award of 2015 Sterling Business of the Year. We humbly believe that the reason we were acknowledged is for the work we do with many area nonprofits. Although we are in business to serve our members and help them advance in their careers, we also take our role seriously as being good stewards in the communities we serve. Whether it is our canned food drive, warm coat drive, fundraising and hosting key projects such as our Annual Texas Hold’em Charity events, golf tournaments and Chili Cook off, all these dollars are raised to benefit groups such as Manzanitas Ranch, Project T.O.U.C.H., Michelle’s Place, Our Nicholas Foundation, Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Inland Empire, Tiffany’s Gift,


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Rancho Damacitas and more. For over 28 years, SRCAR® has awarded roughly 20 $500 scholarships annually to local high school seniors who continue their education after high school. We are prideful of the work we do for REALTORS® and for the community at large. Thank you Temecula Chamber of Commerce for the great honor and we look forward to continuing on with helping others in need.

Valley Young Professional of the Year, Emily Falappino, Grapeline Wine Tours

The Power of Association! I’ve had the unique opportunity to develop my career in Temecula Valley - the professionals of this valley mentored me until I became recognizable as the Valley Young Professional of the Year. “Winning” is only a reflection of the work that so many other professionals in this Valley instilled in me.

Platinum Business of the Year, Southwest Healthcare System Chairman’s Choice Award, Brian Connors, Southwest Healthcare System

Southwest Healthcare System’s vision of “Building Relationships that Touch the Heart” drives everything we do. This reflects on how we care for our patients, family members, physicians and each other. We love to serve our community and we love to provide the highest quality care.

Ruby Service/Charitable Organization of the Year, Rancho Damacitas Children & Family Services

Rancho Damacitas Children & Family Services continues to grow and expand our impactful programs serving current and former foster youth. The year leading up to being recognized as the Ruby Organization of the Year, Rancho Damacitas was transitioning from a Level 9 licensed foster care facility into a Level 12 residential treatment center. We expanded our volunteer program to provide more enrichment opportunities to the children including inspirational speakers and regular campus-wide events hosted by community members. Project Independence, Rancho Damacitas’ transitional living program for young adults, expanded as well serving eight young adults within two homes in Temecula and Murrieta. Today, Rancho Damacitas continues to meet the ever-changing needs of children, teens and young adults with a history of severe abuse and neglect. Thanks to a supportive community, Rancho Damacitas is able to continue our work specializing in some of the most difficult, traumatic cases of child abuse and empowering foster youth to move beyond their painful pasts and thrive!

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Citizen of the Year, Julie Ngo, Julie Ngo Agency State Farm Insurance

I always believe my journey to “find myself and know my purpose” began at the age of 19. My parents raised me as a Buddhist and a core belief they have is that I am on this earth to fulfill “something”; I just need to find it. So, during my wayward 20’s and my “grown up” 30’s I kept trying to find my way. Finally, in my 40’s, I learned something so impactful that I was transformed. Intentional Living. It was so easy but so awesome ☺. I started really thinking about every act I did and everything I said. I realized that I was so blessed to have met so many people along my journey that changed my course on the road. I realized that I needed to be aware that everything I did may be equally impactful to someone else and I didn’t want to mess it up. So, I’ve been intentional about my life, my passions, my love for people, my community and my “tribe”.

Emerald Service/Charitable Organization of the Year, Jacob’s House

We believe this honorable and amazing recognition by our peers and members of the community, nominated our organization because of the important work we do to serve families who are suffering traumatic medical crisis by a loved one who is hospitalized in one of our local hospitals. Since opening our doors and taking in our first family in January 2014, we have served 300 guests for 3,000 guest night stays from 28 states and 7 countries. Our local community can be assured that if any one of us is hospitalized due to a life-threatening illness, sudden health tragedy, or accident, their family can find lodging at Jacob’s House, no matter how far away they live. Beyond our primary Mission, our organization is a community organization, built by the community, supported by the community, and serving the community through volunteerism, service organizations and community service hours.

Bronze Business of the Year, Exit Alliance Realty

Exit Alliance Realty is successful because we care. Our altruism extends not only to our clients, but also to our community. We believe that in order to truly live you must give. This is why Exit Alliance Realty donates a portion of its profits to local and national charities. Success for Exit Alliance Realty depends solely on our ability to give back to the community that gives so much to us. Which means as long as we are giving and caring Exit Alliance Realty is and always will be a success.

Gold Business of the Year, John Hine Mazda Subaru

Thinking back over the last 9 years in the Temecula Valley, a few things come to mind when considering the question, “What led to your success leading up to being a gala winner?”. 1. Being fortunate enough to have a well-trained, consistent and dedicated group of employees that put the customer needs above their own.

