Quick 5 with the Morgan Hill Chamber of Commerce
By Quick 5 with The Morgan Hill Chamber of Commerce
Quick 5 with the Morgan Hill Chamber of CommerceApr 11, 2023
Quick 5: Kiwanis Morgan Hill
On this episode of Quick 5 Chamber CEO Nick Gaich and podcast producer / co-host Kylie McLaughlin sat down with Margaret Graham, current president of Kiwanis Morgan Hill! Listen now to hear about the Kiwanis mission to "serve the children of the world" and the ways in which they do that every day in this community. Hear about their scholarship work, their mentorship programs, and all the work they do to put on the Holiday Lights Christmas parade every year! You'll also hear what to expect from this years Cioppino Feed! This beloved annual fundraising event, with food by Phil's Fish Market, is happening October 14th and tickets are on sale now! This is a cant miss event that helps support all of the wonderful work this nonprofit does so grab your tickets now at the link below! and listen now, wherever you stream, to hear about all the good you'll be supporting.
Quick 5: Creative Manufacturing Solutions
On this episode of Quick 5 Chamber CEO Nick Gaich and podcast producer / co-host Kylie McLaughlin sat down with Tim and Tammy Hurlihy, Founders, owners, and operators of Creative Manufacturing Solutions here in Morgan Hill! We learn all about the origins of the business; some of the lessons learned in the beginning years of launching the business they built together; and how now, after 17 years in business, Tim and Tammy make an effort to pay it forward through their work with local high schools and CTE programs. You can hear it all by clicking the links below and listening now! Or visit the Creative Manufacturing Solutions website to learn more about this local company!
Quick 5: The Morgan Hill Yoga Collective
On this episode of Quick 5 Chamber CEO Nick Gaich and podcast producer / co-host Kylie McLaughlin sat down with Jen Carrubba & Paula Rasmussen, Co-founders and owners of The Morgan Hill Yoga Collective! We learn first hand from each of them what inspired them to start this business together; the ways in which the have built a community of people through yoga; and the health benefits of things like hot yoga! Learn all about the beautiful, open, and welcoming space that is The Morgan Hill Yoga Collective by listening now! Or sign up for a class today and check it out for yourself!
Morgan Hill Yoga Collective will be hosting two days of free "Yoga for Maui". Donations will be accepted and all will go directly to the victims of the fire.
- September 9th at 9:30 AM
- September 10th at 10:30 AM
1295 East Dunne Ave suite 160 | www.mhyogacollective.com
Follow the Morgan Hill Yoga Collective on all of their socials!
Quick 5: The City of Morgan Hill - Fourth Saturday Downtown Street Series
On this episode of Quick 5 Chamber CEO Nick Gaich and podcast producer / co-host Kylie McLaughlin sat down with Brittney Sherman, the Economic Development Coordinator for The City of Morgan Hill. She talks us through the inspiration and motivation behind the city's Fourth Saturday's Downtown Street Series as well as what we can expect from each event. The city will be holding these downtown activations on the fourth Saturdays of August, September, and October beginning this weekend with Doggy Days of Summer!! Listen now to hear all about it and the next two events happening in our beautiful downtown!
More Information: www.morganhill.ca.gov/2406/City-Events
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Register for the 2023 Car Show: https://www.morganhillchamber.org/mhcoc-car-show
Quick 5: Jacob's Heart - Children's Cancer Support Services
On this episode of Quick 5 Chamber CEO Nick Gaich and podcast producer / co-host Kylie McLaughlin sat down with Alicia, Allyssa, and Paola of Jacob's Heart Children's Cancer Support Services. On this episode we learn all about the incredible ways Jacob's Heart serves both the children facing a diagnosis and the family that will be facing it along side them. At Jacob's Heart it is important that the children and families going through this feel supported and cared for and like they can continue to enjoy life as they fight this incredibly hard battle. Learn all about Jacob's Heart as well as the numerous ways you can help support them by listening now!
567 Auto Center Drive, Watsonville, CA 95076
Click the links below to get involved!!
Quick 5: Global Mortgage
On this episode of Quick 5 Chamber CEO Nick Gaich and podcast producer / co-host Kylie McLaughlin sat down with Amir Ahmadzadeh mortgage broker for and owner of Global Mortgage! On this episode you'll hear what makes going to Amir different than going to a bank or a lender; the types of loans he's able to secure you through his partnerships; and what he can do to turn the "no" you got for that loan into a "yes"!
