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.
At the Chamber, we like to say that we are catalysts for business growth, a convener of leaders and influencers, and champions for stronger communities.
Catalysts for Business Growth
When the decision was made to shut down businesses, our first response was to reach out to our members directly. My staff and I called all 400 members to assess their situation and offer our assistance and support.
We conducted a Coronavirus Survey to get more detailed responses on how businesses were being impacted and how the Chamber could help.
We shared the responses of 87 Chino Valley businesses with local, county, state and federal legislators. US Congressman Gil Cisneros specifically used our survey results to request federal funding and programs to support our local business community.
We created a coronavirus update page on our website – https://chinovalleychamberofcommerce.com/coronavirus-update/ – to keep Chino Valley businesses informed about everything coronavirus related. We’ve been updating this at least twice per week.
Frequent Email Correspondence
Our Chamber took a leadership role in educating members on how the Coronavirus is impacting business, and in explaining and sharing resources as they were becoming available. We also used social media to expand our reach. Thank you to the dozens of businesses who commented how helpful and informative our efforts have been.
We have received phone calls from people who are concerned about their health and over the practices of some of our local businesses. We have also received calls from others who are unconcerned about the coronavirus and suggest we return to business as usual.
Last month we emailed a survey to our members about what it would take for business owners to feel comfortable shopping at other local businesses, and then we asked them what steps they would take to protect their customers.
Of the 25 who responded, 22 of them expressed concerns about the health implications of COVID-19, and 24 out of 25 reported they were implementing procedures for cleanliness, social distancing and providing PPE for themselves and their employees.
While all of us would love to go back to normal, the reality is that a large percentage of our population is concerned about the health impact of the coronavirus. Our poll shows that consumers are more likely to return to business as usual if guidelines are followed.
Businesses must also be aware of potential liabilities associated with employees contracting the coronavirus. We are opposing legislation that presume employees who contract the coronavirus became infected at their place of work. Re-opening the economy without proper safety procedures could make those businesses liable, which could have a further adverse effect on our economy.
We want all businesses to open. And, when they do, we are encouraging them to open responsibly.
Modeling and Pivoting
On March 15, we decided to postpone our March 19 Salute to Public Safety, an event that draws 250 to 300 attendees to honor our local police, fire and corrections agencies.
Although we were forced to cancel that and other in-person events, we immediately began thinking of creative ways to continue providing a high level of service to our businesses.
The Chino Valley Chamber of Commerce has not shut down operation during COVID-19, but we have made adjustments. Visiting the Chamber is currently by appointment only. You may contact my personal cell should you need anything – (909) 973-9089 – and our team has and will continue to be available.
Business @ Breakfast
Our regular in-person Business @ Breakfast events moved to Zoom, and we actually saw an increase in attendees. These events foster networking and feature an expert speaking on a business related topic.
Our monthly mixers have also successfully moved to Zoom. On Thursday one of our members will be hosting a mixer at their brick-and-mortar location for those who feel comfortable attending in person. Be on the lookout for our email.
Convener of Leaders & Influencers
As mentioned, we’ve fielded hundreds of phone calls and thousands of emails. We are proud to say we have helped every single one who has reached out.
We have helped businesses by:
- connecting them to legislators on issues affecting their business
- securing PPP, EIDL and other federal loans
- connecting them with loan forgiveness programs
- relaying up-to-date information on when and how they can re-open responsibly
- securing PPE equipment
- creating a go-to source for up-to-date coronavirus information for businesses
- creating a Back in Business resource for businesses starting back up
- creating a Restaurants Offering Takeout and Delivery Amid Coronavirus list and Facebook group
- creating an Essential Businesses list so our community would know which businesses were open
- processing Certificates of Origin for our manufacturing businesses
As a result of these unusual circumstances, we’ve upped our level of communication with our cities and county. On a weekly basis I am in touch with Chino Hills City Manager Ben Montgomery and Chino Economic Development Manager Chris Kennedy. We’ve been able to compile information and share efforts to meet the challenges our businesses are facing.
We have been in frequent contact with Curt Hagman, Chairman of the Board for the County Board of Supervisors, and his team to connect businesses with the county regarding legislation affecting their operations and the re-opening guidelines and restrictions in place for different types of businesses.
Chino Valley Leaders on the Coronavirus Webinar
In March, we started the Chino Valley Leaders Webinar on the local impact of Coronavirus every Tuesday morning from 8:30am to 9:30. We brought together health experts; local, county, state and federal legislators and staff members; an economist; CalChamber and US Chamber representatives; first responders; CVUSD school district representatives; utilities representatives and more. (This week we made the decision to host this webinar once every two weeks.)
In addition to giving up-to-the-minute updates on their organizations and efforts, our Chino Valley Leaders took questions from those in attendance to help guide them during these uncertain times. Thank you to all who participated.
We have considerably increased our chamber’s advocacy efforts. Over a year ago I became a founding member of the Inland Empire Chamber Alliance. Dozens of chambers across the Inland Empire meet monthly to discuss proposed legislation that affects business.
A month ago, our Chamber sent an email out to all members inviting them to participate in our Legislative Action Committee. We hope to focus support for those initiatives that will benefit our members the most.
Political Advocacy During Coronavirus
Since the onset of the pandemic, we have been using our reach to encourage local controls over Coronavirus-related issues. As Curt Hagman has articulated numerous times in our Chino Valley Leaders Webinar, the most restrictive laws are the laws that are in effect. Currently, the most restrictive laws were those imposed by California.
We have advocated for local control since San Bernardino County is vastly different from Los Angeles county in terms of density and exposure. Under local control, our local legislators can make decisions to re-open sooner than under state control.
We need to do our best to ensure that our businesses are taking the appropriate precautions to open responsibly. While most citizens and businesses are following the county and CDC guidelines, there are a few that are not. The consequences of this could not only be deadly for our vulnerable population, but could result in another avoidable shut down of businesses which have already faced so much adversity.
If the federal, state or county governments realize that the coronavirus is spreading in our local communities there is the very real potential of another shutdown, which we certainly want to avoid.
We are fighting for our businesses to stay open, but also strongly encouraging them to follow the guidelines set forth by the County of San Bernardino Public Health Department.
A Champion for Stronger Communities
Restaurants Offering Takeout and Delivery Services
Restaurants were some of the hardest hit businesses. Within the first week we worked to compile a list of restaurants offering takeout and delivery services to encourage our community to support these restaurants. We also created a Facebook Group – Chino Valley Take-Out & Delivers Options Amid COVID-19 which amassed 350 members within just a few weeks.
We also encouraged the purchase of gift cards as a way to show support, and purchased some ourselves as incentives for Chamber ambassadors and as gifts to our volunteers for jobs well done.
Back in Business Website Page
Once businesses began to re-open we created a Back in Business page to let our community know which businesses were back up and running.
CVCC Pitch Competition
We hosted our first CVCC Pitch Competition to promote entrepreneurship in the Chino Valley. Students from across the Chino Valley submitted their business ideas to a panel of judges (Chino Valley business owners). The entertaining and inspiring competition — the pitches and the judging — was all conducted via Zoom. We gave away $5,000 in grants to these students.
The program was so successful that we will be continuing it next year. It has also given us the opportunity to connect CVUSD students with local businesses via job shadowing and internship programs, and will help create career pathways for local students.
Video Interview Project
I’ve been interviewing members about how their businesses have been impacted, how they’ve faced problems, advice they have for others, and how the Chamber has helped their business.
These video interviews highlight our members and increase their exposure in our community.
As a result of our video interview series, our members have been featured on the front page and business section of Champion Newspapers. Deanna Margaritha, the owner of Infuzion Zone was featured after she shared her story of how she recently opened her new business, was forced to shut down almost immediately and has still been working to make her business dream come true.
Other Major Upcoming Events
We are working out the details, but we are still planning on re-imagining our Taste of the Chino Valley.
Our golf tournament will likely take place as restrictions are further relaxed.
The Salute to Public Safety will happen when our first responders are ready.
Our Business Awards & Recognition Dinner will still happen.
Both States of the Cities are being planned.
And our Business Expo is still set to take place in October.
We do want to make sure we follow the current guidelines and need to be flexible to conduct these events responsibly. Depending on the guidelines at the time, some of them may be done virtually, some may be done in-person, some might be a hybrid of the two and others might be re-imagined in other ways.
