Walnut Creek Chamber of Commerce Newsletter
Week of October  29, 2018
To learn more about these Chamber member businesses, 
visit their websites.
Maximum Games
Emily Shepherd

Verizon Wireless
Radha Sharma

Profile By Sanford
Jordan Richards

Travis Smith

Mobile Notary Group
Bethany Barry Cross

Jacqueline Neuwirth Life Transition & Divorce Coach
Jacqueline Neuwirth
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! 

Children's Winter Festival
November 10
 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Children, families, and the young-at-heart can kick off the ice skating season with the
Children's Winter Festival. This popular event includes live skate performances, Rocco's pizza, hot chocolate, face painting, free giveaways, and more. Free admission and skates for the first 250 guests; $5 admission until 5 p.m., and then regular price of $15 per person. Includes skate rentals.

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
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
Saturday, November 3
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM 

Get a taste of the East Bay food scene with mouth-watering bites from local restaurants and delicious pours from wineries, breweries, and more!
Diablo Ballet


Upcoming Concerts

See What's Playing  Click here 


Job Postings

Every Vote Counts
November 6, 2018 General Election
Catharine Baker for the California State Assembly, 16th District
Endorsed by the
 Walnut Creek Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau 
Ten Weeks of Very Cool Holiday Advertising

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.
And the Answer is...Volunteer
#WhatWouldYouDo | A rewarding volunteer opportunity.   

Chamber's Education Committee  will pose this question to a group of middle school students on Wednesday, December  5 from 9:00 a.m. to noon. This unique experience offers direct interaction between students, business leaders, educators, and government officials as they ask each other "What Would You Do?" to a series of timely case studies in right and wrong. We are looking for business leaders to facilitate the conversation. If you are interested in participating, contact  Nicky Henzie at 934-2007 or  nhenzie@walnut-creek.com
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
Look Professional
How to Easily Design Social Media Images: 4 Free Tools
By  Andrew Kunesh,  October 3, 2018

Do you create your own social media images? Looking for easy-to-use graphics tools to design professional-looking visuals?  In this article, you'll discover four free tools to create images for your marketing.

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.

Monday, November  5 |  5:30pm - 9:00pm
Ribbon Cutting and Grand Opening 
Heritage Eats 
24 Broadway Lane, Walnut Creek

Globally inspired fast-fine restaurant serving gourmet, wraps, sandwiches, salads, rice bowls and tacos filled with carefully sourced ingredients in a modern canteen-style space. - Kids Eat Free Monday Nights with purchase of adult meal (12 years & younger), Student Discount: WC students receive a discounted adult meal with student ID, Weekday Happy Hour from 4-6pm. Discounted Beer & Wine!  Dine & Donates! We donate 20% of sales back to the sponsor organization. A fun way to raise funds!

Thursday, November 8 | 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Ribbon Cutting and Grand Opening 
1153 Locust Street,  Walnut Creek

Eating healthy doesn't have to be boring! At Poké Bar, you can create a delicious, nutritious meal in a portion size that's right for you. Your tastebuds will definitely thank you. Please join us in celebrating our first official event . Sample free poke and other treats, and enjoy a Hawaiian dance performance after the ribbon cutting ceremony. We look forward to seeing you.

Tuesday, November 13 | 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Ribbon Cutting and Open House
Comfort Keepers
391 Talyor Blvd #210, Pleasant Hill 

We have moved! Please join us in celebrating our new location! 
Then There Were None
14th Annual
East Bay Women's Conference
Reservations are now closed, please call the Chamber office at (925) 934-2007 to inquire about seating.  
Holiday Networking Summit
November Holiday BASH
(Business And Social Hour)
Thursday, November 15 | 5:30 to 7:00 PM
Hosted by Summit Bank 
1701 N. California Blvd., Walnut Creek

Our November Holiday BASH will be hosted by  Summit Bank in their new location at 1701 N. California Blvd. The BASH will be held on Thursday, November 15 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Our host has a wonderful BASH planned, so 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.
Party Time
Walnut Creek Chamber of Commerce
& Visitors Bureau 
is proud to support the
San Francisco Business Times'
East Bay Book of List Party

The Party - a celebration of East Bay excellence will be on December 13, 2018 at the Roundhouse Conference Center in San Ramon. Use promo code: WCCC10 for 10% off your ticket! For information or to register, click here:

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