State GovernmentMajor Wildlife Reforms and Utility Protections Signed into Law - Read more.Ruling about Independent Contractors Has Small Business Owners Worried - Read MoreObernolte's Top Chamber Business Awards - October 5, Apple Valley Conference Center.Sen. Mike Morrell & Congressman Paul Cooks' field representative office hours at the Chamber, 2nd Thursdays, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.Beginning Next Year, you'll have to request a plastic straw with your drink. Read MoreFederal GovernmentUpdated FMLA Forms - Now AvailableAvoid new federal limit on state/local tax deductions. Read more.Drought Disaster Loans - Small non-farm businesses may apply for low interest federal disaster loans. Application deadline is November 8, 2018. Read more.EducationBusiness Owner Startup Series (BOSS) IESBC. Learn more and register.Workers' Comp Basics - Workshops by the State Compensation Insurance Fund - October 18-November 13, 2018. See locations and register.Attracting Customers with Curb Appeal: Storefront and Online Presence - October 24, 7:00 a.m. to 12 noon - at Elks Lodge. Chamber Workshop Series. Register here.2018 Small Business Summit – Washington, D.C. October 2-3. Read more.Good StuffBe a Big Bear Business Mentor - The Chamber is assisting SCORE in recruiting Big Bear volunteers to participate as business mentors. Learn More.Free Small Business Seminars - Sales and use tax, record keeping, nonprofits, construction contractors, food industry and more workshops. Learn more.At HomeFire Department Study: Increasing Demands and Costs Cited - Read the report.Small Business Taxes - Links
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