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2021 #CVRestaurantMonth

Restaurant month flyer and passport here!   The Chino Valley Chamber of Commerce is excited to be bringing back our #CVRestaurantMonth, taking place the entire month of June!   Join us in supporting local restaurants throughout the Chino Valley by dining at one of our participating locations, ordering their #CVChamberSpecial, and posting to social media!…

2021 Salute to Public Safety

Premier Health Service Alliance, Team Lally City of Chino Hills Athens Services Diamond City of Chino Platinum Ontario International Airport Gold Chino Valley Champion PakLab Transtech Engineers, Inc. Walmart #7049 Walmart #8103 Waste Management Vertical Computers Watson Land Company Silver Apollo Insurance Services Foddrill Construction Corp. Shell Roofing Solutions Southern California Edison TownePlace Suites by…

Board of Directors Slate of Nominees

The Chino Valley Chamber Board of Directors recently voted to confirm a new slate of members to join the board. To learn a little more about each of them, check out their bios below! Brandon is a born and raised native of Southern California. With over 20+ years of hospitality experience, if there is one…

Chino Valley Business Expo Event Recap

Due to the pandemic, our Business Expo looked a bit different than in years past. Instead of an in-person expo, the Chamber organized a virtual event to highlight 66 participating businesses. By utilizing online marketing tools such as social media, email outreach, and our website, we were able to reach thousands of people. Our #CVBizMonth…

Advocating for Businesses in 2020

Before the pandemic hit, our Chamber was getting much more active in helping advocate for businesses. We are members of the Western Association of Chamber Executives, US Chamber and the Inland Empire Legislative Alliance. We will continue partnering with these entities to help support businesses at the Federal, State, County and local levels. Legislative Advocacy…

2020 Salute to Public Safety

  City of Chino City of Chino Hills Health Service Alliance, Team Lally Champion Newspapers Ontario International Airport Walmart Walmart Supply Chain Chino Valley Fire Waste Management Chino Valley Medical Center KB Real Estate Southern California Edison Foddrill Construction Corp. Tri-Counties Association of Realtors Apollo Insurance Services Shell Roofing Solutions Towneplace Suites Marriott Ontario Chino…

Chino Valley Business Awards 2020

2020 was challenging for so many businesses. The Chino Valley Chamber of Commerce wanted to honor those businesses that persevered, supported one another, served the community and continued to support the Chamber. Congratulations for making it through 2020! This year’s winner of the Chino Business of the Year award is Health Service Alliance: Team Lally….

The Chino Valley Chamber of Commerce and the Pandemic in 2020

The world changed for all of us in March. When the pandemic hit, everything was so uncertain. We tried our best to educate business owners and support them during an unprecedented time. In June, we wrote an article titled, A Letter from the Chino Valley Chamber of Commerce | Support Local Businesses which highlighted everything…

Results for Chino Valley #CVRestaurantMonth

Thank you to all those who participated in our first ever #CVRestaurantMonth.  Due to COVID-19 we wanted to do something to support our local restaurants, because we know how challenging it has been for them.  Catalyst for Business Growth The Chino Valley Chamber of Commerce purchased $80 in gift cards per restaurant(21 restaurants) which totaled $1,680 given out as…

Chino Valley #GivingTuesday

The Chino Valley is made up of many non-profits who work to service our community to make it bigger, better and stronger. Tomorrow is #GivingTuesday. We urge you to support local non-profits who are making a difference in our community.  The following is a list of non-profits that are members of the Chino Valley Chamber of…

Chino Valley Restaurant Month

Full Width Template Click on Image to enlarge Click on Image to enlarge Get Ready for Restaurant Month! The Chino Valley Chamber of Commerce is hosting Restaurant Month throughout the entire month of August. Restaurants have been hit hard by the coronavirus and we want to do all we can to support our local restaurants….

Chino Valley Government Affairs Webinar

Full Width Template Chino Valley Government Affairs Webinar   The Two Pandemics:   COVID19 & Systemic Racism Webinar Discussion   Thursday, July 23, 2020 from 11:30am to 1pm via Zoom   Register in advance for this webinar: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_3Cf3qa4OT-uEAmC-4-aRQw   *Submit your questions for the panel below*   *There is a 100 attendee limit so please…

A Letter from the Chino Valley Chamber of Commerce | Support Local Businesses

Dear Chamber Members & Friends,  The last three months have been unprecedented.  We’ve fielded hundreds of calls and thousands of emails from Chino Valley businesses asking for help. We want to share with you a snapshot of some of the challenges our businesses are facing and how the Chamber has proactively worked to support them. …