17760 Monterey Road, Suite C, Morgan Hill CA
www.globalmortgagehome.com | (408) 778-7144
NMLS: 288922 CalBRE: 01243884
Quick 5: Westmont of Morgan Hill
On this episode of Quick 5 Chamber CEO Nick Gaich and podcast producer / co-host Kylie McLaughlin sat down with Nicholas Begane, regional sales manager for Westmont of Morgan Hill! Westmont Morgan Hill is resort style senior living designed to foster a sense of belonging, independence, and overall well-being. Nicholas talks us through the different lifestyle options, the incredible list of amenities, and the built in community that comes with being a resident! Listen now to see if Westmont of Morgan Hill would be a good fit for you or your loved ones and to hear about August deals and upcoming events available to prospective residents!
Westmont will be hosting an informational BBQ / pool part at The Jackson Oaks Clubhouse Association on August 10th from 4PM - 7PM. Please RSVP by August 4th if planning to attend.
Westmont of Morgan Hill
1060 Cochrane Road, Morgan Hill
Quick 5: LegalShield
On this episode of Quick 5 Chamber CEO Nick Gaich and podcast producer / co-host Kylie McLaughlin sat down with Avi Gingold, an independent associate for LegalShield! Avi tells us all about how he got started with LegalShield and about all of the incredible and affordable legal and identity protection services available through them! Whether you are an individual or a small business LegalShield is there for you, 24/7, 365. Listen now to hear how you could be getting invaluable legal and business advisement for one low monthly cost! AND if you're a chamber member than reach out to Avi and see how he can help you get a member to member deal!
www.avigingold.com | 800-240-1116
Quick 5: The Morgan Hill Historical Society
On this episode of Quick 5 Chamber CEO Nick Gaich and podcast producer / co-host Kylie McLaughlin sat down with Roger Knopf, the president of The Morgan Hill Historical Society! We hear all about the various ways the Historical Society works to preserve the history and culture of our beloved city! We learn about the Villa Mira Monte, home to The Hiram Morgan Hill House and the Museum located on it's grounds, as well as the various programs and events they host every year! Listen now to hear about all their great work and visit the grounds or go to an event to see Morgan Hill's history and culture come to life!
17860 Monterey Rd, Morgan Hill
Museum Hours: Saturday 10AM - 1PM
Quick 5: All One Solar Shine
On this episode of Quick 5 Chamber CEO Nick Gaich and podcast producer / co-host Kylie McLaughlin sat down with Edgar Gonzalez and Steve Soriano, owners and operators of All One Solar Shine. All One Solar Shine can help you keep your buildings clean and your energy bills down by cleaning solar panels, windows, and gutters and doing it the right way. Listen now to hear how they do what they do. Learn about their methods for bird proofing your solar panels to help prevent damage as well as common unknowns for home and business owners, and hear a special offer for listeners of the podcast! You won't believe the difference All One Solar Shine can make in the look of your store front or the efficiency of your solar panels. Listen now to hear all about it and call today to book your cleaning!
Quick 5: Guild Mortgage Morgan Hill
On this episode of Quick 5 Chamber CEO Nick Gaich and co-host Kylie McLaughlin sat down to talk with Jayson Stebbins, Branch Manager of Guild Mortgage Morgan Hill! Guild Mortgage recently celebrated it's 15 year anniversary here in Morgan Hill and it's easy to see why they have become such a legacy business in our community. Listen now and hear Jayson tell us all about the incredible services available through Guild as well as all of the wonderful work Guild does to give back to a community that has supported them for the past 15 years. Guild Mortgage is one of the top independent mortgage lenders in the nation and our local branch, made up of a team of community partners, advocates, and leaders, can't wait to help you get the financing you need to move in to your dream home.
Guild Mortgage Morgan Hill
155 East Main Ave, #170 Morgan Hill California
Jayson's personal website: jaysonstebbins.com
Quick 5: Steve Tate Morgan Hill Library
On this episode of Quick 5 Chamber CEO Nick Gaich and podcast producer / co-host Kylie McLaughlin sat down with Heather Geddes, the Head Librarian of the Morgan Hill Library! We of course hear about the thousands of books available to readers of all ages but we also discuss the incredible amount of services, resources, and programs available to you through our local branch of the Library. Want to learn a second language? A new skill that will help you get ahead in your career? Maybe you want to go back and watch all of the old classic films you've never seen before. Or read the latest New Yorker article without having to get a subscription. Listen now and hear how you can do all this and so much more just by having a library card!
