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The Sunnyvale Business Page is a quarterly newsletter published by the Economic Development Division. The newsletter provides information on City services and more to help Sunnyvale business owners.



Free Small Business Workshop 
New Businesses in Sunnyvale 
Celebrate National Library Week
Online Video Tutorials and Training 
Recruitment for Boards & Commissions
Events in Sunnyvale 

Free Small Business Workshop on May 4, 2017

The City of Sunnyvale, in partnership with Silicon Valley Talent Partnership and NOVA, will host a free business workshop where you will receive expert advice on business lending and financial planning to help you prepare to grow your business.

When: Thursday, May 4, 2017
Time: 8 – 10 a.m.
Where: NOVA Job Center, 505. W. Olive Avenue, Suite 510, Sunnyvale

Visit our web site at EconDev.inSunnyvale.com to register for this session.

If you have any questions, contact Maria Rodriguez, Economic Development, by email or call 408-730-7607. 

The City of Sunnyvale welcomes new businesses to our community!

During the first quarter of 2017, over 125 new businesses were opened in Sunnyvale. The following new businesses with 10 or more employees opened recently or are scheduled to open in Sunnyvale in the next few months.

Anodot Inc.
Crossover Health at Mathilda
Dick’s Sporting Goods
Prime Now LLC

Economic Development staff can assist you in finding a new location or during an expansion project. Contact staff by email or call 408-730-7607.

Celebrate National Library Week - April 9-15, 2017

This year's National Library Week theme is "Libraries Transform." No longer just a place for books, the Library has become a place to learn, explore, play and do. Drop by the Sunnyvale Public Library to celebrate and join us for special events including Celebrity Storytime, Behind-the-Scenes tours, meet Library Board Members and other fun programs.

Show your library card and save at more than a dozen local businesses that have signed up to support the Library during National Library Week. Download the flyer with complete information about discounts.

Visit the Sunnyvale Public Library site for a complete event schedule.

Online Video Tutorials and Training with Lynda.com

Want to learn something new? Lynda.com is an online educational site that includes over 3,000 courses (and over 130,000 videos) in popular fields like web design, web development, IT, education/instruction, media production, and business. Experts create and deliver all courses as well as provide supplemental materials like exercise files and relevant work samples.

Use your library card to create your account. Visit the Sunnyvale Public Library site for instructions on using Lynda.com.

Boards and Commissions – Applications Due April 21, 2017

The City of Sunnyvale Charter provides for the establishment of boards and commissions to advise the City Council and provide ongoing citizen input into policies and issues affecting the Sunnyvale community.

Recruitment is underway for the following board and commission openings:

Arts Commission
Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Commission
Board of Building Code Appeals
Board of Library Trustees
Heritage Preservation Commission
Housing and Human Services Commission
Parks and Recreation Commission
Personnel Board
Planning Commission
Sustainability Commission (1, Category One; 1, Category Two)

General eligibility requirements include Sunnyvale residency and voter registration. See How to Apply for special eligibility requirements.

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Events in Sunnyvale 

Every Saturday
9 a.m. - 1 p.m. 

Urban Village Sunnyvale Farmers’ Market 
April 29, 2017
11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
City of Sunnyvale’s Fit & Fun Earth Day Fair – Free Family Event
May 13, 2017
2:30 - 5:30 p.m.
The Magic of Sunnyvale Wine Stroll
Sunnyvale Downtown Association
May 20, 2017 City of Sunnyvale's Hands on the Arts
June 3 & 4, 2017 Sunnyvale Art & Wine Festival
Sunnyvale Chamber of Commerce 
June 21 - August 30
Every Wednesday
5:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Summer Series Music + Market
Sunnyvale Downtown Association

July 8 - August 26
Every Saturday
5:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Jazz & Beyond Series
Sunnyvale Downtown Association
July 29, 2017 State of the City

For additional events in Sunnyvale, visit Sunnyvale’s event calendar at Events.inSunnyvale.com.

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