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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Chevron to accept applications for Operator Trainee positions at Richmond refinery starting Monday

We are pleased to share Richmond Proud’s article Starting Monday, Chevron will begin accepting applications for Operator Trainee positions at its Richmond refinery, the company announced Wednesday. Interested applicants should go here on Monday to create a profile and apply. Applications can be submitted through Nov. 17 (no later than...

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2nd Annual Health Promoters in Action: Planting Seeds for Change

Join us for the 2nd Annual Health Promoters in Action Conference! A conference for health promoters, health conductors, youth, and community leaders who are interested in improving the health of the community. The day will feature a resource fair (8:30am to 12:30pm), breakfast, workshops, networking, lunch, raffle and more. The...

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A Conversation with Jim Hammack on World Nerd Domination

The Richmond Chamber is proud to promote Nerd Crossing as this year’s Small Business of the Year! Read the conversation below with their Owner and Chief Nerd, Jim Hammack, on his challenges, future goals, and advice for new business start-ups. Richmond Chamber of Commerce (RCOC): Tell us your name, your...

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Happy Earth Day

A monthly update from the Richmond Chamber Government Relations Committee. Written by Michelle Blackwell, Chair. In April, the Government Relations Committee meeting focused on water conservation and a discussion about the minimum wage proposals at the council. The current water year is one of the driest on record and EBMUD...

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