660 West Main Ave.Morgan Hill, CA 95037 | (408) 779-3196
Monday 12:00PM - 9:00PM
Tuesday 12:00PM - 9:00PM
Wednesday 12:00PM - 9:00PM
Thursday 10:00AM - 6:00PM
Friday 10:00AM - 6:00PM
Saturday 10:00AM - 6:00PM
Sunday 1:00PM - 5:00PM
Quick 5: MG Constructors & Engineers
On this episode of Quick 5 Chamber CEO Nick Gaich and podcast producer / co-host Kylie McLaughlin sat down with the president and chief engineer of MG Constructors and Engineers, Mark Garrison! We learn why Morgan Hill was the perfect place for them; talk shop and learn about some of the processes they go through when working on projects; and we hear about some of the beautiful buildings around town that exist because of MG Constructors and Engineers! Listen now to find out why MG Constructors and Engineers are the “go-to” experts for challenging structural, foundation, and drainage issues.
Quick 5: Rotary Morgan Hill / DAZZLE
On this episode of Quick 5 Chamber CEO Nick Gaich and podcast producer / co-host Kylie McLaughlin sat down with the president of Rotary of Morgan Hill, Chris Foster! We learn all about the amazing work Rotary does to help both our local and global communities; how to become a Rotarian; and their upcoming and can't miss Dazzle event! Click below to get your tickets today!
Quick 5: The Health and Wellness Fair
On this episode of Quick 5 Chamber CEO Nick Gaich and podcast producer Kylie McLaughlin sat down to talk about the upcoming Health and Wellness Fair with two of the people on the team of people putting it on, Harpreet Vittal and Anna Bielecki! The City of Morgan Hill’s senior advisory committee, in colaboration with several other community groups, will be hosting the 2023 Health and Wellness Fair on Saturday May 6th from 10 AM - 1PM at the Community and Culture Center located at 17000 Monterey Rd. There will be over 50 booths there with information about health and wellness for all ages! Come on out and get a chance to talk to health care professionals, get information on senior services and mental health practices for teens. This fair is a wealth of resources all in one place, there is sure to be something of worth for everyone in your family and in this community. Along with the resource booths there will be workshops, food venders, and entertainment so you won’t want to miss it! Come on out! Saturday May 6th from 10AM - 1PM!
Quick 5: Alma Bonita Animal Rescue
On this episode of Quick 5 Chamber CEO Nick Gaich and podcast producer / co-host Kylie McLaughlin sat down with the founder and president of Alma Bonita Animal Rescue Sheila Murphy! Sheila started the rescue in 2017 with a few goats and has since grown it to the rescue it is today, home to over 50 animals who now live in a place where they can get the love and care they need. We talk to Sheila about how she got started, what drives her, how the animals come to call Alma Bonita home, and what we can look forward to seeing from the rescue as time goes on!
Alma Bonita Grand Re-opening: April 29th 11AM - 3PM
5970 Little Uvas Road, Morgan Hill CA 95037
Quick 5: Mount Madonna School Learning Journey's Pt2
On this episode of Quick 5 Chamber CEO Nick Gaich and Quick 5 co-host Kylie McLaughlin sat down with the senior class of Mount Madonna School who had just returned from their class Learning Journey to India! In part one of our series on Learning Journey's we heard from student Sandy Astone and teacher Shannon Kelly about how the class was preparing for their trip. In this follow up episode we hear from the entire group of seniors who embarked on this incredible trip as they recount memories made and lessons learned.
Mount Madonna School Website: https://www.mountmadonnaschool.org
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Quick 5: Local on Main
On this episode of Quick 5 we sat down with Chef Manny Vasquez and Gabby Crescini of Cochi's Kitchen and Chef Tommy Palmer of Palmerino's, who are coming together to embark on a new food venture, Local on Main! We got all the details about how they came together, what to expect from the new restaurant, and the role each of the chef's will be playing. Morgan Hill will be getting their first look at Local on Main during the Downtown Associations Wine Stroll so if you don't have your tickets yet grab them now! We can't wait to see what Chef's Manny and Tommy will be serving up! Listen to this episode of Quick 5 now to get an idea of what to expect and keep and eye on all of the Local on Main socials for up to date information on when you'll be able to get a taste!
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*Palmerino's products (fresh ravioli, pasta sauce, pizza dough, etc.) can now be found exclusively at Rocca's Market*
Quick 5: The Poppy Jasper International Film Festival
On this episode of Quick 5 we sat down with Mattie Scariot, the Director of the Poppy Jasper International Film Festival! This years Poppy Jasper International Film Festival is taking place on April 12th - 19th and is showing films in Morgan Hill, Gilroy, Hollister, and San Juan Bautista. We hear from Mattie all about the amazing film workshops they offer to people of all ages; the different types of films premiering at the festival this year; and what you can expect from this week of international film fun! Listen now and make sure you grab your passes to The 2023 Poppy Jasper International Film Festival at the link below! It's going to be a great event highlighting filmmakers from near and far.
