Walnut Creek Chamber of Commerce Newsletter
Week of September 24, 2018
Welcome  New Members
To learn more about these Chamber member businesses, 
visit their websites.

Morgan Stanley
Matt Ware
Comfort Keepers
Delinda Brown
Mint Design Agency
Brandy Cooper
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Drysdale Properties
Catherine Myers
Mindful Littles
Tanuka Gordon
Bishops Cuts - Color
Jennifer Newbaker
Poké Bar
Jamie Oh
The Joint Chiropractic
David Gilligan
One Planet Ops
Amy Wong
Heritage Eats
Derek Jones
Land of the Rising Sun

The Walnut Creek Chamber  is headed to Japan , Land of the Rising Sun, March 14 - 22, 2019.  Click here   for a brochure.  For more information, call Lynn Pauline at the Chamber.
 (925) 934-2007
Let's Meet at Your House

HOST A CHAMBER BASH 
(Member Opportunity)

Have you been waiting to host a
Chamber  Business and Social Hour ? Now's your chance to let us know. The Walnut Creek Chamber of Commerce is accepting member requests to fill our 2019 calendar.

 For more information, contact Linda Vesneski, Chamber Membership Director,
(925) 934-20
07.
For Members Only
  


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Marketing & Advertising 
A variety of effective marketing opportunities are available through the Walnut Creek Chamber of Commerce. They include Web Advertising, e-Broadcast Advertising, and More! Click here.
Fall for Fun
Visit the
COMPLETE CHAMBER WEBSITE


September 29
11am-3pm
The Gathering Space
at The Orchards
Walnut Creek
 
FREE SATURDAY FUN FOR ALL AGES AT THE CORNER OF SHADELANDS DR. & 
OAK GROVE RD.

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Wed, October 3, 2018
7:30 PM - 9:30
2112 North Main Street
Walnut Creek, CA 94596

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Your Parks, Your Future:
 Interactive Workshop
Wednesday, October 3
6:00 - 8:00pm
Civic Park Assembly Hall
 
 Join us to share your ideas for new possibilities for:
 
* Civic Park
* Heather Farm Park
* Shadelands Art Center
 

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Diablo Ballet

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Upcoming Concerts

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See What's Playing  Click here 

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CLICK HERE
 FOR ALL EVENTS
 
Job Postings


Chamber Endorsements
Walnut Creek Chamber Endorses City Council Candidates and Assemblywoman Catharine Baker

Walnut Creek Chamber Endorses City Council Candidates  Francois, Novin, and Silva
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Board Chair , Tim Argenti , stated, "We are pleased to endorse these three qualified candidates. They understand business concerns and they are committed to streamlining the permitting process that often impinges on business opportunities in Walnut Creek. Each of these candidates expressed a willingness to address measures in targeted areas of the community that currently restrict employment growth. In addition, these three candidates offer an important depth of experiences to tackle future challenges."


A Candidates' Forum sponsored by the Walnut Creek Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau was held on September 11. All five candidates vying for the two open City Council seats in this November's election attended.  To view the Forum in its entirety, click here.

Walnut Creek Chamber Endorses Assemblywoman Catharine Baker
" Assemblywoman Catharine Baker has been an outstanding champion for small business. She represents a clear voice of reason in the legislature and has demonstrated a refreshing willingness to work across the political isle to get things done," said Tim Argenti, Board Chair."





Ready, Set, Reserve
presented by
Walnut Creek Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau
in conjunction with
John Muir Health and Stanford Children's Health

14th Annual
East Bay Women's Conference
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MONDAY, MARCH 4, 2019
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DON'T BE DISAPPOINTED - ALWAYS A SWIFT SELL OUT
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Registration With Early Bird Pricing Opens
October 1, 2018 
Return to Walnut-Creek.com
*
$225/person if purchased by December 14, 2018; $250 thereafter

Stay tuned for this year's dynamic keynote!
*
Featured Speakers Include

SANDRA JOSEPH |Brought back by popular demad
History-making Broadway star
International Bestselling Author
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and
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JULIE BARTON
Author of
Dog Medicine,How My Dog Saved Me From Myself
Ozapft is!  

