Walnut Creek Chamber of Commerce Newsletter
Week of October  8, 2018
Welcome  New Members
To learn more about these Chamber member businesses, 
visit their websites.

Pledge to Humanity
Gaby Ghorbani
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
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. If interested , please email series coordinator Aimee Moss at  aimee@mosscpa.com
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
Diablo Ballet


Upcoming Concerts

See What's Playing  Click here 


Job Postings

Fun for All

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.
Member in the News
Congratulations to  BALI Construction and President and Founder Kevin Balestrieri , who made the 2018 Inc. 5000 list of the fastest-growing private companies in America! And they were named a Best Restaurant Contractor in San Francisco by San Francisco Architects.

"We are thrilled to be on the 2018 Inc. 5000 list of the fastest-growing private companies in America! The elite group we have joined has, over the years, included companies such as Microsoft, Timberland, Vizio, Intuit, Chobani, Oracle, and Zappos.com."
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
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.

Open For Business!
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.

Wednesday, October 17th |  5:30pm Ribbon Cutting
1820 Bonanza Street, Walnut Creek 

One Planet Ops is a hybrid tech firm that runs a suite of online technology and media businesses.

Thursday, October 18th | 5:30pm   Ribbon Cutting
Chirology Group
2121 Ygnacio Valley Rd. Suite E-201, Walnut Creek 

Chirology is the Bay Area's avant-garde clinic for comprehensive functional recovery and optimal wellness care. We offer chiropractic, physical rehabilitation, postural corrective therapy, local cryotherapy, massage therapy, cold laser therapy, sports recovery, ergonomic evaluations, personal injury/auto accident, kinesiotaping, and anti-aging services. Chirology Group is  committed to improving your overall health and maintaining a better quality of life.

Tuesday, October 23rd | 5:30pm  Ribbon Cutting
1639 Bonanza Street, Walnut Creek 

With a counter-cultural heritage, a contemporary aesthetic, and openness to all-ages and all-genders, BISHOPS is serious about hair and irreverent about most other things. This is more than a place to get a haircut, it's a full-on experience.
Meet the Chamber Ambassadors
Carry Warner F & M Bank
Walnut Creek Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau 

Carry is the VP Branch Manager at F & M Bank in Walnut Creek. Carry has been in branch banking for 23 years & currently leads a team of professional, experienced bankers who provide exceptional service. Carry's passion is working with non-profits and strengthening the community through support of small business.

Meet Carry and the other Walnut Creek Chamber Ambassadors at the monthly  Chamber BASH,  ribbon cuttings, and community events including the Walnut Creek Art & Wine Festival, Oktoberfest, Walnut Creek on Ice.

It's a BASH

October BASH (Business And Social Hour)
Thursday, October 25 | 5:30 to 7:00pm
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.
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