Walnut Creek Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau Newsletter
Week of  August 6, 2018 
Welcome  New Members
To learn more about these Chamber member businesses, 
visit their websites.

Macy's Walnut Creek
Maria Padilla-Angel

Radicle Health
Timothy Byars

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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.

Summer Fun
Visit the



August 9
Diablo Ballet  Gourmet Gallop food and wine walk 

Monument Crisis Center celebrates its 15th year of service to the community.   August 19th 


Diablo Ballet

The 24th Annual Sculpture Show at the Ruth Bancroft Garden is a true visual delight! 


Upcoming Concerts

See What's Playing  Click here 



Job Postings

Looking for an Intern?
Anne Fuller
College and Career Advisor 
Las Lomas High School
925 280-3920
The Conference Buzz has Begun

East Bay Women's Conference | Sponsorship Opportunities
Monday, March 4, 2019
N ow in its fourteenth year, the East Bay Women's Conference is the only conference of its kind in San Francisco's East Bay that provides women opportunities to come together and participate in programs of personal and professional enrichment and development, and those that expand horizons by sharing the stories of others who live across the street, around the country, and on the other side of the world. The East Bay Women's Conference is recognized by the community for programming excellence and has enjoyed sold out attendance since its 2006 inaugural event.
EBWC sponsors enjoy a heightened presence throughout the region and the opportunity to promote their products, services and programs.  For more information on conference sponsorship, please contact Marcie Hochhauser, SVP and Conference Founder at (925) 934-2007.

Early Bird Gets the Discount
Scott's Seafood Grill & Bar, Walnut Creek

Early Bird Pricing Through August 24 | Save $50
Don't miss this opportunity...it only happens once a year.
The  Chamber Business TradeFaire  is the face-to-face marketing opportunity that is a proven winner for small business operations, nonprofits, and entrepreneurs.From visibility to credibility, exhibiting has hundreds of benefits for your business. A presence at the Chamber Business TradeFaire gives you a powerful platform for meeting new customers, reaching out to your existing client√®le, and building a more established and reliable brand.

Leading the Way
Leadership Contra Costa
Accepting Applications for the  2018 - 2019 Season

~*~*~Space is limited & filling quickly~*~*~

Sponsored by the Walnut Creek Chamber of Commerce, Leadership Contra Costasm (LCC), the Bay Area's premier countywide leadership program, accepts 25-30 individuals from throughout the county with diverse backgrounds to participate in the program. LCC is geared to people who want to make a difference in the communities in which they live and work.  For 30 years Leadership Contra Costa has been helping identify and prepare community leaders. With an alumni roster of more than 600 graduates, including Mayor of Walnut Creek Justin Wedel,  former Mayors of Walnut Creek Loella Haskew, Cindy Silva and Kathy Hicks, former Assemblywoman Lynne Leach, former Concord Mayor, Lou Rosas; Martinez Mayor Rob Schroder; and Ret. Superior Court Judge Harlan Grossan, this program has proven to be an asset to the community and society. 

If you are interested in finding out more about the program, please contact Marcie Hochhauser, SVP,Walnut Creek Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau on (925) 934-2007. 
To apply for the 2018-2019 Leadership Contra Costa,  click here .
Ribbon Cuttings & Grand Openings

The Chamber Ambassadors 
and staff invite you to join them as they celebrate the Grand Openings of two of our newest members with a ribbon cutting ceremony.

    Thursday, August 9 | 5:30pm - 6:30pm
   1652 Bonanza St., Walnut Creek 

Sweetwaters Coffee & Tea is a globally inspired coffee house that serves espresso based beverages, premium teas, deserts, pastries and grab-and-go food items for all parts of the day.

Wednesday, August 15, 2018 | 4:30pm - 6:30pm 
5:30pm - Ribbon Cutting
2815 Mitchell Dr. Suite 119,  Walnut Creek 

Radicle Health is a management services organization that provides access to medical and educational cannabis resources. We help our patients use cannabis to treat age-related and chronic illness.
Meet the Chamber Ambassadors
Walnut Creek Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau 

Meet Candy Pirtle-Smalls LVN, Author "Mindful Meal Prep Guide," Founder/CEO Fit in Her Kitchen, 2016 Meal Prep Candy's Kitchen, LLC, and Certified Holistic Health/Life Coach & Transformation Expert. After losing 50 lbs and healing and transforming herself, she has shared her platform into transforming lives with women all over the community and nation. In 2018, Candy became a member of the Walnut Creek Chamber of Commerce in order to be involved in the community. After seeing the warmness and support of the Chamber as well as the connection and involvement of the Ambassador Committee, she has decided to dedicate and volunteer her services to meet and shake hands and welcome business owners to the Walnut Creek community.

Meet Candy 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.
Networking is a Home Run

Bay Area Chambers will hit it out of the park, with a tailgate party prior to the A's facing off against the Houston Astros on August 18.The  Oakland A's are partnering with the Walnut Creek Chamber of Commerce to host Walnut Creek Day! On August 18, Walnut Creek community members can take advantage of special ticket pricing...and $5 of every ticket sold will benefit Tony LaRuss's ARF. 
Networking Shoppe

August BASH Hosted by 
Thursday, August 30 | 5:30 - 7:00pm


Join us for our August BASH hosted by Hospice of the East Bay Thrift Shoppe, which takes place on Thursday, August 30 from 5:30 to 7pm at 1345-A Newell Ave in Walnut Creek. Our host has a wonderful BASH planned so we hope to see you there!  This event is FREE to Walnut Creek Chamber members; please remember to bring your business card. Guests are $20 (payable at the door-CASH & a business card) businesses.  

To register, click  here.
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