Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Plaid Friday: A FREE County-wide "Shop Local" Promotion Program!


Amador County Businesses!
Participate in Free County-wide "Shop Local" Promotion Program:
Amador Chamber of Commerce and Amador Council of Tourism are partnering to promote Plaid Friday, a kinder, gentler version of Black Friday, November 25th. If your business will be open and you want more customers -- locals and visitors -- reply to this email by October 15th. Restaurants, wineries, and entertainment venues are welcome along with shopping destinations.
Participation is free. Create an offer for customers wearing plaid on Plaid Friday, and send it to either or
The two organizations will promote Plaid Friday locally and regionally:
  • Online Shopper's Guide
  • Radio, print and online advertising, in and out of county
  • Press releases to regional media outlets
  • Social media
  • Tear sheets and posters
This is an opportunity to add new customers to your business.

You can help by including the event in your e-newsletters, putting tear sheets in your customer bags, and sharing your participation in the event on Facebook.
According to,
'Plaid Friday is the relaxing and enjoyable alternative to the big box store "Black Friday," and is designed to promote both local and independently-owned businesses during the holidays.'
Deadline: October 15th
Submit business name, address, phone number, Plaid Friday
hours and brief description of your Plaid Friday special to or 
Amador Chamber of Commerce
Chamber of Commerce, P.O. Box 596, 115 Main Street, Jackson, CA 95642

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

From the Chamber: Argonaut HS seeking Workability Employers

Argonaut High School is looking for a few great employers to take part in the Workability program. This is a great opportunity for both employers and the student.
This program helps students get great work experience and the employer gets a no-cost employee. If interested please contact 
Judi Ballard.
Amador Chamber of Commerce, P.O. Box 596, 115 Main Street, Jackson, CA 95642

Monday, September 12, 2016

Open Chamber Mixer opportunities for Jan & Feb 2017

 Open Mixers for January and February 2017! Call now to fill up one of the open spots! Act fast, first come first serve.

Call our office at (209) 223-0350 
reserve one of the two open spots. 
Office hours are 
Monday-Friday 10 A.M. to 4 P.M.
Saturday 10 A.M. to 2 P.M.
Closed Sundays

Chamber Mixers are a great way to network and get to know members of your community!

Bring a raffle prize and receive 5 FREE raffle tickets!
Everyone loves our raffles!

Time: 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Date: January 11, 2017 or February 8, 2017
Amador Chamber of Commerce