Walnut Creek Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau Newsletter
Week of July 31, 2017 
Welcome  New Members
To learn more about these Chamber member businesses, 
visit their websites.

Lyric Apartments
Triskin Potter
FASTSIGNS
Wade Luckhardt
Limon Rotisserie
Christina Yan
Candy Campbell & Company
Dr. Candace A Campbell
LOKANTA LOCUST INC
FEVZI DINC
thredUP
Tina Lamb
Edward Jones Investments
Randi Bednarczyk
Fall for Oktoberfest
Third Annual
Oktoberfest
Saturday, October 14th 
11a.m. - 6p.m.

Ready, Set, Go!

J oin us   as we visit Argentina, October 20 - 27, 2017, with an optional three night pre-extension to Santiago and an optional post trip to the famous Iguazu Falls. 

For Members Only
  

Chamber members  are encouraged to take advantage of this & the many other member benefits . Post your
 
Member only benefits.
For assistance, contact the Chamber office (925) 934-2007
What's Happening?

FIRST WEDNESDAY 
STREET FESTIVALS 
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It's Your Business
BUSINESS TRADEFAIRE 2017
REGISTER NOW AND SAVE $50.00
EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION NOW THROUGH AUGUST 18

On   Monday, September 25 ,  businesses and organizations of all types will fill  Scott's Seafood Grill & Bar  for this popular event that exhibitors anticipate all year. The  Chamber Business TradeFaire  is  the face-to-face marketing opportunity that is a proven winner for small business operations, nonprofits, and entrepreneurs.
 
From visibility to credibility, exhibiting has hundreds of benefits for your business. Establishing a presence, whether big or small, for your company at the  Chamber Business TradeFaire gives you a powerful platform for meeting new customers, reaching out to your existing client√®le, and building a more established and reliable brand.  



Lead...Don't Follow
Leadership Contra Costa
Accepting Applications for the  2017 - 2018 Season

CANDIDATE INTERVIEWS NOW IN PROGRESS
Program Begins September 

Sponsored by the Walnut Creek Chamber of Commerce, Leadership Contra Costa  (LCC), the Bay Area's premier countywide leadership program, accepts 25-30 individuals from throughout the county with diverse backgrounds to participate in the program. LCC is geared to people who want to make a difference in the communities in which they live and work.  

If you are interested in finding out more about the program, please contact Marcie Hochhauser, Senior Vice President of the Walnut Creek Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau on (925) 934-2007
Meet Our New City Manager
Our new City Manager, Dan Buckshi , starts next Monday, August 7. On behalf of Mayor Rich Carlston and the entire City Council, I invite you to a community reception to meet Dan on August 29 from 6-7:30 p.m. at the Lesher Center. If you'd like to attend,please RSVP

It has been an honor to serve as Interim City Manager for the past eight months. I've enjoyed meeting members of the community and leading our excellent staff as we continue to make Walnut Creek the best it can be. Thank you for your support! With Dan's arrival, I will resume the role of Assistant City Manager.
         -- Fran Robustelli , Interim City Manager
An Easy Split
How to Do a Facebook Live Split-Screen Interview
By  Erin Cell | July 10, 2017
Want to interview guests on your Facebook Live show?
Looking for a tool that lets you bring a remote guest into your Facebook Live video?  In this article , you'll discover how to broadcast a Facebook Live interview with a split screen.
Ribbon Cuttings & Grand Openings
Join the  Chamber Ambassadors and staff as they welcome these new members with a ribbon cutting ceremony at their Grand Opening celebrations.

Thursday, August 3 - Ceremoney at 5:30pm 

We provide a hip and unique experience for men's haircuts , beard trims and straight razor shaves . Catering to groomsmen parties and special events.

 
Thursday,  August 17 - Ceremony at 5:30pm 
1450 Mt. Diablo Blvd., Walnut Creek



The leading marketplace to buy and sell like-new women's and kids' clothing is opening our first retail stores. We are inspiring a new generation of shoppers to think secondhand first.

The Filet Mignon of Networking
Join us for the August Chamber Business and Social Hour hosted by



Thursday, August 31 from 5:30 to 7:00PM
1685 Mt. Diablo Blvd,  Walnut Creek

This event is FREE to all Walnut Creek Chamber Members; please remember to bring your business card. Non-member admission is $10.00 [cash only] and a business card.  See you there!  REGISTER HERE
Looking for Money?
Free Business Seminar |Finance Your Business 
August 16, 2017 - 9:00 - 11:00 AM 
John F. Kennedy University, 100 Ellinwood Way, Pleasant Hill

Finance Your Business : Access to Capital:   Designed for entrepreneurs, existing business owners and startups. A panel of experts will discuss


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