The Chamber Supporting Local Business
We know the coronavirus has had a devastating impact on so many businesses, families, individuals and our community. This is why businesses support an organization like the Chino Valley Chamber of Commerce. While we are in times of crisis or times of prosperity, the Chino Valley Chamber is working hard to assist your business.
Here’s a sampling of some ways we’ve helped specific local businesses:
When Mike Barbin from Graphic Details Inc. was shut out of the PPP program he reached out to us. We were able to connect him with a bank that was able to help him secure a PPP loan.
We featured Rhonda Dennis of R&R Breakfast Spot in one of our interview videos. She’s the epitome of perseverance. She lost her father to COVID-19, stood by as her essential worker husband who battled and recovered from the virus, and still managed to keep her dream and her new business alive.
Queenie Tran from Inland Family Optometry secured a $5,000 grant from the US Chamber thanks to an email we sent to her.
Last week we helped Rock N Karma Fitness connect with the county to confirm their re-opening date and make sure they were prepared to open.
We helped conduct a ribbon-tying event for the grand re-opening of Los Portales in Chino. In doing so, we helped share how they were adjusting to the new guidelines and helped inform their customers of the new processes and procedures they were implementing.
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Support the Chamber
The support of our member businesses have helped to assist businesses who have relied on the Chamber to continue to pursue their dreams. I want to thank our members for their support, membership and sponsorship. We hope you recognize the impact your contribution has made to businesses in the Chino Valley.
Your support of the Chamber is needed now more than ever to continue the work we’re doing to assist struggling businesses and create proactive programs to build a stronger economy.
Whether or not your business has benefited personally from the Chamber, your membership supports our efforts to be catalysts for business growth, conveners of leaders and influencers and champions for a stronger community.
If you’re a member and are up for renewal, please renew your membership. If you’re facing challenges in your business as a result of COVID-19, please contact me and we will work with you.
(909) 973 – 9089
If you’re not a member and you own a business in the Chino Valley, we hope you recognize the value we bring to the community and will become a member. Go here to Become a Member.
If you’re an individual in the Chino Valley and you appreciate the work we’ve been doing, become a member to lend your support. Click here to begin your application.
If your business is thriving, you’d like to give back to your community, or would like to get additional exposure for your business consider becoming a Chairman’s Circle sponsor to help expand our footprint and reach in the Chino Valley.
I’m proud of the work we’ve done at a time when it is needed most. I hope you recognize the value we bring to our community and that we’ve earned your membership and support.
Thanks for everything!
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 below of our businesses and am including a summary of the responses we received. I hope these results will help to make our community feel better about doing business in the Chino Valley and give some insight into the thoughts and minds of businesses in the Chino Valley.
Please keep in mind that the 25 different businesses reflect businesses from across the Chino Valley. Some are physical locations, some have high foot traffic, and some are home-based businesses.
What practices would need to be implemented for you to feel safe shopping at another Chino Valley business?
Our businesses were overwhelmingly concerned for their safety when shopping at other Chino Valley businesses. To feel comfortable shopping at another business:
- 7 owners responded they wanted to see employees wearing face masks/shields
- 10 wanted to see social distancing in place
- 2 wanted hand sanitizer easily available
- 6 wanted the business to be cleaned regularly
- 2 wanted temperature checks of employees/customers
- 3 thought people were overreacting and were not concerned at all
Some interesting responses to this question were:
- I take a hard stand on this based on infection control background. When public health officials indicate it is safe to reopen businesses there will still be a clear threat from a public safety standpoint of transmitting CoronaVirus. Therefore, until public health orders a complete all clear order~ I will not visit any business that does not have staff wearing masks, lysol wipes and hand sanitizer at every entrance and check stand and evidence of staff actively sanitizing all common areas which need physician distancing protections. I also will not visit businesses if there is evidence of the public rebelling and not complying 100% with public health orders outside and inside the business. As a former infection control nurse I know that complete compliance by everyone is required whether they like it or not until such time as public health officials only provide guidance that everyone adheres to including citizens, business owners and politicians.
- City to allow temporary permit for outside seating – patio or wide open parking lots for restaurants
What is your plan to reopen your business as safely as possible?
- 14 businesses were requiring employees/customers to wear masks or shields
- 12 businesses were requiring social distancing
- 4 businesses were having hand sanitizer readily available for customers/employees
- 10 were improving the cleanliness of their facilities
- 7 were encouraging customers/employees to stay home if sick and giving temperature checks
- 4 were incorporating barrier shields to separate customers/employees
- 9 were shifting their business model to be virtual, to go, telecommuting or operating by reservation only
- 3 were having campaigns to educate their customers and employees on safety protocol
What are the resources or directions you think you will need in order to open and comply with social distancing guidelines?
- Clear safety guidelines from the county and city
- Community awareness for compliance
- PPE equipment for clientele
Is there anything else you want to share related to reopening businesses in your community?
Some interesting responses to that question are:
- Just that as a high risk individual I must be very careful about any possible exposure to CV.
- Please Be patient because we are putting our lives on the line to serve people. And some people just aren’t being considerate Of social distancing and being healthy and so it’s harder to get the employees to want to work
- No business wants an outbreak so I feel we must rest assured that business owners across the county will be doing the right thing. Having an outbreak could cause a serious impact on the future of a business.
- We are losing our resistance to disease by staying locked in so long. The sun is the best thing to kill the disease. People are suffering financially, emotionally and spiritually. Get this state back open, If people don’t want to move about – let them stay home and let the rest of us go on without life and stop killing our economy. Count the cost of those who are suffering emotionally. Domestic abuse is up – relaps is up – suicide is up. Wake up America.
- Sanitation will be a big part of continuing good health.
- Additional inspections before reopening would add more wait time and expense to restaurants that are already hurting.
- Patient and employee safety is our priority. We are taking all the necessary measures to protect while taking care of our patients.
- If masks are going to be required then it needs to be enforced that they cover nose and mouth, not hanging at the chin.
- We have to trust that we are all capable of healing as a community without having to police each other. Act responsibly with our own health to keep our cities safe.
- Retail businesses are suffering and their Landlords. We absolutely need local municipalities to come up strict safety guidelines so that these businesses can open their doors but still practice safety for customers and employees.
- This is OUR livelihood… OUR savings… OUR commitment to our community and clients. I wont’ take chances when it comes to their health and well being.
Since creating this survey, the County of San Bernardino has released the COVID-Compliance Business Partnership Program.
COVID-Compliance Business Partnership Program
The County of San Bernardino is committed to rebuilding and sustaining a high quality of life for its residents and businesses.
To support our local small businesses and help ensure ongoing compliance with State and County Health orders and direction, San Bernardino County is implementing the COVID Compliant Business Partnership Program.
This program has two components.
- Funding of $2,500 for eligible Small Businesses with 1-100 employees
- Support and Partnership for ALL eligible County businesses who wish to become a COVID Compliant Business Partner
This program will support our local small businesses by reimbursing and/or offsetting costs and impacts directly related to complying with COVID-19 related business protocols and providing support to all eligible County businesses who apply for the program.
Prior to receiving funding, San Bernardino County small businesses must demonstrate compliance with State/County public health orders, and incorporate safety and social distancing practices and measures in their business operations.
Total funding available for this program is $30,000,000. Eligible businesses, per qualifying location, can receive up to $2,500. Deadline for Application: August 31, 2020
Visit https://sbcovid19.com/covid-compliant-business-partnership-program/ to apply.
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/
and YouTube at https://youtu.be/k0151VbmQmA
First Place: Sunyoung (Lydia) Chung
The winner of the contest, Sunyoung (Lydia) Chung, an 11th grader from Chino Hills High School received $2,000 in grants during the first CVCC Pitch Competition. Her idea was to produce school supplies that are functional and comfortable to use, by personalizing them to each student’s needs and wants, allowing them to design their own supplies.
Sunyoung also produces a weekly Vlog in which she highlights her week. A big piece of her recent video covers her experience in the CVCC Pitch Competition. You can watch her video here – https://youtu.be/ZqiejdZ8SvY
Second Place: Elizabeth Dang
Elizabeth Dang, a 7th grader from Canyon Hills Junior High School, received $1,250. Her idea was to create an online customized personal travel planning service that would partner with existing businesses to design and plan the perfect day trip itinerary.
