Mammoth Lakes Chamber of Commerce: Your Weekly News – June 13, 2022


Event News

Float entry is now open and this year you could win a $500 cash prize! Mammoth All Weather Shuttle is sponsoring our 2022 Float Competition and judges will be looking for positive audience reaction, creativity, execution, parade guidelines adherence and audience engagement. Click here to enter your float!

Thank you to the following sponsors for making the parade possible: Mammoth Film Festival, Mammoth Holistics, Mammoth All Weather Shuttle, Coldwell Banker, Advanced Air and Mammoth Hospital.

For parade details, visit our website here.

Events Calendar

Tuesday, June 14
Business After Hours

Saturday, June 18
Ukraine Children’s Benefit Concert @ T-Bar

Wednesday, June 22
Power Lunch

Full Events Calendar


Chamber News

Chamber Board Updates

The Mammoth Lakes Chamber of Commerce recently held elections for our available board seats. The following board member’s seats expired:

  • Sandra Di’Domizio – Green Fox Events & Guest Services
  • Richard Sanfilippo – Perfect Clean Inc.
  • Alisa Mokler Harper – The Warming Hut

The following board members were voted in and will serve through June 30, 2025:

  • Jess Karell – US Foods
  • Dion Agee – Vice President of Mammoth Operations, Mammoth Brewing Co.
  • Alisa Mokler Harper – The Warming Hut

Richard Sanfilippo will continue to serve as Immediate Past President on the board until June 30, 2023.

Business After Hours

Join us at our next monthly networking event on Tuesday, June 14 to enjoy good company, apps and drinks at Elevate. Hear from Mammoth Hospital CEO, Tom Parker, on updates at Mammoth Hospital. Beverages by Shelter Distilling and Food by Bleu.

Click here for details and to register

Power Lunch

Our June Power Lunch will feature a discussion on how to work with employees on creating authentic connections with your customers. Join us on Tuesday, June 22 at noon at Shelter.  Panelists include:

  • Andrea Walker, Stellar Brew
  • Luis Villanueva, Mammoth Mountain Hospitality
  • Zach Yates, Footloose Sports

Click here for details and to register


Members Corner


Business News & Resources

CA Legislature Notable Bills

The Los Angeles Times reports on the bills worth watching in Sacramento once the Senate and Assembly return from recess.

Click here for details

Required California Retirement Savings Plan

Beginning June 30, 2022 all California employers with at least five California employees are required to offer their California employees a retirement savings plan, either from the private market or by registering to participate in the new CalSavers program.

There are a few Mammoth Lakes Chamber of Commerce members that can assist businesses with setting up a private plan for their employees.

Colin Fernie at Mammoth Wealth Management
Michael Oliver at Pacific Advisors
Quart Kim at Edward Jones

Click here for details on CalSavers

Required Trainings for Restaurant Employees

The ServSafe Alcohol course has been approved by the California ABC to meet state training requirements (CA Assembly Bill 1221) that will begin July 1st, 2022Click here for details on the training

For information on the mandatory Responsible Beverage Service requirements, click here to be directed to the ABC site.

SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans Available to California Small Businesses

The Small Business Administration offers disaster assistance in the form of low interest loans to businesses, nonprofit organizations, homeowners, and renters located in regions affected by declared disasters. SBA also provides eligible small businesses and nonprofit organizations with working capital to help overcome the economic injury of a declared disaster.

California Dream Fund

The $35 million California Dream Fund Program will provide micro grants up to $10,000 to seed entrepreneurship and small business creation in California. Areas of focus will be child care, service and cottage food, green technology, retail and manufacturing. If you are interested in this program please email the Small Business Development Center in Bakersfield at [email protected].

SBDC Events & Webinars

Our local Small Business Development Center at CSU Bakersfield holds several events, trainings and webinars through the year. Click here to access their calendar of events.

California Rebuilding Fund Loan Program

The California Rebuilding Fund is a loan program to support California’s small businesses—especially those located in economically disadvantaged and historically under-banked areas of the state. Businesses who employed 50 or less full-time equivalent employees and had gross revenues of less than $5 million or below in 2019 are eligible to apply. The loans are flexible, transparent and are designed to help businesses access the capital and advisory services they need to get through these challenging economic times.

Click here for details

(From Mammoth Lakes Chamber of Commerce)

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