Since the City of Santa Maria has been in the midst of a severe financial crisis due to declining revenues, the City is implementing a Mandatory Time Off (MTO) program (or otherwise referred to as a furlough program) for its employees during calendar year 2010 in an effort to reduce operational costs.  This program is …

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Business Committee & Manufacturers Association Meeting Nov.9

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Thanks for Shopping Santa Maria!

The Santa Maria Valley Chamber of Commerce and Visitor & Convention Bureau recently launched an extensive advertising campaign with the message “Thank You for Shopping Santa Maria”
This campaign features our Police, Fire and Recreation & Parks departments thanking shoppers, as a reminder their sales tax funds those programs and others. In addition, Chamber staff has …

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The City of Santa Maria is seeking a representative to serve on the All-America City Committee.  Applications will be accepted until 5:00 pm, Thursday, December 30, 2010.
ALL-AMERICA CITY COMMITTEE (one At-Large appointment for a new term ending in January 2013). This committee works to enhance, maintain, and evaluate the civic health and pride of the …

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The Many Ways We Promote Your Business

…and the Steps You Can Take to Grab More of the Spotlight!
The role of the Chamber and Visitor and Convention Bureau is to support and refer your business – to residents and the business community but also to visitors, sports tournament directors, film scouts, special event promoters and meeting/convention planners.
To do our job to the …

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