Success Secrets in Everyday Life with Gini Graham Scott
Tuesday, Oct. 1, 6:30 - 8:30 PM Lafayette Library's Arts & Science Discovery Center
Interviewed by Barbara Edwards, business coach, former California Hosts CEO. Gini, author of 200+ books, 10 feature films, will talk about how you can apply her success secrets in your everyday life. She’ll share clips from her films on aging, dogs, and mysteries. Besides writing, she has a PhD, JD, 5 MAs, and helps clients write and publish books and scripts.
Presented by: Changemakers Publishing. Admission: $15 Eventbrite, $20 at door
Orinda Community Wellness Mixer
Thursday, October 3, 5pm-7pm, Dr. Samadian Family and Advanced Dentistry, 23 Orinda Way, Rooftop floor
Join the Orinda Chamber for mixing and mingling with health professionals in our community. Enjoy yummy food, beverages, and entertainment hosted by Dr. Samadian! To view a list of participating businesses and to RSVP,
For more information call Katherine Trent at 925-254-2360.
A Business Networking Social
Monday, October 7, 5pm-7:30pm, American Kitchen, 71 Lafayette Circle
Meet other professionals and business owners at the first Lafayette Social Business Networking Social. Enjoy live music, AK’s famous mac and cheese, wine and beer for purchase, door prizes, raffle drawings, and free business headshots by Christina Hernandez of Nightingale Photography - YOU KNOW YOU NEED ONE! Friends and fellow business associates are encouraged to join in!
so we are well prepared for everyone!
Mt. Diablo Business Women - Overcome Anything by Taming Your Joy-Stealing Dragons
Wednesday, October 9 from 5:45-8:15pm, NEW LOCATION: SCOTT'S SEAFOOD RESTAURANT, 1333 No. California Blvd., Walnut Creek
No matter how amazing our life is, we sometimes get in our own way. How does this show up? What keeps you from your joy? Don't miss hearing Linda Shively on how you can overcome anything by taming the joy-stealing dragons in your life. Linda is a Master Life and Executive Coach, award-winning speaker, neuroscience exper, and also a Certified Laughter Yoga Leader.
Fall Community Waste Reduction Grant
Republic Services will award a community waste reduction project within the RecycleSmart service area with a $1,500 grant. Projects must be related to recycling, composting or other waste-reduction initiatives. These can be new projects or existing projects that need some help expanding. The application is open for submissions until Friday, October 18. The winner will be selected based on public voting by Central Contra Costa residents, on ContraCostaRecycles.com from Nov 1-30, in conjunction with our Recycling Pledge.
Saint Mary’s ChangeMakers - In honor of National Women’s Small Business Month
Friday, October 18, 8:30am-1pm, Saint Mary's College of California
Small businesses will benefit from FREE business advice from experts in their field (alumni, faculty and current MBA students) on a particular area the small business is struggling with. The organizers are looking for 6 Women-owned small businesses or nonprofits to participate in the event. To apply and learn more visit
Join the crowd at our Bay Area Kids' Book Fairs Oct. 19-20
We are accepting exhibitor space reservations for our 2019 Bay Area Kids' Book Fairs on Oct. 19-20 weekend in Silicon Valley (Saturday in Sunnyvale) and the East Bay (Sunday in Lafayette). We had spectacular turnouts both days at our first 3 free Book Fairs weekends, so don't miss out.
Click here to learn more.
Cross-Group Networking and Speed Networking Event
Monday, October 21, 6pm-8pm, Capital One Café, 1139 S. N Main St., Walnut Creek
This inaugural Lafayette Chamber Cross-Group Speed Networking Event (Meet New Professionals Faster). This unique event is for Chamber members, non-members and business professionals to meet and network faster and MUCH more effectively than at most events. Co-sponsored by Free Public Relations Club, Lafayette Chamber, Walnut Creek Chamber, Toastmasters, Heritage Eats (who is generously providing delicious food), and Social Smart Media with drawings for prizes, this will be one of the most ‘business valuable’ events of the Fall season. Register now (limited admissions) at