Special Edition: Join LPIE in Supporting Local Business!
April 2020
We hope this newsletter finds you and your family in good health and spirits. It’s been a wild ride these past few weeks, to say the least. Despite the ups, downs, twists and turns, it’s also been a time highlighted by great love and support - both of our families and our community.

At LPIE, we value our Business Partners and our local community. Show your love, too, by supporting local businesses often. This Special Edition of Sweet Offers features how our Business Partners and LPIE Supporters are operating during the shelter-in-place. Its "sweet" for business, and a "treat" for you. Shopping and eating at their establishments also helps keep our schools top-notch. Be sure to say thank you! 
April Steals & Deals
RÊVE Bistro: Supporting LPIE With Every Cocktail Purchase
Everyone is doing their best. And, everyone needs a time out once in a while! Pick up a cocktail to go along with your food order, and 25% of the cocktail purchase price will go directly to LPIE . The takeout menu, including family meals, is posted each Monday night for that week. 
The Fourth Bore Fundraiser to Benefit LPIE: April 21 and 22
The Fourth Bore Tap Room & Grill will be holding a 2-night fundraising event next Tuesday, April 21 and Wednesday, April 22 to benefit LPIE! The Fourth Bore will donate 15% of all proceeds when families order "The Theatre Square Market and Family Meal" and select LPIE at check out.

Orders can be placed online (https://thefourthbore.com/) at least 22-hours in advance to qualify; that is, by 6 PM on the day prior for either pickup inside the restaurant, outside the restaurant at the reception table, or delivery, between 4-7 PM the following day. Orders may be placed for this fundraiser beginning tonight at 6:30 PM. Online orders are strongly suggested to avoid phone congestion. However, if you have any trouble connecting, place your order by phone: 925-254-1183.

The Theatre Square Market and Family Meal includes family meals, take and bake meals, beer, wine and cocktails, and essential items that are hard to find at the grocery store including bleach and sanitizer. Click on the links below to find out what is on the menu for next week and to order online!
#Mingos For Education: Raising Money for Local Education
Kristina McCann, kindergarten parent and founder of Chroma Realty, is making sure Lamorinda kids don't miss out celebrating their birthdays during the shelter-in-place. Parents can schedule a FREE birthday celebration through Kristina, who will "flock" their lawn with flamingoes, a bubble machine and a personalized "Happy Birthday" sign. A fabulous way to celebrate your child's special day! Contact Kristina to schedule your next birthday celebration. Donations are suggested and greatly appreciated.

No birthdays in the house? You can also support Kristina and raise money for local education by adopting one of the flock. Kristina will donate ALL the proceeds raised to local education, including LPIE! Click here to buy a #mingo to support our schools.

Follow Kristina and check out A Flamingo Story on Instagram at the link below.
Try (or re-try) Bar Method: Streaming LIVE Classes Daily
Bar Method is streaming classes LIVE everyday. Maybe you've never tried the Bar Method because you couldn't fit it into your schedule. Or, maybe you love Bar Method classes and miss them terribly. Join the Bar Method online and be inspired by its amazing community. Click the link below to purchase a LIVE stream class and make a reservation. 

Are you new to the Bar Method?  Consider the New Client Trial and get 30-days of unlimited online classes for $45. Once the studio is opened back up, you can re-do your trial month at no additional charge in the studio. 

The class Zoom link will be sent to you approximately 1-hour before the purchased class starts. 

Questions? Contact Chelsea McClure , Bar Method Owner and Happy Valley Mom.
Formula3 Fitness Lafayette: Revolutionary Group Training at Home
Looking for ways to stay healthy or just get a mental break? Consider trying one of Formula3 Fitness's home workouts. Formula3 Fitness is hosting LIVE workout classes online FREE to the public on Instagram every week during the shelter-in-place. They also offer subscription workout classes on YouTube.
Send Some Love with the Local Love Gift Box
They say the best way to someone's heart is through their stomach, right? Local Food Adventures has curated a collection of culinary favorites from their Oakland and East Bay food tours. The Local Love Gift Box is the perfect way to send your love while celebrating and supporting our local businesses. Each box is packed with festive paper and a handwritten message of your greeting so that it's ready to be opened and enjoyed with love ... from you! Order by May 1 for guaranteed delivery nationwide by Mother's Day. Click below for further details, pricing and to order online.
LPIE is proud to partner with Acalanes High School and the Lafayette Chamber of Commerce in this effort to support local businesses. Click here for a list of open businesses. Please say thank you to the following donors and supporters that are currently open for their support of LPIE!
Amphora Nueva : open for world class oils, vinegars and gourmet products with curbside pickup.

