Mammoth Lakes Chamber of Commerce: Your Weekly News – November 7, 2022
Monday, November 7
Tuesday, November 15
Customer Service Workshop 1
Wednesday, Nov 16
Customer Service Workshop 2
Customer Service Trainings
The Mammoth Lakes Chamber of Customer Service programming is taking place next week November 15 and 16. Don’t miss this opportunity for FREE frontline training focused on “Rolling out the Carpet” for both external and internal customers as well as a management lunch which will discuss how to empower employees to perform their best.
Business Excellence Awards
The Mammoth Lakes Chamber of Commerce 6th Annual Business Excellence Awards Gala was held this past Thursday, November 3, 2022, at Canyon Lodge. There was an overwhelming turnout from the business community, and this was the Chamber’s largest Gala to date. Thank you to all who attended the Gala, the many sponsors and all those who showed their support for our vibrant business community. Congratulations to all the nominees, finalists and especially our award winners!
The Mammoth Lakes Chamber of Commerce held the only in-person Town Council Candidate Forum where all six candidates running for Town Council were present. View the recording on our YouTube page!
Travel to Ireland with Us
The Mammoth Lakes Chamber of Commerce is offering a unique opportunity to our members! In conjunction with other small Chambers in our state, we are organizing a trip to Ireland. This high quality tour will give you the opportunity to build lasting relationships with fellow business community members all while enjoying the beauty of Ireland.
Business News & Resources
Eastern Sierra Capital Summit
The Eastern Sierra Capital Summit was held in Bishop on October 7 and introduced funding opportunities for small businesses and entrepreneurs looking to grow or start their business. View the recording of this event on YouTube.
Town Pre-Engineered and Approved Accessory Dwelling Units
Working with Mono County, the Town has pre-engineered and approved Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU’s) plans for the public to utilize free of charge. The intent of the designs is to make housing more affordable by greatly reducing the cost of design work for building plans.
$85 Million in Tax Credits Available for California Businesses
This year’s California Competes Tax Credit (CCTC) application period is underway and the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) has up to $85 million in tax credits available to award businesses that want to locate in California or stay and grow in the state. Click here for details
Free COVID-19 Home Tests
Mono County Public Health has COVID-19 home tests they are offering the business community. They even offer delivery! For details, reach out to:
Jennifer Burrows RN, MSN, PHN
Deputy Director of Covid Operations/Infection Preventionist
Work Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA)
Are you an employer looking for help? The specific technical skills you need may be hard to find. The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) On-the-Job Training Program helps you train the right workers to meet your requirements. This program assists employers with the costs of hiring and training new and advancing employees by offering financial reimbursement of up to 50% of the employee’s wages during the training period.
This program is administered through Mono County Workforce Services. Contact: 760-924-1770 or [email protected]
Small Business Development Center
The Central California SBDC Regional Network is doing everything in their power to help your business grow and thrive. FREE help is available for every single small business located in Mono County. Whether you want to launch, grow, transition or innovate your business, they can provide expert consulting, training, market research, access to capital and other tools at no cost assistance.
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.
(From Mammoth Lakes Chamber of Commerce)