See a full festival schedule and learn more here --> https://pjiff.org
Tutorial Video for ticketing platform --> https://streamable.com/sh0v6g
Follow the Festival on all of their socials to keep up with all of the fun!
Quick 5: Santa Clara Valley Wine Auction
On this episode of Quick 5 we sat down with Robert Lipscomb, President of The Morgan Hill Community Foundation. Once a year the Community Foundation hosts The Santa Clara Valley Wine Auction to showcase some of the amazing food and wine our community has to offer and to raise some money to help fund all of the amazing work done by the Community Foundation and the non-profits it helps support. We get some insight into what to expect at the event and how the money raised will be used to help our community. Listen now to hear all about it and click below to purchase tickets for this years Santa Clara Valley Wine Auction on March 25th at Guglielmo Winery!
Buy Tickets Now! : https://mhcf.ticketspice.com/santa-clara-valley-wine-auction
Community Foundation Website: https://www.morganhillcf.org/
Quick 5: AAUW Morgan Hill
On this episode of Quick 5 Chamber CEO Nick Gaich and Podcast Producer Kylie McLaughlin sat down with President of AAUW Morgan Hill, Suman Ganapathy! We discuss the AAUW mission, all of the work they do for our community through scholarships and community grants, and of course their upcoming Wildflower Run! The 40th annual Wildflower Run is taking place at Live Oak High School on March 26th. 100% of the funds raised by this event go right back into the community through AAUW's constant advocacy and many scholarships and programs. Click the link below to register for the Wildflower run and listen to this episode to hear about some of the amazing things this event helps fund.
Register for The Wildflower Run!: http://wildflowerrun.org
AAUW website: http://www.aauwmh.org
Quick 5: Mount Madonna School - Learning Journeys (Part 1)
On this episode of Quick 5 Chamber CEO Nick Gaich and Quick 5 producer Kylie McLaughlin sat down with Mount Madonna's upper school Director Shannon Kelly and senior at Mount Madonna Sandy Astone to talk about their 12th grade Learning Journey to India! We hear about some of the things they'll be doing on the trip; the ways the have prepared, from the perspective of both an educator and a student; and what they are hoping to take away from the experience. We will be having them back on the podcast when they return to hear all about their trip!
Learning Journeys: https://www.mountmadonnaschool.org/high-school/india/
Student Blog (includes itinerary): https://values.mountmadonnaschool.org/category/blogs/india-2023/
About the Ramayana: https://www.mountmadonnaschool.org/hawk-life/ramayana/
Behind the Beautiful Forevers by Katherine Boo https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/11869272-behind-the-beautiful-forevers
Mount Madonna School
491 Summit Road, Watsonville, CA 95076
Quick 5: Informed Choices
On this episode of Quick 5 Chamber CEO Nick Gaich sits down with Executive Director of Informed Choices, Laura Geffre. We discuss some of the available pregnancy services offered to women at Informed Choices, the educational workshops and baby supplies they provide for those in need, and the reasons that their mission is so important to Laura and the whole staff at Informed Choices. Listen now to learn about the ways they are servicing mothers and families in our area.
66 First Street, Suite A, Gilroy CA
**All board members, staff, volunteers, and other representatives of Informed Choices shall agree with our Statement of Faith, profess Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior, hold a solid pro-life position on abortion, and live a lifestyle consistent with biblical values as described in our Commitment to Christian Living.**
Purchase tickets to "Spring for Life" event: https://www.informed-choices.org/events
Become a "$25 for Life" monthly donor: https://app.easytithe.com/App/Form/d517f1b0-8d68-4fbb-97a7-d31457ebc92e
Quick 5: CURATE Design
On this episode of Quick 5 Chamber CEO Nick Gaich sat down with Owner and Head Designer of CURATE Design, Shelly Garza! Shelly started CURATE right at the start of the pandemic when she saw that a lot of people were needing to redesign their spaces to serve their new stay at home needs. On this episode we discuss how she got started, what drove her to start here in Morgan Hill and what she hoped to accomplish for the people who trusted her to transform their spaces! Shelly offers interior design and exterior design and has a knack for creating beautiful and functional workspaces. Her main goal for all of the spaces she designs is that they are visually stimulating, spatially functional, and uniquely designed to meet the needs of her client. Maybe your space doesn’t need a total redesign but just needs a new back splash or new flooring - something to give it new life. Shelly can help you to find just the thing with her Material Finish consultations! Check out her website, www.curateyoursphere.com for a full scope of services, photo galleries of past projects, customer reviews, and avenues of contact for when your ready to book a design consultation!
