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Today: Resilient Business Workshop at Urban Hive

Not too late to register for today's workshop! Be prepared for when the next disaster hits by learning what it means to be a resilient business. The Metro Chamber will host a FREE workshop today that will include an assessment of the risk to your business should a natural disaster, such as a fire or flood, hit the Capital Region. Includes free resources and checklist to help you outsmart disaster for your business. 

What: Resilient Business Workshop
When: Today, Dec. 12; 4 - 5:30 PM
Where: Urban Hive, 1609 Alhambra Blvd

The workshop is made possible through a partnership with the Metro Chamber and the California Business, Consumer Service and Housing Agency. Workshop will be led by recognized business resiliency expert Nora O'Brien of Connect Consulting Services, Inc., an emergency management and business continuity planning firm. 

FREE event/registration required. Can also sign up on site>>

Register for Resilient Business Workshop
Today: SMUD Workshop on How to Save Money & Energy
Stop by the Metro Chamber Office this morning for a SMUD Workshop on "What to Expect in 2019 & Time-Of-Day Rates." You can learn how to lower your rates during off-peak periods to save money and electricity. Drop-ins welcome.

What: SMUD Workshop
When: Today, Dec. 12; 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Metro Chamber, 1 Capitol Mall, Suite 700
Learn More on Today's SMUD Workshop
Leadership Sacramento Accepting Class Project Nominations

Leadership Sacramento classes have been impacting our region by supporting a different nonprofit for the past 32 years. In the past five years, Leadership Sacramento have invested over $1.3 million in community nonprofits by select a nonprofit to be the focus of their class project. 

Do you know of a nonprofit that could use extra funds and in-kind services? Have them submit their organization for consideration via the link below for a chance to be selected as the LS19 class project! 

Leadership Sacramento Class of 2019 will be evaluating options for their class project at their Retreat in January. Deadline to submit your organization is December 21, 2018.

Nominate a Nonprofit for LS19 Support
Applications Open for Measure U Oversight Committee
The City of Sacramento is accepting applications from people interested in serving on the new Measure U Community Advisory Committee that will oversee Measure U spending. Mayor and Council offices will hold four informational sessions for potential applicants between before the first week of January 2019. Dates will be announced as soon as the sessions are scheduled.

As approved by the Council on Oct. 2, the new Measure U Community Advisory Committee will have 15 members, nine appointed by the Mayor and Council members from each council district and six by the Personnel & Public Employees Committee, which will select candidates based on the list of criteria including members representing young professionals, business, health and education sectors. 
Join the Measure U Community Advisory Committee
Art Engagement Selected as Priority for Inspire Giving
This year, Inspire Giving will support organizations that bring diverse people together to foster improvements in livability and to create a stronger sense of community in the capital region. The Inspire Giving team has selected 'Arts Engagement' as the priority giving area for 2019, aligning with the Sacramento Metro Chamber's 4-Point Business Promise to create a more vibrant community. 

Proposals are being accepted through Dec. 21. Arts engagement proposals should be temporary in nature. This will be the ninth round of award giving from the Inspire Giving program, and will include monetary contributions (up to $10,000), in-kind services, and/or volunteer support. 
Submit Your Proposal For Inspire Giving
Go Fund YourSelf: Does the Capital Region Have Enough Capital
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The Doctor is (Logged) In
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December 4, 2018

We Can't Stop Improving our Innovation Ecosystem
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California Wildfires Costs Soaring Beyond Last Year
Sacramento Bee
December 11, 2018

Farm Bill Sails Through Senate. Now It's Up to Wavering House Republicans.
Sacramento Bee
December 11, 2018

McClatchy to Centralize Design Jobs in North Carolina
Sacramento Business Journal
December 10, 2018

Big Downtown Condo Project Set for Spring Start
Sacramento Business Journal
December 10, 2018

Elk Grove Adds Mobile Crisis Support Team to Address Mental Health Issues 
Elk Grove Laguna News
December 11, 2018
SMUD Presents: What to Expect in 2019 & Time-Of-Day Rates
December 12 | More Info
Resilient Business Workshop
December 12 | More Info
Placer County Executive Series: Effective Communication
December 13 | More Info
Arden Arcade Business Council 
December 13 | More Info
Economic Development Committee Meeting 
December 14 | More Info
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