Walnut Creek Chamber of Commerce Newsletter
Week of October  18, 2018
To learn more about these Chamber member businesses, 
visit their websites.

Get Your Skate On!
The Coolest Place in Town
Holiday Outdoor Ice Rink
 Opens November 9

11.09.18 - 1.21.19
 Get  ready to get your skate on at  Walnut Creek on Ice, brought to you by the    Walnut Creek Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau and   Walnut Creek Downtown. We're celebrating our 14th season in Civic Park and you're invited to join in the fun! 

WCOI offers  
Skating Lessons , Birthday Parties ,  Themed Nights , Private Ice Rental, and much more.  
For all the "Cool" details,

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
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
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.
See What's Happening
Visit the
Diablo Ballet


Upcoming Concerts

See What's Playing  Click here 


Job Postings

Saturday, In the Park...Much More than Pretzels & Beer!

You Don't Want to Miss it!
Fourth Annual
Walnut Creek Oktoberfest
Saturday, October 20 | 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Civic Park, Downtown Walnut Creek 

Join us! Click here for details.

Thank you to our sponsors
We Couldn't Do It Without You
We've Only Just Begun
Leadership Contra Costa began its 32nd season on October 4, with its Health & Aging session held at BASS Medical Center in the Shadelands. Thirty-two individuals began their in-depth, eight-month journey learning about all the pressing issues facing our community today. Pictured here enjoying the benefits of Tony La Russa's ARF Pet Hug Pack doggos and learning about the Dogs4Diabetics program.

If you are interested in finding out more about the program, please contact Marcie Hochhauser, Senior Vice President of the Walnut Creek Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau on (925) 934-2007. 

Going, Going,...
...Almost Gone!
14th Annual
East Bay Women's Conference
$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 Path Well Traveled 

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.
Real Networking

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 25 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Intero offers both residential and commercial Real Estate services at their downtown office at 590 Ygnacio Valley Road (at Broadway). Come enjoy food and wine and meet our hosts, the great Intero agents.The food will be provided by  Pinky's Pizza & Pub and the wine will be provided by
Vinous Reverie, Walnut Creek's newest wine store.   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.  

Registration appreciated, click here.
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