2. Giving back to the local Temecula Valley thru philanthropic efforts and teaming up with likeminded non-profits that directly help the community as well.

3. Building a customer base that truly loves not only the Mazda brand but Hine as a dealership; our trustworthiness, honesty and integrity.

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51ST ANNUAL AWARDS GALA Saturday, Febuary 18, 2017

2016 Platinum Business

2016 Valley Young Professional

Pechanga Resort & Casino

Abbott

Ashlee Collins

of the Year Nominees

5:30pm – Midnight

AXEON Water Technologies

Brought to you by:

Baker Electric, Inc.

DCH Auto Group Temecula Infineon Technologies

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE 2016 AWARD NOMINEES The Temecula Valley Chamber of Commerce would like to congratulate the 2016 Nominees for Business, Citizen, Valley Young Professional and Service/ Charitable Organization of the Year. Nominated by member businesses,

these nominees demonstrate strong community involvement in management

recognize 51 years of excellence.

National Merchants Association

Securitas Security Services USA, Inc. Temecula Creek Inn

Temecula Valley Hospital Temecula Valley Toyota

American Heart Association

Congratulations to the following businesses and individuals on their nomination. 2016 Bronze Business

2016 Sterling Business

Alexander Pacific Electrical Contractors

AppleOne Employment Services

of the Year Nominees

Craig Davis Family Insurance Agency Dubots Capital Management

Home Perfect Carpet & Tile Cleaning, Inc. / Home Perfect Emergency Services

Impact Marketing & Design India Hicks

JDS Video & Media Productions, Inc. / JDS Actors Studio

The Law Offices of Hitzeman & Evenson, APC

Mufflers West Auto Services

of the Year Nominees

Carrington Construction

Commerce Bank of Temecula Valley Fabozzi & Miller, APC

The Law Offices of Rosenstein & Associates

Murrieta Day Spa

Prudhomme Associates CPA’s Sizzler Restaurants / BMW

The Valley Business Journal Wine Country Notary

Green Acres Interactive Therapy Linfield Christian School

Michelle’s Place Breast Cancer Resource Center

Mt. San Jacinto College

Safe Alternatives for Everyone

Southwest Healthcare Auxiliary

Special Olympics Southern California Temecula Valley Area

Temecula Valley Wine Growers Association

Visit Temecula Valley

Workforce Development Center of Riverside County

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Mark your calendars to attend the Annual Awards Gala and take part as

some of the most prestigious awards are presented to deserving businesses

and individuals. It promises to be the party of the year! This event is always

a sell-out with over 600 guests in attendance and is a great opportunity to meet and network with elected officials as well as community and business

leaders who join in to celebrate the

extraordinary accomplishments of our

members. Promote your business by contributing a product or gift certificate to

the

Silent

Auction

packages.

Your company will receive recognition

in the Silent Auction Program and your business name will be displayed

in the Silent Auction area. The funds

raised from this event support the programs and services the Chamber

offers to sustain and market the business community. If you would

like to participate, please contact the Chamber at (951) 676-5090 or email

Events Director, Jennifer Turnbow at Jennifer@temecula.org.

David Beshay

Make your reservations now for

Rose Corona

the year! Tickets are $135 per

ABC Village

Reid & Hellyer, APC

Canine Support Teams. Inc.

Commerce

Valley News

Temecula Valley Communications, Inc.

Pacific Barcode

Rancho Physical Therapy, Inc.

Boys & Girls Club of Southwest County

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2016 Citizen of the Year Nominees

2016 Gold Business of the Year

Prime Lending

of the Year Nominees

Chamber

Management, Inc.

Murrieta VIP Florist

Nerium – Happy Tatyana

Donna San Miguel

Center, Murrieta

The TVCC will honor the following companies and individuals at the 51st Annual

the Annual Awards Gala.

Jared Johnson

Celebrate with the Temecula Valley

Loma Linda University Medical

2016 Service/Charitable Organization

and Pechanga Resort & Casino. Winners of each category will be announced at

Nicole Farnum

America’s Corporation

philosophies, everyday operations, and leadership.

Awards Gala on February 18, Pechanga Resort & Casino presented by Abbott

of the Year Nominees

Nominees

CR&R Environmental Services Paradise Buick GMC Robinson Printing

Southern California

Telephone Company Tilted Kilt Temecula

Wiens Family Cellars

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Oscar Babb

Doug Castino

Myrna Crowther Robin Johnson Edward Miller

Donald Murray

Carol Roquemore Diane Serrano Bernard Truax

Liza Vega Tallman Paul Villamil

Gene Wunderlich

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RIBBON CUTTINGS

Ahadi Mens Suit Co.