Third Place: Rachel Tong
Rachel Tong, an 11th grader at Chino Hills High School received $750. Her idea was to create an eCommerce store that features all certified U.S.-made products. This allows all U.S. manufacturers, small and big, to converge their products on one shopping site, thus providing the consumers with a convenient way to shop made in USA products.
Finalist: Andy Berry
Andy Berry, a 10th grader at Chino Hills High School, received $500 for his mobile device stand that allows for ease of use with your phone when on those work from home video and conference calls.
Finalist: Farmers for Everyone
Kenneth Nguyen (11th grade), Ryan Chang (11th grade), Krish Shah (11th grade) and Steven Nguyen (9th grade), students at Ayala High School, also received $500. Their ideas was to create an on-demand delivery service from local farms to peoples doorsteps.
The CVCC Pitch Competition was created to promote entrepreneurship, create job shadowing and internship opportunities, and connect future leaders with Chino Valley business leaders.
The event was emceed by CVUSD School Board member Christina Gagnier and Chino Valley Chamber of Commerce President Zeb Welborn.
Entertainment at the event included an announcement from Chino Hills Mayor Art Bennett, Steven Sashen from Xero Shoes, whose company has been featured on Shark Tank, and a performance by David Lee from Rockstars of Tomorrow.
The judging panel included business owners from across the Chino Valley including Michael Anderson from Rockstars of Tomorrow, Clark Canedy from Management Strategic Ideas, Sally Connolly of Night Buddies, Leonora Foddrill from Foddrill Construction, Deanna Margaritha from Infuzion Zone, and local businessman Wayne Scaggs.
Thank You Sponsors:
Thank you to the large list of sponsors who supported the event including: Watson Land Company; the City of Chino; Health Service Alliance, the Chino Rotary Club, San Bernardino Countywide Vision 2 Succeed, Ontario International Airport, Walmart, Waste Management, Inland Empire Center for Entrepreneurship, Waste Management, Foddrill Construction, Waste Management, KB Real Estate, Shell Roofing Solutions, Good Enough Travel, Tri-Counties Association of Realtors, Chino Valley Medical Center, Apollo Insurance Services, John Edgar State Farm Insurance Agent, Chino Commercial Bank, Accredited Tax, Pacific Energy Network, Towneplace Suites by Marriott, Michael Milhiser, Monte Vista Water District Vice President, Infuzion Zone, Carlton Fields, Chino Commercial Bank, Jim Gallagher, Personalized Gifts for You, Clark Canedy, Napa Valley Toys, Wayne Scaggs, Heather Nishioka, and Eddy Sumar.
For more information about the event and our sponsors, please visit the CVCC Pitch Competition page.
If you’d like to promote entrepreneurship, create job shadowing and internship opportunities and connect future leaders with business leaders across the Chino Valley, please consider becoming a financial supporter. You may support our program by visiting the link – Support Entrepreneurship in the Chino Valley.
Your contribution will include your name/business listed as a supporter of entrepreneurship and youth at the Chino Valley Chamber of Commerce for 2020.
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 Torres, Congressman Gil Cisneros, State Senator Ling Ling Chang, State Senator Connie Leyva, Assemblyman Freddie Rodriguez and Supervisor Curt Hagman are frequent panelists on the 8:30 a.m. Tuesday webinars moderated by Chamber President Zeb Welborn. If those officials can’t attend, they send top assistants.
“Zeb Welborn’s Chino Valley Chamber call provides critical collaboration and information sharing for our community, and it’s why I believe it’s important for myself and my staff to participate,” said Rep. Cisneros.
Mayors, police and fire chiefs, and representatives from electric, gas, school district and water districts also participate. Supervisor Hagman provides the weekly update on the spread of the virus in San Bernardino County, including numbers of contagions and deaths.
The webinar, called Chino Valley Leaders Webinar on the Coronavirus, is open to the public, and access can be found at https://chinovalleychamberofcommerce.com/coronavirus-update/, on the chamber’s facebook page and subscribers of their email list.
“This is a golden opportunity for businesses and individuals to learn the latest statistics affecting the Chino Valley, stimulus programs from the federal government, and guidelines for re-opening the economy from state officials,” Welborn said.
Welborn said the webinar is designed to provide vital information specific to the Chino Valley.
Representatives Torres and Cisneros detailed the federal response to the crisis at Tuesday’s meeting with updates on Federal stimulus programs designed to support Chino Valley businesses.
“The Chamber’s efforts to bring together local leaders for COVID-19 updates and to provide a variety of business resources that are helpful to local businesses impacted by COVID-19 has been appreciated,” said Chino Hills Mayor Art Bennett.
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 Parsons-Nishioka : Chaffey College
Heather Parsons-Nishioka is the Manager of Major & Capital Gifts Fundraising at Chaffey College.
Josh Sun : Edward Jones
Josh Sun is a Financial Advisor at Edward Jones.
Some Board Members are unable to complete their terms on the Chino Valley Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors and we need to find replacements to help fill those vacancies. We added two new Board Members in this fashion. Thank you to Kavita Bhatia and Terry Fitch for becoming Board Members for the Chino Valley Chamber of Commerce in the 2019-2020 year.
Kavita Bhatia : KB Real Estate
Kavita Bhatia is the President and Broker at KB Real Estate
Terry Fitch : LegalShield Business Solutions
Terry Fitch is the Regional Business Director at LegalShield Business Solutions
Board of Directors 2019 – 2020
Chairman of the Board Art Bennett : City of Chino HillsIncoming Chairperson of the Board Gigi Fix : Chino Kiwanis ClubPast Chairman of the Board Eric Hasanoff : GEM MortgageSecretary Christina Gagnier : Carlton FieldsTreasurer Gabriel Hill : Insurance & Surety ServicesKavita Bhatia : KB Real EstateGlenda Chavez : Waste ManagementGail Christner : Apollo Insurance ServicesTerry Fitch : LegalShield Business SolutionsLeonora Foddrill : Foddrill ConstructionJim Gallagher : Dog Park for Chino Hills Non-ProfitMark Hargrove : City of ChinoTeresa Hull : Chaffey CollegeMarcia McBean : Chino Commercial BankGustavo Miranda : Sam’s Club
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 term.
Contestants will be tasked with developing and delivering a business idea to a qualified panel of judges (business leaders of the Chino Valley).
To qualify, individuals or teams created a 90-second pitch video of their business idea. A judging panel reviewed the pitch and identified 5 finalists to compete during a live pitch competition. The semi-finalists will give a 5-minute virtual pitch with a round of questions and answers in front of the judging panel.
Semi-finalists will pitch virtually for $5,000 worth of prizes on May 14, 2020.
Funds from the event will go towards:
- Promoting youth entrepreneurship in the Chino Valley;
- Creating job shadowing and internship opportunities for Chino Valley youth;
- Creating career pathways for students in the Chino Valley; and
- Strengthening the connection between the Chino Valley business community and future business leaders.
There is a great need in the Chino Valley to promote business growth and encourage our younger population to live and work in the community they grew up in.
For more information about the CVCC Pitch Competition please visit – https://chinovalleychamberofcommerce.com/cvcc-pitch-competition/
We are asking for your financial support to promote these efforts. Will you be a sponsor of the CVCC Pitch Competition?
Thanks for everything!
|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 there will be inspections to ensure compliance.
Your feeback is critical to inform the position of readiness letter we will send to state and local leaders and businesses in our region.
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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 part of a series of measures to support youth entrepreneurship in the Chino Valley, CVCC Pitch was created to support students who attend the Chino Valley Unified School District and their business ideas. To compete, students had to create a ninety (90) second pitch video and provide
information about their business plan.
- Andy Berry, 10th Grade, Chino Hills High School – Pitching a solution that integrates Consumer Goods, Design, Hardware and Social Media
- Sunyoung Chung, 11th Grade, Chino Hills High School – Pitching a solution that integrates Creative Arts, Design and Education;
- Elizabeth Dang, 7th Grade, Canyon Hills Junior High – Pitching an Entertainment solution;
- Kenneth Nguyen (11th Grade), Ryan Chang (11th Grade), Krish Shah (11th Grade) and Steven Nguyen (9th Grade), Ruben S. Ayala High School – Pitching a Consumer Goods and Food solution
- Ruiqi (Rachel) Tong, 11th Grade, Chino Hills High School – Pitching an E-Commerce solution.