Antigua Doors :  open by appointment and FaceTime consultations.

Batch & Brine : open for takeout, curbside pickup and 3rd party delivery 11 AM-10 PM daily. C ocktails, beer and wine available to go with food orders.

Bel And Bunna’s Books : open for text, email and phone orders 9 AM-4 PM Monday through Saturday; 12-4 PM Sunday. Curbside pickup and delivery available.

Bistro Burger & Grill : LPIE Business Supporter : open for takeout and curbside pickup 12-7 PM daily.

California Pizza Kitchen Walnut Creek : LPIE Business Partner : open for takeout 11 AM-9 PM Thursday through Saturday; 11 AM-7 PM Sunday through Wednesday. Menu and Market Place Pantry items available.

Clocks, Etc. : LPIE Business Supporter : open for phone and online orders 10 AM-6 PM Monday through Friday. Delivery and shipping available.

Cobain Orthodontics : LPIE Business Partner : closed. A message from Dr. Cobain: " Although our office is closed, we want our patients and families to know we are here for them and are working diligently to ensure our office is ready for a smooth re-opening once the shelter-in-place has been lifted. We will all get through this together."

Co-Work Lamorinda : LPIE Business Partner : call for details.

Dana Green Team : LPIE Business Partner : open. Supporting clientele primarily virtually. Call or email for details.

Diablo Foods LPIE Business Partner : open 9 AM-7 PM daily.

Dudum Real Estate Group: Julie Del Santo & Tina Frechman : LPIE Business Partner : open. Supporting clientele primarily virtually. Call or email for details.

Formula3 Fitness : hosting LIVE workout classes online FREE to the public - follow them on Instagram for their current schedule: @FORMULA3FIT_LAF ; also offering subscription workout classes on YouTube here .

JPG@TheBank : open for phone and online ordering. Local delivery and shipping available.

Lafayette Beauty Store : LPIE Business Supporter : open for phone orders. Local delivery available.

Lafayette Car Wash : open for auto repair only, including body and paint repair, dent removal, windshield chip repair, headlight restoration, auto supplies and accessories, and gift certificates 10 AM-2 PM Wednesday through Saturday. 

Lafayette Chamber of Commerce : LPIE Business Partner : the physical office is closed, but the staff is available by phone and email. While all in-person events have been canceled or postponed through the end of June, virtual events are listed on their calendar . The Chamber also posts resources and updates for local businesses and the community on its news and Who's Open? pages, and social media ( Facebook ; Instagram ).

Lamorinda Music : LPIE Business Partner : open for phone and online ordering. Free shipping and curbside pickup available. Instrument rentals also available with free, local delivery. Lamorinda Music instructors are available to teach online. Their bios and contact information can be found here .

Lamorinda Technology, Inc. : open 9 AM-5 PM Monday through Friday.

Locanda Positano LPIE Business Partner : open for food and wine takeout, curbside pickup and DoorDash 4-8 PM Tuesday through Sunday .

Luck Lafayette : open for phone and online ordering. Local delivery and shipping available.

Martin Homes Team : LPIE Business Partner : open. Supporting clientele primarily virtually. Call or email for details.

Mechanics Bank : open 10 AM-4 PM Monday through Friday.

Metro Lafayette LPIE Business Supporter : open for takeout, curbside pickup, delivery and DoorDash 12-7 PM Monday through Saturday; 12-6 PM Sunday.

Pizza Antica LPIE Business Supporter : open for takeout and delivery 4-8 PM daily. 100% of sales will be used to help their employees.

RÊVE Bistro LPIE Business Supporter : open for takeout 5:30-8 PM Tuesday through Saturday; call to place your order 2:30-7:30 PM. 50% off bottles of wine - no food purchase necessary. D elivery available for those who cannot leave home. RÊVE Bistro will give LPIE 25% of all cocktail purchases!

