The Weekly Online Publication of the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce May 8, 2012
Prepare for the Upcoming Election: to Make Your Vote Count in 2012!
On Nov. 6, 2012, voters will elect thousands of state and local leaders, 435 Members of Congress, 33 Senators, 11 Governors and a new President. Each and every one of these elected officials has the ability to positively or negatively shape legislation affecting each of us, our company, and our communities.
Voting is a right and the ultimate expression of our freedom. But you can’t vote if you’re not registered. Are you and your family members registered to vote? In California, you must be registered to vote by May 21, 2012 to be able to vote in the primary/general election. Registering is easy and takes only a few moments. You can get all the information you need and download a registration form by visiting at www.CAprosperity.org. Make sure your voice counts on Election Day – register to vote!
Get Unlimited Access to Expert HR Compliance Resources through Hollywood Chamber
California employment laws and HR requirements may overwhelm businesses. The Hollywood Chamber is offering a specially-priced HRCalifornia subscription through a partnership with the CalChamber. CalChamber’s HRCalifornia is an affordable online resource for quick answers to your California and federal employment law questions. Use the website as a trusted starting point for up-to-date compliance facts and helpful tips. The comprehensive HR content and tools simplify tasks and help you avoid mistakes that could cost your company a lot of money in potential fines and lawsuits. Learn how you can benefit from this exclusive offer as a member of the Hollywood Chamber. Contact Marlene Carney at (909) 593-0449 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Learn how to sell to LADWP with Solar FIT Workshop
Councilmember Eric Garcetti invites you to learn about how LADWP’s new Solar Feed-in-Tariff (FiT) Program can work for you. The FIT Program is a tool to encourage Angelenos to install solar energy and sell it to The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP). It is a unique financial tool to reduce energy costs, while helping move Los Angeles towards its state mandated goal of getting 33% of its energy from renewable sources by 2020. LADWP’s 10 MW Solar Feed-in Tariff (FiT) Demonstration Program will be accepting applications from Thursday, May 17, 2012 through 2 p.m. through Friday, June 29, 2012. Join Councilmember Garcetti’s office, LADWP, and local solar developers to learn more about the program on Tuesday, May 15, 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Councilmember Garcetti’s District Office, 5500 Hollywood Blvd (4th floor). Please rsvp to Guy Lipa - email@example.com
East Hollywood Community City of Los Angeles Presents Mayoral Candidate Forum
Join the Mayoral Candidate Forum co-hosted by the Thai Community Development Center, East Hollywood Neighborhood Council, and Thai Town Rotary. On May 12th, candidates for the 2013 Los Angeles Mayoral Election will gather to introduce themselves and answer your questions. You may attend the forum on May 12, from 1 to 4 p.m. at Los Angeles City College, Room Chem 103; or submit your questions online at http://tinyurl.com/7zr4hhx
LAPD Hollywood Plans Blood Drive
The need is constant. The gratification is instant. Give blood at 6501 Fountain Ave in Hollywood on Tuesday, May 15, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on 1st Floor Community Room. To make your life-saving appointment, please visit www.redcrossblood.org and enter sponsor code LAPDHollywood, or contact Sgt Darrell Davis or Heather Beller at (213) 485-4316. All presenting donors will receive a voucher for 2 tickets to an LA Galaxy game* and will also be eligible to enter into a regional Get Fit for Summer Drawing. *$7.50 processing fee per ticket ($15 total fee). Identification is required.
Learn about Relay for Life and How to Join the Fight
The Hollywood / Los Feliz Kiwanis Club in conjunction with the American Cancer society, proudly presents The Hollywood Relay For Life Kick-Off Party! The event will be held at Township Saloon, 6612 Sunset Blvd., on Sunday, May 20, 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. Relay For Life is the American Cancer Society's signature event. Returning participants and anyone wanting to learn more about Relay, please drop by and bring your friends & family! You'll learn what it takes to lead a team and more about what's in store for our 2012 event. Free appetizers and sodas will be served with fully stocked no-host bar. Please RSVP by registering here: http://hollywoodrelaykickoff.eventbrite.com/
Watch "Without a Home" Movie at Arclight and Help Hollywood's Homeless
Join Hollywood 4WRD for a film screening of a moving and thought-provoking film, “Without a Home” at Arclight Theatre on Tuesday, May 29th, at 7 p.m. There will be only 200 tickets. All proceeds support Tenant Move In Assistance fund and help Hollywood's homeless neighbors move off the streets and into permanent homes. The event will feature some surprises after the movie, including a silent auction where individuals can purchase items for apartments. Learn about the film at www.withoutahomefilm.com. For Sponsorship Information, Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org. Arclight Theatre is located at 6360 W Sunset Blvd. in Hollywood. Ticket are $35, includes screening and reception. Purchase tickets online at http://www.hollywood4wrd.eventbrite.com
PATH Hosts "There's No Place Like Home"
On June 22nd, People Assisting the Homeless (PATH) will host a fundraiser featuring a theatrical performance entitled "There's No Place Like Home"- a retelling of "The Wizard of OZ" on the streets of Los Angeles. Attendees will enjoy a VIP reception, silent auction, and a limited engagement performance. The theme: homelessness is a solvable problem. Each year, PATH helps over 4,000 homeless individuals find work, save money, secure housing, and empower their lives. Funds raised from this event will change lives through PATH's work. Please visit the website for more information, sponsorship opportunities, and ticket options: http://site.epath.org/path-2012-gala/
New TV Show to Offer Member Businesses Exposure Opportunities
Universal Voice is a cultural program on Television Network that promotes and showcases distinct countries and culture around the world. The show explores the world in all different aspects and unites the world in diversity. They are requesting some additional information, DVD promotional packages, brochures, and photos or images of your business that they may use to feature in their show. The new Television Network will broadcast to over 250 affiliates in over 80 million households in the U.S., Canada, Mexico, and the Caribbean. Television Network will also be available to Dish network, Direct TV and Time Warner customers as well as Channel 18. The network is dedicated to providing 24 hour inspirational family friendly programming that the entire family can watch together. Please visit our website at www.universalvoice.tv and find out how your businesses can reach 480 millions people and more.
Stay Connected with Office Depot’s Reliable and Secure Mobile APP!
One of the benefits of being a member of the Hollywood Chamber, is the discount you receive from Office Depot! You can save an average of 20 percent off their retail store pricing. This discount can sometimes even outweigh your chamber membership fee! Office Depot’s goal is to be a one-stop shop. This can prevent you from driving around town getting all your office and break room supplies, eco-conscious products, promotional items, furniture, technology, and copy & print services, plus much more. With your Office Depot business account, you can place all your orders online and receive fast, free delivery service next day or shop in stores. To sign up for this FREE benefit and receive your Office Depot discount, please contact Leah Lipovics at email@example.com.
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Chamber's Official Hollywood Walk of Fame Reception Guide Offers Members the Opportunity to Place Their Business or Service on the Desk of VIP Event Planners
The Hollywood Chamber is pleased to present the Official Hollywood Walk of Fame Reception Guide. For the first time ever, Chamber members have an opportunity to advertise their venue and services directly to the Walk of Fame recipients. Learn more about what the Chamber is doing to help promote your company and how you can capture the attention of the Walk of Fame honorees! For more info, please contact Kaylee Kiecker, VP of Marketing and Business Development, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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