Finalists will pitch live on Zoom on May 14, 2020, beginning at 6 p.m. PST. The students will have five minutes to pitch their idea live and will then have to answer questions from a panel of judges.
Judges represent local business owners and leaders in the Chino Valley Committee.
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 term. To sponsor the event, please visit – https://chinovalleychamberofcommerce.com/cvcc-pitch-competition/
For further questions, please contact Christina Gagnier at 909.493.6447 or via email at email@example.com.
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 help you?
- How has your financial situation been impacted?
- Do you have ideas on ways we can support businesses?
- Are your employees impacted?
- Are you providing support to others?
Based on the responses Chino Valley businesses have indicated the following challenges:
- Non-essential businesses are suffering. Survey participants indicate their revenue has either stopped completely or have been severely impacted.
- Membership businesses have customers who are placing accounts on hold or are dropping them completely.
- Employees in all businesses have been showing up to work less
- Traffic for business has been severely impacted
- Contracts have been halted or delayed indefinitely
- Businesses have a large amount of receivables and are concerned with getting paid.
- Businesses have indicated drops in revenue from 70 to 100%
- Eye Care, Publishers and Real Estate companies have expressed hardships
Chino Valley businesses have indicated the following needs:
- Financial assistance to pay rent, business equipment, other monthly expenses
- Training on the utilization of online resources including Zoom
- Debt forgiveness
- Inventory supplies to keep patients and staff safe
- Extensions of rent from landlords
- Need to open so members don’t quit
- Hand sanitizer, donations, masks
- Support from community and promotion of businesses still in operation
Businesses have taken the following actions:
- Sanitizing everything
- Social Isolation
- Allowing for telecommuting
- Switching events and activities to online platforms
- Updated clients and employees on CDC guidelines
- Cancelling in-person appointments
- Following government mandates and communicating with clients
- Closed completely/temporarily
- Posted signage to promote proper sanitization
- Entire building is locked down
- Everyone wearing masks, protective wear and gloves.
The Chamber can best help businesses by:
- Keeping them informed
- Creating a list of restaurants that offer takeout/delivery services
- Creating a list of all businesses still in operation during the lockdown
- Provide applications and links to any information about resources that become available
- Advocate for businesses to receive financial assistance
- Partner with landlords, property management companies and landlords to defer payments
Financial Situation of businesses are:
- Income dropped to 0
- Lost clients and employees
- All pending sales cancelled
- Significant decline in revenue
- Can’t pay rent or loan
- Devastating impact with reported drop in revenues from 70 to 100%
- Future revenues have been impacted
We can support businesses by:
- Highlighting businesses/promoting businesses
- Educating businesses on government/grant/loan assistance
- Offer online trainings/presentations
- Buy local
- Provide resources for impacted businesses
- Support overhead costs/rent/mortgage
- Working with property owners to defer payments
- Work with utilities to defer payments
- Provide outreach and support
- No taxes during crisis
Employees have been impacted by:
- Employees are impacted at most employers with layoffs, furloughs, or reduced hours
- Employees are utilizing sick time and vacation time limiting business productivity
- Telecommuting has presented challenges to some businesses
- Nearly all businesses surveyed expressed some minor and some substantial impact to employees
Businesses are helping others by:
- Offering telehealth appointments
- Distributing information about how to diminish risk
- Emotional support
- Created a Facebook page to offer services online
- Offering free food delivery/discount on curbside pickups
- Assisting church, neighborhood and businesses
- Checking in with elderly customers to make sure they are ok.
- Discounts on To Go Orders
- Supporting other businesses who are struggling
- Providing food to students
- Supporting the homeless with food and support
- Educate businesses on social distancing and wearing protective gear
- Supporting quick repair of Amazon fleet to ensure on-time deliveries
- Shopping locally and ordering takeout
- Promoting businesses on social media
If you’re a better visual learner I delivered the results of our Chino Valley Coronavirus Survey on a Facebook Live video which you can watch here – https://www.facebook.com/ChinoValleyChamberOfCommerce/videos/529013021344459/
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 member with the Chino Valley Chamber of Commerce, your support allows us the opportunity to support Chino Valley businesses and our community.
We have also compiled a list of restaurants that are offering takeout/delivery services which you can see here –
If you know of any other businesses, please email Zeb Welborn at ZWelborn@ChinoValleyChamber.com and we will update this list as soon as we can.
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 in place so they can make informed decisions about where to do business. We will be sharing this information on our website, social media and through emails to make the public aware of open businesses in the Chino Valley. Help us get the word out by answering a few questions regarding your business. Please click HERE if you wish to be included in our list of companies that are back in business.
COVID-Compliant Business Partnership ProgramApply for COVID-Compliant Business Partnership Program:
Here is a real time map of businesses that have applied and who has been approved for the Covid- Compliant funding: https://sbcounty.maps.arcgis.com/apps/opsdashboard/index.html#/aaae5f7194ae45e0a3a9c37ae0e26a2c
Let’s Party Entertainment
13771 Roswell Ave., Suite C, Chino, Ca 91710
NO CONTACT DELIVERY & CUSTOMER PICKUP
We are here to help and to serve you.
Accredited Tax Inc.
5690 Schaefer Ave., Suite H, Chino, Ca 91710
SOCIAL DISTANCING & MASKS
Drop offs welcome. Call for other appointment methods.
Glam Blowout and Beauty Bar
13788 Roswell Ave., #136, Chino, Ca 91710
DOING EVERYTHING WE CAN TO ENSURE CUSTOMER SAFETY
Hello clients and future clients! We are happy to be accepting appointments at this time. Please call the salon or DM to make an appointment. We have adapted the salon’s environment and protocol to adhere to the CDC guidelines and as always recommended by the California Board of Cosmetology. Please read the guidelines below before your appointment as they are put in place for your protection and ours… At your appointment time, you may enter the salon wearing a mask. Your mast must be worn at all times during your visit… In addition upon entering, you will be asked to sanitize your hands and your temperature will be taken. We will record your temperature on our COVID-19 questionnaire that you will then sign and fill out. .. If you are ill or are experiencing any symptoms such as: fever, cough, runny nose, body aches, etc… please call to reschedule your appointment for a later date… If your temperature is taken and is at 100 or above, you will be asked to leave and your appointment will be rescheduled… You will have a seat in our already designed to be 6 feet apart to adhere to the social distancing guidelines… Every station is sanitized before and after every client… In addition, please try your best not to bring any other individuals with you… We are not accepting walk ins at this time and the Salon’s hours will be adjusted temporarily… Thank you for your understanding and we can’t wait to make all or clients GLAM again.
The California Blind Company
13089 Peyton Dr., #c247, Chino Hills, Ca 91709
HAND SANITIZER, MASKS, SOCIAL DISTANCING & BOOTIES
We are here for you, we appreciate your support during these unprecedented times!
Kamran Vakil Statefarm Agent
3576 Arlington Ave., Ste 105a, Riverside, Ca 92506
MAKING SURE OUR OFFICE IS CLEAN AND SANITIZED AT ALL TIMES
We would love to see you.
Kazama Graphics & Design
2912 Snow Creek Lane, Ontario, Ca 91761
I AM CURRENTLY WORKING AT HOME AND HAVE MAINTAINED CONTACT DISTANCING TO THE FULLEST EXTENT ISSUED BY THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA
Baja Style Ceviche Bar
4200 Chino Hills Pkwy., #115, Chino Hills, Ca 91709
WE ARE FOLLOWING CDC GUIDELINES TO ENSURE ALL OUR CUSTOMERS AND OUR STAFF ARE SAFE
Personalized Gifts for You!
13012 Roswell Ave., Chino, Ca 91710
MASKS & CONTACT FREE PICKUP AND DROP OFF
Rush orders are available by appointment.
The Let It Be Foundation
14720 Central Ave., Chino, Ca 91710
WEAR MASK BEFORE ENTERING
Thank you for your continued support.