email@example.com | (408) 202-3265 | www.curateyoursphere.com
Quick 5: loanDepot
On this episode of Quick 5 Chamber CEO Nick Gaich sat down with Bobby Saadieh, sales manager at the Morgan Hill branch of loanDepot! They discuss the services loanDepot has to offer for first time home buyers as well as those looking to refinance and how the team at loanDepot strives everyday to help people in purchasing a home in this community we all love. The people at loanDepot are first time homebuyer specialists who have been ranked top 1% in the nation so if you're looking for loan assistance listen now and hear how loanDepot can help you on your way to owning your dream home!
loanDepot (NMLS: 2369054)
17000 Depot St. Ste 170, Morgan Hill CA
Facebook and Instagram: @loandepot
firstname.lastname@example.org | (408) 620-5528
Quick 5: Mayor Mark Turner - A Look Forward
On this episode of Quick 5 Chamber CEO Nick Gaich sat down with Mark Turner, the newly appointed Mayor of Morgan Hill, and asked him to think towards the future by playing out a scenario.. it's mid April and Mayor Turner is being asked to reflect on the accomplishments of his first 100 days in office. What is he hoping he'll be able to say? Mayor Turner speaks towards his hopes for working with the city council and city team; on developing more accessible avenues of communication between himself and the community; and about his hopes for building stronger relationships with local groups and organizations as well as those in surrounding cities and at the state level. Listen now to hear Mayor Mark Turner talk about some of his hopes and plans for his first 100 days in office!
17575 Peak Avenue
Morgan Hill, CA 95037
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Quick 5: Epic Auto Repair
On this episode of Quick 5, Morgan Hill Chamber CEO, Nick Gaich, talked with Allen Swift, owner and operator of Epic Auto Repair! Allen and his family bought the auto shop conveniently located in the heart of Morgan Hill on Monterey Road on June 1st, 2022 and opened the doors of Epic Auto Repair! Though they are new to Morgan Hill they have deep roots & long standing costumer relationships throughout the bay area. Whether you need, an oil change, new tires, or a complete rebuild on a beloved old car, the team at Epic Auto can get it done. Listen Now and hear us discuss Allen's history, some of the services offered at Epic Auto Repair and the importance of maintaining the health of your vehicle!
*this episode was re-uploaded due to issues in sound quality. Originally uploaded Dec. 14th.*
Epic Auto Repair
16860 Monterey Rd. Suite A | www.epicautorepair.com | (408) 612-8700 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Monday - Friday 9:30AM - 4:45PM
Saturday 10AM - 1PM
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Quick 5: South Valley Science and Engineering Initiative (SVSEI)
On this episode of Quick 5 Chamber CEO Nick Gaich sat down with Susan Hines, executive director of the South Valley Science and Engineering Initiative. After telling us about how she got started with the fair she walked us through some of the do's and don'ts when submitting a project; the available resources for students; and recounted a few of her favorite projects from years passed! SVSEI is an educational staple here in Morgan Hill and it holds a lasting legacy for those students who participate. Listen now to learn more about this wonderful organization and how you or your child can get involved!
Registration for the fair is open through December 15th and the Fair itself will be taking place on February 9th at Live Oak High School.
For more information and to submit a project proposal check out their website today!
Want to volunteer or donate? Click here!
Follow them on Facebook @southvalleyscienceandengineeringfair
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Quick 5: The Secret Door
On this episode of Quick 5 Chamber CEO Nick Gaich sits down to talk shop with Raina Munson, owner and operator of The Secret Door. The Secret Door has two locations, a retail space providing a high vibration shopping experience where you can find beautiful crystals and crystal products, and a wellness center where you can sign up for Reiki sessions, Chromotherapy sessions, Guided Meditation, and more! Listen now to learn more about these practices and the benefits of having crystals in your space and in your life.
The Secret Door is open for Black Friday so now is the perfect time to check them out and snag some deals!
Crystal Shop: 13 W 2nd St, Morgan Hill
Gallery & Wellness Center: 17015 Walnut Grove Dr. Suite 103, Morgan Hill
Tuesday - Thursday, Saturday & Sunday: 11AM - 5PM
Friday: 12PM - 7PM
STAY UP TO DATE WITH THE SECRET DOOR:
Follow the Secret Door on all of their socials and keep up to date on new products and upcoming events!
Quick 5: Hydroponic Farm @ Ann Sobrato High School
In this episode of Quick 5 Chamber CEO Nick Gaich sits down with Michael Jochner from Ann Sobrato High School to talk about the incredible work they are doing with their Freight Farm! We discuss hydroponic farming and the ways they are utilizing it as an educational tool in their FFA program as well as where the produce goes once it's grown! They are doing spectacular work and helping to get nutritional school lunches to all the students in the district. Check out the links below for ways to keep up with their great work as well as ways to donate to Sobrato FFA and keep the work going! You can also check out additional articles highlighting the farm. Be sure to follow them on social media to keep up to date on everything they're doing!
