Chairman’s Message: $567 Raised for Charity | Get Involved at the Chino Valley Chamber of Commerce

“Be the change that you wish to see in the world.” – Mahatma Gandhi

Happy Holidays!

Our Chino Valley Chamber of Commerce Holiday Luncheon was a great success. Lisa Walsh did a fantastic job chairing the Holiday Luncheon Committee. With help from Bill Edman and Belinda Douglas we were able to secure lots of great prizes for our raffle with all proceeds going to the Chino Neighborhood House and Caring for the Hills. In total, we were able to raise $567 for charity. We also collected unopened toys and canned goods.

Here are some photos of the event, taken by Donna Edman Photography.
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View more photos of the event on the CVCC Facebook Page, click here.

Great things happened this year at the Chino Valley Chamber of Commerce (CVCC) and we have even more planned for 2016.

In January, we’ll be encouraging our members to get more active and participate in the CVCC. I joined the CVCC in January, 2012, and eventually became an Ambassador. As an Ambassador, I attended events, met prominent members of our business community, and grew my business.

If you’ve ever thought about getting more involved in the CVCC, now is the time to do it. Join us on Tuesday, January 12 at noon at the CVCC Building for our Ambassador Committee Meeting to get more involved with your business community.

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We have a lot of exciting things we’re working on behind the scenes to help build a stronger Chamber.

Last month we:

  • Created a Bylaws Committee to review and make recommendations for changes to our Bylaws
  • Decided to create a video to explain chamber benefits to our members
  • Reached out to the Manufacturing Council of the Inland Empire
  • Reached out to the Inland Empire Chamber of Commerce
This month, the CVCC Board of Directors is working on:
  • A Strategic Planning Session to be facilitated by Mike Lednovich from True North Executive Development
  • Amending Bylaws
  • Creating Standard Operating Procedures
  • Selecting a Nominating Committee
  • Creating a Membership Benefits Video
  • Setting First Taste of Chino Meeting

“Be the change that you wish to see in the world.” – Mahatma Gandhi

If you want to see the business community in the Chino Valley thrive, get involved.

Become an Ambassador!

Thank you Arianna Fajardo for agreeing to Chair the Salute to Public Safety Committee.

New Members from October 20 – December 17

Twelve new members joined the Chino Valley Chamber of Commerce since October 20. They are:

  • Amazing Lash Studio
  • J & J Realtors of the Associates Realty Group
  • Chino Valley Historical Society
  • Flexi-Liner
  • Ono Hawaiian BBQ
  • MLC Holdings, Inc.
  • Green Gardening Service
  • InjoyHealthmart Pharmacy
  • Walmart.com
  • Tri-Counties Association of Realtors
  • Scott Flatten at World Financial Group
  • Gro-Power, Inc.

Since we’re coming up on the end of the 2015, we’d also like to take this time to mention some of our longest active Chino Valley Chamber of Commerce Members

Centennial Members: (100+ Years)

  • Champion Newspapers (102 Years)

Gold Members: (50+ Years)

  • US Bank (53 Years)
  • Best Western Pine Tree (50 Years)
  • Southern California Edison (50 Years)

Silver Members: (25+ Years)

  • M.K. Smith Chevrolet
  • Centro Basco Restaurant/Banquet Facilities
  • Trinidad Benham Corp.
  • Southern California Gas Company
  • Chino Lumber & Hardware
  • Chino Valley Medical Center
  • Dale Bright’s Auto Service
  • Citizens Business Bank
  • Kemper Enterprises
  • GENCORP
  • Hottinger’s Frozen Food
  • Maclin Markets
  • Waste Management
  • Tony’s Spunky Steer
  • Joey’s Bar-B-Q
  • Planes of Fame Air Museum
  • Chino Valley Unified School District
  • Cherry Auto Body
  • Inland Valley Daily Bulletin
  • Chino Valley YMCA
  • Road America
  • Carroll Property Management
  • O.F. Wolfinbarger, Inc.
  • Pacific Western Bank
  • Majestic Realty, Co.
  • Moody Plumbing, Co., Inc.
  • Dupree, Inc.
  • Parkway Postal-Chino
  • McDonald’s Restaurant
  • Chino Optometry Center
  • Automobile Club of So. California
  • Los Serranos Golf & Country Club
  • ClassicPlan Premium Financing, Inc.
  • Northview Dairy
  • Stater Bros. Markets-Riverside Dr./Yorba Store
  • Albers Manufacturing Co Inc.
  • Bremer Apt. Complex
  • Chino Autotech Inc.
  • Harrington Industrial Plastics
  • GTS Enterprises & NPC
  • Alvarado Manufacturing
  • A&C Income Tax Service Inc.
  • San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board
  • Inland Empire Escrow
  • Cold Star Ice
  • Hull & Sons Roofing
  • Fine Community Phone Books, Inc.
  • Glenn B. Dorning, Inc.
  • American Medical Response
  • Chino Community Theater
  • Chino Basque Club

Chino Valley Membership Anniversaries are:

50 years:

  • Best Western Pine Tree
  • Southern California Edison

40 years:

  • Kemper Enterprises, Inc.
  • GENCORP

30 years:

  • Pacific Western Bank
  • Majestic Realty Co.
  • Moody Plumbing Co., Inc.
  • Dupree, Inc.

25 years:

  • Chino Community Theater
  • Chino Basque Club

20 years:

  • Marie Callender’s
  • Chino Police Officers Association
  • Haughey Insurance
  • Chino Community Center Corporation
  • Baldy View ROP
  • PriMerica Financial Services
  • Pomona Valley Workshop

15 years:

  • San Bern Cty. Superintendent of Schools
  • Chino Commercial Bank
  • OMNIA Italian Design
  • AEP Industries Inc.
  • Peter Rogers Photography
  • Golden Pacific Foods, Inc.
  • COMM-FAB, Inc.
  • ReMax Masters
  • Pomona Valley Health Center – Chino Hills

10 years:

  • Yolanda T. Grady, M.D., Inc.
  • Commercial Door Metal Systems
  • Trinity Escrow, Inc.
  • Metropolitan Water District of S. CA
  • Chino Hills Self Storage LLC
  • Chaffey College
  • Watson Land Company
  • Edward Jones Investments – Jamie Harwood
  • American Cancer Society
  • The Shoppes at Chino Hills

5 years:

  • A Storage Place
  • SA Recycling
  • Chino Hills Dental Group
  • Town Square Florist
  • Village Oaks Apartments – LBK Management
  • RE/MAX Top Producers
  • Visiting Angels

Thank you for continuing to be a part of the Chino Valley Chamber of Commerce. Enjoy the Holidays and have an amazing 2016!

Zeb Welborn
Chino Valley Chamber of Commerce Chairman of the Board

Zeb and Cindy at the CVCC Holiday Luncheon Photo by Donna Edman Photography

Zeb and Cindy at the CVCC Holiday Luncheon
Photo by Donna Edman Photography

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