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Welcome to the Selma District Chamber of Commerce

Let us cordially invite you to the Annual Community Awards Banquet scheduled April 30th, 2021 at Legends Tap House and Grill in Selma. We are currently accepting nomination forms as we encourage you to vote for any of the following categories:
Citizen of the Year, Distinguished Service to the Community, Business/Industry of the Year, Excellence in Agriculture, Junior Citizen of the Year, and Educator of the Year. Request a nomination form https://selma-chamber.com/contacts/ and submit by Friday, April 9th, 2021. We look forward to your participation of the Annual Community Awards Banquet Friday, April 30th, 2021. For more Chamber Events https://selma-chamber.com/events/

Important COVID-19 news: A COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic is available to MOST at the Selma Senior Center. For appointments contact the Senior Center (559)891-2239. Walk-ins welcomed. COVID-19 testing is available at the United Health Center in Selma.

LOANS & GRANTS: For information regarding business loans or grants due to COVID-19 please contact the City of Selma (559)891-2200. For additional information, contact the Fresno County Economic Development Corp 559-476-2503 Charlene Holguin [email protected]m https://www.fresnoedc.com/

Thank you for visiting the Selma Chamber! Continue through the website for more community involvement and resources.

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[email protected]

Monday – Friday 9am – 12pm

559-891-2235

Cobian Bakery ~ Grand Opening Ribbon Cutting, Saturday, April 24, 2021

Join the Selma District Chamber of Commerce as we welcome Cobian Bakery to the Selma Business Community!
Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting Saturday, April 24, 2021 at 11:00 AM at 2062 Park Street in Selma
*Social distancing & face mask required*Get to know Cobian Bakery by finding them on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/Cobian-bakery-102509445232139Thank you for supporting local
Selma Chamber 559-891-2235
Cobian Bakery 559-898-3038

No Cost COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic

No Cost COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic
Quick and Easy vaccination at no cost to you
Tuesday – Friday 1:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Selma Senior Center
2301 Selma Street
Selma, CA 93662
The Selma site is allowing walk-ups as long as you are in an eligible tier to receive the vaccine.
Register for an appointment by visiting https://curative.com/sites/26986#9/36.5685/-119.6094 or by calling 1-888-702-9042 or the Selma Senior Center 559-891-2239
For more information on the COVID-19 vaccine, please visit: www.fcdph.org/covid19vax.
Clinica de Vacunación COVID-19 Sin Costo a Usted
Vacunación rápida y sencilla, sin ningun costo a usted
Martes – Viernes
1:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Sábado
10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Selma Senior Center
2301 Selma Street
Selma, CA 93662
El sitio en Selma le da la bienvenida de entrar sin cita mientras que usted está en un nivel elegible para recibir la vacuna
Para registrarse para una cita: https://curative.com/sites/26986#9/36.5685/-119.6094 o llame 1-888-702-9042 o al Senior Center de Selma 559-891-2239
Para más información sobre la vacuna de COVID-19: www.fcdph.org/covid19vax.

Who will wear the Crown in 2021-2022?

Yes, it’s that time again – and who will be next to wear the crown?
The Selma District Chamber of Commerce is taking applications for anyone wishing to run for the title of Selma’s Raisin Royalty 2021-2022.

Kiwanis Club of Greater Selma and the Selma District Chamber of Commerce present 2021 John Paredes Memorial Kiwanis Raisin Festival Virtual Walk/Run April 25 – May 16, 2021

Our annual walk/run will be virtual this year! Please join us in raisin’ funds for scholarships by signing-up to participate in our 2021 John Paredes Memorial Kiwanis Raisin Festival Virtual Walk/Run! The money raised will go directly to scholarships for graduating Seniors from Selma High School. Please go to runsignup.com and search for John Paredes Memorial. The cost is only $20/participant until April 10th, then it goes-up to $25/participant.

Walk or run 2 miles between April 25 and May 16, 2021 and post your photos on the runsignup site. For more information call 559-906-3696

We thank you for your support and a special thank you to our Sponsors EECU, NOBLE CREDIT UNION, CALIFORNIA WATER SERVICE CO. AND BLUE BLOSSOM FAMILY FARM

Selma Rotary Annual Golf Tournament May 24th, 2021 Kings River Golf & Country Club

Register by May 5th. The Rotary Annual Golf Tournament is scheduled for May 24th at Kings River Golf & Country Club. Tee Off at 9:00 am.
Rotary various fundraisers goes back into our schools by sending kids to Camp Royal, providing scholarships, hosting band festival, helping celebrate Kids of Character, dictionary project, and so much more.
To register your golf team please visit https://www.selmarotary.org/

Self-Help Enterprises Emergency Services Program ~ Water Quality Team

The Water Quality Team at Self Help Enterprises has a domestic water well testing program that provides a point of use filtration system to anyone that has contaminated drinking water- it is based on income, and is completely free for those that qualify.