Quick 5: Mount Madonna School
On this episode of Quick 5 Chamber CEO Nick Gaich sits down with Head of Mount Madonna School, Ann Goewert, to discuss Mount Madonna's teaching philosophy and curriculum and what has their students loving their learning experience. We also go over the admissions process for someone thinking about enrolling their child at Mount Madonna. Check out the links below and give this episode a listen to see if Mount Madonna School is the right choice for your family.
There are two upcoming events for interested parents:
Parents with preschool and kindergarten-age children are invited to come and explore Mount Madonna's early childhood education program, Montessori lessons, gardening, art, baking and music, combined with lots of outdoor exploration. A few spots are still open for the 2022-23 school year.
Meet teachers and learn how Mount Madonna School’s transformative approach to education is within reach for your family.
2. Campus Tour, December 2, 10:00am-12:00pm
Visit the 375-acre campus and see MMS in action. Let us answer your questions and share details about our unique program which combines rigorous academics, a vibrant arts curriculum, and an emphasis on well-being and social emotional learning. Financial assistance and bus transportation are offered; learn how Mount Madonna School’s transformative approach to education is within reach for your family.
Mount Madonna School is still accepting applications for 2022-23 mid-year transfers; and enrollment for 2023-24 opens in December.
Quick 5: 2022 Candidate Forum
This episode of Quick 5 is going to sound a little bit different and will be less “quick” than our typical episode. This is a recording of the 2022 Candidate Forum co-hosted by The Morgan Hill Chamber of Commerce and Kiwanis Morgan Hill and we would like to thank both organizations for their efforts organizing this event. This forum was recorded in an open space with a live audience so you will hear background noises. The Candidates who took part in the forum are those up for election as Mayor of Morgan Hill: Larry Carr, Rich Constintine, and Mark Turner; as well as those running for city council in District B, Yvonne Martinez Beltran (running against Bryan Sutherland, not in attendance) and District D, Marilyn Librers and John McKay.
Be sure to cast your ballot on November 8th to make your voice heard!
List of Candidates and their contact info can be found here: https://www.morgan-hill.ca.gov/1735/Candidates
Quick 5: Cheri Brown - Medicare Specialist
On this episode on Quick 5, Chamber CEO Nick Gaich sits down to talk Medicare with Cheir Brown, a specialist who's home base is Morgan Hill but who services the grater Bay Area and Northern California. We discuss Cheri's background, some of the common medicare misconceptions, and the ways in which having a specialist like Cheri by your side makes the medicare process much more painless.
Don't forget! December 7th is the last day of annual enrollment so call Cheri today for a no-cost annual Medicare review!
Cheri Brown, Licensed Insurance Agent, California License #0G34788
(408) 476-0034 | email@example.com
Quick 5: Operation Freedom Paws
In this episode of Quick 5 the Morgan Hill Chamber's CEO, Nick Gaich, sits down with founder of Operation Freedom Paws, Mary Cortani, to discuss some of the amazing work the non-profit is doing for veteran's and people with disabilities who may need the aid of a service dog.
Operation Freedom Paws
13920 Llagas Ave, San Martin CA | 408–683-9010 | https://operationfreedompaws.org
Want to Donate? https://operationfreedompaws.org/donate/
In need of services? https://operationfreedompaws.org/process/
Vote for Todd & Ivy in the Purina "Visible Impact Award"! (voting ends 10/17/22) https://www.dogchowveterans.com
Sign up for the Veteran's Run on November 6th! www.morganhillveteransrun.com
Suicide Prevention Hotline: 1-800-273-8255
(**dial 1 for veteran's hotline**)
Quick 5: Life Media Group / Vision 2020
In this episode of Quick 5 Morgan Hill Chamber CEO Nick Gaich talks to Marty Cheek, co-owner and publisher of Life Media Group and author of Vision 2020 about his book and his goal of bringing together our community in working towards a war-free world.
