September 9, 2009

Public Policy News from the San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce  


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In a continuing effort to provide San Diego’s businesses with financial support and tax breaks, increase hiring, and sustain investment in growing business, the Chamber is supporting the expansion of benefits for businesses operating in Empowerment Zones, Enterprise or Renewal Communities.  Two pieces of legislation, H.R.1677 and S. 1222, will extend the San Diego Renewal Community (SDRC) that is scheduled to expire on December 31, 2009.  The Chamber will advocate for these bills on its Mission to Washington, D.C., September 20-23. Read more

Member Advantage! Exclusive Offers For Chamber Members This Saturday, September 12.

Join fellow Chamber members at PETCO Park to see the San Diego Padres take on the Colorado Rockies. Click here to take advantage and use the promo code SDRCC.

Check out the Chamber Source for an update on Chamber events.

Have a great week!

Bill Holman
Vice President, External Affairs
San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce



Circles of Influence Reception - Thursday, September 10

The Circles of Influence Reception will be sponsored by Carriage Trade Catering, Premier Food Services and UCSD and held at the UCSD Faculty Club. Don't miss out this opportunity to mix and mingle at this exclusive event with other Chamber Circles of Influence members. Event is only open to members at the Bronze level or higher.

Business After Five Mixer - Wednesday , September 16

The September mixer will be hosted by Casa de Reyes in the newly reopened Fiesta de Reyes plaza within Old Town San Diego State Historic Park. Come check it out! Plus, mix and mingle with at least 250 Chamber members while enjoying drinks and hors d'oeuvres.

One Region, One Voice, Mission to Washington DC - September 20-23

Join us as we strive for the betterment of our region on this very important visit to our Nation's Capitol. The One Region One Voice Washington D.C. Delegation is a rare opportunity for San Diego’s business leaders to personally engage federal officials on issues of importance to our region.

Business Exchange- October 21

In this fast-paced set-up each company will have a table to display information and have two representatives.  Each rep will be able to meet half the businesses in attendance, meaning your company will make 75 – 100 contacts in less than two hours.


What’s Your Mother’s Maiden Name?

Don't tell me, just tell me where you live and I can probably figure it out from there. There are genealogy websites that may have that information. I also can buy stolen identities that could have that information as well. What high school did you go to? That information is probably online as well. has lots of people indexed. What am I getting at? Read more..


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