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    Mountain Communities Chamber of Commerce
    Wednesday, May 13, 2020
    As the shutdown drags on, take advantage of this time to work ON your business rather than IN your business. We hope these tips will help boost your business and get you ready for a roaring re-opening! Read more
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    Christina R. Green
    Sunday, March 1, 2020
    Joining the chamber isn’t all about business. There are many incredible friendships that are created in the coming together for the economic betterment of the community. Don’t overlook the potential of deep, meaningful connections with your tribe at the chamber. Read more
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    BJ Saidi
    Wednesday, February 12, 2020
    I’d like to take a moment to update the community on some of the work your Chamber of Commerce has been doing. We receive a lot of questions such as “what does the Chamber of Commerce do?” and “what’s the point?”, so hopefully this review will address those questions. Read more
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    Kathleen Weinstein
    Monday, February 3, 2020
    Pine Mountain Club, in the Los Padres National Forest in unincorporated Kern County, is beautiful. The air is clear, the stars are bright and you know your neighbors. More people are relocating to Kern County in the center of California for its lower rents and mortgages and to escape city life. If financially sound, rural living is paradise. But if declining finances push you into rural living, life can be tough. Demographics are shifting. The rural poor can’t be undercounted this time. Census takers have to look outside the boxes on the forms. Read more
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    Rachel Unell
    Monday, December 9, 2019
    As winter comes, our resident wild critters are preparing for the cold. Make sure YOU prepare too, otherwise you may find some unwanted house guests! Read more
    Julie Hutchens
    Monday, December 9, 2019
    Whether you're traveling within the state for a short weekend jaunt or going overseas, you want to be sure to have the most important items right at hand. But first, I want to stress some important and often overlooked 'to-do' items before you go on that trip... Read more
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    Rachel Unell
    Friday, March 8, 2019
    Julie Hutchens of Ahoy Travel Co. is the 2018 Ambassador of the Year for our Mountain Communities Women in Business Group. We wanted to learn more about Julie and the interesting world of travel and the travel agencies that make it happen! Read more
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    Rachel Unell
    Wednesday, January 9, 2019
    We are pleased to welcome Tammy Rowan as the new Coordinator of the Mountain Communities Family Resource Center (MCFRC). Tammy is replacing founder Anne Weber-Burnaugh, who retired after 20 years of selfless service to the mountain communities. We took the opportunity to interview Tammy to learn more a bit about her and all the great work that the MCFRC does. Read more
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    Rachel Unell
    Tuesday, June 12, 2018
    In this interview, we take a few moments with author and coach Judith Cassis. She is a dynamic go-getter who's always got something in the works! She is currently the editor of The Mountain Breeze, founder and facilitator of the Mountain Communities Women in Business group, ghostwriter, and workshop leader. Read more
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    Marie Mastrocinque, EA
    Sunday, March 4, 2018
    The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2018 will impact everybody. While busy gathering your papers for your 2017 tax filing, you are probably also asking yourself if you will have to do this again for 2018. Read more
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