Take the Vision-2020 survey and pledge to commit to do your part in our global journey towards peace:
If you would like to support Life Media in their endeavors you can purchase either one or both of the Vision-2020 books by clicking on the links in the show notes. All royalty money goes to Life Media Group to be used towards the Vision-2020 platform for peace:
Fictionalized version: https://www.amazon.com/Humanity-Vision-2020-Novel-Marty-Cheek/dp/B09GQGNJP9
Article on Vision 2020: https://morganhilllife.com/2022/09/16/morgan-hill-life-publisher-marty-cheek-urges-us-to-work-for-peace/?fbclid=IwAR0MWnhYa_ksUBEvmafScwoIFqMsHgCrxdQoAzyofzoH_xefVS0KmjCG89I
Morgan Hill Life article on Peace Monument: https://morganhilllife.com/2022/09/16/main-story-global-peace-monument-unveiled-to-make-a-better-world/
Follow Morgan Hill Life on their socials! @morganhilllife on Facebook and instagram!
Quick 5: Valley Water
In this episode of Quick 5 Chamber CEO Nick Gaich sits down with Valley Water's Director of District 1 and 2022 Board Chair pro tem, John Varela to talk water usage mandates and local projects happening here in Morgan Hill.
Contact Valley Water:
Valleywater.org | (408) 265-2600 | access.valleywater.org
Santa Clara Valley Water District
5750 Almeden Expressway
San Jose CA 95118-3686
Local Project Updates:
- Progress at Anderson Dam blog post - https://valleywaternews.org/2022/07/05/valley-water-making-progress-on-work-at-anderson-dam/
- Anderson Dam video - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mCfhE9PUAMc
- Anderson Dam Seismic Retrofit Project page - https://www.valleywater.org/project-updates/c1-anderson-dam-seismic-retrofit
- Llagas Creek Flood Protection Project blog post - https://valleywaternews.org/2022/06/07/photo-slideshow-valley-water-making-progress-on-a-project-to-help-protect-downtown-morgan-hill-from-flooding/
Information on water usage mandate:
- Water Shortage Emergency Declaration statement -https://www.valleywater.org/news-events/news-releases/valley-water-board-chair-tony-estremera-statement-declaration-water
- Water Restrictions Enforcement blog post -https://valleywaternews.org/2022/05/25/valley-water-board-of-directors-adopts-program-to-enforce-restrictions-on-outdoor-watering/
Information on water recycling plant - https://valleywaternews.org/2022/04/25/silicon-valley-advanced-water-purification-center-receives-multiple-awards-for-its-excellence/
Gavilan College water career webpage - https://www.gavilan.edu/academic/water/h20_careers.php
Valley Water internship program - https://www.valleywater.org/paid-summer-internships
MHCoC Economic Development Meeting link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83203462001
Quick 5: Susan & Charles Berghoff Foundation (episode 3)
To wrap up our 3-part series on dementia and brain health, the Susan and Charles Berghoff Foundation invited special guests Debbie Vasquez from the City of Morgan Hill, and Peggy Martin, co-founder of Family Wealth Consultants Inc and Board Member of the Berghoff Foundation. Debbie and Peggy will talk with our host Nick Gaich about the unique challenges of dementia caregiving and where to find caregiving resources right here in our community, our county, and at our fingertips online.
Social media: www.facebook.com/cureLBD
Debbie Vasquez, Recreation Supervisor, City of Morgan Hill, firstname.lastname@example.org
Peggy Martin, MSFS, ChFC, CASL, Family Wealth Consultants, Inc.; Board CFO, Susan and Charles Berghoff Foundation, email@example.com
Disclaimer from Peggy Martin: "I am a Financial Advisor. I am not an attorney, and I cannot practice law. I do work very closely with Estate Planning attorneys in conjunction with my clients."
Santa Clara County Aging and Adult Services: https://socialservices.sccgov.org/about-us/department-aging-and-adult-services
City of Morgan Hill Senior Support Services: https://www.morgan-hill.ca.gov/264/Senior-Support-Services
A Place for Mom: https://www.aplaceformom.com/
Preparing to Care: https://www.aarp.org/caregiving/prepare-to-care-planning-guide/
The Conversation Project: https://theconversationproject.org/
Quick 5: Susan & Charles Berghoff Foundation (Episode 2)
In part 2 of our 3-part series on dementia and brain health, we're back with Chuck Berghoff and Robin Shepherd from the Susan and Charles Berghoff Foundation. In this episode, Chuck and Robin talk about the miracle of the brain, the challenges of Lewy body dementia (second leading progressive dementia), and ways to improve brain health that can reduce risk of dementia.
Social media: www.facebook.com/cureLBD
Quick 5: Susan and Charles Berghoff Foundation (episode 1)
We're kicking off a 3-part series on dementia and brain health with Chuck Berghoff and Robin Shepherd, co-founders of the Susan and Charles Berghoff Foundation. In this series, Chuck, Robin and other guests will help listeners better understand dementia, its growing impact on our community, and how we can work together for a dementia-free world.
