TREATS – Moved to a New Location!!

TREATS, of Nevada City, California, serves a unique blend of traditional handmade artisan ice creams with local, seasonal and organic ingredients, seasonal sorbets, and vegan selections.  Other Tasty TREATS made from scratch include decadent fresh baked cookies with some gluten free choices.

Founded on the premise of offering the classics done well with exciting and unexpected options, owners and ice cream maker, Bob and Peggy Wright encourage their customers to sample their unique flavors.  Treats uses local, organic and seasonal ingredients when possible, and also offers gluten free cones.

Now open in our new location 210 Main Street In Nevada City CA

Our website:

The Fur Traders – Thanks for your Support!!

First of all, we would like to thank everyone for their support through out all the years for shopping at our store located at 233 Broad Street! We have made a decision to put our energy into expanding our e-commerce business, and continue to operate one Broad Street Store, which is located in the Old Indian Springs Tasting Room Building at 303 Broad Street.


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

Nevada City Tree Tour Map Making Progress, Seeks Donors

We are nearing completion of a new digital Tree Tour Map for Nevada City. Will you help us make it happen?

This map is digital and will let people follow the tour using their smart phone or tablet. Imaging 42 of Nevada City’s finest trees, highlighted with expert information, available on easy walks through town—right by businesses. Great for preserving trees, educating community and getting people out on foot, in the midst of Nevada City’s historical district.

We are seeking sponsors to close our funding gap. Sponsors contributing $200 or more can have their logo included on the Chamber website designated Walking Tree Tour page as well as the postcards. This is 2 years of key exposure on the Chamber website and 5K or more full color postcards.

Do something good for the community and your business! Please mail your check to Nevada City Tree Tour c/o Nevada City Chamber of Commerce, 132 Main Street, Nevada City, CA, 95959, call or email Project Manager, Pamela Biery at 530-362-4424, or donate directly:

Thank you,

Cathy Whittlesey, Executive Director, Nevada City Chamber of Commerce

Pamela Biery, Original Walking Tree Tour Map Designer & Project Manager

Thanks for Attending Finance of America’s Joint Mixer

Thanks to those who attended Finance of America’s Joint Chamber Mixer on June 29th! A great time was had by all! Thanks go out to the Nevada County Food Bank for a great barbecue meal consisting of ribs, chicken and salads! Toni Thompson, recently retired Executive Director of the Nevada County Food Bank was honored at the event.

PG&E Scam Alert – Businesses in Nevada City Approached by Phone

PG&E Scam Alert – Calling Nevada City Businesses!!

Please be aware, calls are being made to Nevada City Businesses today, saying they owe $400 and to call 800/365-0861 ext 2 to pay your bill, otherwise the truck is on it’s way to shut your power off!  HANG UP!! Not the real deal.

Empire Mine Mixer – Thank You For a Great Evening!

Thanks to Empire Mine State Park and volunteers that helped to make this years Joint Nevada City and Grass Valley Chambers Mixer a great success! The crowd enjoyed food, drink, great entertainment and networking! The music was provided by the Stamp Mill Stompers, one of Nevada County Concert Band’s many ensembles!

Nevada City’s First Friday Artwalks Continue 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


Finance of America Mixer Thursday, June 29th

Please join us for a Joint Mixer at Finance of America Thursday, June 29th from 5:30 – 7:30!

Hosted by Nevada City and Grass Valley Chambers

2428 Nevada City Highway, Grass Valley

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!


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