Inland Family Optometry
5250 Philadelphia St., Suite D, Chino, Ca 91710
OUR STAFF AND DOCTORS HAVE BEEN TRAINED TO MEET THE DC AND AMERICA OPTOMETRIC ASSOCIATION COVID-19 SAFETY GUIDELINES. IN ADDITION, WE ARE TAKING THE FOLLOWING MEASURES TO ENSURE THE SAFETY AND HEALTH OF ALL OF OUR EMPLOYEES AND PATIENTS: 1. PHONE SCREENING AT APPOINTMENT CONFIRMATION. 2. TEMPERATURE CHECKS FOR THOSE ENTERING THE OFFICE. 3. PROTECTIVE SAFETY SHIELDS AROUND THE RECEPTION AREA AND COUNTER. 4. HOSPITAL-GRADE HEPA AIR FILTER FOR THE FRONT OFFICE AND EXAMINING ROOMS. 5. SPREAD OUT EACH APPOINTMENT TIMES TO MINIMIZE CROWDS, AND ALLOW TIME TO THOROUGHLY CLEAN THE EXAMINING ROOM AFTER EACH PATIENT. 6. HAVE HAND SANITIZER STATIONS THROUGHOUT THE OFFICE AVAILABLE FOR ANYBODY TO USE. 8. EVERYONE, INCLUDING ALL OF OUR STAFF AND DOCTORS MUST WEAR MASK UPON ENTERING THE BUILDING. 9. LIMIT NUMBER OF PEOPLE IN THE BUILDING TO PRACTICE SOCIAL DISTANCING. EX: ONLY THOSE WITH APPOINTMENTS AND FAMILY MEMBERS ASSISTING PATIENTS ARE ALLOWED IN THE OFFICE. 10. PPE AVAILABLE FOR BOTH PATIENTS AND STAFF WHEN NECESSARY. EX: MASKS, GLOVES FACIAL SHIELDS. 11. OXYGEN READER AS AN ALTERNATIVE MODE TO SCREEN PATIENTS.
Keeping everybody safe and healthy is our greatest priority. Therefore, we are softly re-opening our optometry practice again while following CDC and the American Optometric Association detail guidelines.
Take Ur Seat
15871 Pomona Rincon Rd., Suite 100, Chino Hills, Ca 91709
WE ARE SETTING ALL OUR TABLES 6FT APART, AND FACE MASKS ARE REQUIRED UPON ENTERING
Chino Valley Medical Center
5451 Walnut Avenue, Chino, Ca 91710
PRE-SCREENING, MASKS, SOCIAL DISTANCING & PPE
Elective surgery and the ER is open for patients.
4200 Chino Hills Parkway, Suite 825, Chino Hills, Ca 91709
MAKING ALL OUR BOOKING PRIVATE SO ONLY SINGLE GROUP/HOUSEHOLD PLAY OUR ROOM ONE AT A TIME, WE EXTENDED THE TIME BETWEEN GAMES TO ALLOW CLEANING. WE HAVE IMPLEMENTED CONTACTLESS WAIVER SYSTEM. OUR EMPLOYEES WILL WEAR MASKS AND GLOVES. WE WILL TEMPERATURE CHECK FOR EACH EMPLOYEE AT THE BEGINNING OF EACH SHIFT. WE HAVE CHANGED OUR SCHEDULE TO STAGGER OUR BOOKING SO WE WILL ONLY HAVE ONE GROUP AT A TIME IN THE LOBBY.
We are working on opening our 4th escape game. Announcement will be forthcoming!
13700 Roswell Ave., Chino, Ca 91710
FOLLOWING SAFETY PROTOCOL GUIDELINES
Kiddie Academy of Chino Hills
15861 Pomona Rincon Rd., Chino Hills, Ca 91709
MASKS MUST BE WORN, HAND WASHING UPON ENTERING THE BUILDING, AT THIS TIME NO OUTSIDE VENDORS MAY ENTER THE BUILDING, IN HOUSE TOURS HAVE BEEN SUSPENDED UNTIL JUNE 30TH
All Pro Displays & Graphics, Inc.
2160 Deer Haven Drive, Chino Hills, Ca 91709
FOLLOWING ALL CDC GUIDELINES, AT A MINIMUM
We offer proucts to help you become a SB County COVID-Compliant Business Partner.
Jagg Tax Solution, Inc.
117756 Central Ave., Suite A, Chino, Ca 91710
WE RECEIVE ONLY 2 PEOPLE AT A TIME, WEAR MASK & WE PROVIDE SANITIZER
Tina’s Symphony Bakery
14681 Ramona Ave., Chino, Ca 91710
HAND SANITIZER PROVIDED FOR THOSE WHO COME IN WITHOUT GLOVES. AREA WHERE CUSTOMERS PAY WITH CREDIT CARD IS DISINFECTED AFTER EVERY USE. FLOORS ARE MARKED SIX FEET APART SO SOCIAL DISTANCING IS OBSERVED. ONLY ALLOWS 3 PEOPLE AT A TIME. OTHERS CAN WAIT OUTSIDE UNTIL CALLED IN. MASK IS OPTIONAL (THOUGH 99% COME IN WEARING ONE).
I do my best with cleaning and sanitizing the place. All surfaces are wiped down including front door and handles. I’m washing my hands as often as possible.
First Commercial Bank (USA)
2911 Chino Ave., Unit F2, Chino Hills, Ca 91709
WE PROVIDE HAND SANITIZER, AND CLEAR INTERVAL SPACER TO PROTECT BOTH CUSTOMER AND EMPLOYEE, AND ALL EMPLOYEE WEAR MASK.
King Realty Group
14726 Ramona Ave., #201, Chino, Ca 91710
15855 Soquel Canyon Pkwy., Suite 140, Chino Hills, Ca 91709
WE HAVE ELIMINATED SOME TABLES INSIDE AND ON OUR PATIO TO PROVIDE 6′ DISTANCING BETWEEN GUESTS AND REDUCE OCCUPANCY. WE HAVE AN ONLINE WAIT LIST, SO CUSTOMERS CAN WAIT IN THEIR CAR OR AT HOME UNTIL THEIR TABLE IS READY, IF THEY CHOOSE. CUSTOMERS MAY VIEW OUR MENU DIGITALLY VIA A QR CODE ON THEIR TABLE. ALL TABLES, CHAIRS, & CONDIMENTS ARE THOROUGHLY CLEANED & SANITIZED BETWEEN PARTIES. DOOR HANDLES, COUNTERS, HIGH-CHAIRS, & OTHER FIXTURES IN HIGH TRAFFIC AREAS ARE ALL CLEANED VERY OFTEN. EMPLOYEES ARE REQUIRED TO DO TEMPERATURE CHECKS BEFORE STARTING THEIR SHIFT, ARE REQUIRED TO WEAR FACE MASKS, AND CONDUCT FREQUENT HAND WASHING.
We are thrilled to be open for dine-in and thankful to everyone who chooses to come dine with us. We all care about everyone’s health and safety and will take all necessary precautions to protect you.
2587 Chino Hills Pkwy., Suite H, Chino Hills, Ca 91709
MUST WEAR MASK. KEEP 6FT SOCIAL DISTANCING. CHECKING TEMPERATURE OF STAFF AND STUDENTS UPON ENTRY. SANITIZING HANDS UPON ENTRY AND MID-CLASS. CLASS LIMITS TO 6 STUDENTS. SANITATION OF ALL MATERIALS. NO MATERIAL SHARING.
Our classes and Summer Camps are open starting June 3rd.
Chino’s Caring Kennel
3890 Walnut Avenue, Chino, Ca 91710
MASKS MUST BE WORN, ONLY ONE CUSTOMER IN THE SHOP/BUILDING AT A TIME, ENCOURAGING SIX FT. DISTANCING AT ALL TIMES, SANITIZING EVERYTHING AFTER EACH CUSTOMER OR PASSING OF EQUIPMENT BETWEEN PEOPLE AND GROOMING TABLES, ETC.
Our employees, our customers and their pets safety is our number one concern.
Kamran Vakil Statefarm Agent
3576 Arlington Ave., Ste. 105a, Riverside, Ca 92506
MAKING SURE OUR OFFICE IS CLEAN AND SANITIZED AT ALL TIMES
We would love to see you.
Popbar Rancho Cucamonga
8443 Haven Avenue, Rancho Cucamonga, Ca 91730
FULL COMPLIANCE WITH FACE COVERINGS, SANITATION AREAS, ETC.
13920 City Center Dr., #4075, Chino Hills, Ca 91709
INCREASE CLEANING SANITIZING STATIONS FOR STAFF AND GUESTS, SOCIAL DISTANCING, LESS TABLES – MORE SPREAD OUT
Excel Family Optometry
15855 Soquel Canyon Parkway, Ste. 120, Chino Hills, Ca 91709
ONLY OPEN BY APPOINTMENT, LIMITING THE AMOUNT OF PATIENTS IN THE OFFICE (ONE AT A TIME) AND THOROUGHLY CLEANING THE ENTIRE OFFICE BETWEEN APPOINTMENTS.