26760 Jefferson Avenue, Ste. 104, Murrieta

(951) 304-9063 www.AhadiMensSuitCo.com

Heart of the House Restaurant and Lounge

27525 Ynez Road, Temecula (951) 506-5000 www.HeartOfTheHouseInc.com

Palm Tree Escrow

43521 Ridge Park Drive, Ste. 201, Temecula

(951) 698-7902 www.PalmTreeEscrow.com

Sebaz Productions (562) 544-7774 www.SebazProductions.com

Ballast Point Brewing and Spirits 28551 Rancho California Road, Temecula (951) 676-5544 www.BallastPoint.com

Les Schwab 43890 Butterfield Stage Road, Temecula (951) 303-9419 www.LesSchwab.com

Edward Jones - Allen F. Montemagno Jr. 23873 Clinton Keith Road, #101, Wildomar (951) 461-1769 www.EdwardJones.com

National Merchants Association

Exit Alliance Realty

43521 Ridge Park Drive, Ste. 201, Temecula

(951) 639-8777 www.ExitAllianceRealty.com

(866) 509-7199 www.NationalMerchants.com

Orange Theory Fitness Temecula 32435 Temecula Parkway, Temecula (951) 395-5415 http://Temecula.OrangeTheoryFitness.com

Plato’s Closet Temecula 41377 Margarita Road, #102, Temecula (951) 296-0133 www.PlatosClosetTemecula.com

Prime Lending - Kristin Stolte 43521 Ridge Park Drive, Temecula (951) 294-5184 http://lo.PrimeLending.com/KStolte

R.M.B. Shave Parlor 28306 Old Town Front Street, Temecula (951) 506-4444 www.RMBShaveParlor.com

University of Redlands, School of Business One Better World Circle, Ste. 200, Temecula

24640 Jefferson Avenue, Ste. 105, Murrieta

The Vein Clinic of Temecula Valley

Vineyard Place – An Anthem Community 24325 Washington Avenue, Murrieta (951) 387-8410 www.AnthemMemoryCare.com/Vineyard

(951) 296-2067 www.Redlands.edu

43620 Ridge Park Drive, Ste. 310, Temecula

(951) 600-9111 www.FabulousLegs.com

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NEW MEMBERS Accipiter Marketing Temecula, CA 92592 (915) 487-6423 www.AccipiterMarketing.com Business Type: Advertising & Media

First Choice Loan Services, Inc. Winchester, CA 92596 (951) 760-5821 www.HSLoans.com Business Type: Real Estate & Construction

Alzheimer’s Association 600 Anton Blvd., 11th Floor Costa Mesa, CA 92626 (949) 426-8544 www.ALZ.org/oc Business Type: Community & Government & Non-Profit

Get a Clue Room Escape 27420 Jefferson Avenue, #104 Temecula, CA 92590 (951) 457-1611 www.GetAClueRoomEscape.net Business Type: Hotels & Travel & Tourism

Avensole Winery 34567 Rancho California Road Temecula, CA 92591 (951) 252-2003 www.AvensoleWinery.com Business Type: Restaurants & Food & Beverages Bente Designs Temecula, CA 92592 (951) 595-1048 www.BenteDesigns.com Business Type: Shopping & Retail Best Best & Krieger, LLP 3390 University Avenue, 5th Floor Riverside, CA 92502 (951) 686-1450 www.BBKLaw.com Business Type: Business & Professional Services Biltwell Inc. 42349 Winchester Road Temecula, CA 92590 (951) 699-1500 www.BiltWellInc.com Business Type: Industrial & Manufacturing CED Consolidated Electrical Distributors 41979 Rio Nedo, Unit C Temecula, CA 92590 (951) 296-9555 Business Type: Industrial & Manufacturing CentrexIT 3934 Murphy Canyon Road, Ste. B102 San Diego, CA 92123 (619) 457-2032 www.CentrexIT.com Business Type: Computers & IT & Technology Comprehensive Autism Center, Inc. 26720 Ynez Court Temecula, CA 92591 (951) 813-4034 www.CAC.co Business Type: Community & Government & Non-Profit Cruise Planners of Southern California Murrieta, CA 92562 (844) 628-7857 www.CruisePlannersofSouthernCalifornia.com Business Type: Hotels & Travel & Tourism EOS Fitness 31795 Rancho California Road Temecula, CA 92591 (951) 308-1634 www.JoinEOS.com Business Type: Healthcare & Wellness

