Rich City Biz Blog – March 6, 2017

March is Women’s History Month! In honor of Women’s History Month, the Chamber is contacting women-owned businesses to feature on our blog. Please contact nadine@rcoc.com for details. Funding Opportunities March 10: The Richmond Promise Scholarship March 20: ECIA Community Grant Program Application Due   Highlights from the Richmond City Council Meeting...

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City of Richmond – Minimum Wage Ordinance

Are you an employer looking for more information on Richmond’s Minimum Wage Ordinance? Are you an employee interested in finding out more information about Richmond’s NEW minimum wage ordinance?   MWO – Employee Know Your Rights MWO – Employer Know Your Rights MWO – Official Notice   Click HERE to...

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Contra Costa County Library to Spearhead Exhibit of Iraq and Afghanistan Veteran Memorial Tattoo Art

Press Release, Contra Costa County Library, February 20, 2014. (Pleasant Hill, CALIF.) — With nearly 2 million veterans in California and a generation of veterans returning from two wars, Contra Costa County Library has launched a timely and relevant project, War Ink, an online exhibit of Iraq and Afghanistan veteran...

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Genetics, Ag, and the Minimum Wage

A monthly update by Michelle Blackwell, Chair, Richmond Chamber Government Relations Committee. City Manager Bill Lindsay was a guest at the Richmond Chamber Government Relations Committee meeting on January 21st. He came to respond to queries we had about the GMO and Urban Ag ordinances the City is considering. While...

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Doing Business In the City of Richmond – A Small Business Workshop and Lunch Series

People are talking about doing business in Richmond: “Richmond’s diverse commercial, manufacturing and warehousing spaces offer unparalleled location and value in the Bay Area.” — SF Business Times “Richmond will work with you to help you succeed.” — Menbere Akilu, Salute The market is improving and the number of small...

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Let’s talk about business

Get ready for March’s Breakfast for Business! We are very excited to invite three local small businesses to speak next Wednesday, March 27th, at our monthly breakfast. The panel will be moderated by Jim Hammack of Nerd Crossing. We will be hearing first hand their accomplishments, challenges, their thoughts on...

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BART wants to work with local small businesses

BART is inviting small businesses* to attend one of their meetings scheduled throughout the Bay Area this month. See this flyer for meeting details and how to register with the appropriate meeting host (e.g. VFM Consultants). If you are not a small business, please feel free to circulate the informational...

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