WEST VALLEY~WARNER CENTER CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
C H A M B E R CHRONICLES MARCH 2017
6th ANNUAL EARTH DAY CELEBRATION LEARN HOW TO LIVE GREEN! FAMILY FUN LIVE MUSIC LOCAL FOOD KIDS PAINTING PERFORMERS ART POSTER CONTEST & MORE
Saturday, April 8, 2017 TARZANA RECREATION CENTER
PLANT A SEED FOR OUR FUTURE
CHAMBER NEWS 6th ANNUAL EARTH DAY CELEBRATION Saturday, April 8, 2017 10 AM-2:30 PM Tarzana Recreation Center 5655 Vanalden Ave. Another year of fun and learning how to live green with our local businesses, schools and community at the Tarzana Recreation Center. Art grants will be awarded again this year for the six local schools participating in the annual art poster contest. Their amazing and colorful entries will be displayed at the event. Join in the Earth Day Celebration!
Going to the Polls Empowered with knowledge West Hills Neighborhood Council, Woodland Hills/Warner Center Neighborhood Council, Canoga Park Neighborhood Council, the Canoga Park/West Hills and the West Valley~Warner Center Chambers of Commerce assembled a panel that offered supportive and opposing views on Ballot Measure S. This forum was open to the community to help educate the voters before they went to the polls.
Senator Henry Stern Takes Office
State Senator Henry Stern swearing in at Agoura High School after being elected in November. He represents Senate District 27 formerly held by his boss Senator Fran Pavley. Welcome Senator Stern!
Café Della Vita The Sicilian/ Italian family restaurant brought a gathering at their ribbon cutting in West Hills. Owner Antonio Bellissimo, in the center, offers home made, healthy recipes served in his café by singing servers. www.cafedellavita.com
Tran Accounting and Tax Services
Sharleen Tran held her Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting for Tran Accounting and Tax Services in Reseda. Tran provides outsourced accounting services for small to midsized fast‐growing business. www.tranaccounting.com
Josh Martin, CPA Joshua Martin held his ribbon cutting in February for his growing CPA practice. His family and supporters gathered at the Woodland Hills location.
COMMUNITY BENEFIT FOUNDATION
Tarzana Clean Up
The WVWC Chamber’s Beautification Committee was at work again in Tarzana. A group of volunteers including many local students cleaned up the corner of Victory and Tampa late February.
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
We had our MONTHLY Member Orientation at the Microsoft Store at Westfield Topanga. New Members received 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 Member Orientation is not just for new members. For more information contact Melissa at email@example.com.
WELCOME NEW CHAMBER MEMBERS! THANK YOU TO OUR RENEWING MEMBERS!
February Ambassador of the Month Eli Sank of Primerica Financial Services THANK YOU FOR ALL OF YOUR HARD WORK AND SUPPORT!
Fairwinds Hosts WVWC Chamber Mixer The chamber held its monthly mixer at Fairwinds West Hills Retirement Community. A lovely building and pleasant atmosphere to live and to hold an event. Chamber members were served samples of great food prepared by the chef. An upscale senior living community with high quality services. www.leisurecare.com
April Comedy & Connections Breakfast Wednesday, April 5, 2017 7 AM Warner Center Marriott Sponsor: Premier America Credit Union
6th Annual Earth Day Celebration Saturday, April 8, 2017 10 AM‐2:30 PM Tarzana Recreation Center
Corbin Bowl Hosting April Mix & Mingle Mixer Wednesday, April 19, 2017 5:30 PM 19616 Ventura Blvd.
SAVE THE DATE! CAREER EXPO 2017 Wednesday, May 24, 2017 Woodland Hills Academy Share Your Career and Inspire Youth
April Comedy and Connections Breakfast
Warner Center Marriott
6th Annual Earth Day Celebration
Tarzana Recreation Center
Programs & Marketing Committee
Woodland Hills Neighborhood Council
Prince of Peace Church
Corbin Bowl Hosting April Mixer
19616 Ventura Blvd.
Tarzana Neighborhood Council
Vickery Health & Wellness Opening
20700 Ventura Blvd.
Westfield Topanga Mall
YMCA Ribbon Cutting
More Information to Come
Computerwisekids, Inc. Ribbon Cutting
22136 Clarendon Street
ADVERTISE IN THE WVWC CHAMBER NEWSLETTER! For more information call 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
JOIN NOW! Connections Community Credibility West Valley ~ Warner Center Chamber of Commerce is the Chamber for Woodland Hills, Tarzana, Reseda and Warner Center. Serving the Greater West Valley & Warner Center! "To Represent, Support, Educate and Promote Business Interests of it’s Members and within The Community" 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. Educating the staff and fellow members to extend your sales force is the most valuable benefit. Diana Williams ~ CEO Felicia Paust ~Executive Assistant Heather Blake~Design/Accounting Erika Sanchez~Membership Representative