Promote Your Business Through Our Newsletter!

Do you want to let people know what your are all about? Having a special? As a chamber member, you have access to our newsletter that goes out every Monday to over 7,000 subscribers!

Simply provide a write up along with a graphic (logo, poster, pictures) and we will include your item in the newsletter. The deadline each week is Thursday at noon, but of course the earlier the better. Send your information to If you have questions, feel free to call us at  and we are happy to help! 

Best regards,

Libby Bonomolo

Enhance Your Chamber Website Listing by Adding a Picture or Logo

Promote Your Business with a Visual!

We’ve updated our membership directory on the website to include photos. Send us a photo of your business and we’ll include it alongside your business listing. A large .jpg is ideal, and horizontal, or landscape, aspect ratio works best. If you don’t have a photo, send your logo (although images always look prettier on the page)!  

Please email your images to If you have questions, please call 530.265.2692.

Thank you for those who submitted a photo for their listing!!  Check out these listings: 

Broad Street Inn

Three Forks Bakery & Brewing Company

Ol’ Republic Brewery

The Fur Traders

The Nevada City Winery

Schedule a Complimentary Business Financial Review Today!

Our unique brand of Service With Solutions® provides a breadth of financial services, business knowledge and personalized problem solving. It’s a “come to you” style of full-service relationship banking built to last for years.

Your Tri Counties Bank Business Banker is a financial services expert dedicated to understanding you and your business, and will coordinate with other specialists to construct and update a custom portfolio of financial services to help your business grow and thrive. You can count on the strength of a $4.5 billion bank with over 40 years of financial stability and service to communities throughout Northern and Central California.

Schedule a complimentary financial review today.  Call, stop by your local branch, or set up an appointment online at Branches conveniently located throughout Northern and Central California including Truckee, Nevada City, Grass Valley and Penn Valley.

Thank you Sierra Harvest for a Fabulous Mixer!

A very nice crowd gathered for the Sierra Harvest Mixer last Thursday! Everyone enjoyed a wonderful spread of delicious food, drinks and a presentation about Sierra Harvest and their many activities they are involved in to help educate Nevada County school children and families about eating healthy foods. For more detailed information about Sierra Harvest and how you can get involved, visit


Mountain Temple Gallery Closing in August

Mountain Temple Buddha and Asian Artifacts Gallery is closing at 210 Main in August. We have certainly enjoyed your visits and events these last 2 years and hope to see you before we close our doors. Perhaps we will have a party the last week and will notify you via the Newsletter! We are able to offer you significant discounts on our Khatriya Collection during this preparation for closing time and hope if you have had your eye on a certain piece that you will come in on the weekends and talk with us. It is our wish that the Buddhas we have carefully shepherded for the late Christian Armstrong and his family in Thailand find good homes before we transfer the collection to it’s next configuration.

Our event space is open and ready for your Special events and we enjoy supporting you in showcasing your talents and projects. We are open on the weekends and you can call 707-206-5068 for special appointments and viewings. Whether you are an Art Collector, Buddhist or Interior Designer, this is a great time to take home a very special Buddha at a very affordable price.
Our presence here at this venue for two years has been a “gold-mine” of creating and sustaining personal and community relationships and we plan to expand this movement into increased Media support and coverage of Our Jewel-Box of a town…Nevada City.

The rare curved glass display cabinets are for Sale as well, Honduran Mahogony….one of the grand things about this special retail space, or you can take them to your store or home. We will have our spiritual readers here on Sundays from 12-4.
If you are a friend would like to inquire about this building for rent…complete with a basement, retail space, upstairs venue and certified Commercial Kitchen you can call the owners: Susan Shaw: 530-265-2787

Reach More Visitors Than Ever This Year

Advertise in the 2017/2018 Visitor’s Guide

How do you capture more customers in our quaint little towns?  You talk to visitors!  The Union and all of the local Chambers of Commerce have just begun to work on the 2017/2018 Visitor’s Guide, the most popular publication at our local Chamber offices that gets mailed ALL YEAR LONG to anyone expressing an interest in visiting or moving to this area.  It’s at hotels, real estate offices, restaurants…pretty much anywhere that people go, including Truckee locations.  

This year, The Union is also adding an exciting new feature to the Visitor’s Guide.  In addition to the handy pocket- and purse-sized publication, we are developing a special website just for visitors, which will be updated multiple times a week with relevant content and upcoming events.  Since this is the first year of the site, we are including all ads that are printed in the publication on the new visitor’s website; a value of at least $350!

If you are interested in being seen by tens of thousands of potential new customers, contact Scott Conley at (530) 477-4201 or email to reserve your spot today.  Advertising deadline is June 2, so don’t delay!


Nevada City’s First Friday Artwalks Continue June, July & August

We are entering our fifth season of First Friday Artwalks!

Dates for the 2017 Season are; May 5th, June 2nd, July 7th, August 4th. MARK YOUR CALENDAR!

Nevada City’s Artwalk is a city-wide celebration of our vibrant arts community, happening throughout Downtown every First Friday until August. Participating businesses are hosting artist receptions, featuring local artists, hosting live music and more. By supporting these local businesses you are supporting our local arts community, thank you!

If you are interested in participating in this fun event please email or go to First Friday Art Walk Participation


A BIG THANK YOU SAVINGS OFFER for all Nevada City Chamber Members

Save 25% on any Display Ad* in the Next 50+ Senior Directory Issue

It’s our way of saying Thank You to all Nevada City Chamber businesses for embracing the first edition of the 50+ Senior Directory in the community. The 50+ Senior Directory is the first and only local senior resource directory for Nevada County.

This biannual 50+ Senior Directory includes inspiring stories about local “Super Seniors”, informative articles from well-established local businesses, and important senior resource/agency information provided in a reader-friendly directory format.

