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Chamber of Commerce

Notes From The President

By Mark Turner , President / CEO , Gilroy Chamber of Commerce

The Gilroy Chamber of Commerce continues to track various bills being

introduced by the California State Legislature . Currently there are a number of bills that are considered to be “ Job Killers .” The Chamber ’ s Government Relations Committee reviews such legislation and makes recommendations to the Chamber Board regarding action to take with lawmakers . Whenever there is concern regarding the negative affects a bill may have on the business community , the Gilroy Chamber of Commerce will take a position to oppose . While standing guard against undesirable legislation , the Chamber also looks for and supports the kind of laws that are beneficial to the business community . To view bills coming out of Sacramento you can click on the Gilroy Prosperity Page at gilroy . org .
The Chamber of Commerce held a successful mixer event in May at Hecker Pass Plaza which was hosted by the Gilroy Hall of Fame . The purpose of the Gilroy Hall of Fame Committee is to select and recommend outstanding and distinguished citizens for their lifetime of special affirmative contributions to the enrichment of Gilroy by their induction into the Gilroy Hall of Fame . Individuals living or working in Gilroy for no less than twenty-five years may be selected due to their creativity , inspiration , resourcefulness , dedication , volunteerism , philanthropy , leadership , courage , and pioneering spirit which played a significant role in the progress of Gilroy . These individuals by their contributions to the community and civic betterment , collectively forged the fundamental elements of Gilroy ’ s unique and colorful historic past .
Chamber members and business owners gathered at CordeValle Golf Resort on May 28 as the Chamber of Commerce , Gilroy Welcome Center and CordeValle are all working together to inform the business community of the opportunities that exist with regard to the U . S . Women ’ s Open Golf Tournament coming in 2016 . The Open is expected to bring nearly 100,000 people to the area during the week of the event . Businesses interested in learning more about the opportunities may contact the Gilroy Chamber of Commerce at 408-842-6437 or chamber @ gilroy . org .
With the implementation of Food Facility Placarding and Scoring Program by the County of Santa Clara Department of Environmental Health , the Chamber of Commerce hosted two placarding workshops in June . Restaurant owners and operators were given information how to pass inspection , specific criteria for the placarding and scoring system , and major violations to avoid .
The Gilroy Chamber of Commerce is and will continue to be a strong voice for the business community and the community at large .

South County LINE-X

LINE-X is the industry leader

in truck bed protection offering specially formulated polymers that bond to your truck ’ s bed protecting it from just about anything you or Mother Nature can dish out . Eric Gordon is coming up on his 8th anniversary as owner and operator of South County LINE-X here in Gilroy . Prior to purchasing LINE-X , Eric worked in the automotive industry for over 20 years .
LINE-X is a sprayed on protective coating that has been around for over 20 years . It is a nonskid , impact absorbing , sound dampening material that can be applied to virtually any surface . It is applied at a high pressure and high temperature and is dry to the touch in about 10 seconds . It bonds to your truck bed following every angle and curve so there is no lost cargo space , and with no air gaps , water cannot enter underneath it allowing rust to form . Depending upon the application , LINE-X comes with a Nationwide Lifetime Warranty . LINE-X can also be sprayed in almost any color .
They have coated things as small as little red wagons to the complete exterior of a 40 foot long travel trailer , as well as multiple jeeps and trucks . You can find them on Facebook , facebook . com / SouthCountyLinex , and see pictures of some of the projects they have sprayed .
They also sell and install hitches , running boards , tonneau covers , and just about any truck or car accessory you may need .
Stop by their showroom and see what they have to offer . South County LINE-X is located at 8864 Muraoka Drive in Gilroy .
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