Sideboard Neighborhood Kitchen & Coffee Bar LPIE Business Partner : open for takeout and curbside pickup 11 AM-7 PM Wednesday through Sunday.

The Bar Method : LPIE Business Partner : Bar Method is streaming classes LIVE everyday. Click here to purchase a live stream class and make a reservation. Consider the New Client Trial and get 30-days of unlimited online classes for $45. Once the studio is opened back up, you can re-do your trial month at no additional charge in the studio.

The Coop LPIE Business Partner : open for food and produce box takeout and curbside pickup.

Vitality Bowls : open for takeout, curbside pickup and delivery 8 AM-6:30 PM.

Zoonie’s : open for curbside pickup by appointment and delivery 1-6 PM daily; call to place your order.
Featured 2020 Business Partners
These partners are supporting LPIE in 2020. Their generosity is making a difference in our schools.
Diamond Partner
Martin Homes Team
Martin Homes is proud to be the LPIE Diamond Business Partner and support LPIE and the upcoming Power Party. Erin and Darrick's family roots go back three generations in Lafayette. They are extremely knowledgeable about all that Lamorinda has to offer and their love for the community is infectious. They feel fortunate to live in such an amazing community and to watch their children benefit from many of the same activities and traditions they did growing up.

For more information, email Erin and Darrick .
Platinum Partners
Cobain Orthodontics
Dr. Cobain is passionate about giving his patients the opportunity to be proud of a healthy, brilliant smile. He loves seeing his patients transform from being self-conscious about their smiles to confident individuals who laugh and flash their teeth without a second thought.

Dr. Cobain believes that his profession defines him. “I feel extremely fortunate to be an orthodontist and believe that it’s a privilege to help my patients improve their smiles, their oral function, and above all, their self-esteem."

Email Dr. Cobain for more information. Be sure to visit our website for a profile on Dr. Cobain.
Dudum Real Estate Group:
Julie is the broker/owner of Dudum Real Estate Group, a brokerage of industry leaders, consistent top earners, and outstanding professionals who go above and beyond for their clientele.

Email Julie for more information.

Tina has been awarded Top Producer in Volume in 2017 . She is passionate about family, real estate, our community, and charity. She works tirelessly for her clients while spending endless time supporting our schools.

Email Tina for more information.

"We are very proud to serve this special community."
Dana Green Team
Dana has been the #1 Realtor in Lafayette since 2008, representing an even mix of buyers and sellers. Dana and her children are proud products of the Lafayette and Acalanes school districts. Her deep knowledge of the local community gives her a powerful advantage in successfully evaluating Lafayette homes.

Contact Dana today.
Gold Partners
Douglah Designs/Luxe Homes
Douglah Designs is an acclaimed interior Design-Build firm in the Bay Area specializing in luxury home remodeling. Our in-house team thrives on providing the best craftsmanship, quality and finest design available.

Questions? Contact Leila here .
Nicole Tamayo, Compass
Nicole knows that buying or selling a home is one of life's most momentous milestones, and she has earned a reputation for being an expert sounding board and trusted advisor . A fixture in the industry for nearly two decades, the seasoned agent is equipped to handle first-time buyers and veteran sells alike.

Nicole has 3 children attending Lafayette Schools and is proud to give back through LPIE.

Nicole can be reached here .
Lafayette Chamber of Commerce
Founded in 1947, the Lafayette Chamber of Commerce promotes a healthy environment that enhances the quality of life in Lafayette. With over 600 businesses and professional members, the Lafayette Chamber prides itself on its work for non-profits, including LPIE.

LPIE is the major beneficiary of the Lafayette Art & Wine Festival, receiving $120,000 over the past 19 years.

Email us for more information.
Lewis Asset Management
Lewis Asset Management provides honest, responsible financial planning for retirement, college funding, investment, and lifetime financial planning.

"Regardless of your age or income, we’ll take the time to understand your specific financial goals and design strategies that will encourage success.

"Your financial goals evolve and change throughout life. From buying your first home to preparing for retirement, we want to offer you solutions every step of the way."

Dave is a resident of Lafayette and a parent in our schools.