Code Ninjas Chino Hills
4511 Chino Hills Pkwy, Suite E, Chino Hills, Ca 91709
IN OUR STEM CENTER, WE WILL CONTINUE OUR GOOD HYGIENE HABITS. WE WILL CONTINUE TO DISINFECT SURFACES REGULARLY AND RECOMMEND FREQUENT AND THOROUGH HAND WASHING AS THESE ARE SIMPLE PREVENTIVE MEASURES FOR ALL ILLNESSES.
WE ALSO HAVE THE FOLLOWING SAFETY PROTOCOLS IN PLACE:
- STAY HOME IF YOU OR A FAMILY MEMBER IS FELLING SICK
- WE WILL BE DOING A CONTACT-LESS TEMPERATURE CHECK FOR KIDS AND STAFF UPON ENTERING OUR CENTER
- STUDENTS WILL BE REQUIRED TO SANITIZE AS THEY ENTER AND EXIT THE CENTER
- AFTER EACH STUDENT COMPLETES A SESSION, STAFF WILL COMPLETE A FULL AND THOROUGH CLEANING CYCLE OF THE INDIVIDUAL WORKSTATION INCLUDING CHAIRS, TABLES, COMPUTERS, MICE, MONITORS ETC.
- WE WILL CONTINUE TO ENCOURAGE CLEAN HANDS. HAND SANITIZER IS FULLY STOCKED (WITH PLENTY OF BACK UP) AND AS ALWAYS, STUDENTS ARE REQUIRED TO WASH THEIR HANDS AT OUR DEDICATED WASHING STATION BEFORE ENTERING THE CENTER. ONE OF OUR STAFF MEMBERS WILL MONITOR THE WASHING STATION.
- MASKS WILL BE WORN BY STAFF AND STUDENTS AT ALL TIMES. WE WILL PROVIDE THE FIRST REUSABLE MASK TO ALL OF OUR MEMBERS, THEN IT IS YOUR RESPONSIBILITY TO BRING ONE EACH TIME YOU COME IN. AT THIS TIME, THERE WILL BE NO EXCEPTIONS TO THIS RULE.
- THE CENTER WILL BE RUNNING AS LESS THAN 25% CAPACITY AT ALL TIMES, WITH MORE THAN 6 FT BETWEEN STUDENTS, WHO WILL EACH HAVE THEIR OWN WORKSTATION. (THIS INCLUDES SUMMER CAMPS).
- STAFF WILL BE REGULARLY WIPING DOWN AND DISINFECTING DOORKNOBS AND OTHER COMMONLY TOUCHED AREAS.
- STAFF WILL REITERATE GOOD COUGHING/SNEEZING ETIQUETTE (USING TISSUE OR COVERING COUGHS AND SNEEZES WITH THE FOLD OF THE ARM).
- STAFF WILL HAVE THE ABILITY TO WORK FROM REMOTE STATIONS USING A SCREEN SHARE PROGRAM TO ASSIST STUDENTS WITH THEIR WORK IF EXTENDED DEBUGGING OR PROBLEM SOLVING IS REQUIRED.
- WE WILL NOT USE WRISTBANDS, MOUSE PADS, ROBOTICS OR STEM GAMES FOR NOW.
- WE HAVE CREATED A FLOW OF TRAFFIC SO THAT ALL STUDENTS WILL ENTER AND EXIT THROUGH A SPECIFIC ENTRANCE.
- ONLY STUDENTS WILL BE ALLOWED TO ENTER THE CENTER DURING DROP-OFF AND PICK-UP TIMES. OUR LOBBY AREA WILL REMAIN CLOSED TO PARENTS AND GUESTS.
- THERE WILL BE A 15-MINUTE GAP BETWEEN SCHEDULED SESSIONS TO ALLOW FOR SANITATION AND RESET OF THE CENTER.
- OUR COFFEE SERVICE WILL BE TEMPORARILY UNAVAILABLE.
In addition to our regular program, we are also offering virtual tech camps and classes.
Chino Montessori School
6010 Riverside Drive, Chino, Ca. 91710909-465-6008
FOLLOWING ALL PROTOCOLS AND IN COMPLIANCE WITH THE CDC AND LICENSING DEPARTMENTCurrently enrolling from 3 months to 6 years children for the upcoming school year . Summer Camp program begins July 1, 2020.
Silver Smile Dental
14683 Ramona Ave. Chino, CA 91710
WE ARE COMPLIANT WITH STRICT RULES & REGULATIONS PERTAINING TO INFECTION CONTROL; WE HAVE ADEQUATE SUPPLIES OF PPE FOR ALL STAFF; WE PROVIDE SANITIZERS IN EVERY PART OF THE OFFICE & WE SCREEN OUR PATIENTS PRIOR TO THEIR APPOINTMENTS. WE ARE ADHERING TO THE STRICT & SUGGESTED GUIDANCE OF THE AMERICAN & CALIFORNIA DENTAL ASSOCIATIONS (ADA & CDA).We are open to serve the community & everyone’s health & safety is our top priority!
Vita Italian Bar & Grill
3101 West Temple Ave, Pomona, Ca 91768909-348-5900 www.vitalosangeles.com
ALL EMPLOYEES WILL BE WEARING MASKS AND GLOVES
FURTHER DISINFECT ALL COMMON AREA OUR GUESTS MAY COME IN CONTACT WITH WILL BE DISINFECTED DAILY
CONTINUE TO PROVIDE HAND SANITIZER IN THE LOBBY OF EACH OF OUR ESTABLISHMENTS FOR GUESTS TO USE AT THEIR OWN DISCRETION
MONITOR ALL EMPLOYEES HEALTH THROUGH MANDATORY TEMPERATURE CHECKS WITH DIGITAL NON-TOUCH THERMOMETERS
TIMERS WILL BE PLACED FOR EMPLOYEES TO HAND-WASH EVERY 30 MINUTES; A SIGN WILL BE POSTED IN THE BATHROOMS
GUESTS ARE REQUIRED TO WEAR MASKS TO THE RESTAURANTS AND MAY REMOVE THEM ONCE SEATED AT THE TABLE
Transamerica Financial Advisors
14726 Ramona Avenue, Suite 301, Chino, CA909-967-7662 http://www.tfaconnects.com/jamesmaloney
MASKS AND SOCIAL DISTANCING
We have remained open throughout the pandemic however are now doing most client appointments through Zoom if they prefer.
Good Enough Travel2048 Turquise Circle Chino Hills, CA 91709 909-456-2519
MEETING WITH THE HELP OF MASKS AND 6 FT DISTANCING
I am able to answer all questions on Covid19 when it come to traveling with family 👪 for your getaway or family cruise. Don’t lose out on your vacation call me and I can assist you in that safe process.
Chino Hills Eyecare Optometry – Dr. Suneet Gupta
3233 Grand Ave. Suite M, Chino Hills, CA 91709909-591-2034 www.chinohillseyecare.com
WE HAVE INSTALLED SAFETY SHIELDS IN VARIOUS PLACES INCLUDING FRONT DESK AND EXAM ROOM EQUIPMENT. MOST IMPORTANTLY WE HAVE TAILORED OUR APPOINTMENT SCHEDULE TO KEEP SOCIAL DISTANCING AS A PRIORITY. WE HAVE CLEANING PROTOCOLS BEFORE, AFTER AND IN BETWEEN PATIENT ENCOUNTERS. TEAM MEMBERS AND DOCTORS HAVE PPE (PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT) INCLUDING FACE MASKS (REQUIRED) AND FACE SHIELDS. WE HAVE ALWAYS MAINTAINED A SANITIZED ENVIRONMENT BECAUSE WE ARE A MEDICAL PRACTICE BUT IN THE OF COVID-19 WE HAVE UPPED OUR SAFETY MEASURES TO ENSURE PUBLIC HEALTH IS THE TOP PRIORITY.
Our website has some pictures depicting the increased safety measures taken and we are happy to have a conversation with you prior to your visit to answer any questions or concerns to ensure that you feel comfortable and feel safe in our office. We have been in practice for twenty years serving the local communities and have always put our patients safety and health as top priority.