Fourth Annual
Saturday, October 20 | 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Civic Park, Downtown Walnut Creek 

Lace up the dirndl dress and don the lederhosen - Autumn starts with the fourth annual  Walnut Creek  Oktoberfest . Presented by the  Walnut Creek Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau,Walnut Creek Downtown and Toyota Walnut Creek , this free, day-long, family friendly festival recreates the beloved German traditional fall celebration. Oktoberfest will offer   a robust Bier Garden, international music and top local bands, gourmet food, dozens of arts and crafts booths, Kinder Platz Kids Zone, Autobahn, and special attractions. Join us! Click here for details, including ways to sponsor/participate.
Career Minded
Career Speakers Wanted for Las Lomas College/Career Center
 
The College/Career Center at Las Lomas is organizing a Friday lunchtime speaker series for the students to learn about different careers. Local business people with interesting backgrounds are needed to share their experiences with the students. Speakers from the following careers are especially wanted: veterinary medicine, dentistry, physical therapy and/or personal training, restauranteur/chef, and the arts (dance, music, theater, etc.).  If you have a background that would be of interest to the students, and some spare time on a Friday, please email series coordinator Aimee Moss at aimee@mosspca.com. Speakers will be asked to talk for 20 minutes, followed by a brief Q&A time. Talking points will be provided.
Ribbon Cutting & Grand Opening Celebrations
The Walnut Creek Chamber Ambassadors and staff
invite you to join them as they celebrate the Grand Openings of three new members with a ribbon cutting ceremony.



October 2 | 5:30 - 6:30pm
2255 Ygnacio Valley Road, Suite T, Walnut Creek

The Pelvic Health and Rehabilitation Center is committed to improving the quality of life of our patients and the dynamic growth of our employees and students. We boldly tackle educating the community and medical professionals with our innovative and evidence-based practice in pelvic floor physical therapy for pelvic pain and more.

The vision for Innovative Wellness Inc. ANC
is to offer a holistic, multi-disciplinary, integrative approach of care to empower women and men, offering choices, options, and resources to enhance quality of life. Innovative Wellness is passionate about bringing freedom and dignity to women and men who suffer from pelvic and sexual dysfunction, and other disease processes. 

Saturday, September 29th | 11:00am - 7:00pm
Grand Opening 
Vinous Reverie Wine Merchant
554 Ygnacio Valley Road,  Walnut Creek

Vinous Reverie Wine Merchant is having it's Grand Opening Party on Saturday, September 29th at 11AM! Join us for complimentary wine and appetizers while browsing our adventurous selections. We've got what you are looking for and more: Timorasso from Italy, Rhone blends from France, Blaufrankisch from Austria. Travel the world with our unique wines and mingle with likeminded wine lovers!

October 11 | 6:00 - 8:00pm
Ribbon Cutting and Grand Opening
AXIOM Real Estate
1981 N. Broadway, Walnut Creek 

In cooperation with the Walnut Creek Chamber of Commerce, we personally invite you to attend our AXIOM Real Estate Grand Opening Event and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony. Please join us and let's celebrate this exciting event! *Complimentary wine/champagne and hors d'oeuvres will be served. RSVP no later than Monday, September 24, 2018. We all look forward to seeing you there!  
It's a BASH

October BASH (Business And Social Hour)
Thursday, October 25 | 5:30 to 7:00pm
Hosted by
590 Ygnacio Valley Rd.,  Suite 102, Walnut Creek

Our October BASH is hosted by Intero Real Estate Services Thursday, October 25th from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Our hosts have a wonderful gathering planned. We hope to see you there! 

This event is  FREE to all Walnut Creek Chamber Members ; please remember to bring your business card.  Non-member admission is $20.00 [cash or check only] and a business card.    See you there!

Registration appreciated, click here.
We Get By With a Little Help From Our Friends

Walnut Creek Community Service Day
Saturday, October 13, 2018 | 9:00 a.m. - Noon

Give a Half-Day for the Community Help a Favorite Cause

 
With more than 50 projects to choose from, Community Service Day 2018 offers something for all ages, all interests, and all skill levels. You can download a summary  Project Catalog, or visit the  online registration pages for complete details. 

Start the Day with pancakes and a t-shirt!  Join us at Heather Farm Community Center at 7:30 a.m. for a free pancake breakfast, cooked by our local Lions clubs. If you come to the breakfast, you get a free, commemorative t-shirt, too!
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