WCEF K-12 Business Partner Newsletter
May 2018

In Walnut Creek, we are fortunate to have a community that believes in the importance of education and that comes together to support our top-ranked schools. When choosing where to shop in Walnut Creek, please consider these businesses' contributions to our community and show them your gratitude with your patronage!
Featured Partner: 
WCEF's 3rd Annual Taste & Toast To Education

Join us at WCEF's 3rd Annual Taste & Toast to Education on Wednesday, May 9 from 5-8 p.m.! Enjoy a downtown evening stroll with family and friends and sample, sip, savor and shop in support of our schools. A family-friendly event benefiting WCEF and more than 5,000 students, your booklet includes a variety of tastes, sips and special offers from more than from over 35 businesses including:
1515 Restaurant ● Anthropologie ● Avital Beauty Lounge ● BISHOPS ● Buckhorn Grill ● Buon Vino ● Cafe Leonidas ● Calicraft Brewing Co.● California Pizza Kitchen ● Canvas & Cabernet ● CHALOGY ● Corner's Tavern ● CREAM ● Extreme Pizza ● Flywheel Sports ● Gott's Roadside ● Havana ● Il Fornaio ● Lemonade ● Lokanta ● LUSH ● Macy's ● MoMo's ● Mr. Green Bubble ● Nespresso ● Pomegranate ● Sauced BBQ & Spirits ● Siam Fine Thai Cuisine ● Skipolini's ● Stanford's Restaurant ● T4 & Poke ● Teleferic Barcelona ● Tender Greens ● The Red Box ● Tomatina's ● True Food Kitchen ● Urban Remedy ● Vineyard Vines ● Vitality Bowl
Grab a friend (or three) as well as the kids for an evening showcasing our vibrant downtown. To purchase a coupon book in advance for $40, click here. Booklets will be available on the day of the event for $50. 

Where to Pickup Your Booklet(s)?
Start your evening by picking up your pre-ordered booklet at the Will Call tables located at the Jos. A. Bank's parking lot at 1403 N Main Street. From there, the map inside the booklet will guide you on where to go next.
Special Offers
Ameriprise Financial Services
Special offer:
Get Help Planning for a More Secure Financial Future!

The start of the school year is a great time to reassess your finances. Get a professional second opinion on where you stand financially from Financial Advisor John V. Keller, CFP®, of Ameriprise Financial.  John is also a Walnut Creek Intermediate school parent.
Complimentary Initial Consultation
Come in for a 45 minute complimentary initial consultation to review your key financial concerns, including retirement, portfolio management, insurance, and saving to fund college.  Contact John today.
Location and contact info:
1333 North California Blvd., Ste 630
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
(925) 295-1900 ext. 248

The initial consultation provides an overview of financial planning concepts. You will not receive written analysis and/or recommendations. Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards Inc. owns the certification marks CFP®, CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ and federally registered CFP (with flame design) in the U.S., which it awards to individuals who successfully complete CFP Board's initial and ongoing certification requirements.
Ameriprise Financial Services, Inc., Member FINRA and SIPC. © 2018 Ameriprise Financial, Inc., All rights reserved.
Extreme Pizza
Special offer: 
Extreme Pizza will take 10% off your orders and give 5% back to WCEF when you mention WCEF while placing your order.

Location and contact info:

1630Cypress Street
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
(925) 930-6100
Kelly-Moore Paints
Special offer: 
We have created a great fundraising opportunity that will allow you as a supporter to  take advantage of wholesale pricing that can be up to 30% off retail. Your purchases
made at Kelly-Moore will directly benefit WCEF by providing a 10% annual rebate. This is a special offer that only supporters of WCEF can take advantage of.

Here is how it works:

When you are ready to repaint your home, or have a paint project around the house, head down to your local Kelly-Moore Paint Store. At the time of purchase, let the representative at the counter know you are with WCEF. You can also provide the account number: 612-WA9233 to ensure that you are receiving a discount. It's that simple.

Location and contact info:

2700 N Main Street
Walnut Creek, CA 94597
(925) 939-4100  

Dine Out for WCEF
This month, The Habit is hosting our dining out deal for WCEF. Wednesday, May 16, The Habit will donate 20% of your order back to us. Please show this flyer when ordering, electronic versions will be accepted.

Location and contact info:

1255 S. California Blvd
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
And a big WCEF thank you to Dos Coyotes for the Dine Out they hosted last month.

Location and contact info:

1975 Diamond Blvd
Concord, CA 94520
WCEF's Guide to Summer Camps 2018

Summer is just around the corner. Whether your child is interested in science, math, sports, or adventure, please consider those camps who give to your child's school through the Walnut Creek Education Foundation (WCEF). Check out our camp partner newsletter.
Upcoming Events to Mark Your Calendar

May 9
Taste & Toast To Education, downtown Walnut Creek

May 19
Macy's Make Life Shine Brighter Walnut Creek Student Showcase,
10 am - 6 pm at Macy's Downtown Walnut Creek
Come to this exciting event staring the students from Walnut Creek's 12 public schools as they showcase their talents in music, song, art and more throughout the store. 
Kick off summer in style and attend one of two fashion shows featuring our students, teachers and, rumor has it a principal or two and members of the Division 1 champs Las Lomas Men's basketball team. Times are at 11:00 and 1:00.  Please RSVP for this free event as space is limited.  
WCEF thanks Macy's for its support of public education in Walnut Creek.

Our Business Partners 2017-2018
Listed below are the businesses in our local community that are directly helping WCEF K-12 fulfill its mission of helping our kids. When choosing where to shop in Walnut Creek, please consider these businesses' contributions to our community and show them your gratitude with your patronage!

Platinum Partners ($10,000 +)

Diamond Partners ($5,000 - $9,999)

Gold Partners ($2,000 - $4,999)

Silver Partners ($1,000 - $1,999)

Bronze Partners ($251 - $999)

Supporters (Up to $250)

Business Partnerships still available for 2017-18. WCEF will work with you to create a partnership working with your business goals and needs. Business partnerships with WCEF provide exposure to our 5,000+ families while showing your commitment to public school education and our community. For more information on how to become a business partner, visit our website.
About WCEF K-12

WCEF K-12 works to support and enhance the education of more than 5,000
K-12 students and funds programs at eight schools through a broad-based community effort.

Our Schools
  • Buena Vista Elementary
  • Indian Valley Elementary
  • Murwood Elementary
  • Parkmead Elementary
  • Tice Creek School
  • Walnut Heights Elementary
  • Walnut Creek Intermediate
  • Las Lomas High School

Walnut Creek Education Foundation K-12
925.933-9233 | contact@wcefk12.orgwcefk12.org