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San Marcos State of the City AddressFeaturing Mayor Rebecca Jones”Resilience and Innovation”With a Special Video Tribute to Frontline Healthcare Professionals
Free Event – Open to the Public
THURSDAY, MAY 19, 2021| 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
This event is the community’s premiere event that showcases the vision for the City of San Marcos. Mayor Rebecca Jones will deliver the San Marcos State of the City Address, followed by a special Tribute to Frontline Healthcare Professionals.
Register for event
TUESDAY, MAY 18, 20213:00 – 7:00 PM

Beautiful open-air market which features fresh, local produce, baked goods, fresh fish, cheese, eggs, yogurt, plants & fresh flowers, prepackaged foods, delicious hot foods, artisans and crafters, holiday gifts, and live music.

THURSDAY, MAY 20, 20218:00 – 9:00 AM IN-PERSON EVENT
Join the San Marcos Chamber of Commerce for this morning get-together over coffee. Build your network of professional contacts and make some new friends at the same time. Register now – only 7 spots remaining!
NEW PODCAST EPISODE
Listen for updates from the offices of Congressman Issa, Assemblymember Waldron and State Senator Jones.

COVID-19 Business Updates & Resources

Restaurant Revitalization FundGet Aid for Your Food or Beverage Establishment

 The U.S. Small Business Administration opened the Restaurant Revitalization Fund portal for grant applications. The online application will remain open to any eligible establishment until all funds are exhausted. Gain a helpful overview about the fund and COVID-19 capital, checklists of documents to gather, and other tips to prepare for applying depending on your type of business using this on-demand webinar. You can also request one-on-one assistance with the topic!

Community Resources

The City of San Marcos’ Parks & Recreation Youth Commission is inviting San Marcos residents to celebrate SANDAG’s Bike Anywhere Week from May 16-22. Pledge to ‘Go by Bike’ and explore more than 1,644 miles of bikeways in the San Diego region. 

Alternative transportation methods including cycling and walking can reduce greenhouse gas emissions and contributes to a healthy lifestyle. The City of San Marcos’ 63-mile trail network is perfect for cycling, hiking, running, and more!
The City is currently working on community improvement projects including the San Marcos Creek project and the Twin Oaks Valley/San Elijo corridor paving project which will provide improved bike lanes for residents who enjoy traveling on two wheels.  
“San Marcos is a wonderful place to bike,” said Taylor Quach, San Marcos Youth Commission Chair. “The Youth Commission encourages people of all ages to learn about the many benefits that riding a bike provides for your health and the environment.”
Bike Anywhere Week 2021 includes bicycle activities for people of all ages. SANDAG’s iCommute program is hosting virtual events including bike yoga, fix a flat clinic and bike safety workshops. You can even find popular routes to ride and go on a self-guided adventure. The full list of activities is featured here.

How to participate in Bike Anywhere Week 2021:
Take the pledge: Pledge to GO by BIKE during SANDAG’s Bike Anywhere Week, May 16-22 and pick up a free t-shirt.Log your bike trips in Love to Ride. Each trip you log will enter you for a chance to win giveaways.Post a picture: Share a selfie in your Bike Anywhere T-shirt for a chance to win more prizes.
Bike bingo: Download an REI Bike Anywhere Bingo card (English | Spanish) and start exploring. 

San Marcos Chamber of Commerce | 251 North City Drive #128, San Marcos, CA 92078

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