Chino Valley Reopening Business Survey Results

A month ago we conducted a survey of our members on how they were planning on opening back up when the time was right. We had 25 Chino Valley businesses respond to our survey to share their thoughts on opening back up when the stay-at-home orders loosened in the Chino Valley.  I asked the questions…

Back In Business

Full Width Template Back in Business? We’ve fielded several calls from our community asking about which businesses are open and which are not. To help our community we have created a list of businesses that are “Back in Business.” We also want to let our community know the safety cautions our local businesses are putting…

CVCC Pitch Competition Gives $5,000 to CVUSD Entrepreneurs

5 finalists took home $5,000 in grants for their business ideas The Chino Valley Chamber of Commerce awarded $5,000 in grants to CVUSD students during their first annual CVCC Pitch Competition on May 14 via Zoom. The video of the event on Facebook has already received more than 5,900 views and is available at https://www.facebook.com/ChinoValleyChamberOfCommerce/videos/955063618246935/…

Chamber Hosts Webinar on Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic

Federal, state, county and city leaders join weekly forum offering resources for local business and plans for re-opening. Resources for dealing with the COVID-19 pandemics’s impact on Chino Valley’s 400-plus businesses and hopes for reopening the local economy are the central focus of a weekly open webinar sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce. Congresswoman Norma…

2020 Board of Director Nominees Announced

The Chino Valley Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce our Chino Valley Chamber of Commerce Board of Director Nominees. Our Board Nominees slated to begin on July 1, 2020 are: Will Fleet : Champion Newspapers Will Fleet is the Owner and Publisher at Chino Champion, Tracy Press, Patterson Irrigator, Scotts Valley Press Banner Heather…

Business Partners Needed for Chino Valley Chamber Pitch Competition : Promote Entrepreneurship

Dear Business Owner, The Chino Valley Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce that we are hosting our first annual CVCC Pitch Competition on May 14, 2020.  Our goal is to promote entrepreneurship amongst our youth in the Chino Valley, connect business leaders with our future leaders, and build a stronger economy in the long…

Chino Valley Re-Opening the Economy Survey

Please respond to this survey to help us help our local businesses re-open effectively. As you know, many communities are considering allowing businesses to reopen but requiring that they put strict, protective measures into place to protect employees and patrons. However, it is unclear if businesses will need approval ahead of time from the local governments or if…

Chino Valley Chamber of Commerce Announces 2020 CVCC Pitch Competition Finalists

Five Teams Compromised of Chino Valley Unified School District Junior High and High School Students to Compete in May 14 Virtual Competition May 4, 2020 Chino, CA – The Chino Valley Chamber of Commerce announced this morning finalists for CVCC Pitch, a virtual pitch competition to take place over Zoom on May 14, 2020. As…

Chino Valley Business Coronavirus Survey Results

The Chino Valley Chamber of Commerce conducted a Chino Valley Business survey asking businesses how they have been impacted by the coronavirus. We had 87 businesses respond to the following questions: What difficulties are you facing?  What resources do you need? What action(s) has your business taken to address COVID-19? How can the Chamber best…

Businesses Still in Operation in the Chino Valley

Chino Valley Community, These businesses are still in operation during the Coronavirus pandemic in the Chino Valley. We encourage you to shop local to support local business during the coronavirus crisis. An ** indicates a Chairman’s Circle Sponsor of the Chino Valley Chamber of Commerce. An * indicates Chamber Member. Thank you for being a…

Chino Valley Restaurants Offering Takeout

Chino Valley Restaurants Offering Takeout or Delivery The Chino Valley Chamber of Commerce have compiled a list of businesses offering takeout and delivery services throughout the Chino Valley. We emailed member businesses first and asked our community on social media to let us know of all restaurants offering takeout and delivery services. If you know…

Teaming Up with California State Polytechnic University

The Chino Valley Chamber of Commerce has dedicated its mission to the development of local businesses and those within our community. President, Zeb Welborn knows this mission starts by playing an active role in the growth and education of those who will take the baton next. He acknowledges this by saying, “the biggest responsibility of…

Welcome to the Chamber,    TOCA Chino Hills

“We welcome TOCA to the Chino Valley,” said Zeb Welborn, president of the local Chamber of Commerce. “This facility is a terrific recreational resource for our local community. And it contributes considerably to our local economy, creating jobs, contributing to the corporate tax base and attracting people from around the Inland Empire to play in…

