Walnut Creek Chamber of Commerce Newsletter
Week of October 1, 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

(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
For Members Only

Your Ad Here

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

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

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

Diablo Ballet


Upcoming Concerts

See What's Playing  Click here 


Job Postings

Get Them While You Can
14th Annual
East Bay Women's Conference
To Make a Reservation, Click Here.
$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 demand
History-Making Broadway Star,  International Bestselling Author
Author of  Dog Medicine,How My Dog Saved Me From Myself
A Happening Hall

Access to nearly 600 women who are the leaders 
and decision-makers in their business and communities
Business listing in full color Conference program  
Business listing and website link on Chamber website  
For a EBWC Sponsorship Brochure,  Click Here.
To learn how you or your organization can become a part of this amazing day-long conference, please contact Marcie Hochhauser, Senior Vice President & EBWC Founder, Walnut Creek Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau at (925) 934-2007   mhoch@walnut-creek.com
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 day-long, family friendly festival recreates the beloved German traditional fall celebration. Oktoberfest will offer   a robust Biergarten, 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.
On Dasher!

Walnut Creek On Ice!
Promote your business from November 9 through January 21, 2019 with a 6' X 3' dasher board at the holiday outdoor ice rink in Civic Park. Your business name will be visible to more than 40,000 skaters and 120,000 spectators throughout the 10-week season. For details on dasher boards and other sponsorship opportunities, click here. Dasher board flyer with application, click here.

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@mosscpa.com. Speakers will be asked to talk for 20 minutes, followed by a brief Q&A time. Talking points will be provided.
Open For Business!
The Walnut Creek Chamber Ambassadors and staff
invite you to join them as they celebrate the Grand Opening of a new member with a ribbon cutting ceremony.

October 9 | Beginning at 5:30PM
Hops & Scotch - Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting
7001 Sunne Lane Suite #100,  Walnut Creek 
Please join us in celebrating the Grand Opening of Hops & Scotch, Walnut Creek on Tuesday October 09, 2018, 5:30 pm and onward. With 50 taps, 350+ Whisk(e)ys, 35+ Wines and awesome cocktails, we are sure you will find something to drink! (We are a 21+ venue). Hops & Scotch located on the corner of Treat and Oak.
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.
Virtual Success
Small Business Success Virtual Conference!
November 8th 
SCORE Mentors East Bay  invites you to this online event offering nine educational webinars, one-on-one mentoring sessions, exhibitor booths, networking chat rooms and a resource center. Hear from industry experts including Google, OnDeck, ComplyRight, Nav and more. As East Bay Area business owners, you'll experience the best parts of an in-person conference, without the hassle of traveling. This virtual conference is free, but registration is required:  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 |  SIGN UP HERE
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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