Water Quality Recourses: Water contamination, well quality, Depth of well, Depth of water, Depth of pump

If you need any additional information, please feel free to call 559-859-6720 or email Laura Satterlee, Water Division Manager, Self-Help [email protected] www.selfhelpenterprises.org 559-802-1771 Office

Discover & Explore IRELAND ~Departing 12, 2021

Selma Chamber Invites Chamber and Community Members to Visit Scenic Ireland

The Selma Chamber has announced today that it will be visiting scenic Ireland on October 12, 2021, and is inviting chamber members, family and friends of chamber members to join them on this once in a lifetime experience.

Rich in history, scenic Ireland is the destination for this exciting trip. Enjoy an eight day journey and go where Ireland takes you. Visit stunning destinations such as Limerick, the Cliffs of Mohr and enjoy the beautiful Savoy hotel. On this amazing trip you will also encounter breathtaking panoramic views of the Dingle Peninsula, and see historic locations including the “Rock of Cashel,” and Kilkenny Castle. This journey is packed with unforgettable destinations, but also gives you time to explore Ireland on your own as well. Enjoy local shops and restaurants or stroll through woodland settings. You may choose to venture out and visit the Blarney Castle where you must take the opportunity to kiss the Blarney Stone for good luck!

“This is truly an amazing opportunity participate in an international journey to scenic Ireland, where program participants can experience the country’s culture, learn about the business climate, and make new friends,” said Bob Allen, Executive Director

Space is limited, so act fast. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to visit scenic Ireland, exchange ideas with local business representatives, make new friends, and build new memories.

For more information about this amazing trip please call the Selma Chamber at (559) 891-2235 or email Bob Allen at [email protected]

2021 Grants Available for Local Businesses

Great news! Below are some unique business resource opportunities for businesses to apply for.  I am available to assist with any calls from businesses. 559.476.2503 or email [email protected]. Thank-you

FedEx Small Business GrantOpens February 16, 2021

https://www.fedex.com/en-us/small-business/grant-contest.html

Eligibility: Eligibility requirements are currently not listed. A business can find the eligibility requirements to apply on the FedEx website when the grant opens on February 16, 2021

Prepare to apply using the following guidelines:

1.     Write a short profile of your company.

2.      Have a copy of your logo available to upload along with some photos.

3.      Create an optional YouTube video.

4.      Get ready to promote your entry.

5.      Bookmark this page and enter on February 16.

Come back to this page on February 16 and enter for your chance to win up to $50,000 for the next chapter of your business.  https://www.fedex.com/en-us/small-business/grant-contest.html

Comcast RISE -Deadline May 7, 2021

How to get started:

If your business qualifies, you will have the opportunity to received marketing consultations, media placements, commercial creative production services, or technology services from Comcast Business. 

Eligibility

Business: Is at least 51% black, Indigenous, and People of Color ( BIPOC) -owned and operated

  1.  Is independently owned and operated
  2.  Is registered to conduct business in the US
  3.  Has been operating for one or more years
  4.  I located within the Comcast Business or Effective service area footprint 

Comcast RISE Recipients will receive one or more of the following business services:

  • Consultation: Recipients will receive general business and marketing consulting providing insights on how to grow their businesses
  • Media: Recipients will receive a linear TV media schedule, over a 90-day period from Effectv
  • Creative Production: Recipients will receive turnkey 30-second TV commercial production for their businesses
  • Technology Makeover: Recipients will receive computer equipment and Internet, voice, and cybersecurity services for up to a 12-month period to support business recovery while implementing other Comcast small business initiatives, provided by Comcast Business

How to apply:

Additional recipients will be chosen quarterly.

For questions about completing or submitting your application, please contact a Comcast RISE Representative at 844-963-0234

Sincerely,

Charlene Holguin

Economic Development Specialist

Fresno County Economic Development Corporation

559.476.2503  |  Office

559.712.3132  |  Cell

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