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Lassen County Chamber of Commerce Weekly Update

Patti Hagata, Executive Director

Mark your calendar to join in the fun planned for the Main Cruise Classic Car Show 25th Anniversary Celebration that will be held on Friday, June 23, from 5-9pm, in Historic Uptown Susanville and Saturday, June 24th, from 2-7 pm, in Memorial Park. The two day event will feature, kids activities, slow drag races, classic car show n’ shine, street dance, food and craft vendors, and live music featuring “Fourgery”. There is still time to sign up to have your classic car in the show or a vendor booth at the event; applications for the car show and vendor booths are available on our website lassencountychamber.org or contact the Chamber office at 257-4323.

The Chamber and the City of Susanville will be hosting the first ever Lassen County Soap Box Derby on Saturday, June 24, 2017 with the help of the Silicon Valley Derby Organization. This will be an officially sanctioned event. The derby will be held on Nevada Street, Susanville, beginning at 8am. On Friday evening in Historic Uptown Susanville, June 23, 2017, beginning at 5pm we will be holding “fun runs” where local kids can experience riding in a derby car. This is one of the many fun activities planned during the 25th Anniversary Celebration of the Main Cruise. For more information contact the Chamber at 257-4323.

LHS staff is ready to help employers comply with California State Department of Education and Department of Labor Work Permit requirements if your business is hiring students for the summer season. Work permits will be valid from June 10th through August 20th. Student employees who are under 18 must pick up the application for a work permit from the LHS Safety office. The application is completed by the student and parents and then the employer signs it before the student returns it to the LHS Safety Office. LHS will issue a permit based on Board of Education policies, for students who had a minimum 2.0 GPA and an acceptable attendance record, and it generally takes one business day to issue. Students return to the Safety Office to sign their permit and then deliver the work permit to the employer before their first day on the job. For question contact LHS at 257-2143.

The Chamber board is accepting applications to fill a board vacancy. Chamber members who are interested in helping to promote the business community and Lassen County by serving on the board are encouraged to apply. Stop by the Chamber office for an application or contact the chamber staff, at 257-4323, to have an application forwarded to you. Applications must be returned by Monday, June 5, 2017.

The Chamber Visitor Center is located at 1516 Main Street, Susanville. The Chamber office is open Monday thru Friday, 9am to 4pm, and can be reached by calling 257-4323 or via email [email protected]. You can also check us out on the web at www.lassencountychamber.org or Facebook -‘Lassen Chamber’.

Is your business in compliance? The Chamber still has a small quantity of 2017 Labor Law posters available for sale. The poster features all required federal and state notices on one poster. California employers are required to post updated employment posters at each place of business. Stop by the Chamber office to purchase one for your business.

Marshel Couso
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