Walnut Creek Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau Newsletter
Week of  July  26, 2018 
Welcome  New Members
To learn more about these Chamber member businesses, 
visit their websites.
Loaves and Fishes of Contra Costa
Joleen Lafayette

LL Integrative Life
Lillian Leong
Bank of San Francisco
Erica OLeary
Bourbon Highway
Michele Nguyen
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

August 9
Diablo Ballet  Gourmet Gallop food and wine walk 

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
Tonight's the Night
Seven Times the Networking...Seven Times the Fun!

Seven Chamber Mega Mixer
Lafayette Veterans Memorial Center
3780 Mt. Diablo Blvd., Lafayette
Wednesday, July 25, 2018 | 5:30PM to 7:00PM

Join us for the annual Chamber Mega Mixer with the Walnut Creek, Pleasant Hill, Concord Lafayette, Moraga, Hispanic, and Orinda Chambers!  The Mega Mixer provides a great opportunity to expand networking circles and learn what's happening in our neighboring cities. Attendees will enjoy appetizers and sweet treats provided by member businesses of all seven chambers.

Babushka Russian Restaurant  will represent the Walnut Creek Chamber with a sampling of their delicious offerings.The event typically draws 250-300 attendees.  See you there! 

Free to business professionals presenting a business card.
Registration appreciated. Click here.
Networking is a Home Run
Bay Area Chambers will hit it out of the park, with a tailgate party prior to the Oakland 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 LaRussa's ARF

Mega networking, an A's game, and supporting a good cause...it's a home run! Complete details here.

Lead or Follow?
Leadership Contra Costa
Accepting Applications for the  2018 - 2019 Season

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 four of our newest members with a ribbon cutting ceremony.

   Thursday, August 2 | 5:30pm - 11:00pm
Omni Fight Club Walnut Creek
1357 South Main Street, Walnut Creek

Join Omni Fight Club's Walnut Creek 
team on August 2 for a ribbon cutting ceremony and official grand opening! Omni invites all current, past and future members to celebrate their 
groundbreaking moment. Music, food, drinks, dancing (in the ring), and a lot of excitement!

Monday, August 6 | 11:00am - 12:00pm
2910 Ygnacio Valley Rd,  Walnut Creek 

California Fish Grill is a fast-casual restaurant specialized in serving healthy, delicious and sustainable seafood.
      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 Open House
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 
Ambassador and 
 Leadership Contra Costa Graduate

After 30+ years of being an institutional securities trader and a member of the board of the San Francisco Securities Traders Association, Eileen has joined an environmentally conscious company that analyses corporate energy usage. Eileen is a mother of two women, a grandparent of two grandsons who are French/American and a firm believer that Walnut Creek is the NYC of the East Bay.

Meet Eileen and the other Walnut Creek Chamber Ambassadors at the MEGA MIXER on July 25, monthly  Chamber BASH,  ribbon cuttings, and community events including the Walnut Creek Art & Wine Festival, Oktoberfest, Walnut Creek on Ice.
Maximum Exposure
Scott's Seafood Grill & Bar, Walnut Creek


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.

Hurry! Trip registration ends soon.
Let's Go to Puglia, Italy!
October 21 - 29, 2018
Puglia is one of Italy's hidden treasures. A region of beautiful shorelines, lovely towns, baroque architecture and delicious cuisine.   Click here for brochure. Contact Lynn Pauline for more information. (925) 934-2007
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