WEST VALLEY~WARNER CENTER CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
C H A M B E R CHRONICLES JULY 2016
ANN CARLTON BOSE President of the Board
CHAMBER NEWS 2016 Chamber Board of Directors We welcome the West Valley Warner Center Chamber of Commerce’s new President of the Board of Directors, Ann Carlton Bose. Ann has been serving on the board for over six years including as COO and CFO. She has been a mortgage originator since 1983, and now with Skyline Home Loans in Calabasas since 2009. The new board president has been a leader in the mortgage field as well as an advocate and supporter for many community organizations.
Left to Right: Lucie Volotzky, Bob Epstein, Assemblymember Matt Dababneh, Diana Williams, Dennis Zine, Ann Carlton Bose, Kathy Davis, Ty Brassie, Alen Torosyan, Donald Weissman, Steve Hornstein, Ted O’Karma, Ernie Lister and Paul Lawler. Not pictured are Debby Chicca, Tim Elkins, Jeff Skobin, and Dale Surowitz.
2016 Lip Sync Gala Instillation What a great night for the West Valley Warner Center Chamber of Commerce! The Lip Sync Installation Gala was an entertaining success. Thank you to all who worked on the event, especially the performers for their dedication. Assemblymember Matt Dababneh lead the installation of the new board, and the chamber recognized many community leaders. This was a perfect example of the lively spirit of the West Valley community.
Thank You to Our West Valley Chamber Community for Voting WVWC the Best Chamber of Commerce in the Las Angeles Daily News 2016 Readers Best Choice Poll. Our Members are the Best!
Representing West Valley Businesses Members of the West Valley Warner Center Chamber of Commerce participate in LA’s Largest Mixer in Pasadena to represent the West Valley business community.
Inspiring Speakers for Business Leaders A successful and inspiring Speaker Salon was hosted by CEO of Cowe Consulting, Miri Rossitto. The event provided a great networking opportunity and presented inspiring speakers for business leaders in the community.
COMMUNITY BENEFIT FOUNDATION
Adopt‐A‐School is a WVWC Chamber program that offers an opportunity for businesses to help provide essentials to the classrooms that are no longer budget line items for the schools. Money and donations from businesses can fulfill needs of the school that are essential to student development. The application process is so easy for both local schools and businesses. SIGN UP TODAY! www.woodlandhillscc.net/adoptaschool.php
RIBBON CUTTINGS Floor & Decor Floor and Décor makes their grand entrance into the West Valley with a ribbon cutting ceremony in July followed by an industry networking mixer where they displayed their vast store and raffled over $10,000 in prizes to their guests. www.flooranddecor.com
New Care Unit for Mother and Baby
Congratulations to Kaiser Permanente‐Woodland Hills on its new Labor and Delivery and Mother and Baby Care Suites which were celebrated at a July 7th ribbon cutting. The maternity unit will provide families with comprehensive health services through birth and recovery. www.kp.kaiserpermanente.org
THANK YOU FOR ALL OF YOUR HARD WORK AND SUPPORT! July Ambassador of the Month Mark Sterling World’s Greatest Promotional Stuff The chamber held its monthly mixer at Luke Bar and Restaurant in Woodland Hills. A stylish east coast atmosphere with a unique fine dining menu. www.lukela.com
WELCOME NEW CHAMBER MEMBERS! THANK YOU TO OUR RENEWING MEMBERS!
We had our MONTHLY New Member Orientation at the Microsoft Store at Westfield Topanga. New Members got hands on interactive training on how to use the Chamber’s robust online marketing tools. They practiced their best 10 second one liners for their business and also learned ways to make more connections. Member Corner Bakery Café in Woodland Hills sponsored the Breakfast. The New Member Orientation is not just for new members. For more information contact Erika at firstname.lastname@example.org
CHAMBER EVENTS JOIN US FOR OUR FUN MONTHLY EVENTS!
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Networking Breakfast Networking Luncheon Mixer (Free for Members) Ribbon Cuttings (Free) SIGNATURE EVENTS COMMUNITY EVENTS AND MORE!
View our complete calendar at www.woodlandhillscc.net
MEMBERS CAN POST THEIR OWN EVENTS!
SAVE THE DATE The 10th Annual WEST VALLEY FOOD & FINE WINE TOUR Wednesday, September 21st
Woodland Hill’s Largest and Most Delicious Event of the Year! At the Luxurious Auto Gallery Porsche & Audi Showrooms Corporate Exhibit Spaces Available! www.woodlandhillscc.net Call for Group Ticket Pricing ~ 8183474737
A FREE ADVERTISING OPPORTUNITY FOR CHAMBER RESTAURANTS!
Your WVWC Chamber of Commerce is creating a restaurant guide comprised of it’s restaurants. The digital and print ad is FREE for members. Send a high resolution 8 1/2” x 5 1/2” ad of your restaurant to email@example.com
ADVERTISE IN THE WVWC CHAMBER NEWSLETTER! For more information call 8183474737
JOIN NOW! Connections Community Credibility
Diana Williams ~ CEO Operations & Extended Community Involvement Felicia Paust ~ Executive Assistant/Admin/Advertising Heather Blake~ Marketing/Accounting Erika Sanchez~ Membership Representative Jen Svejda~ Membership Representative Serving the Greater West Valley & Warner Center! "To Represent, Support, Educate and Promote Business Interests of it’s members and within The Community"
West Valley ~ Warner Center Chamber of Commerce is the Chamber for Woodland Hills, Tarzana, Reseda and Warner Center. Find out how the largest chamber in the SFV can help your business get connected to the Greater West Valley and Warner Center! WVWC offers many benefits to even the busiest members. Find out how to showcase your business through one of our many additional benefits. Website profiles, social media, Connection Circles, Troikas, three standard monthly networking events, providing logo items for events, sponsorships and more. Do we want you to show up? Yes! Do we have ways to promote you while you stay at work? Yes! Educating the staff and fellow members to extend your sales force is the most valuable benefit. West Valley ~ Warner Center Chamber of Commerce 6100 Topanga Canyon Boulevard Woodland Hills CA 91367 (in the Promenade Mall– 2nd floor, central court – near escalators) Tel: 8183474737 Fax: 8183473321 www.woodlandhillscc.net Mail Correspondence To: PO Box 1 Woodland Hills, CA 913650001