The El Dorado Hills Chamber News
El Dorado County Recognized for Economic Development Efforts
The Greater Sacramento Economic Council (GSEC) selected El Dorado County as the recipient of its 2017 Paving the Way award. The award, given to one recipient annually, recognizes a community that has achieved exceptional economic development results. Read More >>
Free Small Business Workshops Coming to El Dorado County
The County of El Dorado, the El Dorado County Chamber, the El Dorado Hills Chamber, and Sierra Business Council in conjunction with the local office of the Small Business Administration are delivering two free workshops for small businesses. Read More ››
El Dorado Hills Chamber of Commerce hosts Farm-2-Fork Dinner
This fall the El Dorado Hills Chamber invites you to join us as we celebrate our agricultural roots at our first Farm-2-Fork Feast in the Foothills from 4-8pm on Sunday, October 8th, presented by Serrano Associates, LLC. Read More ›
El Dorado Hills Chamber of Commerce Awards Four Scholarships for 2017
This year the El Dorado Hills Chamber of Commerce is proud to award four scholarships of $750 each to Oak Ridge, Ponderosa or Union Mine graduates who plan to continue their education at a university, college or technical school. Read More ›
Go Solar and give back to a nonprofit
In an effort to increase awareness to our local nonprofits, the El Dorado Hills Chamber of Commerce and Sunworks Solar have partnered to offer customers solar at a discounted rate as well as donating to a local nonprofit Chamber member. Read More ›
What does Buy Local really mean to you?
By Debbie Manning, President and CEO of the El Dorado Hills Chamber of Commerce
You hear “Buy Local” routinely. I believe that we all understand the importance of buying local. You know for every dollar spent without our local economy 66 cents is retained and recirculated right here. You understand sales tax and how that part of those dollars funnel back into our schools and law enforcement. Part of my job is to listen to our small business owners. Read More ›
Buy your tasting tickets today for the Art, Beer & Wine Festival; prices increase April 23
El Dorado Hills, CA. March 23, 2017. While the 14th annual El Dorado Hills Art, Beer & Wine Festival presented by Sunworks Solar is free entry – tasting the local craft beer and award winning wine requires that you are 21 years or older with an official tasting kit.
Tasting kits are $20 online through April 22nd; and the $30 regular price begins April 23rd and at the event. Price is for either beer or wine tasting, or both, on either Saturday, May 13th or Sunday, May 14th over Mother’s Day Weekend. Read More ›
Business Award Winners announced at Annual Chamber Installation Dinner
The El Dorado Hills Chamber of Commerce recently held the 2017 Installation & Business Awards Dinner on Thursday, February 16th, in the formal setting of Serrano Country Club in El Dorado Hills.
The elegant evening was sold out, with 180 people in attendance, including El Dorado County notables and elected officials. Read More ›
El Dorado Hills Chamber of Commerce announces
2017 Half Marathon
The El Dorado Hills Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the launch of The Gold Country Half Marathon and 5k on June 11th, 2017.
This inaugural event will be the first major half marathon in beautiful El Dorado Hills. Starting and finishing in the pristine El Dorado Hills Town Center, The Gold Country Half Marathon and 5K will showcase all of what makes El Dorado Hills “one of America’s best places to live.”
The race will be a premier running event managed by the Sacramento Running Association’s world-class race operations team, and it will feature “the flattest and fastest course in the foothills.” Enjoy beautiful scenery, great participant services, and an exciting finisher’s party in El Dorado Hills Town Center featuring beer, wine, food, music and fun for the whole family. Read More ›
El Dorado Hills Chamber of Commerce Leads Interactive Passport Game for Small Business Saturday, Nov. 26
This year the El Dorado Hills Chamber is leading an interactive activity for Small Business Saturday and we need your help to make it a success.
Join in the fun with the Chamber’s Passport Game throughout El Dorado Hills (and surrounding areas) during business hours on Small Business Saturday, Nov. 26. Read more ›
Member Spotlight: Meet the Planje family and join them for a cup of tea
Renee, Lesley and Hannah Planje, all live in El Dorado County and recently opened Tea Xotics, LLC, at 4356 Town Center Drive suite 112, in El Dorado Hills.
Learn about the family and Tea Exotics in this one-on-one interview with the family. Read more ›
Order Your 2017 California Employment Poster through the El Dorado Hills Chamber today
We want to make sure that you are aware that California employers and businesses with one or more employees are required to post updated employment posters at their places of employment. This poster must be displayed by January 1st, 2017 or penalties could run as high as $17,000.
The chamber is offering this poster at the discounted price of $26.99 with tax for a non-laminated poster or $42.99 with tax for a laminated poster. Read more ›
El Dorado Hills Chamber of Commerce Invites Chamber and Community Members to sail the Rhine in luxury
The El Dorado Hills Chamber of Commerce announced today that it will be embarking on a once-in-a-lifetime scenic sail up the gorgeous Rhine River during an exclusive 10-day cruise available to chamber members and their family and friends. Read More ›
El Dorado Hills Chamber of Commerce Invites Chamber and Community Members to Enjoy a Trip to Pompeii & the Amalfi Coast
The El Dorado Hills Chamber of Commerce has announced today that it will be visiting irresistible Southern Italy & Amalfi Coast, departing October 11, 2017 and is inviting chamber members, and family and friends of chamber members to join them on this once in a lifetime experience. Read More ›
El Dorado County Photographers Recognized at Reception
The California Welcome Center and the El Dorado Hills Chamber of Commerce are announcing the three winners of a recent photo contest featuring photos around scenic El Dorado County.