Groves Temecula Wine Country, The 41828 Knoll Vista Lane Temecula, CA 92592 (760) 822-0831 www.TheGrovesWineCountry.com Business Type: Real Estate & Construction H & R Block (800) 472-5625 www.HRBlock.com Business Type: Finance & Insurance HPN Books 11535 Galm Rd, Ste. 101 San Antonio, TX 78254 (210) 219-1198 www.HPNBooks.com Business Type: Advertising & Media Inland Detox, Inc. 41743 Enterprise Circle North, Ste. 204 Temecula, CA 92590 (909) 815-8085 www.InlandDetox.com Business Type: Healthcare & Wellness Just Smart Business Technologies, Inc. 41679 Date Street, Ste. 100 Murrieta, CA 92562 (951) 968-7066 www.JustSB.com Business Type: Computers & IT & Technology Nestle Tollhouse Cafe 40820 Winchester Road, #2340 Temecula, CA 92591 www.NestleCafe.com Business Type: Restaurants & Food & Beverages Optimal Wellness Network 29995 Technology Dr. Ste. 203 Murrieta, CA 92563 (951) 319-7819 www.OwnHealthToday.com Business Type: Healthcare & Wellness Pieology Pizzeria 26460 Ynez Road Temecula, CA 92591 (951) 296-1155 www.Pieology.com Business Type: Restaurants & Food & Beverages Pinot’s Palette Temecula 41789 Nicole Lane, B6 Temecula, CA 92591 (951) 331-3301 www.PinotsPalette.com/Temecula Business Type: Hotels & Travel & Tourism

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Plato’s Closet Temecula 41377 Margarita Road, #102 Temecula, CA 92591 (951) 296-0133 www.PlatosClosetTemecula.com Business Type: Shopping & Retail

Temecula Chess Club 27403 Ynez Road, Ste. 213 Temecula, CA 92591 (951) 327-1000 www.TemeculaChess.com Business Type: Sports & Recreation

Pozos Exporter, LLC 42236 Sarah Way Temecula, CA 92590 (951) 695-4522 www.MetalCoatTileandSigns.com Business Type: Industrial & Manufacturing

Temecula Reiki Center / Eloia Healing Arts 41690 Enterprise Circle N, Ste. 110 Temecula, CA 92590 (951) 665-8900 https://EloiaHealingArts.com Business Type: Healthcare & Wellness

Red Wing Shoe Store 40573 Margarita Road, Ste. 3 Temecula, CA 92591 (951) 296-0480 www.Stores.Redwing.com/temecula-ca Business Type: Shopping & Retail

Temecula Valley Educators Association (TVEA) 29377 Rancho California Road, Ste. 206 Temecula, CA 92591 (951) 699-9970 www.TVEducators.org Business Type: Community & Government & Non-Profit

ReGroup Properties 31915 Rancho California Road Ste. 200-389 Temecula, CA 92591 (866) 579-5699 www.ReGroupProperties.com Business Type: Real Estate & Construction Sebaz Productions Menifee, CA 92584 (562) 544-7774 www.SebazProductions.com Business Type: Business & Professional Services So-Cal Inspection & Safety Services 41885 4th Street Temecula, CA 92590 (951) 755-7137 www.SoCalInspectionServices.com Business Type: Home & Commercial & Garden Soliz, Savannah Murrieta, CA 92562 (951) 473-6591 Business Type: Community & Government & Non-Profit Soundskilz Inc. 28545 Felix Valdez Avenue Temecula, CA 92590 (877) 357-5459 www.Soundskilz.com Business Type: Entertainment & Events Sullivan Solar Power 2111 Iowa Avenue, Ste. F Riverside, CA 92507 (951) 241-7769 www.SullivanSolarPower.com Business Type: Home & Commercial & Garden Sunrize Mechanical Inc. Temecula, CA 92592 (951) 302-8802 www.SunrizeMechanicalInc.com Business Type: Home & Commercial & Garden

Transamerica Agency Network Murrieta, CA 92563 (951) 970-7797 Business Type: Finance & Insurance Urbane Cafe 40688 Winchester Road Temecula, CA 92591 (805) 648-2500 www.UrbaneCafe.com Business Type: Restaurants & Food & Beverages Vail Headquarters 32115 Temecula Parkway Temecula, CA 92592 (951) 395-0904 www.VailHQ.com Business Type: Shopping & Retail Vivint Smart Home 4931 N. 300 W. Provo, UT 84604 (877) 873-9883 www.Vivint.com Business Type: Home & Commercial & Garden Wall Works 35764 Jack Rabbit Lane Murrieta, CA 92563 (951) 695-5588 www.MyWallWorks.com Business Type: Home & Commercial & Garden Watermark Associates 41923 2nd Street, Ste. 405 Temecula, CA 92590 (951) 294-3190 www.WatermarkAssociates.com Business Type: Advertising & Media XCEL Creative 24910 Washington Avenue, #304 Murrieta, CA 92562 (951) 764-3696 www.XCELCreative.com Advertising & Media


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Aall In Limo & Party Bus

Highgate Senior Living

RedRock, A Real Estate Company

Temecula Sunrise Rotary Club

AARD Spring and Stamping Polycraft Label Mfg.

