Chamber news, happenings and clarifications

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In a recent news release, the Culver City Chamber of Commerce took exception to the City Council’s decision to start funding, with $1.2 million from the city’s Gen- eral Fund, the city’s rental assistance voucher program. It should be clarified that Council members Andy Weissman and Jim Clarke voted for emergency housing funding for two other programs for St. Joseph Center and Upward Bound House. That motion received a 5-0 vote. Councilmembers Weissman and Clarke, however, were the dis- senting votes in the motion to compound the city’s existing problem by making the dangerous decision to spend one-time General Fund Reserve monies on the on-going rental assistance program. That motion passed 3-2.

Mayor Gives State of the City 

The 35th Annual Mayor’s Luncheon is set for Wednesday, April 22 at the DoubleTree by Hilton Los Angeles, Westside located at W. 6161 Centinela Ave. in Culver City. Outgoing Mayor Meghan Sahli-Wells will give the “State of the City” address at the luncheon.

This event provides a unique opportunity for businesses, reli- gious organizations, schools, service clubs, and community organizations to meet together over lunch and collectively look at our community’s programs and activities over the past year as well as the accomplishments of Culver City. The Culver City Chamber of Commerce will be hosting the Annual Mayor’s Luncheon. All reservations must be prepaid. Persons interested are asked to register now and may pay online at www.culvercitychamber.com.

The deadline for paid reservations is April 15. This event is sure to be a sellout. Cost is $40. Table(s) Sponsorship of 10 @ $475 (includes listing in the program book and table signage).

You may also place a tribute in the program book to salute and honor Mayor Sahli-Wells by visiting: https://files.ctctcdn.com/7340d6a6be/a3c8c11a-c559- 4e52-9328-3004c9770484.pdf.

Business community invited to Good Morning, Culver City 

The breakfast connection hosted by the Culver City Chamber of Commerce, “Good Morning, Culver City” will take place once again on April 15 from 7:44 to 9 a.m. at the Four Points by Shera- ton located at 5990 Green Valley Circle in Culver City.

This opportunity will help business owners participate in exchanges that are vital to the success of business and will allow attendees to: build their network, market their business, learn how much business is referred between Chamber members, follow-up on leads with the Hot Sheet, participate in a business exchange, display one’s brochure/flyer to promote their business, and donate a door prize to show- case your business to more than 50 potential clients/referral sources/other businesses (a free promo- tional opportunity exclusively for Chamber members).

To be a breakfast sponsor and get a 5-minute infomercial about your business, please contact: barbara@culvercitychamber.com.

Register early to be listed on the “Hot Sheet” deadline by 1 p.m. on Tuesday, April 14.

Chamber news, happenings and clarifications