The winning photos will be used as postcards that are sold in the California Welcome Center Gift Shop in El Dorado Hills’ Town Center. Read More ›
What does the El Dorado Hills Chamber do for you?
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Saturday Night in the Park 2016 Post-Event Report
The El Dorado Hills Chamber of Commerce and El Dorado Hills Community Services District co-hosted the popular event, Saturday Night in the Park on Saturday, September 10, 2016. This event drew between 4,000 and 5,000 residents and included live music by Rock and Roll Time Machine, 29 business booths, children’s activities, food vendors, free giveaways, sponsor booths, face painter booths, bounce houses, and free wine, beer and vodka tasting booths. This event was designed to showcase local businesses to the community in a family fun setting. It was held outdoors from 5 p.m. – 9 p.m. at the El Dorado Hills Community Park, 1021 Harvard Way, in El Dorado Hills.
After the event, each booth participant was asked to complete a brief survey to provide feedback and insure the continued improvement of this event for future years. Click here to read the full updated report.
California Welcome Center Gift Shop Keeps IT Local
Did you know that the California Welcome Center in El Dorado Hills offers a variety of items for sale in our popular gift shop??
Check out our adorable “I Love You California” line! This California Bear and Poppy design was inspired by vintage artwork from the 1913 sheet music cover of California’s State song.
This line includes, 100% Cotton Tea Towels, Stainless Steel Water Bottles, Boxed Ornaments, Shot Glasses, Baby Onesies and Toddler Shirts for boys and girls!
California Welcome Center El Dorado Hills is located at 2085 Vine Street, Suite 105, in El Dorado Hills Town Center!
Open 7 days a week! Open 9am – 5pm Monday-Friday, 10am-4pm Saturday, and noon-5pm Sunday!
Saturday Night the Park mixes business and pleasure
The El Dorado Hills Chamber of Commerce and El Dorado Hills Community Services District will co-host the popular event Saturday Night in the Park on Saturday, Sept. 10. Read More ›
Photos Wanted for the CA Welcome Center - El Dorado Hills
The California Welcome Center and the El Dorado Hills Chamber of Commerce are announcing another photo contest. In 2014, images of El Dorado Hills were produced as postcards and are now popular items in the Welcome Center.
This year we are opening the contest to images of the whole county.
If you, or someone you know, is interested in the prospect of having your photograph reproduced and sent around to world showcasing El Dorado County’s beauty, submit them by September 23rd, 2016 to the California Welcome Center, 2085 Vine Street, El Dorado Hills, CA 95762.
Please submit no more than 6 hard copy images per individual in 4”X6” horizontal format. The winner will be announced by October 5th.
Questions? Contact us @916-358-3700. Click here for more informaiton.
Revised 2016 California and Federal Employment Notices
On July 26, 2016, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced mandatory changes that took effect August 1, 2016, to two federal employment postings-allowing little time for employers to comply by the deadline.
These required updates affect the Federal Minimum Wage notice and the Employee Polygraph Protection Act notice, and the revised 2016 California and Federal Employment Notices poster will reflect the updates.
Contact us today at (916) 933-1335 if you would like to order a new, updated poster. Click here for an Order Form
EDH Chamber & Community Services District team up to bring you Saturday Night in the Park
EL DORADO HILLS, Ca, August 12: The El Dorado Hills Chamber of Commerce and El Dorado Hills Community Services District will co-host the popular event, Saturday Night in the Park on Saturday, September 10, 2016. This event draws between 4,000 and 5,000 residents... Read More ›
2016 El Dorado Hills Chamber Business Walk Report
The Business Walk is an annual economic development program that takes place throughout the six-county Sacramento region. On March 30, 2016, volunteer business and civic leaders visited 163 businesses in the town of El Dorado Hills and were successful in interviewing 145 of them. Read the full report here ›
Golf Tournament Benefits EDH Chamber Scholarship Program; Tournament Winners Announced
The annual El Dorado Hills Chamber Charity Golf Tournament was held Monday, June 20th, at Serrano Country Club in El Dorado Hills. More ››
Chamber Launches Redesigned Website
The El Dorado Hills Chamber of Commerce has released a completely restyled and reimagined website for the benefit of its members, the El Dorado Hills community at large and those interested in visiting or relocating to our community. More ›
Chamber Awarded Three Scholorships to EDH Students in 2016
This year the El Dorado Hills Chamber of Commerce is proud to award three scholarships of $750 each to Oak Ridge, Ponderosa or Union Mine graduates who plan to continue their education at a university, college or technical school. More ›
Chamber Hosts Ninth Annual Biz Walk
The El Dorado Hills Chamber of Commerce hosted its ninth annual Biz Walk, March 30th, with Chamber members and local civic leaders teaming up to visit every commercial center in town, including the Business Park, Town Center, and Safeway shopping center. More ›
Business Award Winners announced at Annual Chamber Installation Dinner
The El Dorado Hills Chamber of Commerce recently held the 2016 Installation & Business Awards Dinner on Thursday, February 18th, in the formal setting of Serrano Country Club in El Dorado Hills. More ›