The 50+ Senior Directory is available in racks throughout Nevada County, and distributed through local Chambers of Commerce, Senior Centers, Senior Residential Homes, advertisers’ places of business, and online in a PDF format Fall 2016 Issue.

If you would like to take advantage of this special discounted offer or would like more information, call 530-446-3116 NOW or send an email to TODAY!

Since we’re approaching deadline, this offer ends June 1, 2017.      *excluding directory listings and Service directory ads.

2nd Annual Building Fair

This is your reminder that the 2017 Building Fair is only 3 weeks away!!

This fair will have vendors from multiple jurisdictions and agencies including contractors, design professionals, utility companies, lenders, insurance companies, septic/well companies, solar companies, landscaping, land-clearing, and much, much more!!!  There will also be opportunity drawings, food trucks, special presentations throughout the day and other fun activities.  This is our 2nd annual fair; last year we had customers from as close as a mile away and also all the way from out of state and southern California. If your involved in the development/building industry or are a customer this is a must attend event.  The fair is FREE for the vendors as well as to all attendees. A schedule of events for the day is on the back of the flyer. If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact us directly. Please spread the word to anyone else that you think would be interested.

2017 Economic Development Summit – May 18th

The Nevada County Economic Resource Council (ERC) 2017 Economic Development Summit called:  Reaching Common Goals is scheduled for Thursday, May 18 from 1:30-4:30 p.m. at The Center for the Arts in Grass Valley, and is followed by a separate VIP Dinner from 5:30-8:30 p.m. at The Foothills Event Center.  For tickets or more information visit: The Center for the Arts. To secure a sponsorship or to find out more information about sponsoring the Summit or VIP Dinner, call the ERC office at 530.274.8455.

According to ERC Executive Director Jon Gregory, “This is the once-a-year “can’t miss” event for business, civic, technology, education and other community stakeholders in the region that will provide vital information regarding the state of our economy and the future of our community,” He continued, “our ERC Special Events Task Force for the Summit has put together a compelling program of impressive speakers and practical information relevant to anyone who lives, works or owns a business in Nevada County.


Sierra Harvest Invites You to a Special Evening at our Educational Farm on Thursday, June 1st

Join Us for a Joint Chamber Mixer on Thursday, June 1st, 5:30 – 7:30

Farm tours, live Celtic music by Three Times Through, prizes, light appetizers, local beer and organic wine await you.  Mingle amongst the cultivated crops, tour the new greenhouse, visit with the chickens and more on a lovely spring evening where thousands of elementary students receive hands-on nutrition and farm education each spring and fall.  

Network with new and old friends while learning about how Sierra Harvest is educating, inspiring and connecting Nevada County families to fresh, local and seasonal food.

This event is hosted by Sierra Harvest along with the Greater Grass Valley, Nevada City, Penn Valley and South Nevada County Chambers.

When:  Thursday, June 1st from 5:30-7:30pm

Where:  Food Love Farm, 16200 Lake Vera Rd., Nevada City, 95959

Questions:  530-265-2343 or



2017 Nevada County Business Connections

The Union has partnered with the Regional Chambers of Commerce and the Nevada County Economic Resource Council to develop a brand new publication that will be a complete guide to opening and operating a successful business in Nevada County, including tips and strategies for building your business, recruitment, education, necessary steps to open a business, retail and business associations and a comprehensive resource guide for business owners.

A full and comprehensive Business to Business publication, this full gloss, mini magazine will be inserted into the Union as well as being distributed to all five local Chambers of Commerce, the Nevada County offices that business owners visit to get licensing and other business requirements, at the Union office to hand out to anyone announcing a Fictitious Business Statement, and will be taken to trade shows and other events by the ERC to use as a recruitment tool for business owners looking to start or relocate a business in this area.

Attached you will find a flyer with a summary of the content and ad rates. The deadline to secure your advertising space in Nevada County Business Connections is May 3, 2017.

Contact Scott Conley at 530-477-4201 or today to reserve your spot in this exciting new publication.    B2B sales flyer


Fur Traders Super Sale-ONE WEEK LEFT!

Chamber Members: There is only one week left! We want to offer the Nevada County Chamber members some FREE STUFF…SHOWCASES….DESKS….CHAIRS  plus many more items all at incredible discounts!!!  We value your continued support through all our years here in Nevada City, and want to pass that thankfulness back to you with these great deals!
We have brought more inventory in from our warehouse, so come on in for your last chance at 50% off (or more!) on our high quality Jackets, Hats, Footwear (Up to size men’s 16, and women’s 12), Sheepskin Slippers, Boots, Summer Sandals and much more!

The sale will be over at the end of April, so there is almost no time left to take advantage of these amazing deals!! Get your Christmas and Birthday shopping done at these awesome prices, only at The Fur Traders at 233 Broad Street in Historic Downtown Nevada City. Our other store located at 303 Broad Street will be open during our closure, and the new Spring styles have arrived!

AAA Insurance Mixer – Thanks for Coming!

Thank you Mike McBride and AAA Insurance for hosting Thursdays Joint Chamber Mixer. A nice crowd gathered to enjoy food, music, raffle prizes and network with those attending.

Pictured:  Mike McBride with son & daughter, Jacob & Alexis

Nevada City Tax Rates April 1, 2018

Know Your Tax Rate

The California State Board of Equalization (BOE) reminds Californians that new sales and use tax rates will take effect on April 1, 2017, as a result of voter-approved initiatives in several cities and counties. Sales tax rates and boundaries can be confusing. Find the correct rate anytime, anywhere

Nevada City Tax Rate

4/1/2017  8.75 (add in 0.375 Measure C & 0.125 Library Tax)

4/1/2018  8.375 (Measure L 0.375 sunsets)