Home Smart Real Estate

Reid & Hellyer, A Professional Corporation

Temecula Trophy & Design

Image Source

Richie’s Real American Diner

Temecula Valley Communications, Inc. (TVC)

Infinium HR Group

S. Sanders Company Insurance

Temecula Valley Honey Company

Inn at Europa Village

Safe Alternatives for Everyone, Inc.

Temecula Valley Players

Jack in the Box

Saint Jeanne de Lestonnac School

Temecula Valley Real Estate, Inc.

JD Promotions

Scarcella’s Italian Grill

Temecula Valley Symphony

JDG-OS Enterprises, LLC dba: OsteoStrong Murrieta

Shakey’s Pizza Parlor

Temecula Valley Unified School District

JDS Creative Academy

Sizzler Restaurants / BMW Management, Inc.

Temple Beth Sholom

Jersey Mike’s Subs

South Coast Winery Resort & Spa

Keck Insurance Agency

South County Pest Control

Kids Dental Care

Southern Cal Moving & Storage / National Van Lines

ACC Temecula Home Loans Alexander Pacific Electrical Contractors AltaPacific Bank Ameresco Solar American Financial Network Inc. American Heart Association / American Stroke Association AppleOne Employment Services Aspe Inc. Attan Recycling Corp. Beacon Medical Big Horse Feed & Mercantile Birth Choice of Temecula Bob’s Canvas, Inc. Business Woman’s Network Callaway Vineyard & Winery Care Animal Hospital CNN Mortgage Coast Benefit Consultants, Inc. Coldwell Banker Commercial SC Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage Juliet Grossman Collette Vacations Colorado West Construction, Inc. Computer Alert Systems, Inc. Congressman Duncan D. Hunter, 50th District CORE Physical Therapy Cover Story Communications Craig Davis Family Insurance Agency, Inc. DBA: FARMERS CT West D.L. Phares & Associates Downs Energy E.G. Sanchez’s & Associates, CPA, A Professional Corporation

Kiwanis Club of Temecula Valley Koch Heating & Air Conditioning Inc. Lake Elsinore Storm Baseball Law Offices of Morton Grabel Lexus of Riverside Lonnie Smith Construction, Inc. Mark Blackwell + Associates Medifast Weight Control Centers Meridian Payroll Group Michelle’s Place, Breast Cancer Resource Center MilliporeSigma Minuteman Press Mount Palomar Winery Murrieta Day Spa National University Nerium - Happy Tatyana Nice & Easy Smog Check

Tentmaker.biz Tina M. Gottlieb Chiropractic, APC Trattoria Toscana Uhler Spine Sports Medicine & Family

Special Olympics Southern California

Practice Clinic

Temecula Valley Area

Union Bank

State Farm Insurance - Richard Lawe

United Way of the Inland Valleys

State Farm Insurance - Rick Douglas

University of Redlands, School of Business

Stater Bros. Market – Benton Road

Veritiv Corp.

Stater Bros. Market – Temecula Parkway

Vina De Lestonnac Ministry Center

Stifel

Vipco Advisors, Inc.

Stromsoe Insurance Agency

Visit Temecula Valley

Sullivan, Keith

Walmart - Temecula Parkway

Sunbelt Business Sales, Mergers & Acquisitions

Westel Communications, Inc.

Technology Squared Temecula Dollars for Scholars Temecula Insurance Services Temecula Olive Oil Company Temecula Pet Salon & Spa

WestMar Property Management, Inc. Wiens Family Cellars Women’s PEER Connection Xtreme Heating & Air Conditioning, Inc. The Zucker Law Firm A Professional Corporation

Temecula Public Cemetery

Oak Park Executive Suites Options, Opportunities / The Choice Program Our Nicholas Foundation

SECURE DOCUMENT DESTRUCTION

Paradise Buick GMC Paulson Mfg. Corp Pechanga Development Corporation

Elsinore Valley Municipal Water District

Pins ‘N Pockets

Esther N. Phahla, CPA

Platinum Women’s Health & Wellness

Europa Village

Premier Business Centers

Faith Quality Auto Body

Premier Healthcare Service

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Prestige Golf Cars

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PSA Insurance

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The City of Temecula is dedicated to providing outstanding service for your business. There are various types of business incentives such as the One Stop Permit Center, Site Selection Assistance, Business Liaison Service, Internship Placement, and the Temecula Valley Entrepreneur’s Exchange (TVE2) business resource center and incubator. These are just a few of the many resources provided by the City of Temecula. The One Stop Permit Center is available to business customers based on their individual need. Our team can coordinate the departments which are crucial to your project and provide detailed analysis of your tenant improvement or new construction plans before submitting it officially. Another key incentive offered by the City is site selection assistance. We can help you find the best site for your business, review several sites for consideration, advise on zoning regulations and provide feedback on the necessity of additional permitting. This helps business owners and developers through the due diligence process in making the most well informed decisions. The Business Liaison Service is your business concierge on all City related issues. Our Team is at your service and a great contact for your business at any stage in your process - whether it’s new construction, relocation or expansion. Our Business Liaison is available to assist

