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WANTED – Chamber Advertising Sales Rep

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The Los Osos/Baywood Park Chamber of Commerce is looking for a part-time (flexible schedule) Advertising Sales Rep for securing ad sales for the Chamber website, weekly e-blast sponsors, e-newsletter both ads and flyer inserts.

Responsibilities:

  • Contact and sell Chamber advertising to Chamber member businesses and organizations.
  • Schedule appointments and personal visits with prospective advertisers.
  • Close sales during on-site visits or through follow-up phone calls/visits and email correspondence.
  • Understand the specifications of producing both digital and print advertising.
  • Coordinate with the Executive Director on design and placement requests.
  • Have knowledge of all Chamber benefits.
  • Use statistics to pitch benefits of Chamber advertising to members.
  • Handle incoming inquiries to buy ad space.
  • Achieve budgeted revenue goals.
  • Represent the Chamber in a professional manner.

 

Skills and Abilities:

  • Experience in sales & comfortable in making cold calls.
  • Good organization and time management skills.
  • Outgoing personality.
  • Persuasive ability.
  • Self-starter with a professional appearance.

Compensation based on commission.  Send a resume to info@lobpchamber.org

August 16, 2017 |

County Adopts $592.3 Million Balanced Budget for FY 2017-18

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The County of San Luis Obispo Board of Supervisors adopted a $592.3 million budget for fiscal year (FY) 2017-18 on Tuesday.

The $592.3 million budget is about a 3 percent growth over the current fiscal year. The budget prioritizes funding that allows the County to meet legal mandates and debt service requirements, strengthen public safety, and improve roads. It also includes funding to manage groundwater basins, continue the 50Now program to house and serve chronically homeless individuals, regulate medical and recreational cannabis, and fund parks projects in the south county.

The budget also incorporates funds distributed to local nonprofits as well as funds related to groundwater management, commercial cannabis cultivation regulations and enforcement, and affordable housing programs.

“The budget is the most important document we produce, as it outlines the County’s financial plan for the upcoming fiscal year and is intended to communicate and implement Board policy related to County operations,” said County Budget Director Emily Jackson.

The people of San Luis Obispo County had an opportunity to weigh in on the budget recommendations during public budget hearings on June 12 and 14.

The County government publishes its award-winning budget document every year, attempting to strike an appropriate balance between financial detail and discussion of bigger picture issues, Jackson said. Each year, the document is intended to inform meaningful discussion about resource allocation decisions among the public, the Board of Supervisors, and staff.

For more information, visit www.slocounty.ca.gov.

June 22, 2017 |

Travel to Tuscany in Fall of 2017

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Tuscany/One Hotel Holiday Presented by CI Destinations

The Los Osos/Baywood Park Chamber of Commerce will once again be offering a fully escorted tour of the awe inspiring region of Tuscany. Tuscany is the place where movies are filmed and fantasies run wild. Perhaps it’s the cities of Florence, Pisa, or Sienna that invoke feelings of culture, art, or arouse the senses as do the smells and taste of the Chianti region. The fact is that Tuscany is home to some of the most famous tourist attractions in all of Italy.

This is truly an amazing opportunity to discover all that Tuscany has to offer. Tuscany is what many people around the world envision as a true representation of Italy.

DEPARTING OCTOBER 24, 2017. For more information contact the Chamber office at 805.528.4884.

CONTINUING TO TAKE RESERVATIONS/DEPOSITS – 9 days $2899/all inclusive

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CLICK HERE FOR A VIDEO TOUR

TESTIMONIALS

November 11, 2017
Dear Oliver:
On behalf of the Danville Pittsylvania County Chamber of Commerce, I want to thank you and CI Destinations for an amazing trip to Tuscany earlier this month. We had a group of 23 travelers who went to Tuscany as part of a CI Destinations trip through our Chamber. Every person complimented the outstanding customer service and attention to detail that your company provided.

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April 6, 2017 |

County of SLO Publishes 2016 Annual Report

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Residents of San Luis Obispo County can now access the County’s 2016 Annual Report online to find information about activities, accomplishments and challenges the County faced last year.

“The annual report provides residents of San Luis Obispo County with a summary of the public services offered in 2016,” said County Administrative Officer Dan Buckshi. “The report for 2016 shines a light on some of the ways the County met the needs and desires of the community. It identifies the challenges we faced this past year and highlights important outcomes associated with the programs and services we provided.”

The 2016 Annual Report gives people a glimpse at some of the hundreds of public services provided by the County last year. From a behind-the-scenes look at FEMA drills and the Phillips 66 hearings to details about the three elections the County managed last year, the report is full of important information that the public can use and refer back to for years to come.

The report can only be found online at www.slocountyannualreport.com. The report this year is broken out into five main sections: water, community, economy, upgrades, and safety. It also includes a video message from District 4 Supervisor Lynn Compton, who served as the 2016 Chair of the Board of Supervisors, and a written message from Buckshi.

Existing staff prepared the report in-house, which included coordination between departments, content development, graphic design, website development and video production.

February 21, 2017 |

Festival de Osos 2016 Winner

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The winner of the first annual Festival de Osos (Bear Festival) was Meditating Bliss Bear created by Susan Nazionale, 2180 Del Norte Street.

With the help of Baywood Elementary Bearcrows, local businesses and the community there were 22 bears on display throughout Los Osos/Baywood Park.

Thank you to American Threadwork/Linda Settevendemie for the cute embroidered bear prize.

Looking forward to more bears next year.

 

 

 

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November 28, 2016 |

Looking for Visitor Center Volunteers

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The Los Osos/Baywood Park Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Center is looking for volunteers who can commit to 3 hours per week either in the morning or afternoon. The Chamber Office & Visitors Center assists travelers upon their arrival to Los Osos/Baywood Park and is open 5 days a week from 10 am to 4 pm to answer questions, give maps and directions, tourism information and Chamber Member materials. Knowledge of local businesses and area is highly desirable. You will also provide assistance to the Executive Director to help with:

  • Events
  • Membership support
  • Fundraising
  • Marketing efforts
  • General office work – Knowledge of Microsoft Office, Excel and communications are desirable.

If you are interested in helping us out please contact Dawn Rodden, Executive Director at (805) 528-4884 or email us at info@lobpchamber.org. We have a fun team and would love to have you on the team that makes Los Osos/Baywood Park a great place to live, work and play!

November 15, 2016 |

Festival of Flavor Raises Money for Food Bank of SLO

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LOBP Chamber donation to Food BankThe Los Osos/Baywood Park Chamber of Commerce presented Aracely Aceves Lozano of the Food Bank Coalition with a donation of $400 raised at the Annual Festival of Flavor Food Showcase held on June 25, 2016. This community friendly event was held at the South Bay Community Center and chaired by Chamber board members Chad Carroll of Baywood Ale House and Gene Heyer of Thoma Engineering.

This donation was made possible by the participation of our food and beverage sponsors Beach Hut Deli, ‪Nichols Pizza N Grill, Baywood Ale House, Kuma Bowls Sushi, Sylvester’s Burgers, Nardonne’s Pizzeria, ‪Sweet Alexis Bakery, ‪Blue Sky Bistro on the Bay and Baker & Brain Wine. The donation will provide $4,000 worth of nutritious food to individuals and families who face hunger.

August 18, 2016 |
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