Chino Valley Chamber Gives $1,900 to Chaffey College Journalism Students

Clark Canedy, owner of Management Strategic Ideas, Inc., in collaboration with the Chino Valley Chamber of Commerce donated $1,900 to Chaffey College journalism students. Clark is a new member of the Chino Valley Chamber of Commerce who attended a recent Business @ Breakfast event where we asked for businesses to donate items for our weekly…

Hot Deals, Business Expo, Workforce Development and More

President’s Report #10 It’s been a crazy start to the Chamber year as we’ve begun tackling some major new initiatives: Hot Deal Program Workforce Development Program  while also putting on some fantastic events: Chino Valley Chamber of Commerce Business Expo Chino Hills State of the City Chess Not Checkers Hot Deal Program Our first email…

Wrapping Up the 2018/2019 Chino Valley Chamber of Commerce Year

It’s been a while since I’ve been able to put together a President’s Report. We’ve tackled so much since May including the State of the City for Chino, the Southern California Charity Golf Classic and our Chino Valley Business Awards & Recognition Dinner. Not to mention, we closed out the 2018/2019 fiscal year, my first…

2019 Taste of the Chino Valley, Corporate Challenge & Upcoming Events

Taste of the Chino Valley Thank you to our restaurants, sponsors and Chamber team who helped make the 2019 Taste of the Chino Valley a success. We had 20 Restaurants/vendors participating at our Taste of the Chino Valley this year including: Cannataros Oke Poke The Pub at Chino Hills Lucille’s Smokehouse BBQ Nothing Bundt Cakes…

Chino Valley Chamber of Commerce Salutes Public Safety

On Thursday, March 14 the Chino Valley Chamber of Commerce and business community honored the outstanding people of our Chino Valley Fire District, Chino Hills Police Department and Chino Police Department at our annual Salute to Public Safety Luncheon. Each agency chose two representatives to honor at our 2019 Salute to Public Safety that have gone…

Goals for the Chino Valley Chamber of Commerce in 2019

Our Chino Valley Chamber of Commerce has seen a lot of growth since July and we plan to keep that trend going into 2019. I wanted to share with you all a few things we accomplished last year and how we plan to continue to improve in 2019. There are three main ways the Chamber…

End-of-Year Survey and Recap from the Chino Valley Chamber of Commerce

In 2018, the Chino Valley Chamber of Commerce grew from 332 members on January 1 to 379 members by December 31. We added new Chairman’s Circle gold sponsors Walmart FC #7049 and Walmart FC #8103 in 2018 and have added gold sponsor Chino Hills Ford, silver sponsor, Foddrill Construction, and bronze sponsors Apollo Insurance Services…

Giving Thanks to Our Chairman’s Circle Sponsors | Executive Director’s Report #4

“Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today and creates a vision for tomorrow.” – Melody Beattie The Chino Valley Chamber of Commerce is made up of amazing individuals playing an active role in making our local business and economy stronger. With Thanksgiving just a few weeks away, we wanted to thank our…

The Chino Valley Chamber of Commerce Business Expo | Executive Directors Report #3

October is a very busy month for the Chino Valley Chamber of Commerce as we are planning for our annual Business Expo and hosting three candidate forums for Chino City Council, Chino Hills City Council and Chino Valley School Board. We also have many new businesses joining the Chamber which means more ribbon cuttings, grand…

Candidate Forum for Chino and Chino Hills Hosted by the Chino Valley Chamber of Commerce

The Chino Valley Chamber of Commerce will host a Candidate Forum for Chino and for Chino Hills on October 3 and October 10 respectively. Chino Candidate Forum The Chino Valley Chamber of Commerce is hosting its 2018 Candidate Forum for Chino City Council on Wednesday, October 3, from 7:00 – 8:30. at the Chino City…

New Member Explosion at the Chino Valley Chamber of Commerce

Executive Director’s Report #2: August, 2018 We’ve had a great few months at the Chino Valley Chamber of Commerce with lots of new member growth and exciting new things happening. This month I wanted to focus on our new members and welcoming them to our community. New Member Mixer at Chino Youth Museum On August…

A Welcome Message from New Executive Director Zeb Welborn: Executive Director’s Report #1: The Installation Gala

Hello! As the new Executive Director for the Chino Valley Chamber of Commerce, I wanted to introduce myself and share some of my plans for the future of the chamber. My online marketing business, Welborn Media, joined the Chino Valley Chamber of Commerce in 2012 and became Chino Business of the Year in 2013. Because…