14230 Chino Hills Pkwy., Chino Hills, Ca 91710
ALLOWING ONLY 5 MEMBERS TO WORKOUT. PLUS SANITIZING THE GYM THROUGHOUT THE DAY.
Malins Pool and Patio Supplies Inc
3708 Riverside drive, Chino, Ca 91710909-628-0038
13855 City Center Drive, Shoppes at Chino Hills, Chino Hills, Ca 91709909-627-7049 www.bananarepublic.com
MAINTAINING SOCIAL DISTANCING AND COMPLYING WITH ALL STATE AND COUNTY REGULATIONS
14139 Pipeline Ave Chino, CA 917-0909-517-0009www.salondivinachinohills.com
MASKS, SCREENING TEMPS, WASHING HANDS, SANITIZER, SANITIZING ALL EQUIPMENT AND IMPLEMENTS
Come get your “quarantine hair” done at our salon!
Planes of Fame Air Museum
14998 Cal Aero Drive, Chino, Ca 91710
WE ARE FOLLOWING ALL GUIDELINES FROM THE CDC, STATE OF CALIFORNIA AND THE COUNTY OF SAN BERNARDINO
The safety of guests and employees is our utmost priority.
Central Care Physical Therapy
4541 Philadelphia St., c-103, Chino, Ca 91710
SANITIZING & DISINFECTING
Helping the community stay healthy and strong.
**Chino Valley Champion
Location: 13179 9th St., Chino CA 91710
Products: Still open for business (Office temporarily closed to public).
**Foddrill Construction Corp.
**John Edgar State Farm
Location: Our business continuity plans are in place and active, and we are available to service your policies via phone and email. John Edgar State Farm Agency is fully prepared to support you and your policies during this time.
Products: We are here to review your current Insurance needs during the difficult time.
**Vista Medical Group
Location: 12488 Central Av. Suite B
Products: Our doors are open Offering convenient Urgent Care Services (Not A Covid-19 Testing site).
**Good Enough Travel
Location: Chino hills
Products: Booking the world. Do not cancel your vacation, change the date to have time to enjoy your family and friends.
**Pacific Energy Network
Location: 15342 El Prado Rd Ste 200B Chino, CA 91710
Products: Solar Company
*Rockstars of Tomorrow Chino Hills
Location: 4200 Chino Hills Parkway, #670, Chino Hills CA 91709
Products: Full live video online platform.
*The Let It Be Foundation,
Location: operating in full from our homes; providing weekly support to our Let It Be Families.
Products: We are still planning our annual walk-run with a new virtual format; “Walk-On 2020”.
phone/text 714-349-2884 | fax via scan/email
Products: Promotional Products • Online Events • Consulting
We are OPEN and still provide a wide range of products for employee and clients including Home Office Essential Kits, Home Essentials, Digital Products, Disposable Masks, Gloves, and even custom Toilet Paper and so much more. Available for a discovery call for those in need of advise and ideas on how to navigate this situation.
“Your Marketing is more important now than ever – to be in front of your clients and be top of mind”
*AAA- Chino, CA
Chris Formica | Formica.firstname.lastname@example.org
Products: Home and Auto Insurance, AAA Membership and towing
*Golden Empire Mortgage
*KB Real Estate
Location: Office is closed to the public but we are accessible via phone, email, and video chat.
Products: KB Real Estate is a commercial real estate firm with emphasis on Sales and Leasing of Commercial Real Estate including retail centers, office buildings, industrial warehousing, land, mixed-use properties, and more.
*Postal Centers +
909 591 3925 | FAX: 909 591-2045
Location: 12403 Central Ave is open.
Products: We are providing mailing, package sending and package drop off for DHL, FEDEX, UPS and USPS. We more importantly have a Notary Public on staff all store hours and are continuing to do Live Scan Fingerprinting. Notary Services and Live Scan Fingerprinting are especially important right now during this crisis. We also continue doing faxing, scan to email, photo copies and other business related services.
Shipping with a Choice Made Easy.
*Personalized Gifts For You
Products: I am still open but only shipping products NO WILL Call or pick up embroidery, screen printing and most promotional products, as well as printed items Business cards brochures, banners, flyers post cards etc.
*Caliber Collision Centers
909 597 2203
Location: 14622 Ramona Ave, Chino CA 91710
Products: We are an Autobody/Collision repair shop, and we are definitely open for business. We handle insurance and out of pocket claims. We, at this rough time, are offering to pick up vehicles and customers to help facilitate auto body repairs.
*GMP Global Nutrition, Inc.
Location: 13653 Central Avenue, Chino, CA 91710
*Cherry Auto Body
Location: 13634 Central Ave., Chino, Ca. 91710
Products: We are considered an essential business and we are operational and are taking in vehicles for repair. We are observing all safety guidelines. With the home sheltering, this is a good time to fix vehicles as they are parked in the driveway, anyway. Our job is to fix vehicles after accidents and restore them to pre-accident condition. We have been here almost 40 years and guarantee all our repairs for as long as the vehicle is owned by the same person. We do repairs for all insurance companies as well as ones paid for by customers themselves and can arrange rental cars for those who need them.
Location: 13788 Roswell Ave #188, Chino ca 91710Products: Japanese Asian Fusion cuisine. As a proud member of Chino Valley Chamber, we will donate portion of our profits to provide medical supplies and donations to Kaiser Permanente and Chino Valley Medical Center to prevent spread of COVID-19. Thank you for your support!
Now offering Take-out and Curbside pick up | Free Face Mask with Emergency Family Combo Pack
$5 off your first order | $15 off $75 family orders
Please order online
*Omnia Dental Care
Ph: 909-497-9449 | Fax: 844-600-4099
Location: 15911 Pomona Rincon Rd. Unit 120, Chino Hills, CA 91709
Products: We are open to emergency patients only.
* Berkshire Hathaway HomeServies California Properties
Location: 4085 Grand Avenue, Chino, CA 91710
Products: Our agents are still conducting business from home, and showing virtual tours of homes. Our office is open on a limited basis–no gatherings. We have a Covid-19 Advisory that we request both buyers and sellers to sign when sellers are allowing buyers to enter their homes. Safety is of primary concern to us so agents are providing gloves, masks and disinfectant for those sellers who are allowing to show their homes, and for buyers who want to preview the homes.
*A Storage Place El Prado
Location: 4643 Chino Ave, Chino, Ca
Products: Our self-storage customers still have access to their units, although our offices are technically closed to protect our employees. Move-ins on an appointment only basis.
*Symmetry Financial Group
Location: Located Chino Hills. Home based and Zoom meetings currently.
Products: Licensed Agent with Jessup Agency/Symmetry Financial GroupAccess to 90+ insurance companies. Offering mortgage protection and life insurance and 401K rollovers.
* Metz Air Control
Location: 13784 Monte Vista Ave, Chino, CA 91710
Products: We are open for air conditioning/heating service repairs or estimates.
* California Pizza Kitchen – Chino Hills
Location: 3505 Grand Ave., Chino Hills, Ca 91709
Products: We are currently open for takeout and delivery. Here are our hours of operation:
Sunday-Thursday 11am-7pm | Friday and Saturday 11am-8pm
*Dale Bright’s Auto Service
Location: 5180 G St., Chino, Ca 91710
*Man vs Fries
Products: Man vs Fries exclusive delivery pop-up of an American classic. Delivery Only Through DoorDash
* Ekta Samtani, New York Life Insurance Company.
Products: Helping Clients on Zoom to protect you and your loved ones with insurance.
*Abel Dutra with Dale Freitas Realty
Location: 5499 Riverside Dr. Chino (by appointment)
Products: Providing clients a solution for their Real Estate needs.
*Bento Mgmt & Realty
Location: 5389 Riverside Dr Chino, CA 91710
Products: Property Management & Real Estate. Full service property management company.
* Trinity Networx
Location: 3333 Concours Suite 4203, Ontario, CA 91764
Products: As an essential business, Trinity Networx is open and available to handle the Technology needs of all Inland Empire Businesses. Whether you need to set your team up to work remotely, or you need security cameras installed while you’re business is closed, the Trinity Networx team is here for you.
*Econo Lube N Tune & Brakes
Location: 14688 Pipeline ave #A, Chino Hills, Ca 91709
Products: General auto repair all makes and models
*Lani City Medical Urgent Care
Location: 4036 Grand Avenue, Suite A, Chino, Ca 91710
Products: Now offering COVID-19 testing for eligible patients – If you or a family member are experiencing fever, cough or shortness of breath, schedule a telemedicine visit at www.lanicitymed.com and find out if you can be tested at our clinic. We are happy to be providing care to the community of the Chino Valley during these difficult times.
