A Montrose Summer Tune-up
Times flies, doesn’t it? Summer will officially be here in just about a month, so now is the perfect time to get that Montrose Summer Tune-up! After one of the wettest winters on record in LA, you’re ready to venture out into the world of shorts and tank tops and, yes, even […]
A Montrose Summer Tune-up
Montrose Retailers Need Your Help – Now More Than Ever
I found another article that is worth a read. It is alarming what is happening with retail businesses today. Many large corporations are shuttering hundreds of stores at a time due to the increase in online shopping. Small businesses like those in Montrose are feeling the […]
Welcome New Members
April saw two new businesses join the CV Chamber. People tell me they love hearing about new members so here are our latest.
The name Sky Sprowles may ring a bell with some. He’s been a La Cañada resident for close to 30 years. Around 15 years ago, he even managed the La Cañada […]
Give Mom Montrose for Mother’s Day!
“My mother was the most beautiful woman I ever saw. I attribute all my success in my life to the moral, intellectual, and physical education I received from her.”
~ George Washington
Well said, guy on the dollar bill! This Sunday we honor mothers everywhere by making their day special and bright. […]
According to Working Mother magazine, as many as one in three small business owners in this country are moms, which is pretty jaw-dropping. Mom-owned businesses are, therefore, hugely impactful on the economy and all signs indicate this impact is only getting bigger. Women are now launching businesses at nearly twice the rate of men.
We at […]
The Days Shopping Tax-Free with Amazon are Coming to an End
I came across this interesting article by Chris Isidore from CNN Money Tech Sector. The issue of online retailers not charging consumers a tax on items purchased online has been a hot-button issue for many small brick-and-mortar businesses for some time. And Amazon has been […]
Pythons, Porcupines and Armadillos … Oh, My!
Not quite the same as lions and tigers and bears (sorry, Dorothy) but far safer and a whole lot more interesting! We come now to the “Kritters” aspect of Kids N Kritters Day, this Sunday, May 7 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., and do we have a menagerie […]
National Small Business Week
Every year since 1963, the President of the United States has issued a proclamation announcing National Small Business Week, which recognizes the critical contributions of America’s entrepreneurs and small business owners. More than half of Americans either own or work for a small business, and they create about two out of every […]
Strong winds last Friday night threw a wrench into the works for Saturday’s Hometown Country Fair but everyone came together with smiles on their faces to set it all up in the morning. It ended up being a beautiful, fun-filled day.
Classic cars started pouring in early making for an impressive display throughout the day. At […]
Cinco De Mayo May Business Mixer
Please join us on Wednesday, May 3 for our Cinco de Mayo mixer hosted by Jenkins Properties. This is going to be a fabulous mixer. Jenkins Properties always pulls out all the stops on their mixers so you really don’t want to miss this one. Here is what Executive Manager […]