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Save our Small Businesses – Here’s How!

2020-12-02T16:11:30-08:00

Save our Small Businesses – Here’s How! The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors is voting on a proposed $100 million small business financial assistance package, which could include grants and loans, on Tuesday, December 8th. It only takes a few seconds to lend your voice to support the cause through this link: https://app.muster.com/take-action/re0DaiOIV5/ When Santa Clara County moved into the Purple Tier and most of the economy has been shut down, it is a no-brainer that small businesses are suffering the most from this crisis. According to a recent poll by Alignable, 33% of California small businesses were unable [...]

Save our Small Businesses – Here’s How!2020-12-02T16:11:30-08:00

Cupertino Chamber Announces Endorsements for City Council

2020-09-18T12:24:08-07:00

NEWS RELEASE For Immediate Release: September 18, 2020 Cupertino Chamber of Commerce Announces City Council Candidate Endorsements CUPERTINO, CA – At a special meeting Thursday afternoon, the Cupertino Chamber of Commerce made endorsements for the Cupertino city council election this November 3. “The Covid-19 pandemic and its economic fallout have fundamentally challenged the wellbeing of our community,” said Chamber President-Elect Sean Panchal. “Successfully healing our community will come from leaders who know the community, understand the issues, and bring our diverse community together. The Chamber board believes that Hung Wei and J.R. Fruen are the candidates that will best represent [...]

Cupertino Chamber Announces Endorsements for City Council2020-09-18T12:24:08-07:00

2020 Cupertino STAR Awards Recipients Announced

2020-09-03T17:11:44-07:00

NEWS RELEASE For Immediate Release: September 3, 2020 2020 Cupertino STAR Award Recipients Announced CUPERTINO, CA – Each year, the Cupertino Chamber of Commerce recognizes the outstanding people, organizations, and businesses in our community. 2020 has been an extraordinary year, so it is appropriate to acknowledge a few extraordinary people. This year’s STAR Awards offer a constellation of shining lights in our community. Citizen of the Year: Josh Selo, West Valley Community Services Non-Profit of the Year: West Valley Community Services Business of the Year: Rotary Club of Cupertino President’s Award: Marieann Shovlin, League of Women Voters STAR of Cupertino [...]

2020 Cupertino STAR Awards Recipients Announced2020-09-03T17:11:44-07:00

Propositions and Measures on the November 3, 2020 ballot

2020-09-01T14:09:54-07:00

NEWS RELEASE For Immediate Release: August 13, 2020 Your Vote Counts! CUPERTINO, CA – At a regular meeting of its board, the Cupertino Chamber of Commerce adopted unanimous positions on Propositions and Measures on the November 3, 2020 ballot.  Proposition 15: Oppose. The stated goals of the proposition cannot overcome the fact that it doesn’t work. Prop 13 needs reform, and education needs support; Prop 15 accomplishes neither. Neither does Prop 15 protect small businesses. Any local small business renting a storefront on a commercial property worth more than $3 million (virtually ALL brick and mortar stores in Cupertino) will [...]

Propositions and Measures on the November 3, 2020 ballot2020-09-01T14:09:54-07:00

2020 July Newsletter

2020-12-17T17:02:19-08:00

Cupertino News July 2020 July 14, 2020 The latest updates on Covid-19 closures, filing requirements. Also FREE drive through testing, small business grants, and much more. https://mailchi.mp/cupertino-chamber/cupertino-chamber-of-commerce-newsletter-july

2020 July Newsletter2020-12-17T17:02:19-08:00

Governor Announces New Business Closures 7/13/2020

2020-07-13T21:55:57-07:00

July 13, 2020 at 5:09:52 PM PDT Statement of the Santa Clara County Public Health Department regarding the Governor’s announcement: Today, the Governor took bold statewide action to respond to the rapid and troubling growth of COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations across California.  Reducing transmission statewide is critical to controlling the pandemic.  According to the State’s website (covid19.ca.gov): Effective immediately, California closes some indoor business operations statewide and additional indoor operations in counties on Monitoring List for 3 consecutive days.  Statewide indoor closures include restaurants, bars and breweries, wineries & tasting rooms, movie theaters, family entertainment centers, zoos and museums, and [...]

Governor Announces New Business Closures 7/13/20202020-07-13T21:55:57-07:00

July 3, 2020 Re-Opening Tool Kit

2020-07-03T11:48:46-07:00

July 3, 2020 Re-opening Toolkit Simple and Direct: Our team at the Cupertino Chamber of Commerce has recently put together a Re-opening Toolkit for the business community. This toolkit will help cut through the noise. It is an important starting point on our road to recovery. Follow us for resources, information, and support for your business and for Cupertino.

July 3, 2020 Re-Opening Tool Kit2020-07-03T11:48:46-07:00
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