Social media: www.facebook.com/cureLBD
Quick 5: Sushi Confidential
On this episode of Quick 5 our CEO Nick Gaich sits down for a conversation with owner and proprietor of Sushi Confidential, Randy Musterer!
Morgan Hill Location: 17340 Monterey Road
Hours: SUN: 11AM-9PM | MON-THURS: 11:30AM-9PM | FRI: 11:30AM-11:30PM | SAT: 11AM-11:30PM
Socials: @sushiconfidential and Sushi Confidential Morgan Hill on Facebook
Quick 5: City of Morgan Hill on Affordable Housing (part 2)
On this episode of Quick 5 we bring back Rebecca Garcia, Director of Housing for Morgan Hill, along with Matthew Mahood, Director of Economic Development, and Jennifer Carmen, Director of Community Development, to discuss the need for affordable housing in relation to business growth.
17575 Peak Avenue, Morgan Hill CA
Want more information on affordable housing in Morgan Hill? Check out these links!
City Website: www.morganhill-hill.ca.gov/629/housing
Economic Development Website: www.choosemorganhill.com/housing-programs
Economic Development Newsletter: www.choosemorganhill.com/enewsletter
Morgan Hill’s Housing Resource Guide in both English and Spanish:
Housing Search Tips: www.youtube.com/watch?v=8r2hBuhzUDU
Rental Assistance for Santa Clara County Residents:
Project Sentinel for Eviction Rights and Tenant Landlord Disputes:
Housekeys, the city administrator of the Below Market Rate ownership and rental program:
Affordable Housing Town Hill covering Morgan Hill's Housing Programs and how to access them:
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Quick 5: D.R. Domenichini Construction
In this episode of Quick 5 Chamber president and CEO Nick Gaich speaks with owner of D.R. Domenichini Construction, Dave Domenichini!
D.R. Domenichini Construction is located at 17165 Depot Street, Morgan Hill CA but serves all of Santa Clara County.
CA LIC #838530
Phone: (408) 877-6738
Quick 5: The FillerUp Shop
In this episode of Quick 5, CEO and President of The Morgan Hill Chamber of Commerce, Nick Gaich, sits down with Julie Lucido to talk about her business, The FillerUp Shop, Morgan Hill's best option for refilling cleaning and hygiene products! The FillerUp Shop makes refilling easy with a wide range of options available in store and for curb-side pickup and delivery.
The FillerUp Shop
125 W. Main Ave, Morgan Hill CA
Can also be found at The Morgan Hill Farmer's Market every third Saturday of the month.
Quick 5: City of Morgan Hill on Affordable Housing
In this episode of Quick 5, CEO and President of the Morgan Hill Chamber of Commerce sits down with Rebecca Garcia, Housing Director, and Michelle Bigelow, City Public Information Officer, to discuss Affordable Housing in Morgan Hill. This is just the first in our series with the city on housing.
City Hall Location and Hours:
17575 Peak Avenue, Morgan Hill 95037
Monday - Friday 8AM - 5PM
Rebecca Garcia, Housing Director
Michelle Bigelow, Public Information Coordinator
Christie Thomas, Housing Program Coordinator
Want more information on affordable housing in Morgan Hill? Check out these links!
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Quick 5: Pavers By Design
In this episode of Quick 5 with The Morgan Hill Chamber of Commerce, Chamber CEO/President Nick Gaich has 5 questions for owner of Pavers By Design, Bob Traina.
Address: 409 Tennent Station Way, Unit 201, Morgan Hill CA 95037
Phone Number: (408) 456-9229
Call Now for a FREE design consultation and estimate!
Quick 5: The City of Morgan Hill - A Conversation on the 2022-23 City Budget
In this episode of Quick 5 with The Morgan Hill Chamber of Commerce, Chamber CEO/President Nick Gaich has 5 questions for Christina Turner, Morgan Hill City Manager, about the 2022-2023 city budget.
City Hall Location: 17575 Peak Avenue, Morgan Hill CA, 95037
Budget Document: https://www.morgan-hill.ca.gov/463/budget-and-financialdocument
City Financial Department: (408) 779-7237
Christina Turner (City Manager)
Phone: (408) 776-7382
Monica Delgado (Budget Manager)
Phone: (408) 833-8742
Quick 5: OT Park
In this episode Chamber CEO/President Nick Gaich talks with Dr. Hiral Khatri and her husband and business partner Munjal Khatri of OT Park: Pediatric Therapy Services & Sensory Gym.
Social Media: @otparkbox
Phone Number: (669) 888-3636
Location: 284 Digital Drive, Morgan Hill CA 95037
Hours: Mon-Fri 8AM-7PM, Sat 10AM-4PM