Mon – Fri: 10am – 6:30pm
Saturday: 11am – 5pm
* The Vintner’s Tavern
Location: 13788 Roswell Ave, Suite176-186, Chino, CA 91710
Products: Doing carry outs Wed thru Saturday 4-8. Carry out menu is available on our website. We are also on Yelp on line ordering.
The very first winery and restaurant in Chino Valley. Follow us on IG and FB!
*Hacienda Properties BY AC Realty
Anthony Solomon | BRE#00865082
Location: 2514 S. Hacienda Blvd. Ste.A, Hacienda Heights ,Ca. 91745
Products: We are remotely servicing our potential buyers and sellers via zoom. Your Home Sold at 100% of Your Asking Price. GUARANTEED or I’II Pay You the Difference
*Code Ninjas Chino Hills
Products: We temporarily suspended our center hours; however, we have transitioned to provide distance/online learning services in the meantime. Code Ninjas Chino Hills is NOW offering an “At-Home Coding” program, this program includes the following:
- Weekly private sessions with one of our Code Senseis
- Unlimited access to the daily Interactive Online Group Sessions
- Weekly coding challenges to complete at home
While enrolled in this program, you earn hours of “dojo time” for every 30 days that you are enrolled. You can use your earned hours at the center when we re-open our doors.
* Professional Mobile Notary Services
Location: Chino Hills, CA 91709
* Dickey’s Barbecue Pit
Location: 11748 Central Avenue, Chino, CA 91710
* Sam The Chiropractor
Location: 5370 Schaefer Ave, Suite G, Chino, CA 91710
Products: Website Special: $99 New Client Special Includes Consultation and Chiropractic Adjustment
“I specialize in preventative Maintenance Chiropractic Care to help people feel better, boost their health & decrease stress/tension. I take care of families, health fitness enthusiasts, athletes and anyone looking for natural ways to stay healthy. I offer customized Chiropractic Adjustments by hand.”
*Voorhees & Ratzlaff Law Group, LLP
Location: 13831 Roswell Ave., Bldg. 10, Suite D, Chino, CA 91710
*Chino’s Caring Kennel
Location: 3890 Walnut Ave., Chino, CA 91710
Products: We provide boarding and grooming to pets in our care. We also carry Nature’s Select Dog and Cat Food along with other retail items should client need.
*Roberts Bariatric Services
Location: 6507 Issac Ct. Chino CA
Products: I am open to serve the public through my online classes.
*Edward Jones – Josh Sun
Location: 14748 pipeline ave., Suite F, Chino hills 91709
Products: Helping individuals, families and businesses to prosper through financial planning and investment management. We’re offering free consultation by phone and web conference during this time.
*Baldy View ROP
Location: 1501 S. Bon View Ave. Ontario, CA 91761
Products: We provide free courses and programs that prepare high school students for career and college. We also provide fee-based adult programs that lead to in demand, high skill, and high wage careers.
*Transamerica Financial Advisors
Location: 14726 Ramona Ave., Ste 301, Chino, CA 91710
Office is currently open however most of our staff is working from home. Please contact Branch Office Supervisor, Jim Maloney @ 909.967.7662 if you have a need to visit the office. Otherwise, we are currently offering complementary phone consultations as well as web conferencing. Call us for details.
Products: We offer comprehensive financial planning in addition to a broad array of financial products including investments, life and disability insurance, annuities, long term care and final expense planning.
*Postal Centers +
Address: 12403 Central Ave, Chino on the corner of Central & Walnut
Products: We have a Notary Public during all open hours and continue to do Live Scan Fingerprinting.
We are mailing, packing and shipping packages and letters via DHL, FEDEX, UPS and U.S. Postal
We are accepting prepaid drop off packages with labels from Amazon, FEDEX, and UPS.
Shipping with a Choice Made Easy.
*A Storage Place
Location: 4643 Chino Ave., Chino, CA 91710
Products: Gates are currently open for tenants; Move-In by appointment only
(909) 643-2402Location: 11614 East End Avenue, Chino, CA 91710
Products: Not currently accepting CRV
*House of Ruth
Location: 599 N. Main St., Pomona, Ca 91768
Products: 24 Hour Hotline 877-988-5559
Location: 980 Montecito Drive, Suite 300, Corona, CA 92879
Products: By appointment only
*GMX International Corporation
(909) 627-5700Location: 13771 Roswell Ave, Ste A, Chino, CA 91710
Products: Hard water treatment, water treatment without chemicals or salt
*Oakmont of Chino Hills
Location: 14837 Peyton Dr., Chino Hills, Ca 9170
* Reserve at Chino Hills
4200 Village Drive, Chino Hills, Ca 91709
Shima Japanese Restaurant
Location: 13700 Roswell Ave., Chino CA 91710
Products: We open for take out/togo and deliver through our partners, Ubereats and Grubhub.
Open Monday to Thursday 4-8pm and Friday to Sunday 12-8.30pm
Lunch 10% off and Dinner 20%off
Location: 4091 Riverside Drive, Suite 215, Chino, Ca 91710
Products: We are OPEN during this global crisis, offering Marketing, Advertising and Public Relations services for your business. We specialize in integrated marketing and advertising solutions, including crisis messaging, that inspire respected brand identity and leverage tangible lasting results.
Location: 14560 Pipeline Ave., Chino, Ca 91710
Products: KYR Music is still open with modified hours! All lessons are online and every other service, sales, rentals, and repairs are rolling along. We even offer curbside pick-up and delivery.
*Apollo Insurance Services
Location: 13920 City Center Drive, Ste. 220, Chino Hills, Ca 91709
*Servpro of Chino/Chino Hills
Location: 14175 Telephone Ave, Suite I, Chino, Ca 91710
Products: Fire & water – Cleanup & Restoration. Mold remediation, asbestos removal and COVID-19 clean-up and disinfecting
Empower Physical Therapy & Wellness
Location: 15944 Los Serranos Country Club Dr., Ste. 250, Chino Hills, Ca 91709
Bell Termite & Pest Control
Location: 3873 Schaefer Ave., Suite J, Chino, Ca 91710
Products: During these difficult times Bell Termite & Pest, Inc. extends our heartfelt hand. We want to assure you that we take the health and well-being of our valued customers. Associates and community extremely serious. We are closely monitoring the quickly developing effects of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. To help prevent the spread of COVID-19, we have and will continue to practice social distancing. Although may companies have temporarily closed their businesses to protect and care for those they are in contact with.
We want to assure you that because we are an emergency response team our services will remain operational, while still maintaining a clean safe environment for both our clients and our employees.
Location: 4200 Chino Hills Pkwy, Suite 400, Chino Hills, Ca 91709
Products: Our customers tell us, “…hope you guys don’t go anywhere. My kids love it there!!!” Infuzion Zone Laser Tag is a family owned small business and we plan to be here for our customers for many years to come! Although our doors are temporarily closed, you can still book a future birthday or team party on our website https://infuzionzone.com/ or grab now the post quarantine 50% Laser Tag Special: https://bit.ly/lasertagplay
Location: 12360 East End Ave., Chino, Ca 91710
Location: 7000 Merrill Ave., Box 1, Chino, Ca 91710
Location: 5670 Schaeffer Avenue #F, Chino, Ca 91710
*Stater Bros. Markets-Chino Hills Pkwy. Store
Location: 14250 Chino Hills Pkwy., Chino Hills, Ca 91709
Products: Open 8 a.m. – 9 p.m. Senior (65+) only, shopping hour: 8 a.m. – 9 a.m.
*C21-Century C21 Award
Location: 13920 City Center Dr. Suite #260, Chino Hills, Ca 91709
*Accredited Tax & Financial Planners Inc.
Location: 5690 Schaefer Ave Suite H, Chino, Ca 91710
Products: Open for drop-off, returns & uploading documents.
*Progressive Real Estate Partners
Location: 9471 Haven Avenue, Ste. 110, Rancho Cucamonga, Ca 91730
*Legacy Realty Partners
135 S. State College Blvd., Ste. 675, Brea, Ca 92821
4091 Riverside Drive #217, Chino, Ca 92880