Email Dave for more information.

fLO Content
fLO works with small and medium size businesses including non-profits to develop unique strategic solutions via a proven methodology that results in effective social media/online communication.

fLO is a valued in-kind donor and has produced LPIE videos. Click here to contact them.
Minuteman Press
Not only is partner Minuteman Press responsible for our beautifully printed brochures, signs, and posters for LPIE, they have proven time and time again how excellent customer service benefits their customers.

Contact here .
Koopah & Koopah
" We specialize in cosmetic, restorative, and preventive dentistry. Our goal is to treat our patients as we would like to be treated ourselves, including little or no wait times."

Dr. Amir Koopah launched his practice in 1999 and was soon joined by his brother, Dr. Reza Koopah. Today they provide a full range of dental services in their new, state-of-the-art offices in San Francisco and Orinda.

Both Amir and Reza are parents in our schools. Contact here .
Law Office of Daniel Horowitz
Daniel is an American defense attorney who has represented several high-profile clients, and is a frequent commentator in the media on criminal cases in the news. In 2014, he was named a Top 100 Lawyer by the National Trial Lawyers.

Daniel is a fixture in the community and parent in our schools. Contact Daniel here .
Silver Partners
Ann Ward & Sue Layng
Sue Layng : I have been in Real Estate to Lamorinda for 32 years. I have always supported LPIE because of my passion for education. Our children and 2 grandchildren have had the privilege of attending Lafayette schools and I am happy to contribute to LPIE as the work they do is invaluable.

Click here to contact Sue.
Ann Ward : My children and grandchildren are Lafayette school graduates, my daughter is a Reading Specialist at Burton Valley, my husband is a high school teacher, and I was in education after graduation. Education runs deep in my family and Lafayette schools are beyond excellent. LPIE is an amazing system of support for our Lafayette schools.

 Click here to contact Ann.
Brydon & Ives
Specializing in Lafayette, Moraga and Orinda residential real estate, the Brydon & Ives Team provides standout services to clients who seek to buy or sell. With over $400 million in closed sales, this experienced team prides itself on their unparalleled levels of service combined with a unique and informed perspective of the market, specifically Lafayette, Moraga and Orinda.

The Brydon & Ives partnership was formed 13 years ago - both were independent realtors prior to partnering. Each brings something different to the table. Their diverse backgrounds, interests, and capabilities make them stronger together and differentiates them from their competition.

Contact Lisa and Kristi here .
Diablo Foods
A Lafayette institution since 1968, Diablo Foods features USDA Choice and Prime grades of meats, local produce and fresh fish delivered daily, deli offerings made on site, an excellent team of friendly and knowledgeable employees and fair prices.
Matthew C. Keyser, DDS
When you visit our downtown San Francisco dental office, your smile is our top priority. Matthew C. Keyser, DDS, and his entire team are dedicated to providing you with the personalized, high quality dental care that you deserve.

Contact us to make an appointment.
Village Associates
Village Associates Real Estate was founded in 2000 and is still the largest independently owned and operated real estate office in Contra Costa County. The firm has transformed the local real estate community and is the Lamorinda area's leading real estate company and operates from a single office in Orinda with 36 highly experienced agents and a dedicated staff of four.
Email here.
Bronze Partners
Ashley Battersby
Locanda Positano
The Bar Method
Broadmoor Landscape Supply
Inner-Action Sports Rehab
Dr. Do-Eun Lee

Physical Rehabilitation and Wellness Center
Sports Basement

Kristina McCann, Chroma Realty

Honey Bear Christmas Trees
Terroir Society Wines in-kind
JJ Buckley Fine Wines in-kind
Pewter Partners

P&L Framing in-kind
Pizza Antica
Bistro Burger
Clocks, Etc.
Reve Bistro
Hoover Ranch
Kona Ice of San Mateo
Lafayette Beauty Store
Metro in-kind
Thank you to our "Rock the Yacht" supporters and volunteers!u t
Please take a moment to thank those who helped and supported the LPIE Power Party "Rock the Yacht". It was a culmination of dedication, hard work, and amazing people and businesses. Their contributions are not diminished by the cancellation of the event, but rather show what our Lafayette community, school families, local businesses, and Business Partners can accomplish together. Click here and enjoy.
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