you with customized services such as site selection, permitting and development assistance, and marketing. Internship Placement provides college and university students an opportunity to learn about local government. It allows students to work side-by-side with City staff and gain valuable experience while being in school. Local businesses are also assisted by the City of Temecula in obtaining skilled interns via this citywide internship program. One of the most important business incentives that the City of Temecula offers is the Temecula Valley Entrepreneur’s Exchange (TVE2). Located at the former City Hall facility, TVE2’s award-winning Regional Business Resource Center offers workshops on business related topics, one-onone business mentoring/consultations, and networking opportunities. Partners of the Resource Center include organizations such as the Economic Development Corporation of Southwest California, Inland Empire Small Business Development Center, TriTech Small Business Development Center, and the Temecula Valley Chamber of Commerce. TVE2’s incubator provides furnished work stations, mentoring, support service, and amenities, making it the ideal location for startups to grow. The Office of Economic Development team is here to assist your business in the City of Temecula. For more City info visit our website at www.TemeculaCA.gov or contact us: Christine Damko, 951-693-3952, Christine.damko@temeculaca.gov Cheryl Kitzerow, 951-694-6409, Cheryl.kitzerow@temeculaca.gov

competition. Priced at $175 per golfer, your day includes 18 holes of golf, lunch, goodie bag, and awards banquet dinner. After May 1, the price is $185 per golf.

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Join the Temecula Valley Chamber of Commerce for Temecula’s premier golf tournament on Friday June 16, at the beautiful Temecula Creek Inn. The course features 27-holes of Championship Golf surrounded by over 300 acres of rustic beauty, dramatic elevation changes, sweeping mountain views and year-round sunny weather. Sample delicious wines provided by local Temecula Wineries and learn about what the Temecula Wine Country has to offer. Sponsored by Securitas Security Services USA, Inc, this event is always a sell-out with over 180 golfers to market your business to. The Wine Country Classic tournament combines business networking with a healthy dose of

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Our sponsorship opportunities also offer a great way to promote your business. Sign up today to guarantee your company is recognized at this premier event! For more information on sponsorships or to play in the tournament, please contact the Chamber at (951) 676-5090 or email Events Director, Jennifer Turnbow at Jennifer@temecula.org.


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ARE YOU LIVING YOUR VISION? We naturally compartmentalize our lives into 90 day chunks Do a check in on what you’ve accomplished in the last quarter. Disappointed? Here are Six Goal Setting Tips that will help achieve more in the next three months: 1. Set Motivating Goals: Don’t “should” all over yourself. Commit to your most important things. Know your WHY. (Start with Why, Simon Sinek on TED.) 2. Set Measurable Goals: Set a date. Knowing “when” gives you a deadline. Set metrics specific to each goal – How many? How few? What percent? Create a scorecard to track your progress. 3. Set Attainable Goals: Unattainable goals erode self-confidence, and “too easy” are equally demotivating. Include a level of risk that is both inspiring, and achievable with accelerated effort. 4. Set Goals in Writing/Visible: Plan your work/work your plan. Keep it simple – one page if you can. Make it fun. Create a Vision Board (a new holiday tradition.)

5. Make an Action Plan: Every journey begins with a first step, what’s yours? Chunk your goals into manageable, progressive steps. 6. Stick with It!: Schedule a consistent goal check-in time each week. Don’t dwell on past performance—stay positive. Each day presents new opportunity for success —and it’s the only thing in your control. And finally—if goal setting isn’t for you, chose a mantra or new attitude. What problem do you need to solve the most? Identify it. Challenge yourself to solve it every day. Live your theme with intention and mindfulness. A vision without a plan is…hallucination! Unless you clearly define exactly what you want and understand your “Why,” your odds of success are low. You don’t need good luck; you just need a good plan. Victoria Cabot keynoted on Goal Setting Techniques at TVCC’s September’s Women in Business Conference. She invites your questions and feedback: victoria@velocity6.com

