Econ forumDear Chamber member: This is your event/activity reminder for the week of Jan 19: Monday, January 19 The Chamber office as well as Belmont City Hall will be closed in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Wednesday, January 21 Look Good! Feel Good! Business Showcase Organizing Committee Meeting, 2:30 pm, San Carlos Chamber of Commerce. Look out for information regarding how you can participate in this exciting event. Thursday, January 22 Bayside Chiropractic hosted mixer, 5-7 pm. Please support this event hosted by Chamber members Dr. Arlan and Joan Young. Bayside Chiropractic is located at 1200 Brittan Avenue, San Carlos, at the corner of Brittan and Laurel. There will be some great door prizes! Saturday, January 24 City of Belmont Economic Development Summit, 9 am - 1 pm, Twin Pines Senior & Community Center. Your Chamber representatives will be active participants in this summit. Planning Ahead February 3: Economic Forum featuring Doug Henton, CEO of Collaborative Economics. Mr. Henton has more than 20 years' experience in economic development. He will be giving us an economic update as well as forecasts and projections for the coming year. This Forum is jointly sponsored by the San Carlos Chamber of Commerce. A flyer with more information is attached. (Please use this flyer instead of the one in the newsletter since there is a date change.) Special Announcement The City of Belmont is currently recruiting Belmont residents interested in serving on various City Commissions. The deadline to apply is 5:00 P.M. Friday, January 23, and the application is available on the City's website: www.belmont.gov under "City Clerk Homepage, by calling (650) 595-7413, or in person at the City Clerk's Office, 1070 Sixth Avenue, Suite 301. There are three openings on the Parks and Recreation Commission. Two openings for Youth seats on the Parks and Recreation Commission, ages 13-17. There are three openings on the Arts Commission. There are two vacancies and two seats set to expire on the Finance Commission. This is a wonderful opportunity to make a contribution to your community.