October 25, 2017
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Meet Liz

The Escondido Chamber of Commerce welcomes
 Liz Pope to our team. She is the chambers new go to for Communications and Marketing. Be on the look out for some new and exciting changes!

Say "Hi" and introduce yourself!

7:30 AM - 9:00 AM
JP Catholic University Student Union

Tuesday, November 7th

11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
California Pizza Kitchen

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Escondido Chamber of Commerce

Thursday, November 9th

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Escondido Chamber of Commerce

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Citracado Dental

Wednesday, November 15th

11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Vintana Wine & Dine

Friday, November 17th

7:15 AM - 9:00 AM
J & M's Family Restaurant 
Escondido Magazine
Read it online, find it in the Times Advocate or pick up a copy around town. 

Giving Tuesday
New Participants

If you are participating in Giving Tuesday, let us know so that we can add you to our list!

Please contact liz@escondidochamber.org
Calling all Artisits
Escondido Arts Partnership
Municipal Gallery

Are you a local Southern California artist & your original work was made in the past 2 years?

ART RIOT: Uncensored November 10th - December 2nd, 2017

Rorie Johnston

Do you know the real value of arts and culture?

A report from Americans for the Arts is part of a national study of more than 340 communities across  the country shows nonprofit arts and culture organizations in the city of San Diego generate $1.1 billion a year in the local economy and create more than 35,000 jobs.

Randy Cohen of Americans for the Arts rolled out the results during an Arts Economic Summit this week at the Escondido Center for the Arts. The North County Arts Network put on the summit in conjunction with the San Diego North Economic Development Council.

Cohen said "Creativity is now among the top five applied skills that business leaders are looking for because creativity feeds innovation which drives the global economy."  72 percent of business leaders now  say  creativity is of high importance, and the two biggest indicators of creativity are starting your own business and studying the arts whil e in college.


Rorie Johnston

Member Highlight

Stone & Glass is in the House!

Five months after the fire closed them down, Stone & Glass is ready to open. 

When fire destroyed their beloved studio on Simpson Way, it didn't take their spirit. NOW, they are rising like a phoenix from the ashes! 

The new gallery is larger and will feature the work of James Stone as well as the works of other select talented artists. There is also a new  viewing area for guests to watch the glass artist in action from the comfort of the climate controlled gallery.

Please join Stone & Glass for their long awaited Grand Re-Opening:

Saturday, November 11, 1:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Local News Release
The E scondido Police Dept. will be participating in the DEA's 13th annual National Prescription
Drug Take Back Day. 

Saturday, October 28, 10:00am to 2:00pm

Escondido Police and Fire Headquarters building, located at 1163 N. Centre City Pkwy.

Keep Your Business Up to Date

2018 California Minimum Wage Hike Brings Many Changes

Employers will need to start preparing for the new minimum wage increase and examine.

Payroll Tax Deduction Rates Will Rise in 2018

The Social Security Administration announced that the Social Security taxable wage base will rise.

We Want to Highlight You!
We are looking to highlight your business in our weekly newsletters! 

If you would like your business in our next weekly newsletter, please email liz@escondidochamber.org

Escondido Chamber of Commerce | (760)745-2125 | info@escondidochamber.org | http://www.escondidochamber.org
720 N Broadway Escondido, CA 92025
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