2017 NETWORKING MIXERS The TVCC monthly networking events give you a chance to meet top business leaders, network with peers, and forge powerful partnerships for your business. Sponsorships are available and are a great opportunity to promote your business! The Coffee Connection is a casual, open-house style networking event held the first Friday of each month from 8:00am-9:30am at the Temecula Chamber office. It is attended by 50-70 people and there is no charge to attend. Enjoy a cup of coffee provided by Office Depot Temecula, visit vendor tables and meet local business representatives. Join us for the upcoming 2017 events on January 6th, February 3rd and March 3rd. The Business Mixer is an evening networking opportunity held at a TVCC Member business. These events are held the third Wednesday each month from 5:30-7:30 pm. They feature appetizers from local

restaurants, refreshments from Temecula wineries & breweries, entertainment, prize drawings and more! TVCC members are complimentary and future members are $20 to attend. Please join us for the upcoming 2017 Business Mixers: January 18th hosted by Fabozzi & Miller, APC, February 15th hosted by Paradise Chevrolet Cadillac and March 15th hosted by Assistance League of Temecula Valley. The Morning Mixer is a unique networking opportunity held the 4th Wednesday each month at BJ’s Restaurant in Temecula. Enjoy complimentary coffee, continental breakfast, a few short presentations by local businesses, prize drawings and the opportunity to introduce yourself and your business to over 75 people. This event is complimentary for TVCC Members and $20 for future members. Join us for the upcoming 2017 Morning Mixers on January 25th, February 22nd and March 22nd.

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PARADISE CHEVROLET CADILLAC LAUNCHES “PARADISE CARE” TO SERVE LOCAL NON-PROFITS Paradise Chevrolet Cadillac is celebrating 25 years in business. They are launching a Paradise Cares campaign that will support several local non-profits and will continue the Paradise tradition of supporting charities. The campaign will be launched in January, 2017. Paradise has a reputation of being involved in the community and helping non-

profit organizations from their very inception of the business in 1992. “We have made a difference in the lives of many people and a positive impact in the community,” says Terry Gilmore, Owner. One favorite of Mr. Gilmore’s is the Boys and Girls Clubs, where he was influential in having four club houses built.

ENJOY AN AMAZING BURGER DURING TEMECULA VALLEY RESTAURANT MONTH

January is Temecula Valley Restaurant Month, and this year we’re featuring an iconic menu item eaters everywhere can sink their teeth into: BURGERS! Visit TemeculaRestaurants. org to see all participating restaurants--and their featured burgers or locally inspired burger combos--and start planning your culinary exploration. Great taste is out there! Book a stay and savor it all! Don’t keep that fabulous burger to yourself! Snap and post pics on our social sites (see links below) and use #dinetemecula for your fare to be featured! Temecula Valley Restaurant Month is a time when dining shines in our sunny, relaxed destination. Part of the statewide California Restaurant Month, Temecula Valley Restaurant Month happens every January and is produced locally by Visit Temecula Valley and the Temecula Valley Chamber of Commerce. Get to know Temecula Valley Southern California Wine Country as a culinary destination.”

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Tuesday, January 10th 12:00-1:30pm - Business Encounter, @ TVCC Wednesday, January 11th 8:00-9:00am - Membership Committee Meeting @ TVCC Thursday, January 12th 8:00-9:30am - Professional’s Collective “Restaurants, Food & Beverage” @ TVCC

Friday, February 3rd 8:00-9:30am - Coffee Connection @ TVCC Tuesday, February 7th 12:00-1:30pm – Power Networking Workshop @ TVCC Wednesday, February 8th 8:00-9:00am - Membership Committee Meeting @ TVCC Friday, February 10th 9:00-11:00am – Professional Development @ Temecula Valley Entrepreneur’s Exchange

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Tuesday, February 14th 12:00-1:30pm - Business Encounter @ TVCC Wednesday, February 15th 5:30-7:30pm - Mixer @ Paradise Chevrolet Cadillac 27360 Ynez Road, Temecula, CA Thursday, February 16th 9:00-11:00am - TVCC and the Inland Empire Small Business Development Center present “Financing Your Startup” @ Temecula Valley Entrepreneur’s Exchange Saturday, February 18th 5:30pm-12:00am – TVCC Awards Gala @ Pechanga Resort & Casino

MARCH

Tuesday, March 14th 12:00-1:30pm - Business Encounter @ TVCC

Friday, March 3rd 8:00-9:30am - Coffee Connection @ TVCC

Wednesday, March 15th 5:30-7:30pm - Mixer @ Assistance League, 28720 Via Montezuma, Temecula, CA Thursday, March 16th 9:00-11:00am - TVCC and the Inland Empire Small Business Development Center present “Quick Books for Beginners 101” @ Temecula Valley Entrepreneur’s Exchange

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Tuesday, January 19th 9:00-11:00am - TVCC and the Inland Empire Small Business Development Center present “Open for Business” @ Temecula Valley Entrepreneur’s Exchange

