Toluca Lake Covid-19 Business Impact Survey
COVID19 has greatly impacted the Greater Toluca Lake community and in many ways, changed how we do business. The Toluca Lake Chamber of Commerce and the Greater Toluca Lake Neighborhood Council have teamed up on this survey to better understand how this pandemic has affected our businesses, so that we may better serve our community as we all move towards recovery. We greatly appreciate you taking the time to share your thoughts.
Toluca Lake's Fritz Coleman
Fritz Coleman may be retiring from his day job, but as he has only been the Honorary Mayor of Toluca Lake since the Fall of 1994; we will require he remain in his role for at least another 15 years to get our 40! Fritz has been a real friend to the Toluca Lake Chamber...
Support the Chamber and Support the Village!
Residents in the Village can join the Chamber for the annual fee of only $50 and Resident Members receive the new Toluca Lake App which provides discounts at participating Chamber member businesses. Also, your financial contribution will go towards valuable community projects spearheaded by the Chamber.
Toluca Lake Chamber of Commerce Yard Signs
The Toluca Lake Chamber of Commerce has started a campaign to show our city that we are resilient, positive, inclusive and strong. Recently the Chamber commissioned wonderful new signs with the message "Toluca Strong" and we are offering them free to our members while supplies last.
The State of the Village
Wisdom from our community to weather the crisis. “When something bad happens you have three choices. You can either let it define you, let it destroy you, or you can let it strengthen you.” — Dr. Seuss
Coping with Covid-19
Some suggestions from the National Institute of Mental Health for balancing your state of mind.
Small Business Resources
The newly established Small Business Emergency Microloan Program now provides financing needed to strengthen small business enterprises in this time of acute need that have been affected by the COVID-19 outbreak.
Tolucans can sagely help older adults and those with chronic health issues who are at higher risk from Covid-19 while limiting in-person contact. Ask how you can help...
Small Business Loan Guide
The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act allocated $350 billion to help small businesses keep workers employed. Known as the Paycheck Protection Program, the initiative provides 100% federally guaranteed loans to small businesses who maintain their payroll during this emergency. Importantly, these loans may be forgiven if borrowers maintain their payrolls during the crisis or restore their payrolls afterward. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce has issued this guide to help small businesses and self-employed individuals prepare to file for a loan.
Shop Toluca Lake
Customers have been asking “what can we do to help our favorite small business?” Here are a few tips: Purchase gift cards today for use when this is over. Order take out or delivery from your local restaurants. This might be safer than...
The Toluca Lake Chamber of Commerce is carefully monitoring the Coronavirus/Covid 19 concerns in the Los Angeles area and we want to provide you with important information that can help you during this challenging time.
First, please know that the health and safety of our community is our number one priority, and we are following the recommendations of the CDC and US Government’s reports on the outbreak.
Worldwide Discounts for Chamber Members
We are very excited to announce that the Toluca Lake Chamber of Commerce has partnered with TicketsAtWork.com. They offer a variety of worldwide discounts including theme parks, movie theatres, water parks, ski resorts, sporting events, concerts, hotels, car rentals and much more.
Ellen Likes Milt & Edie's - 20% Discount
Watch this video of the Ellen Show featuring Melissa McCarthy at Milt & Edie's
Toluca Lake Beautification Partners receive well deserved recognition
Adrin Nazarian is proud to support Toluca Lake Beautification Partners for their incredible work beautifying the on ramps in the community. They received a well deserved recognition by @CaltransDist7 September 9.
Courting Community at Toluca Lake Tennis and Fitness Club
Considered one of the area’s hidden gems, the private Toluca Lake Tennis and Fitness Club
— situated near the base of the Hollywood Hills and adjacent to major studios — mimics Toluca Lake’s small-town feel by providing members a welcome escape from the hustle and bustle of its surroundings. Its founders envisioned a space that encouraged a healthy lifestyle, friendly competition and, most importantly, a sense of community. Forty years and counting, the club is fulfilling this goal, and its journey from tennis club to recreational mainstay is now a special part of Toluca Lake’s storied history.
A History of Toluca Lake
By 1923 Toluca Lake was blooming with walnut, apple and peach orchards. A group of investors purchased the Forman Toluca Ranch with the idea of creating a residential subdivision named Toluca Lake Park. Though the nearby Southern Pacific Railroad station was known as Lankershim Station, they had named the line the Toluca Flyer for its better known destination. Forman claimed the word Toluca was...