The El Dorado Hills Chamber News

El Dorado Hills Chamber CA$H Recovery Rebate

The El Dorado Hills Chamber of Commerce, with the support of our Premier Partners, is proud to offer rebates to help stimulate our regional economy. We were pleased to bring back the program this year, May 1, 2021 - August 31, 2021. Over $100,00 in revenue was generated and nearly $10,000 in rebates were distributed. In the rebate's first year of 2020, over $200,000 was stimulated in the local economy and over $10,000 in rebates were offered to households or donated to local, nonprofits.  A maximum of $200 was issued to households based on receipts submitted, or donated to a local nonprofit if requested. Businesses and Nonprofits Benefitted KCRA-3 Live Remotes

 

El Dorado Hills Art, Beer & Wine Festival

The El Dorado Hills Art, Beer & Wine Festival has been a beloved community tradition since 2003. With continued restrictions on licenses and permits in response to mitigating the risk of COVID-19, the Festival is cancelled for 2021. Read More >>

Entrance to the Festival is always free. Unlimited tasting tickets for local craft beer and award-winning wine are available for ages 21+. Photo ID is required to obtain your Tasting Kit at the Festival. Tasting Kits are $25 - $35 for beer and/or wine tasting on either Saturday or Sunday over Mother’s Day Weekend. Follow us on social media and visit our website for updates. We look forward to seeing you May 7 - 8, 2022!

 

Chamber Scholarship Program

The El Dorado Hills Chamber of Commerce is proud to offer scholarships to graduating seniors from local high schools, who plan to continue their education by attending a university, college, or vocational school. The Chamber is awarding four $750 scholarships to worthy students in 2021. The scholarships are funded through proceeds from El Dorado Hills Chamber of Commerce events and generously funded by:

Pacific Interstate Insurance Brokers

Joe Harn, El Dorado County Auditor-Controller

Scholarships are based on 50% community service, 15% work experience, 15% extracurricular activities, 10% scholastic GPA, and 10% financial need. “Year after year, our Chamber has a strong commitment to invest in our local youth via our scholarship program,” shared Debbie Manning, President/CEO. Scholarship applications and supporting materials must now be submitted through https://scholarships.edcoe.org/.

2021 Scholarship Winners Read More >> 2020 Scholarship Winners Read More >>  2019 Scholarship Winners Read More ››  2018 Scholarship Winners Read More ››  2017 Scholarship Winners Read More ››  2016 Scholarship Winners  Read More ››

 

Annual Chamber Installation & Business Awards Dinner

The El Dorado Hills Chamber of Commerce held the 2021 Installation & 2020 Business Awards Dinner on Wednesday, June 30, 2021 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 ››

 

Order Your 2022 California Employment Poster through the El Dorado Hills Chamber

You must post a compliant Employment Poster in a conspicuous place in the workplace where all employees and applicants can see it. The poster also must include information about your workers’ compensation benefits, payday schedule and emergency contacts. You may need to order several to ensure that your business, branches and satellite offices are displaying the poster according to the law. Failure to comply can result in severe penalties and fines by the state of California. If any of your company’s workers are Spanish-speaking, you will need to order the Spanish version. Order Now >

 

Chamber Hosts Annual Biz Walk

The El Dorado Hills Chamber of Commerce hosts an Annual Biz Walk, now with health and safety guidelines in place to mitigate the risks of COVID-19. 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, this interactive outreach to our business community proves to offer valuable insight to the needs of our growing economy. Read More ››

 

Saturday Night the Park mixes Business and Pleasure

The El Dorado Hills Chamber of Commerce and El Dorado Hills Community Services District co-hosts the popular event, Saturday Night in the Park, in the late Summer each year. Although this event was cancelled for 2020 and restructured for 2021, plans are underway to come together as a community in the future. Read More ›

 

Community Messaging Project

Inspired by efforts of good-will messaging efforts around the world, the El Dorado Hills Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce the creation of a Positivity Wall project in El Dorado Hills Town Center. Residents and visitors were invited to leave a positive message, words of encouragement, or a wish on a card to attach to the Positivity Wall. To participate, complimentary supplies were available inside the California Welcome Center, adjacent to the Chamber of Commerce. ABC-10 Live Remotes Although this project has ended, we invite you to visit the California Welcome Center, sign our guest book, and discover the many, positive finds we have to offer in travel and gifts!

 

ELDO Young Professionals

A program adopted and approved by our Chamber's Board of Directors, ELDO Young Professionals (ELDO YP) is a viable, networking group for young professionals in the greater El Dorado Hills region. ELDO YP provides opportunities for young professionals to conenct with each other and with leaders throughout the business community. Read More >>

 

Chamber attends stakeholders meeting with Costco representatives to discuss proposed site in El Dorado Hills.

We are sure you have heard all the talking about Costco joining our community.  Debbie Manning CEO & President of the El Dorado Hills Chamber attended the stakeholders meeting with Costco representative and gained some information we would like to share with you.  We have attached a very detailed Q & A from the meeting and a proposed site map.  Take a look! 

Frequently asked questions about El Dorado Hills Costco & Costco Preliminary Map

 

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 >>

 

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 ›

   

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 ›

  

El Dorado Hills Chamber of Commerce Invites Chamber and Community Members to travel

The El Dorado Hills Chamber of Commerce partners with travel agengies to bring you the best in comfort, price, and safety.  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!

 

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