Thursday, January 26th 5:30-7:30pm - VYP Mixer @ Tilted Kilt 3:30-7:00pm – All Chamber MEGA Mixer presented by Murrieta Chamber @ Murrieta Spectrum 25125 Madison Avenue, Ste 105, Murrieta, CA 92562

Monday, January 23rd 12:00-1:00pm- Southwest California Legislative Council @ Southwest Riverside County Association of Realtors, 26529 Jefferson Avenue, Temecula, CA

Friday, January 27th 9:00-11:00am – Professional Development @ Temecula Valley Entrepreneur’s Exchange

Wednesday, January 25th 7:30-9:15am - Morning Mixer @ BJ’s Restaurant, 26500 Ynez Road, Temecula, CA

FEBRUARY

Thursday, March 2nd 8:00-9:00am - Ambassador Training @ TVCC

Thursday, March 9th 8:00-9:30am - Professional’s Collective “Non-Profits” @ TVCC

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Wednesday, February 22nd 7:30-9:15am - Morning Mixer @ BJ’s Restaurant, 26500 Ynez Road, Temecula, CA Thursday, February 23rd 5:30-7:30pm - VYP Mixer @ Heart of the House, 27525 Ynez Road, Temecula, CA Friday, February 24th 9:00-11:00am – Professional Development @ Temecula Valley Entrepreneur’s Exchange Monday, February 27th 12:00-1:00pm- Southwest California Legislative Council @ Southwest Riverside County Association of Realtors, 26529 Jefferson Avenue, Temecula, CA

2017 Monday, March 20th 12:00-1:00pm - Southwest California Legislative Council @ Southwest Riverside County Association of Realtors, 26529 Jefferson Avenue, Temecula, CA Tuesday, March 21st 9:00-11:00am - TVCC and the Inland Empire Small Business Development Center present “Open for Business” @ TVCC 11:30-1:30pm - Southwest California Manufacturing Council, (Exclusive to Manufacturing Companies Only)

Wednesday, March 22nd 7:30-9:15am - Morning Mixer @ BJ’s Restaurant, 26500 Ynez Road, Temecula, CA Thursday, March 23rd 5:30-7:30pm - VYP Mixer @ TBD Tuesday, March 28th 12:00-1:30pm - Ambassador Luncheon


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The Southwest California Legislative Council considers it a privilege to advocate on behalf of business interests in Southwest Riverside County. We would like to thank our dedicated Legislators and their local staffs for their support and cooperation in 2016. Thanks also to our sponsors, supporters and Chamber coalition partners.

ANOTHER SUCCESSFUL YEAR FOR LOCAL ADVOCACY GROUP Now that the heat of recent legislative sessions and elections has cooled some, the Southwest California Legislative Council has published its 11th Annual Legislators’ Vote Record. This past session, The SWCLC adopted positions on 84 state bills, supporting 32 and opposing 52. Twenty four bills made their way through the legislative process and were among the 1,059 that landed on the Governor’s desk. The Council supported 14 of those and opposed 10. The Council worked to support issues of local concern like returning Vehicle License Fees to local cities (SB817 – vetoed again), making it easier for small businesses to accommodate ADA requirements (SB269 - Chaptered), and defeating the Senate Pro-Tem’s attempt to stack the local SCAQMD Board. Overall, there were more than 3,100 bills, constitutional amendments and other measures introduced this session. Many bills, both JOB KILLERS and JOB CREATORS were rejected by legislators in policy or fiscal committees, thus stopping proposals before they reached the floor for a vote. Other bills were amended, some as many as 10 times, before reaching their final resting place. A few bills suffered the ignominious ‘gut-and-amend’ procedure rendering them unrecognizable from their original form. That’s usually when bad stuff happens but with the recent passage of Proposition 54, the ‘Legislature Transparency Act’, we may not see this as much in the future. We hope. Our local legislators, Senator Jeff Stone, and Assembly Members Melissa Melendez and Marie Waldron, all scored well again this year voting with the Council 90+% of the time. Even Governor Brown voted in accord 63%, up from just 47% last year. In 2014 he was with us 60% of the time, 64% in 2013 and 62% in 2012. On average, Gov. Brown has a 14% better business record than Arnold Schwarzenegger. The full report is available at http://tinyurl.com/SWCLCVoteRecord.

The Southwest California Legislative Council is an advocacy coalition of the Temecula Valley, Murrieta, Lake Elsinore Valley, Wildomar, Menifee Valley, and Perris Valley Chambers of Commerce. The Council meets the 3rd Monday of each month at: 26529 Jefferson Avenue, Murrieta. Council meetings are open to all Chamber members. If you have a legislative measure that will impact you or your industry segment, please submit a summary of your concern to your Chamber for possible inclusion in a future agenda.

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